Start your adventure with a private car and driver through the beautiful countryside of Tuscany. Visit an ancient winery, taste local wine and learn about the famous Chianti wine region.
Spend your day away from crowds and experience firsthand why the Tuscan wine country is one of the most beautiful and renowned in the world. Relax while driving through the most picturesque scenarios Tuscany offers.
After approx 2 hours drive following the Chianti Wine Road that winds between olive groves and vineyards reach Greve in Chianti, the most representative village of Chianti Classico wine region.
Birthplace of the Tuscan explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano, the first European to reach the New York Harbor who has a bridge there named after him. A statue of Giovanni da Verrazzano is here in Piazza Matteotti, a gently sloping square and hub of life in Greve village.
Around this main square under graceful porticoes, wonder in the many local shops and wine stores. The famous butcher shop Falorni has been here for 500 years!
Continue your journey through amazing landscapes, pass the village of Panzano in Chianti with its Santa Maria Church dominating the valley. Reach the area of San Donato, the heart of Chianti Classico countryside and stop at a hilltop winery for a visit. Satisfy all your curiosity about Chianti.
Breath the history of an ancient winery, discover the passion behind excellence and learn more about the winemaking process. Then relax and enjoy a wine tasting but also the genuine taste of the Tuscan olive oil, balsamic vinegar, etc.
Stop for lunch in a local restaurant for a truly authentic and tasty Tuscan meal. Or visit other wine estates and have some food there paired with their delicious wines.
Or would rather continue exploring the amazing landscapes of Tuscany and visit other unique villages like Castellina in Chianti, Radda in Chianti, Monteriggioni, etc.
The perfect tour both if you are interested in the countryside and want a quick stop/tasting at a single winery or if you are focused on wine and want to spend the day exploring beautiful wineries.
At the end of your perfect Tuscan day visiting Chianti wineries from La Spezia, after a relaxing drive your private driver will drop you off at your ship terminal.
Is a wine tour/tasting included?
Yes, this tour includes one visit to a winery followed by a wine tasting.
Which winery are we going to visit?
We will visit one of Tuscany’s finest wineries located in Chianti Classico: Fattoria Montecchio, Casa Emma, Casa Sola are just examples of possible wineries.
May I choose the winery to include in the tour?
The tour includes one of the above-mentioned wine estates according to the logistic of the tour. If you’d like to visit a specific winery, let us know at the time of booking so we can investigate if feasible, availability and extra costs (if any).
May I visit more than one winery?
The tour includes one winery, if you’d like to visit more wineries, you can surely do it!
Additional wine tours/tasting may be scheduled as optional at the time of booking or decided directly with the driver on the day. In that case, the extra fee must be paid by clients directly to the winery.
How many wineries do you suggest visiting?
It depends on your interest in wine and the kind of experience you want at each wine estate: different experiences have different duration. Most of our clients even the ones focused on wine, are usually very happy visiting 2 max 3 wineries.
What kind of experiences do wineries offer?
Generally, you can choose between the following options:
– Simple wine tasting:
Includes a wine (2/3 wines) and olive oil tasting. The perfect option if you are in the Tuscan wine country want to have a taste of Chianti wines, but you are not completely focused on wine.
Duration approx 30/45 minutes. Average price per person, Euro 15.00/20.00
– Wine tour/tasting:
Visit the estate, learn about the winemaking process, and have wine (3/4 wines) and olive oil tasting.
The perfect option if you want to learn a bit more about the local wine culture.
Duration approx. 1/1.5 hours. Average price per person, Euro 25.00/30.00
– Wine tour/tasting with snacks:
Visit the estate, discover the history and wine production of the area and then enjoy a wine tasting (3/4 wines), olive oil and balsamic vinegar paired with local snacks. The right option if you want to taste wines paired with typical products of the region like cold cuts, cheese, salami, prosciutto (cured ham) and bruschetta.
Duration approx. 1.5/2 hours. Average price per person, Euro 35.00/40.00
– Wine tour/tasting and light lunch:
Visit the estate, learn about the history and wine production process of Chianti wine. Enjoy a light lunch and learn to pair wine with food.
The menu may vary, normally it includes assorted cold cuts, cured ham, salami, cheeses, bruschetta, pasta, or soup, salad, dessert and coffee, paired with the winery’s wine, olive oil and Vinsanto (sweet dessert wine).
This is the most complete experience to deeper emerge in the local wine & food culture.
Duration approx. 2.5/3 hours. Average price per person, Euro 50.00/65.00
Please note: wineries, offer limited menus, not comparable in terms of choice to a traditional restaurant.
The above details are just to give you an idea of the possible options so you may choose the most suitable for you.
The duration of the visit, number of the wines you will taste, snacks, menu for the lunch, etc. may vary depending on the winery and season.
Each of the above listed options is payable directly on site on the day, by credit card or cash.
What is the drinking age in Italy?
The legal drinking age in Italy is 16 years old. However, it is socially acceptable to taste wine as long as you are with your parents or in a party of older people.
Are meals included?
Meals are not included on this tour. You are free to decide the option that best suits your needs and the driver can give you suggestions according to your tastes.
Can I buy/ship wine/olive oil?
Yes! You can buy a few bottles or a larger quantity to ship home. Make sure you know your country’s rules of taking wine back home – every country has different rules.
Is theis tour to Chianti Wineries from La Spezia Port accessible for people with disability?
Yes, it is! We can accommodate people with reduced mobility and foldable wheelchair/scooters users.
Please note: it is mandatory to specify each specific need at the time of booking and in case of wheelchair/scooters, the exact dimensions to be sure they can fit in the trunk of the vehicle.
You may find additional info on our FAQs page, on the Private Cruise Port Tours section
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