The Chianti was the first Italian DOC wine, owing its name to the rolling hills between Siena and Florence. The historic area of the Chianti Classico is represented by the famous emblem of the Black Rooster on the wine label. Our itinerary proposes a choice of important locations for production and vine tasting, such as Impruneta, Bagno a Ripoli, Greve in Chianti, Castellina in Chianti, Radda in Chianti, and towards Siena: Colle Val d’Elsa, Sovicille, Monteroni d’Arbia, Murlo and Rapolano Terme.
Super Tuscans are wines of prestige and personality, famous worldwide
Welcome to the vineyards of Marchesi Antinori. In 1385, Giovanni di Piero Antinori joined the Guild of Winemakers and received an emblem attesting his membership. This coat of arms can be found today at the entrance of the famous Antinori wine cellar in Florence, dating back to 1957.
Brunello di Montalcino
Utmost personality and character. The exceptional climate and terrain have transformed the town of Montalcino into the Mecca of winemaking in Italy. The itinerary includes a visit to the best wineries in the area, immersed in a landscape of impeccable beauty. Next to the Brunello wines, the area is famous for its production of high quality oil, honey and cheese.
Nobile di Montepulciano
The art of winemaking in Montepulciano dates back to Etruscan times and already in the Middle Ages Mons Politianus wines were among the most popular. In the mid-sixteenth century, the Vino Rosso Scelto di Montepulciano was the favorite wine of Pope Paul III. Our itinerary offers a vine tasting in the most famous cellars of the area, surrounded by the beautiful hills of the Val di Chiana and Val d’Orcia.