Tuscan Gourmet Wine Experience

5 days

Foodies and wine buffs descend! Learn the secrets of Tuscan gastronomy as you embark on a self-driven journey across the Chianti countryside.

Trip Highlights

  • Return flights to Pisa or Florence (hold luggage not included)

  • Four day car hire travel package

  • Rest your head in an elegant and classic Tuscan farmhouse in the Chianti area

  • Experience a gourmet cooking class and prepare a 4 course menu that you will then enjoy with Antinori wines

  • Explore in style with a chauffeured private wine and tastings at boutique wineries around the Chianti Classico region

from $1,493 per person

This is a guide price based on 4 people travelling together and sharing rooms.


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Trip details

Day 1

Fly into Pisa or Florence, and self-drive at your leisure from Pisa or Florence Airport to the heart of the Chianti Classico producing region. Enjoy elegant accommodation in a classic Tuscan farmhouse surrounded by the breathtaking Chianti countryside.

Day 2

Your day starts with a private guided wine experience with an English speaking driver / guide, including visits and tastings at a selection of boutique wineries around the Chianti Classico producing region and a traditional Tuscan lunch with accompanying wine and olive oil tastings.

Day 3

Take a Tuscan cooking class with a head-chef who will give you a practical take-home recipe book. You will prepare a 4 course menu; taste Pecorino cheeses of varying maturity, balsamic vinegars and Amedei chocolate. In the afternoon visit old historical wine cellars of the abbey that today hosts approximately 2000 wooden barrels within which the wine is aged. That evening with the menu you have prepared, combined with Antinori wines, enjoy a sumptuous dining experience.

Day 4

After breakfast the countryside is yours to explore, enjoy the swimming pool, tennis court and wellness centre on offer at your accommodation.

Day 5

We suggest you to visit the city of Florence before driving back to the airport for your flight home.

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