For all guests staying at our Tuscany Villa we organize wine tours to several destinations, you can taste the Vernaccia di San Gimignano in different wineries in the area, You can try the various types of Chianti Classico and also you can visit wineries producing the Super Tuscan.
Below here are three of our proposals:
1) Vernaccia Tour
You will taste Vernaccia di San Gimignano and Chianti Colli Senesi
Departure from the villa around 10.00 am and stop at the first farm at 10.30 am, after a visit to the wine cellar you will taste their organic wines you can taste the famous Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG and Chianti Colli Senesi DOCG.
For lunch we suggest you stop for a couple of ‘hours in San Gimignano and then move on the other side of the village to try another very interesting winery that produces excellent Vernaccia and Chianti.
If, you want to try other wines of the area, with a small detour, you can taste wines from a third winery that does not require reservations
For More information on the Vernaccia di San Gimignano, you can visit the official website: http://www.vernaccia.it/
2) Tour of Vernaccia and Super Tuscan
You will taste Vernaccia di San Gimignano, Chianti Colli Senesi and Super Tuscan
Departure from the villa around 10.00 am and stop at the first farm at 10.30 am, after a visit to the wine cellar you will taste their organic wines you can taste the famous Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG and Chianti Colli Senesi DOCG.For lunch you can choose to stop a couple of ‘hours in San Gimignano, or continuing into the beautiful road arrive in Certaldo, take the small train, visit the upper town very pretty and stop for a snack.The second winery is located at the gates of Chianti Classico, in Barberino Val d’Elsa, by choice the owners have decided to produce high quality wines just called Super Tuscan.See more of the Super Tuscan on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tuscan_wine#Super_Tuscans
3) Tour of Chianti Classico
You will taste the Chianti Classico
Departure from the villa between 9.00 am and 10.00 am (it is depending on what time the first tasting).Short stop in Castellina in Chianti to see this beautiful town, and then first visit to a large cellar with quality wines.After the visit we leave for Panzano in Chianti where you can dine in the famous butcher Dario Cecchini.After lunch visit to the square of Greve in Chianti and then departure for the afternoon tasting that will take place in a Chianti family farm.Back at the villa scheduled for 17:00 to 18:00For more information on the Chianti Classico you can visit the official website: http://www.chianticlassico.com/
(These tours can be done independently or by hiring a van with driver. However it is necessary to book in advance the wineries)
For further information do not hesitate to contact us:
Paola and Valerio
Villa le ginepraie
mobile Phone 0039-338-2138464