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Bolgheri: Winery Tour with Wine Tasting

1. Bolgheri: Winery Tour with Wine Tasting

Meet your friendly guide directly at the Terre del Marchesato winery, just a short drive from Bolgheri. This family-run winery is bursting with authentic Italian charm and provides the perfect location to learn about the wine-making process. Start with a brief introduction to the history of Bolgheri and the Fuselli family themselves. Begin the tour with a stroll around the luscious vineyards and soak up the rich history and colors of the Bolgheri region. Head inside for your tour of the winery next, and see first-hand the journey of grape to glass. At the end of an insightful tour, sit down for a spectacular tasting session of the winery’s best wines. The tasting sessions are accompanied by freshly made bruschetta and homemade Evo olive oil. You can choose between 3 different types of wine tastings: - CLASSIC, with 3 Bolgheri DOC wines: Papeo (white wine), Emilion Primo (red wine), and Marchesale (red wine). - SENSORIAL, with an Aroma Master Kit and these wines: Papeo (Vermentino, white wine), Tarabuso (Cabernet S., red wine), and Aldone (Merlot, red wine). - PREMIUM, with prestigious “mono-varietal” red wines: Tarabuso (Cabernet S.), Franchesato (Cabernet F.), Aldone (Merlot), and Maurizio Fuselli (Petit Verdot).

Florence: Bolgheri Small Group Tour with Wine Tasting

2. Florence: Bolgheri Small Group Tour with Wine Tasting

Meet your local guide and discover the unique Bolgheri wine area. Enjoy the drive along the cypress-lined Via Bolgherese. Then, visit two family-run wineries and enjoy a guided tour and a wine tasting. The wineries pride themselves in honouring the love for the land for generations. Discover the vineyards, the farms and the wine cellars on a guided tour and understand the familys' wine philosophy. Next, enjoy a wine tasting paired with traditional local products. The tasting will be accompanied by a multi-course lunch prepared with their own organic products. Finally, explore the charming town of Castagneto Carducci on the Etruscan coast before going back to Florence.

From Florence: Bolgheri Wine Tour with Tasting and Lunch

3. From Florence: Bolgheri Wine Tour with Tasting and Lunch

Embark on a small-group tour and enjoy 3 of the most important, beautiful, and famous things of Tuscany: the sea, the rolling hills, and the wine. Explore the small village of Bolgheri and visit 2 different wine cellars, with the opportunity to taste several delicious wines at each one. After a day full of touring, sit down for a typical Tuscan lunch.  Travel from Florence in a luxury, air-conditioned minivan. The first stop will be Tenuta Prima Pietra, where you will enjoy a breathtaking view over the hills and the sea. Here you will visit the boutique cellar and, at the end of the visit, taste 4 signature wines on the beautiful terrace overlooking the valley. Afterward, visit Campo alle Comete, located in the Bolgheri DOC area, where you will visit the cellars and taste 4 of its wines, paired with local produce in a typical Tuscan lunch. Before returning to Florence, you will have the opportunity to visit the small village of Bolgheri, which became famous thanks to the Italian poet Carducci. Here you can also see the castle, which was the property of the Gherardesca family, ancient owners of Leonardo's painting The Monnalisa.

Full Day Bolgheri Tuscan Private Tour from Florence

4. Full Day Bolgheri Tuscan Private Tour from Florence

Lose yourself in the lush landscape of rolling hills, vineyards, and olive groves as your driver guide transports you to the Tuscan coast on this full-day tour from Florence. After being collected from your hotel, head towards the charming town of Bolgheri. This is the land of the most celebrated Tuscan wines such as Sassicaia, Ornellaia, Macchiole, and Argentieri. The Bolgheri area is never crowded like Florence, Pisa, or San Gimignano, so you can truly enjoy the flavor of Tuscany without the crowds. Discover both the modern and ancient Tuscany along the coast as your driver-guide reveals to you the traces of the Etruscans. The Etruscans were the true ancestors of this region, occupying the area between the Arno River and the Tiber River. Traces of their transport infrastructure, agriculture, art, and mining operations can still be seen today. Learning about the Etruscans is a brilliant way of providing a context to many of the Renaissance attractions back in Florence. Alongside learning about the past, discover the modern culture existing within this area today. Enjoy a delicious lunch in one of the hill towns, or by the Mediterranean, the option is yours. Taste the famous flavors of authentic Italian cooking, and relax as you breathe in the fresh air of the Tuscan countryside.

From Florence: Private Transfer to Bolgheri

5. From Florence: Private Transfer to Bolgheri

Travel in comfort to Bolgheri, home of the 2018 Wine of the Year "Bolgheri Sassicaia." Explore this medieval town at your own pace and admire its vineyards and picturesque Tuscan landscape. Choose how many wineries you want to visit and how much time you want to spend, but don't worry if you don't have any ideas, your driver will be happy to suggest some of the best locations in Bolgheri.

From Florence: Trip to San Gimignano, Volterra and Bolgheri

6. From Florence: Trip to San Gimignano, Volterra and Bolgheri

Discover the medieval villages of San Gimignano, Volterra, and Bolgheri with private transfer by minivan and an expert local driver. Explore each town at your own pace and admire the picturesque Tuscan countryside as you travel. Visit San Gimignano, defined as the Medieval Manhattan for its unusual skyline. See up-close the famous towers of this charming Tuscan hill town. Next stop, Volterra or the home of the Volturi in the "Twilight Saga." See the beautiful Etruscan architecture of this walled mountaintop town and marvel at the dramatic views around you. Then, arrive at Bolgheri, home of "Bolgheri Sassicaia" named the Best Wine in The World in 2018. See the vineyards and local wineries as you wander the winding streets and feel free to ask your driver for any recommendations.

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Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 30 reviews

Short clear explanation with a delicious tasting and possibility to buy the wine. Definitely not commercial, highly recommended!

It is wonderful to get to know this wine family and to be able to taste their wine! Highly recommended!

Unforgettable experience, well-kept and welcoming location, special wines.

Interesting and educational tour with very fine and exquisite wines

Beautiful place with a nice and funny guide and delicious wine!