Posts Tagged ‘Wine and Sightseeing Tours in Chianti’

An excursion through Chianti by horse & wagon

a horse and carriage outing in Tuscany

A great activity for kids during your visit to Tuscany One of the best ways to really enjoy the beauty and tranquility of the Tuscan countryside is to go on a horse and wagon outing among the vineyards, olive groves, villas and castles of Chianti, the great wine producing area of Tuscany. I recommend this […]

Chianti Classico – the wine of the historical Chianti area of Tuscany

Chianti Classico

The expression Chianti Classico is reserved for wines produced in a roughly oval-shaped area of mostly hilly country located between Florence and Sienna in Tuscany, Italy. To be designated Chianti Classico DOCG, the wines must be produced from sangiovese grapes at wineries within the area and within a specified range of altitudes. The Chianti Classico […]

Chianti – what is Chianti wine?

Chianti

When the name Chianti is used in relation to wine in a general context, it often means Chianti Classico wine which is a red wine produced from grapes grown in a roughly oval-shaped area located between Florence and Siena in Tuscany, Italy. This region is the historical “Chianti”, previously a recognised political entity but now […]

Airport, railway station and cruise ship port transfers in Tuscany

Tuscany transfers tours shore excursions

Sunflower Tours specialised in tours and transfers directly from Livorno cruise shipsGiovanni Sirabella is a licensed, English-speaking tour guide / driver who is familiar with a great many of the most interesting vineyards and wine-producing estates in Chianti and other parts of Tuscany. He has several itineraries ready for you, and of course will design […]

Private wine tasting and winery tours in Chianti and Tuscany

wine tasting tours

“Degustazione” – wine tasting – is the word to watch for on the winery signposts along the various wine routes in Chianti and Tuscany. This means that you can taste the wine produced at that vineyard and if you like it you can buy a few bottles. You might also want to keep your eyes […]

Greve in Chianti activities, castles and other sights

Piazza Matteotti in Greve in Chianti

The whole area of Chianti around Greve is packed with castles, even more so than other parts of Tuscany, in addition to walled villages such as Montefioralle, Vertine and Volpaia, fortified abbeys and farmhouses that have developed from watch towers. Day excursions taking in several of these sights add enormously to the enjoyment of a […]

The Pleasures of Tuscan Food and Wine

Tuscan food and wine

One of the many pleasures of a visit to this part of the world is the chance to enjoy Tuscan food and wine in its “native environment”. As everyone knows, a Tuscan meal is divided into several classical and invariant stages – antipasti, pasta, primo and secondo piatto, dolce. However, you do not need to […]

Moving around in Chianti – transport tips for your visit to Chianti

Moving around Chianti

Visitors to Tuscany and Chianti in particular have a number of options for getting from one place to another. It’s definitely possible to see a lot of Chianti without having your own car but renting a car provides much easier access to some of the remoter sights. The options for moving around in Chianti are […]

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