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The Chianti region runs between Florence and Siena and is characterized by its beautiful landscapes of rolling hills, lush greenery, cypress trees, medieval hamlets, churches, villas, vineyards and olive groves. Olives and grapes have been grown in the region for centuries.
Take the opportunity to join us on a hike through the country-side and vineyards of Chianti enjoying the picture perfect views that have made Chianti famous. Visit the Frantoio – olive oil press for a demonstration and tasting, and then onto the Sassolini Family Villa to enjoy typical Tuscan specialties for lunch along with a tasting session of their fantastic locally produced wines.
► Taste the new olive oil as it runs off the press
► Chianti vineyards and coutnryside
► The views from San Leolino church
► Visit the winemaker's family villa and wine cellar
► Wine, Vin Santo and Grappa tasting
♦ round trip transport by bus
♦ olive oil demonstration and tasting
♦ lunch (various appetizers, 2 types of pasta, dessert)
♦ wine tasting - 1 white, 2 reds, dessert wine and grappa
♦ FlorenceForFun Chianti information pamphlet
♦ FlorenceForFun tour leader
Note: As lunch is included please inform us of any food allergies or specific requirements that you may have. Including but not limited to; vegetarian, gluten free/celiac, allergic to nuts, lactose intolerant.
As physical activity is involved, please consult with the FlorenceForFun staff if you have any injuries or concerns about your ability to participate.
♦ Please wear sensible shoes for walking. You will be walking on side-walks and dirt trails.
♦ We will be traveling by public transport so you must be able to carry your belongings for the day.
♦ Check the weather before departure and dress appropriately.
♦ In the summer months we recommend that you bring a hat and sunscreen.
♦ You have the option to buy the Sassolini wines direct from the cellar door. Note that for the moment these sales are CASH ONLY.
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