Three Day Tuscany Wine Tasting Experience:
Chianti Classico, Montepulciano and Montalcino

This is a group experience that is very suitable for those travelling alone, in couples, or for a group of friends. Guests will stay two nights in a hotel in the centre of the Etruscan town of Cortona in Tuscany.  It can also be a private tour for a minimum of 4 people, please contact us for information regarding private tours.


 We have put together an exciting wine experience to the fantastic wine regions of Chianti Classico, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano and Brunello di Montalcino and also Cortona.   

You will stay for two nights in a 4 star hotel in the centre of Cortona which is an Etruscan town created even before Rome. It has wonderful shops, bars and restaurants and a world renowned Etruscan Museum. 

You will be accompanied on the wine tour by your host, Tom, a very experienced Sommelier. He will share his passion, knowledge and experience with you about wine and teach you how to taste the wine. He is your driver and guide and will introduce you to all the magical people in this area and help you understand the wonders of this wine region.


"Tuscany wine tasting adventure completed!  Visited 7 stunning wineries over the past three days.  Discovered incredible wine, explored the estates ad gained insight into the families who own the wineries and their wine production process.  Every winery offered a distint experience all equally impressive. 

 “Thank you Thomas de Vries with Sommeliers Choices for an unforgettable weekend".  Nick and Monica Walker - May 2024


Day 1: 09.30 am: Meet in downtown Florence just outside the SMN train station or at the hotel directly for private tours. We will  drive into the stunning Chianti Classico region which is one of the most highly rated wine regions in Italy.  We will start the wine experience in the vineyard of "Villa le Corti" owned by the Noble Principe Corsini family. The property was bought by the Corsini family in 1363.  We kick off the trip with a visit to the vineyard to enjoy the stunning views and discuss Terrior. After that we head for our first welcome sparkling rose' followed by a detailed visit to the wine cellar and the magical gardens of this estate. We will sit down for a detailed wine tasting of four top red wines including the Super Tuscan Wines from the west coast of Tuscany owned by the same family.   We will then have a wonderful lunch in a 16th century Villa in the lemon garden or inside the 800 year old kitchen with an open fire on the cooler months. We will then drive to our hotel in Cortona. There will be time to relax and enjoy the views from hotel balcony. We then meet again on the hotel terrace and head for a wonderful dinner including wine in a local restaurant in the main square.

Day 2:   After breakfast we will drive to the medieval hill top town of Montalcino to discover one of Italy's finest wines "Brunello di Montalcino". The tour starts with a visit to a family run cellar which is not open to the public. This vineyard produces approximately 10,000 bottles a year. You will meet the family and discover the secrets of a very special place and enjoy the wines looking over the hills of Montalcino. After this first visit we will have lunch at "Castello Tricerchi".  This castle was completed in 1441 and they continue to produce the fine wine of "Brunello di Montalcino".  The family will give us a tour of the Castle followed by lunch in a private room paired with the wines. Here you will have the opportunity to meet Tomasso, the owner of the castle. After lunch we head to our third producer of Brunello to visit the young enthusiastic wine maker Federico, where we will taste four wines including Riserva. Here we will have a fun blind tasting comparing vintages and wines with Tom and Federico. We will then head back to Cortona where you have a free evening to enjoy the shops, bars and restaurants.

Day 3:  After breakfast, we will drive to the our fist winery just outside Cortona at the bottom of the hill. This is a small family run winery producing outstanding wine. Tom will host a detailed tour of the cellars followed by a tasting of the local Syrah in the family kitchen.  After that we head to a beautiful winery for a typical Tuscan lunch with wine. We will taste four expressions of Vino Nobile plus a very exclusive Super Tuscan Wine. We will walk through the beautiful streets of Montepulciano. After lunch we head to our third winery of the day "Poggio del Moro" where we will meet Tatiana, owner of the property. We will enjoy an incredible tasting of reds, whites and rose.  We will then return to Florence.   Expected arrival time 18.00

Tuscany Wine Tour includes:                
  • 2 nights in a 4 star Hotel (Deluxe Room with Balcony) in Cortona
  • 7 winery visits with approximately tasting 4 wines in each vineyard.
  • 1 dinner in the center of Cortona including wine.
  • 3 Tuscan lunches at the wineries 
  • Pick up and drop off in Florence in air conditioned transport.

€875 per person

Extra: Single occupancy of a double room €200

Available Dates & Booking Information 

  • 10th May to 12th May 2024
  • 24th May to 26th May 2024
  • 14th June to 16th June 2024
  • 28th June to 30th June 2024
  • 5th July to 7th July 2024
  • 26th July to 28th July 2024
  • 18th September to 15th September 2024
  • 27th September to 29th September 2024
  • 11th October to 13th October 2024
  • 18th October to 20th October 2024
  • 25th October to 27th October 2024
  • 8th November to 10th November 2024
  • 22nd November to 24th November 2024
  • 29th November to 1st December 2024
  • 13th December to 15th December 2024

  • Contact us by clicking on the link below to book a tour for any of the dates above or if you wish to make this a private tour on another date.