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Italian winery experiences & tours

Italy has one of the world's oldest viticulture and wine-making traditions, with origins dating back to before 800 BC when the Mycenaean Greeks brought the art to the people of Sicily. Along with France and Spain, it is one of the world's largest wine-producing countries.

Wines from Italy's 20 wine regions (and over 400 appellations) are exported worldwide and are famous far beyond national borders. Most of the wines are produced from Italian native grape types. There are 350 grape varieties grown in the Italian wine regions, of which 330 are indigenous to Italy and have aromas that are influenced by climate and landscape. Sangiovese, Barbera, Nebbiolo, Montepulciano, and Pinot Grigio are the most well-known Italian grapes.

Italy is divided into 20 administrative regions, each of which produces wine in some capacity and contains several wine regions. Generally, high-quality table wines are produced in three key regions: Veneto, Tuscany, and Piedmont. 

Tuscany is recognized for its generic Chianti, but serious wine connoisseurs prefer Brunello di Montalcino and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, as well as Chianti Classico. Similarly, Veneto's vast production of Prosecco, Soave, and varietal Pinot Grigio does little to enhance the region's reputation as a good wine region, despite producing Amarone della Valpolicella, one of the world's richest and finest wines.
The classification system for Italian wine was established by the Italian government in 1963. The legislation has been changed and several amendments have been made, resulting in the creation of four basic groups: DOCG (Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita), DOC ( Denominazione di Origine Controllata),  IGT - Indicazione di Geografica Tipica and VdT - Vino Da Tavola.

Italy is frequently associated with high standards of living. Their culinary and wine heritage's richness, variety, strong territorial origins, and history are distinguishing features that are rapidly attracting the attention of travellers, both Italian and foreign.

Tourists can easily taste the wines of Italy along any of the 140 "wine roads" that traverse the country's most famous wine regions, complementing the country's famous cuisines and abundance of scenic landscapes.

Use our itinerary planner to help plan, create, and book the ultimate wine tourism experience. You can choose to self-drive or pick a guided boutique wine tour with a local insider who's knowledge will enhance your regional experience. 

Wine tasting discovery at Boschetto Campacci - 2 Wines
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With this tasting you have the opportunity to taste 2 wines of Agricola Boschetto Campacci - Tonforosso IGT Toscana Rosso: The beauty, the sensations and the unique flavours of the territory can be found in this red wine with a soft, harmonious, pleasantly drinkable taste and fruity aromas that enhance its elegance.  - Chianti Classico: A rich and complex wine, with an important aroma, a combination of enveloping scents, red fruits, blueberry, violet.  - Cinquale Chianti Classico Riserva: An austere wine, with hints of red fruit in alcohol, tannic as tradition dictates, with a spicy finish, full-bodied, with an acidity that makes the wine still fresh and able to age well in the bottle. Following the rates for the 2 options: - Duello: 6 € per person including 2 glasses of wine (IGT and Chianti Classico) - Add a glass of the Chianti Riserva while you are booking. The wine experience will be accompanied by a tasting of our Extravirgin Olive Oil DOP Chianti Classico What's included? Greetings by the hospitality manager Explanation and introduction to the project of Boschetto Campacci Wine tasting of 2 or 3 wines according to the option chosen Extravirgin Olive Oil DOP Chianti Classico with bread to be paired with wine Cancellation policy To get a full refund, please remember to cancel your booking at least 48 hours before the beginning of the experience
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Easy Tuscany picnic with a bottle or of glass of wine
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The perfect choice to enjoy a tasting of typical highly selected Tuscan grocery products together with a bottle of wine of Agricola Boschetto Campacci. Live a different experience in the setting of one of the most beautiful Italian landscapes in the heart of Chianti Classico.  Book your picnic basket: you will receive a selection of the best Tuscan cold cuts, including prosciutto crudo, capocollo and finocchiona, together with tasty fresh and seasoned pecorino cheese.  Choose your bottle or glass of wine pairing from 3 labels produced at the winery. (Optional upgrades (confirm date & time, then select your wines). - Tonforosso IGT Toscana Rosso: The beauties, sensations and unique flavours of this extraordinary territory are found in this red wine with a soft, harmonious, pleasant to drink and fruity aromas that enhance its elegance. - Chianti Classico DOCG: A rich and complex wine, with a strong aroma, a blend of fragrances as red fruits, blueberry and violet. On the palate it is soft and delicate, with very smooth tannins, pleasant in its roundness. - Cinquale Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva: An austere wine, with hints of alcohol-infused red fruits, tannic as per tradition, with a spicy finish, full-bodied, with an acidity that makes the wine marvellously fresh and capable of superb aging in bottle. We also offer your children the opportunity to get a special picnic thought exclusively for them.  Moreover, if you wish to have a vegeterian or lactose free basket, do not hesitate to mention your request in the specific "extra" section you can find when booking the experience What's included? Greetings by the wine hospitality manager Picnic basket delivery 1 dish per person including cold cuts and Pecorino cheese Bread from Siena Open-air experience with the Chianti Classico landscape
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Winery Visit and Tasting
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A guided tour of our historic wine cellars, followed by a private tasting of our renowned family wines. Includes: Guided Tour: Welcome and a brief introduction into our winery’s history, a visit to the pressing machine, the“fruttaio” (grape-drying room), our wine cellar built from local marble and stone, plus a look at the bottling room. Tasting of 5 Wines, served with bread, homemade salami, Italian cheese, and ‘Pastafrolla’(a local Veronese shortbreadtort) 1. Valpolicella DOC Classico 2. “SECCAL” Valpolicella Ripasso DOC Classico Superiore 3. “TESTAL”Rosso VeronaIGT 4. Amarone della Valpolicella DOCG Classico  5. Recioto della Valpolicella DOCG Classico Also available for sale our Grappa di Amarone, and olive oi lproduced from our land.
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Group - Winery Visit and Tasting
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A guided group tour of our historic wine cellars, followed by a private tasting of our renowned family wines. Includes: Guided Tour: Welcome and a brief introduction into our winery’s history, a visit to the pressing machine, the“fruttaio” (grape-drying room), our wine cellar built from local marble and stone, plus a look at the bottling room. Tasting of 5 Wines, served with bread, homemade salami, Italian cheese, and ‘Pastafrolla’(a local Veronese shortbreadtort) 1. Valpolicella DOC Classico 2. “SECCAL” Valpolicella Ripasso DOC Classico Superiore 3. “TESTAL”Rosso VeronaIGT 4. Amarone della Valpolicella DOCG Classico  5. Recioto della Valpolicella DOCG Classico Also available for sale our Grappa di Amarone, and olive oi lproduced from our land.
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Wine tour on the Tuscan hills half daytrip
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One of our best seller in the fantastic Tuscan’s hills. We will drive by a full optional vehicle (minivan or car) into the countryside, where we will arrive to the winery. The owner or a qualificated guided, will introduce you inside the life to farm and during the visit, you will learn about the red and white wine produced here.  The kind owner will share with you his passion for a way to produce wine and extra-virgin olive oil that looks back in time: the so-called biodynamic agriculture. Then you will can visit the "cantina" where the wine is aged and learn about the aging process before to have a tasting of their wines.  You will learn about their current organic winemaking and have a visit to the cantina and in some seasons be able to walk out into the vineyard and see the grapes growing on the vines. After that, we will across by the fantastic landscapes around us and we will go back to your hotel in the afternoon.  INCLUDED • Pick up at your Hotel in the city area (selected hotel only) • Travel by Minivan or car with air conditioning • Smart group 8 people max ensure you the BEST EXPERIENCE • Visit a traditional winery with guide or owner • Beautiful views of Tuscany • Discover the process of wine-making • Tasting a range of wines (red and white) NOT INCLUDED • Tips
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Chianti Lovers Tour- 2 Wineries, Chianti and SuperTuscan from Montecatini
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Visit the enchanting area of Chianti and taste the best wines in the area. Chianti Classico and SuperTuscan are just some wines of this beautiful area. 
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Bella Toscana - Chianti, SuperTuscan and light lunch Tour with San Gimignano
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Visit the enchanting area of Chianti Classico between Florence adn Siena and taste the best wines in the area. Chianti Classico and SuperTuscan are just some wines of this beautiful area.  Visit the splendid village of San Gimignano with their towers still up from middle ages
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Pisa, Pasta and Chianti Lovers Wine Experience & Lunch Private day tour
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This is the suggested itinerary but we are able to edit time-table according to your request  9:30am Pick up from your Hotel in Viareggio, Lido di Camaiore or Forte dei Marmi. From here we will start the tour in direction of Pisa  10am. Arrive at Pisa directly beside the Leaning Tower. Visit the Miracle square. After your stop, we will start a short minivan tour to Pisa and we will stop in the famous Cavalieri Square, Lungarno (the streets around the Arno river), middle bridge, and more. At the end we will drive in direction to the countryside in the chianti area  12:00pm visit a winery. You will walk in the vineyards (weather permitting), visit the wine cellar and at the end you will start your wine tasting with a range of goods wines paired with delicious local food such Salami, ham, Pecorino cheese, honey, Extra virgin Olive Oil and of course, pasta!!!  2:30pm we will drive in direction to the Pasta Factory where you will be leaded inside the factory and you will see all the pasta making-process in one of the oldest and traditional family factory in Tuscany  4:30-5pm about you will be at your Hotel/accommodation
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Florence and Wine tasting in the Countryside private tour
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The tour will start in Florence’s rich cultural history during your sightseeing van tour. See Piazza della Signoria with its impressive sculptures and imposing palazzi: the multi-coloured Marble Duomo and Baptistery, famous for its bronze doors that Michelangelo dubbed ” the Gates of Paradise“.   On your Visit you will be amazed by the magnificence of Santa Maria del Fiore, Giotto’s Bell, the Basilica of Santa Croce and the Uffizi Gallery (external only). Walk through narrows streets, along the Arno River and across the Ponte Vecchio Bridge, one of the most famous landmarks. Free time for lunch. Enjoy spectacular panoramic views of the city from Piazzale Michelangelo At the end, finish the tour in a special winery in the countryside in order to visit and wine tasting (included)
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