The cellars of Chianti: guided visit to the castle gardens
Experience the dream of roaming about a genuine castle for a day. Burrowed in the beautiful Chianti countryside, discover one of the world’s most famous wine producers and taste wine alongside the homegrown produce.
The tour includes:
- guided tour of the castle gardens
- guided tour of the cellars
Option to hire a private car and / or private car with platform to reach the Castle.
IMPORTANT! For the wheelchair restricted visiting the wineries is not advisable due to the building structure.
Who has not ever dreamed of living in a palace? Travelability offers you this unique opportunity. To visit acastle far into the beautiful Chianti countryside, discovering the secrets of one of the most famous wineries in the world. Seeing is believing!
The Chianti area, located between the provinces of Florence and Siena, is famous for its scenery, framed by vineyards and olive groves and farmhouses. However it is especially noted for its ruby red wine. Exported throughout the world and among the finest of Italian wines, Chianti wine is produced in different degrees to suit all tastes. The tour will take you to discover one of the production sites of this exceptional wine. A guide will show you the beautiful gardens of the castle and will accompany you about the historical aging cellars, where the grapes are transformed into wine with time and patience thanks to a time-honored craft. At the end you will be taken to a room where you can choose from a wide selection of dishes and wines for tasting.
You can choose from:
- “Verrazzano red”, rosso IGT Toscana
- Chianti Classico DOCG
- DOCG Chianti Classico Riserva Grande Annata
- a selection of the day
The tastings are accompanied by: Verrazzano: coldcuts; Tuscan salami, finocchiona(fennel-based salami) wild boar salami, “garlic bread”, black crostini with lardo, soprassata, sheep and goat cheese honey produced on the property and “Verrazzano Balsamico vinegar”. Or the Vegetarian”selection with crostini made of various seasonal vegetables garlic bread, assortment of fresh and aged pecorino cheese with the land’s own honey and “Verrazzano Balsamico vinegar”, famed “The Canon Lodovico vinsanto” served with almond cookies, Grappa tasting, and coffee.