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Tuscany Winery Tours

Wine Tastings and Guided Visits to Wineries in Tuscany

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Tuscany is a popular wine region and has a number of wineries that can be visited on guided tours. Here's a selection of guided winery visits from Select Italy that include transportation so you won't have to worry about drinking and driving.

Archi Wine Tour: Montepulciano Area of Southern Tuscany

On this tour you'll taste wine at two modern wineries with contemporary art collections in the Montepulciano area of southern Tuscany. You'll have lunch with wine and a guided visit to the hill town of Montepulciano and the Tempio di San Biagio. Tour includes transportation from and to your hotel in Florence or Siena or along the route.

Archi Wine Tour I in Southern Tuscany

This tour takes you to two contemporary wineries in southern Tuscany's Maremma region, an off-the-beaten-track part of Tuscany. You'll visit two wineries designed by top Italian architects, taste their wines, eat a traditional Tuscan lunch with wines in an Enoteca, and have a walk on the sea. Tour includes pick-up and drop-off at a Florence or Siena hotel or hotel along the route.

Brunello di Montalcino Wine Tour

On this tour you'll explore the Brunello wine region and the wine town of Montalcino in southern Tuscany. The full-day tour includes lunch in Montalcino, visits to two wineries with wine tastings, and transportation from and to your hotel in Florence, Siena, or along the route.

Chianti North Wine Tour

The Chianti Classico region of central Tuscany, between Florence and Siena, is one of Italy's most famous wine regions. On this tour you'll tour the northern part of the Chianti wine region with visits to two wineries and the wine village of Greve in Chianti. The tour includes lunch, wine tastings, and transportation from and to your hotel in Florence or the surrounding area.

A half-day winery visit without lunch is also available.

Chianti South Wine Tour

The Chianti Classico region of central Tuscany, between Florence and Siena, is one of Italy's most famous wine regions. On this tour you'll tour the southern part of the Chianti wine region with stops at two wineries and some wine villages. The tour includes lunch, wine tastings, and transportation from and to your hotel in Siena or the surrounding area.

A half-day winery visit that does not include lunch is also available.

Chianti Classico Guided Tour

On this small group tour you'll tour and taste wine at two wineries that produce Chianti Classico wine, sample olive oil, have a 3-course lunch in a typical trattoria, and visit a medieval town. Transportation will be by mini-van.

Montepulciano Wine Tour

On this tour you'll taste the Vino Nobile of Montepulciano with visits to three wineries and tours of the wine town of Montepulciano and the Renaissance town of Pienza. Tuscan lunch at a trattoria and transportation from and to your hotel in Florence or Siena is included.

Sassicaia and the Coastal Wines Tour

This guided winery visit includes a private wine tasting of one of the world's most expensive wines in the Montescudaio area of the southern Tuscany coastal region. The tour includes winery visits, wine tastings, olive oil tasting, and Tuscan lunch with wine at an Enoteca.

Wine Tasting in Florence

This Tuscan wine tasting takes place in a wine bar in Florence. You'll taste three top Tuscan wines: Chianti Classico Riserva, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano and Brunello di Montalcino, accompanied by bruschette and cured meats and cheeses of the area. You'll finish with a glass of Vin Santo dessert wine served with cantucci, the typical local biscotti.

If you prefer to explore wines beyond Tuscany, Italy Wine Tasting is held in the same wine bar and tastes wines of Sicily and Trentino Alto Adige as well as Tuscany, also accompanied by appetizers.

Winery Tours in Other Regions of Italy

Do you want to taste wine in other parts of Italy? Here are guided winery visit with tastings and transportation in other parts of Italy including northern Italy's Piedmont and Veneto regions, Umbria, wineries near Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii in southern Italy, and the Castelli Romani, the hills outside Rome .
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