Tourist guide to Chianti

Tourist guide to Chianti

Discovering Chianti: Few territory like Chianti can offer a landscape so rich and suggestive: green hills designed by kilometers and kilometers of vineyards and olive groves, villages squeezed between large medieval walls, hidden castles, winding streets. The Chianti Classico is stretches between Florence and Siena and comprises the entire municipalities of Greve, Panzano, Gaiole, Radda and Castellina. Greve in Chianti: Our tour has to start from Greve in Chianti, considered the gateway to the Chianti. This lively town is famous for its unique square, which was the market place since medieval villages, castles and farms of the surrounding hills. The square, the almost triangular in shape, is bordered on three sides by large arcades, which shelter from the rain and from the sun while shopping center and houses the statue of Giovanni da Verrazzano, who discovered the Bay of New York. To the left of the square,there is the church of Santa Croce of medieval origin, but the neo-Renaissance style which houses some valuable works of sacred art,including a triptych with Madonna and Saints by Bicci di Lorenzo. Greve also offers the chance to sample and taste many typical products of Chianti.Under the arcades of the square in fact there are many traditional shops, wine bars and restaurants. These include the Old Butcher Falorni that offers only traditional Chianti. A few steps from the square then there is the Museum of Wine. Panzano in Chianti: A few kilometers from Greve is Panzano, Chianti populous country.From the twelfth century Panzano has played an important role in the defense of the territories of Florence. Panzano Castle was in fact an important bulwark...
Chianti Wine Tour

Chianti Wine Tour

Chianti Wine Tour Visit the cellars of a historic winery set in a medieval castle Chianti Classico DOCG is a wine the most populare in all the world. It’s produced in the heart of Tuscany, in the area between the provinces of Arezzo, Florence, Pisa, Pistoia, Prato and Siena. These are hilly areas with large terraces and valleys, crossed by rivers and produces wine since the time of the Etruscans, but only in 1800. has obtained the Denomination of Controlled Origin – DOC. Arriving in the area of Gaiole in Chianti, your tour can begin with Capannelle winery. This winery has been one of the most interesting red wine on the italian wine market since 1975. The winery produces approximately 80000 bottles per year. At the winery, their guide will introduce you to the world of wine and winemaking, you will visit the winery, cellars and of course, tasting of this spectacular wine. The next stop is Castello di Ama winery for lunch, wine tasting and visit to the winery and small borgo Ama. Ama is situated on the hill at altitude of almost 500 metres. Castello di Ama , the winery , was founded in the 1960s by a Group of families . For more than 30 year now they have dedicated them selves to making exceptional wines at Ama. The personal of the winery will guide you to the hidden areas, showing you the methods of production and answering any questions. After the winery, the afternoon will progress with the visit of small, lively Chianti village, Radda or Castellina in Chianti. CONTACT US for every need: BOOK YOUR TRANSFER OR ASK FOR A QUOTE...