• When

    From Monday to Friday from March to October

  • Duration

    About 2 hours, from 15.30 pm up to 17.30 p.m

  • Included

    4 wines and bread and extra virgin olive oil

  • Partecipants

    Min. 2 max 10

  • Price

    40 euro per person

Our wine school offers tutored wine classes where you will learn about Tuscan wine. There is so much variety in Tuscan wine that you will surely need some guidance and we are here to make sure your learning experience is as good as it possibly can be as well as fun.

A professional Sommelier will be happy to explain you the main aspects of the significant Tuscan wine world and discover why Tuscany is so famous for its great wines.

Some of the themes discussed in the wine class will be:

  • History of the origin of Tuscan wine
  • Geography and climate of Italy and Tuscany and the different “wine zones” and how the “terroir affects the wine”
  • Main grapes varieties in Tuscany
  • The most popular Tuscan wines (Brunello, Chianti, Prosecco, Vernaccia di San Gimignano, Super Tuscan, Nobile di Montepulciano, Brunello) and how to read their labels
  • Italian wine classification and rules
  • How to make wine
  • How to taste wine as a professional Sommelier
  • Hints on How to Match Food and Wine
  • How to serve, store and buy wine
  • You will taste 6 among the most representative Tuscan wines:
    – Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG
    – Chianti wine DOCG
    – Chianti Riserva Super Tuscan IGT or another representative wine
    – Brunello
    – Nobile di Montepulciano
    – Bolgheri

We hope that after the wine course, you will appreciate how to know the differences between the myriad of Italian wine styles and will benefit from the wine class  how to enjoy and discover the best Tuscan wines!

Before the wine class you will have the chance to visit the private garden of the Frescobaldi house, not open to the public and and this is really a bonus!

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