• When

    From Monday to Saturday from March to October

  • Duration

    From 9.30 am up to 4.30/5.00 pm

  • Included

    4 wines and bread and extra virgin olive oil
    Visit a boutique winery in the Chianti area, cellar tour and wine tasting

  • Partecipants

    Min. 4 max 8

  • Price

    120 euro per person

A professional English speaking Sommelier will be eager to describe the most popular Tuscan wines here at the Frescobaldi palace and then drive you through the beautiful chianti area where you will visit an authentic boutique winery.

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
  • 5 among the most popular Tuscan wines (Brunello, Chianti, Nobile di Montepulciano, Vernaccia di San Gimignano, Super Tuscan, Vinsanto, Grappa) 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 5 of the most representative Tuscan wines:
    – Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG
    Chianti wine DOCG
    – Rosè wine DOC
    – Super Tuscan IGT
  • Brunello
  • Nobile di Montepulciano
  • Bolgheri

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