Pure Tuscany wine day tour
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When you're in Florence, a wine day tour is a Must. Florence is the most important city in Tuscany and Tuscany is the most famous wine region in the country. Therefore you really have to experience and discover some producers. The point is, there are more than 500 wineries in the area nearby Florence. How can you select the ones you want to visit? This is why we at Winedering decided to offer you this special tour which includes 2 competely opposite wineries, guaranteeing you the opportunity to discover the differences between them and get to know the world of wine in the Florence area.
The first winery visited is a family owned winery, only 25 minutes far from Florence. Podere Ema was born from the desire to combine the over twenty years of experience gained in managing the cellar of an important Tuscan Company and the will to share to a wider market, the result of years of passion and love for wine. Podere Ema, aims to create great wines using only Tuscan native grapes, which enhance the concept of "Pure Tuscany". This is the mood which origins "Fogliatonda" wine, produced from grapes 100% Fogliatonda.
A wine tasting here at is a full experience: a few steps away from the village of Grassina you suddenly find yourself immersed in the calm and stunning beauty of our vineyard; starting from here we will guide you to discover the secrets of winemaking, from the grape to the wine in your glass. Winemaking is an art, it’s their passion and they love sharing it.
Here you'll enjoy a standard wine tasting including a guided tour of the winery starting from the vineyards, where you can walk and wander; then we enter the cellar to discover the winemaking process and we continue having a special wine tasting of our labels ( at the table): I’Rosato ( April to September) Rosso Ema, Nocchino and Fogliatonda.
From here you'll then go to visit another winery, Poggiopiano, together with Martina. Here you will discover their great wine and extra virgin olive oil produced there and how the roots of this activity are in the Tuscan culture. The tour starts with a short walk to the vineyard and the olive grove to discover details and curiosities about organic agriculture and Tuscan varieties. During the tour to the wine making area and cellar you'll talk to Martina, the wine maker and daughter of the owner Mauro Galardi, who'll reveal you the process and secrets about wine making and ageing. During the tasting you'll be able to experience the result of the work in the fields and in the cellar that you visited. With a compared tasting of 2 olive oils (one is the one of the Poggiopiano Estate) you'll find out qualities, difects and differences and you'll learn to taste olive oil like a pro! Than you'll taste 3 wines of our production, respecting the professional steps of wine tasting. In particular, we'll focus on Sangiovese, the most important Tuscan variety. Every wine will be matched with locally produced charcuterie to let you discover the perfect pairings of our tuscan food and wine heritage!
Here you'll also enjoy your lunch including
- Italian crostini (bread) with vegetables of the garden
- Tasting of 2 different salamis km 0
- The famous tuscan Ribollita
- Tasting of Grappa Galardi, from the grapes of the winery!
Then you'll be back in Florence by 3 pm.
Please note wineries may change according to availabiity some times.
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Booking Policy & Details
Min. 2 persons
How much does it costs?
83 € per person
- Winery tour, vineyard discovery and wine tasting of 3 wines at the first winery
- Winery tour, vineyard and wine tasting of 3 wines paired with local delicacies and a great light lunch
- Certificate of Tuscan wines expert!