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Wine tastings

Guided tastings at the Enoteca or at your location

Wine tasting may be scheduled for any date with two days advance notice, and can be conducted in your native language. You can have one or more lessons. Here are some examples for red, white, and rose wines. You may take one of these lessons or combine them to fashion a program to your interests. Reserve by telephone, fax, or email.

The Red Wines

Introduction to main Tuscan red wines and description of the most widespread vines; the traditional denomination of origin (D.O.C.); the best of the traditional production, Brunello and Nobile; the role of the Cabernet and the new trends; organoleptic analysis of the wines presented during tasting and suggestions for matching with food. Every session is accompanied by traditional canapé (chicken liver), olive paté, tomato, garlic, and basil, veal Carpaccio, and mixed Tuscan cheeses.

  • Rosso della Val di Cornia, Gualdo Del Re
  • Chianti Classico, Fattoria Rodano
  • Rosso di Montalcino, Barbi
  • Nobile di Montepulciano, Poderi Boscarelli

The White Wines

Introduction to the main Tuscan white wines and description of the most widespread vines; Trebbiano as the most traditional of the Tuscan wines; the new trend toward Chardonnay and Sauvignon; Pomino, a wine produced on the mountains near Florence; organoleptic analysis of the wines presented during tasting and suggestions for matching with food. Every session is accompanied by traditional canapé, slices of toasted bread with tomato or garlic, olive oil and basil, and smoked fish.

  • Vernaccia di S. Gimignano, Casale Falchini
  • Candia dei Colli Apuani, Podere Scurtarola
  • Sauvignon, Le Murelle
  • Chardonnay, Colognole

The Rose Wines

Introduction to main Tuscan rose wines and descriptions of the most widespread vines; Sangiovese grapes as the base of the Tuscan rose wines; the importance of the French model and the latest trends; organoleptic analysis of the wines presented during tasting and suggestions for matching with food. Every session is accompanied by traditional canapé, slices of toasted bread with tomato or garlic, olive oil and basil, and veal Carpaccio.

  • Donna Vittoria, Villa Filicaja
  • Sangiovese, Fattoria Dievole
  • Rosato dell'Elba, Acquabona
  • Rosato della Val di Cornia, Tenuta Gualdo Del Re

Program Prices


1 participant: € 150.00
2 participants: € 80.00 PP
3 participants: € 58.00 PP
4 participants: € 48.00 PP
5 participants: € 42.00 PP
6 participants: € 39.00 PP
7 participants: € 36.00 PP
8 participants: € 34.00 PP

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