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Tuscan Wineries and Vineyards

by Tours of Tuscany
Tuscan Wineries and Vineyards

Tuscan Wineries and Vineyards

There are so many things to like about Tuscany; from the history, to the many tasty traditional meals. However, it’s safe to say that the main reason why it’s so popular is because of the variety of outstanding wines that have come from this part of Italy. This alone makes it one of the best places for a wine connoisseur to visit for a vacation – although anyone planning to visit the region should make sure to at least visit one Tuscan winery.

A wide variety of wineries and vineyards

Tuscany is full of amazing vineyards and wineries; from historic cellars, to more modern establishments. There are wineries like those in Florence, many of which have their own Michelin star restaurants, and the many stunning coastal vineyards that just can’t be overlooked.

Chianti is well known for having some of the best wineries and vineyards in the region, which is why it’s such a popular tourist destination. Those who want to avoid the crowds in the summer may want to consider paying a visit to the Montecucco wine trail.

This doesn’t even scratch the surface of the many amazing establishments in Tuscany – and this is one of the main reasons why the region is so well known for its amazing vineyards and delicious wines.

Which are Tuscany’s best wineries?

If you visit Tuscany, you’ll need to go on a wine tour and try some of the many amazing beverages that have been produced here, which is why learning about a few of the region’s best may be a good idea.

Capezzana

Those looking for something truly special will want to visit this vinery. The tour introduces visitors to a variety of amazing wines, as well as a chance to see an incredible historic cellar. There’s also the La Visantaia, a wine bar that offers a chance to enjoy some wine and food.

Antinori

While owned by one of the region’s most well known and historic families in the wine making business, the Anrinori Chianti Classico winery is a fairly modern building. For any wine lovers staying near Florence, visiting this site is a must.

They’re not only one of the most famous in Tuscany’s wine industry, but they’re also the creators of Tignanello and Solaia; two of Italy’s most successful wines. Complete with a book shop, museum, wine bar, and a number of tasting rooms; you won’t be disappointed.

Castello di Ama

While Castello di Ama is now one of Chianti’s most famous wine estates, it wasn’t too long ago that this hamlet was in a state of abandon. If you decide to come for a wine tour, you’ll see that it has changed drastically since then and has plenty to offer visitors – like many fine wines.

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