Private Tour and Wine Tasting at Castle-Wineries in Chianti from Florence

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Florence, IT
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Florence, IT
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Embark on a journey through time with a private tour and wine tasting at castle-wineries in Chianti, just a stone's throw away from Florence. Immerse yourself in the world of nobles and kings as you visit three of the most ancient and emblematic castles in the heart of Chianti Classico, now transformed into wineries. Indulge in the taste of prestigious wines that have preserved their attributes from the distant past, while enjoying a gourmet lunch fit for a king. With enchanting landscapes, castles, and fortresses, Tuscany provides the perfect backdrop for this time-traveling adventure. Your 100% private tour includes pickup from your accommodation, a certified sommelier/guide by your side, private transportation, wine tastings, and visits to the castle-wineries. Don't miss this opportunity to experience the essence of Chianti and create memories that will last a lifetime.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • Admission Included
  • 10 hours
  • Suitable for 2-6 Participants
  • Private Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Travel back in time to ancient castles
  • Taste a wide variety of prestigious wines
  • Enjoy a feast "fit for a king"
  • Explore enchanting landscapes of Tuscany
  • Experience a 100% private tour
  • 100% private tour
  • Pickup from your accommodation
  • Certified sommelier/guide with you the entire day
  • Gourmet lunch
  • Private transportation
  • Wine tastings
  • Visit of 3 castle-wineries
  • Gratuities

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Step into the realm of nobles and kings with a private tour and wine tasting at castle-wineries in Chianti from Florence. This exclusive experience takes you back in time, immersing you in the rich history and enchanting landscapes of Tuscany. Explore three ancient castles that have been transformed into wineries, where wine has been produced for centuries to uplift spirits and celebrate life.

What to Expect

Indulge in a variety of prestigious wines, each preserving the attributes of the past. Savor the flavors and aromas as you sample the finest selections in the company of a certified sommelier/guide. Alongside the wine, treat yourself to a gourmet lunch fit for royalty, enhancing your journey through taste and indulgence.

Who is This For?

This private tour and wine tasting experience is perfect for those seeking a unique and immersive trip through time. Whether you're a wine enthusiast, history lover, or simply looking to escape the ordinary, this tour caters to all.

Why Book This?

Unparalleled in its offerings, this experience grants you exclusive access to three castle-wineries in Chianti. With a certified sommelier/guide accompanying you throughout the day, you'll gain valuable insights into the winemaking process and the historical significance of each estate. The opportunity to taste a wide variety of prestigious wines, paired with a gourmet lunch, ensures an unforgettable journey into the past.

Good to Know

This private tour includes 100% personalized attention, with pickup and drop-off from your accommodation in Florence. Private transportation ensures a comfortable and hassle-free journey. Please note that gratuities are not included in the package.


Previous visitors have raved about the enchanting atmosphere and immersive experience of this private tour. From the knowledgeable guides to the exquisite wines and gourmet lunch, guests have left with a deep appreciation for the history and flavors of Chianti. Many have praised the personalized attention and seamless organization of the tour, making it a truly memorable and worthwhile experience.

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  • At least one adult or senior required per booking

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Castello della Paneretta

Castello della Paneretta, nowadays turned into a winery, will enable you to travel back in time. It has long been an influential producer, becoming one of the best-known and most admired wineries in the region and worldwide. You will tour the estate, the remnants of the old castle, the vineyards and wine cellars. One interesting element that embodies the spirit of Paneretta is its underground wine cellar. A memory of a time that has passed is also preserved by the amphitheater situated in the vast garden. After the tour, you will get to taste 4 different representative wines.

Admission Included

Castello di Albola

The second winery operates inside the walls of a medieval fortified village. Dating back to the 11th century, its 4 generations united to involve Volpaia in the intimate production o wine, olive oil and vinegar. The entire activity of the winery is undertaken in former castles and their basements, unconsecrated churches and buildings of the village, creating a systems of underground "vinoducts". You will have the wine tasting in the wine room inside the former castle. The visit will culminate with a gourmet lunch in a royal ambiance that preserves timeless traditions.

Admission Included

Castello di Meleto

Castello di Meleto is a cornerstone of the modern revival of Chianti Classico. The castle, once owned by a famous family during the Holy Roman Empire, was at some point destroyed, but from "its ashes" new dwellings were born. The vineyards around the tiny Medieval hamlet, yield a valuable production. This allowed the winemaker’s ancient craft to take new roots here. Already in the 18th century, Grand Duke Peter Leopold of Tuscany praised Ama’s wines: “around the Castello di Meleto,” he wrote, “the best vines in Chianti are to be found, excellently tended.” The winery prides itself with world-awarded wines, characterized by long-lasting traditions. You will enjoy a tour of the estate, the vinification plant, aging cellars, Castello di Meleto with ancient chapels and gardens. The tour ends with a private wine tasting in the Enoteca.

Admission Included


Drop-off. The tour will generally end where it started.



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Paola is an amazing driver and guide! We had an absolutely wonderful day with her. You can't go wrong with Enotropea Wine Tours!!


Angle and his team provided excellent service and added so much to our tour of Florence and the Tuscan hills. The castle winery was beautiful and also interesting. If you get to Tuscany I highly recommend Angel and his team to augment your trip. It was a wonderful trip!


It was great experience with Angel. He is very good, helpful and friendly. I enjoyed and had good time. I recommend to everyone.
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