Chianti Rufina Private Half-Day Tour with Lunch and Wine Tasting from Florence

Discover Chianti Rufina, the smallest wine area in Chianti!
A historic wine producing area, one of the most important in Tuscany, located to the north-east of the city of Florence, on the slopes of the Tuscan-Romagnolo Apennines.

The first historical evidence of wine production in the Rufina area dates back to the early fifteenth century, the Medici identified a particular aptitude for the production of great wines in this area.
In the 24 of September 1716 Cosimo III de Medici included Chianti Rufina are in the ‘Bando dei Vini’, the fist world law regulating wine

Gain in-depth knowledge about a well-reputed and historical wine area, which can be shortly regarded as small but mighty. Prestigious wines has been produced in the Chianti Rufina region since Etruscan times.

* Duration: 6 hours
* Starts: Florence, Italy
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Discover Chianti Rufina, the smallest wine area in Chianti!
A historic wine producing area, one of the most important in Tuscany, located to the north-east of the city of Florence, on the slopes of the Tuscan-Romagnolo Apennines.

The first historical evidence of wine production in the Rufina area dates back to the early fifteenth century, the Medici identified a particular aptitude for the production of great wines in this area.
In the 24 of September 1716 Cosimo III de Medici included Chianti Rufina are in the ‘Bando dei Vini’, the fist world law regulating wine

Gain in-depth knowledge about a well-reputed and historical wine area, which can be shortly regarded as small but mighty. Prestigious wines has been produced in the Chianti Rufina region since Etruscan times.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Fattoria Lavacchio, Via di Grignano 37/38, 50065, Pontassieve Italy

The Lavacchio Winery is located in the hills of Chianti Rufina and a short distance from Florence. This boutique winery has been run since 1700 when was built by Peruzzi’ family. 
In 1800 passed to marquis Strozzi Sacrati of Mantova and finally, in 1978, to the current owners the brothers Lottero, who came from Genoa and has always been Tuscany lovers, who undertook a complete restoration allowing the recovery in production.
The estate is situated on the top of the hill of Montefiesole, at 450 meters above sea level.
It is a typical family business, surrounded by the enchanting succession of rolling hills covered in olive groves and vineyards, located between the towns of Sieci and Pontassieve.
Since then the farm has preserved the best traditions of farm dedicated to the cultivation and production of organic wine and oil, combining old hand craft methods, the most modern techniques.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Tenuta di Bossi, Via Dello Stracchino 32, 50065, Pontassieve Italy

Tenuta Bossi, owned by the Gondi family since 1592, has always been famous for its wine.
Situated on the wooded hills north-east of Florence, in the heart of Chianti Rufina, a wine-growing area famous since Etruscan era.
A gem on a hill, over a valley of vineyards 18 km from Florence, between 200 and 400 meters above sea level.
The estate has 315 hectares of which 19 of vineyards, 32 of olive groves and the rest is cereals and woods.
The family has always believed in the local territory, the Chianti Rufina wine region that makes unique and distinct wines.
They continue with the family tradition trying to maintain what our ancestors have always done: preserve the integrity and beauty of the local environment following the philosophy that has always distinguished Tenuta Bossi, the continuous research for the highest quality products. Skilled artisans, romantic vigneron, they mold grapes into wine giving it a soul that makes uniques wines.

Duration: 2 hours