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Wines, Food & Culture of Tuscany

A journey on ancient and evocative medieval routes, shadowed by imperious and elegant cypress trees, to visit wineries and vineyards within the stunning and timeless landscape of Tuscany
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Coyote Canyon Winery's
Wines, Food & Culture Tour of Tuscany
with Sommelier Carmelo Messina 

Florence | Monteriggioni | Pisa | Lucca | Carmignano | San Gimignano | Castello di Brolio | Montalcino | Bolgheri | Volterra

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May 13 to May 20, 2023  |  $4,600 per person based on double room occupancy with accommodation in Villa

INCLUDES:  All meals - breakfast, lunch and dinner  |  All wine tastings and cooking classes

Accommodation in Tuscan Villa  |  All ground transportation (chauffeured)  |  Guided tours of monuments

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The key of the this tour is “Peace of mind” from the moment you arrive in Florence until the time you depart from Florence. We take care of all your transportation, meeting you and taking you back to the airport plus all tours and excursions throughout your stay, so you will not have to book a cab, reserve a restaurant, choose the menu, worry about your dietary restrictions, find a guide for monuments, set up wine tasting and so on….

"Considered the beating heart of the “Bel Paese”, Tuscany represents an original and unique historical and cultural reality in the geographical panorama of Italy. Located between the coasts of the Tyrrhenian Sea, with its rolling hills, snow-covered mountains, the cypress trees, and the wonderful coasts, the region acts as a beacon for tourists looking for an essential wine tour experience in Italy" Carmelo Messina.

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Tour Tuscany with
Sommelier Carmelo Messina

Carmelo Messina is a bi-lingual (Italian and English) Gold Pin sommelier of the Italian Sommelier Association with an additional master certification in professional wine tasting in the United States. He understands how the English, Italian and French systems are used to analyze and describe wines so well that he has led numerous accreditation classes for others seeking their sommelier licenses.  

With first-hand knowledge of the incredible amount of information collected for generations by Italy’s best wine-making families, Carmelo is uniquely qualified to guide you through the best of Italian wine culture for an experience you will never forget.

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AGENDA

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DAY 1 | FLORENCE ARRIVAL

ARRIVAL at Florence Airport, Peretola IATA: FLR, formally Amerigo Vespucci Airport.

You will be picked up at the airport and transfer to your accommodation..about 1 hours and 15 minutes. Your Tuscan Villa features a private pool, garden and breathtaking countryside views.

AFTER CHECK-IN you will be transferred to Monteriggioni for lunch, sightseeing and dinner.

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DAY 2 | PISA, LUCCA

9:00 a.m. | Breakfast

  • Transfer to Pisa

12:00 p.m. | Lunch

  • Sightseeing in Pisa

  • Transfer to Lucca

  • Sightseeing in Lucca

 

7:30 p.m. | Dinner in Lucca

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DAY 3 | FLORENCE

9:00 a.m. | Breakfast

 

  • Transfer to Florence

 

  • Tour guided sightseeing of Florence

 

1:00 p.m. | Lunch 

 

  • Visit of Mercato Centrale di San Lorenzo

 

  • Free time in Florence

  • Aperitif

 

7:30 p.m. | Dinner

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DAY 4 | CARMIGNANO

9:00 a.m. | Breakfast

  • Transfer to Carmignano

 

  • Cooking class

 

1:00 p.m. | Lunch

 

  • Wine tasting

 

  • Tour inside the historical cellar.

 

  • Vineyards and olive oil groves tour

  • Aperitive

7:30 p.m. Dinner

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DAY 5 | SAN GIMIGNANO  CASTELLO DI BROLIO

9:00 a.m. | Breakfast

 

  • Transfer to San Gimignano

 

  • Sightseeing, shopping

 

1:00 p.m. | Lunch

 

  • Transfer

 

  • Castello di Brolio

  • Enoteca Brolio wine tasting

8:00 p.m. | Dinner

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DAY 6 | MONTALCINO

9:00 a.m. | Breakfast

Transfer to Montalcino

• Visit Altesino and Caparzo wineries, cellars, vineyards, wine tastings 

12:30 p.m. | Lunch

  • Transfer to Siena

  

  • Free time in Downtown Siena

8:00 p.m. | Dinner

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DAY 7 | BOLGHERI, VOLTERRA

9:00 a.m. | Breakfast

  • Transfer to Bolgheri

 

  • Visit Argentiera and Grattamacco wineries:

    cellars, vineyards, wine tastings

1:00 p.m. | Lunch

  • Transfer to Volterra

  • Guided tour of Monuments

  • Transfer to Siena

8:00 p.m. | Dinner

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DAY 8 | DEPARTURE

Breakfast


Transfer to Florence airport

About 54 miles  |  1 hour

Italys Best WineTours

702-349-5684

www.ItalysBestWineTours.com

cm@ItalysBestWineTours.com

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