Wine, Cheese and Olive Oil Tasting in Florence

Via Panicale 19 Red, Florence

Adult: €35,00

Summary

Our Florence Wine Tasting offers a unique variety of Italian Wines, specially selected by our Sommelier and matched by the most traditional foods of the Tuscan countryside!

Details

Our Wine Tasting Tour  takes place in an authentic, traditional Enoteca located in the heart of Florence and it’s led by the winner of the prestigious trophy “Best Sommelier 2014 FISAR”. His name is Livio and he’s a great wine teacher and expert. The wine bar where the tasting takes place is a historical place: open in the 19th century, it was originally an “Alimentari”, that’s a grocery store, specialized in the sale of the cod fish. But don’t worry, Livio will give you an introduction about the shop and its beginning.

Florence Wine Tasting is limited to small groups, so we guarantee a unique experience; in this way you are able to ask many questions or curiosities to your sommelier. Enjoy some of the many delicious tastes of the Tuscany region: have you ever put some jam on the cheese? In Tuscany we like to match the sweetness of the jam with the taste of the cheese, that could be pecorino (sheep) or caprino (goat) or parmigiano (from cow milk). You’ll learn how to prepare a delicious dish of cheeses and coldcuts in a quick and simple way!

Moreover, don’t forget about our greats extra virgin Olive oils!

The olive tree’s roots are inextricably entwined with the culinary history of the region and this fascinating tasting experience is a voyage of discovery through the palette of Tuscan olive oils. It’s incredible how the taste of the oil can change, depending on the soil, the climate, the exposure to the sun and, more important, the time of the olive harvest. The Tuscan olive oil is different from the others for its aggressive, herby and very strong flavor. Remember, don’t use the extra virgin olive oil for cooking, it’s a waste of a first-quality product!

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

Accommodation

What is Included

* 3 different types of Tuscan Wine: * 2 types of Tuscan Extra Virgin Olive Oil * Cheese * Water (These menus offered are only examples of the quality of the products, which can be changed with seasonal food)

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About Instructor/Guide

This tour is led by the winner of the prestigious trophy

Language of Instruction

English

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel between 4 and 7 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, you will be charged a 30% cancellation fee. If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, you will be charged a 100% cancellation fee. The payment will not be refunded for any other reason (i.e. weather, change of travel plans, illness, missed train…..) within 3 days of the scheduled tour. No refund will be granted for late arrivals - We kindly ask all guests to be in our office at least 5 minutes prior to tour departure to complete check-in formalities.

Cancellation for this activity is possible 8 days before the start date. You will be refunded 100 % of the activity price.

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