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Taste Florence – Intimate Dinner with Wine Tasting

Treat yourselves to a relaxing, informative dinner with wine on your first or second night in town. Great after sight-seeing!

In one of Florence’s top-rated wine bars, indulge in an intimate dinner, with tasting portions of the acclaimed chef’s menu, a special daily dish served only for our clients, and an extensive tasting of Fine wines.
You’ll eat well, drink well, and leave satisfied (even though you won’t want to leave!).

Weeknights, Starts at 7:15pm €65 per person
(Introductory Price! Discount ends April 15, 2012)

Weeknights at 7:15pm

In one of Florence’s top-rated wine bars, indulge in an intimate dinner, with tasting portions of the acclaimed chef’s menu, a special daily dish served only for our clients, and an extensive tasting of Tuscan wines.

You’ll eat well, drink well, and leave satisfied (even though you won’t want to leave!).

Groups are small. Couples will be seated individually, so it is more a guided tasting than a mixed group.
Inquire if you have a group of up to 4 people and we’ll try to get you the private table in the cellar (pending availability).

This tasting offers a unique and exclusive experience in an intimate wine shop located in the historical heart of Florence, a stone’s throw from Pitti Palace and Boboli gardens. Only 4 places are available per dinner!

Customized and conducted directly by the wine bar’s owners/sommeliers to teach you about the history and culture of the wines produced within the region of Tuscany.

Tastings are conducted in English (unless Italian is requested).

Comprehensive description of the wine making process and traditions from the vine to your glass.

The wine tasting dinner will guide you through the best regions of Italian wine production.

These wines are hand selected from the smallest, rarest and finest wineries, which this wine bar specializes in.

The Wine Tasting will provide an educational and unforgettable moment for any wine lover.

Included: A tasting of an extensive selection of high end, small production white and red wines accompanied by a tasting of Tuscan specialties featuring traditional dishes prepared by chef Marzia Sassetti.

Duration: about 3 hours (but plan to have a leisurely evening)

Available: All Days at 7:15pm

Excluded: Souvenirs (if you decide to buy additional wine) and tips

Available Language: English.

Price: 65 euro per person (Exceptional value!)

Meeting Point: Piazza Pitti #16, Florence

Participants must be at least 18 years old.

Additional perks: Guests are invited to join the limited addition Pitti Wine Club, which offers international shipping of the wines you try, and others chosen by the Pitti staff, right to your door.

Cancellation Policy: The tasting runs on rain or shine, as it is conducted indoors. Total refund will be made for cancellations made within 72hrs of the tasting. However, no-shows cannot be refunded.

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Taste Florence – The Original Taste the Best Tour

Foodies, prepare your palates! Try a variety of the local, regional and Italian foods as well as wine and sweets. This itinerary is especially useful at the beginning of your stay in Florence, on your first or second day- so you know what to eat and where to find it for the rest of your stay!

DESCRIPTION:

Monday-Saturday, 10am-2pm: We begin in Florence’s San Lorenzo neighborhood.

Our first stop is at the central market, where the locals do their shopping. Here, we taste several cheeses, including pecorino and parmigiano, sauces and chutneys, balsamic vinegars and extra virgin olive oils, crostini and wine.

Our next stop is at a local wine shop. This enoteca is a hidden treasure! Here, we taste Tuscan and Italian wines and learn about their origins.

Our last stop is at one of Florence’s oldest and best gelato shops, where we try gelato, sorbetto and semi-freddi. The gelato shop uses only fresh, natural ingredients. Please note: During colder months we will be visiting a chocolate shop instead of the gelato shop. This is the chocolate shop featured in the Boston Globe article (May 19, 2010) about Taste Florence.

All the tastings are included in the price, as well as a small gift to take home with you.

This itinerary is on foot in the historic city center. The farthest distance walked is about 20 minutes. Most of our venues are small, which limits available seating. Plan to be on your feet for 2-3 hours. We can arrange for extra seating with advanced notice.

  • Cost: €79.00
  • Day(s) of the Week: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Leaves At: 10:00am
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Max Guests: 9

TO MAKE A RESERVATION:

To reserve, click here, then scroll down and click on “Book this tour now.”

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