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The most beautiful places to visit in Chianti area, Italy (Italy - Destinations)

Florence Florence
About Florence   The capital of Tuscany, Florence, is one of the most beautiful places in this Italian region. Culture, art, history, cuisine, fashion and shopping, all bring their contribution to the charm of this ancient town. Michelangelo, Renaissance, art and architecture, leather coats, gold, Chianti wine are among the numerous things that can be found here.  ...
Greve in Chianti Greve in Chianti
About Greve in Chianti     Greve in Chianti is a small and romantic town situated in Val di Greve, an idyllic countryside right in the center of Tuscany, in the heart of the Chianti hills covered by olive groves and vineyards, enjoying a splendid location and beautiful panorama. Greve in Chianti rises along the left bank of the Greve river and it is conveniently located ...
Panzano in Chianti Panzano in Chianti
About Panzano in Chianti     Panzano in Chianti is a delightful fortified small village that rises on a picturesque hill, at 498 meters above the sea level, in the Greve Valley, located in the middle of Florence province, at the beginning of the Chianti area, specifically in the “Conca d’Oro” (Golden Valley lined with vines). It is one of the main wine areas in Chianti’s territory....

The best wine tour itineraries in Tuscany (Italy - Wine Tours)

Chianti Classico Wine Tour Chianti Classico Wine Tour
  Chianti is now the first Italian wine DOC and owes its name to the group of hills that lies between Florence and Siena, that is now the Chianti Classico area of 70,000 ha. located between the provinces of Florence and Siena, the law recognized as one of the oldest and most prestigious production, characterized by the presence on the bottle, the famous Black Rooster (symbol of the Military League of Chianti).      DOC and DOCG in 1967 from 1984, the Chianti area has expanded over time to l...
Montalcino Wine Tour Montalcino Wine Tour
  Some of the most precious wines produced in the territory of Montalcino are Brunello and Sangiovese vines. Moreover, Brunello of Montalcino has become one of the most sought-after wine by wine collectors.     Brunello di Montalcino was created by a particular version of Sangiovese, which here is obtained with the smaller fruits and takes the name of Sangiovese Grosso (particularly resistant to phylloxera) and precisely known as Brunello.     Around the village of Montalcino, with...
Montepulciano Wine Tour Montepulciano Wine Tour
   In Montepulciano, one of the most hunted wines is vino Nobile, an aged red wine of high quality. Besides the typical vines of Chianti there are added in limited quantity the grechetto, bianco and mammola vines.       Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG wine is, first recognized in Italy, made from a blend of Sangiovese (locally known as Blackthorn Gentile), Canaiolo, Malvasia del Chianti and Trebbiano Toscano. Is then aged for at least two years (three for the reserve), before being consumed. ...