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Cook with Cristiana and Mamma Nora
During my cooking class, you will be able to immediately immerse yourself in a familiar and informal atmosphere, also thanks to the warm and welcoming ways of Mamma Nora. Before you know it, you will find yourself with an apron around your neck and ready to be part of her kitchen! You will discover and learn the secrets of homemade pasta, how to prepare a good savory sauce to accompany it and make one of the most famous Italian desserts: Tiramisù. Of course the menu can change according to guests's requests. We will cook together using mainly our all organic products, starting from the eggs of my hens. we will use flours of ancient Tuscan grains and above all we will cook with seasonal vegetables as they did in the past. We will cook inside the old celler of the Farm, as it is the coolest place we could find in summer! We will visit the garden to pick up some herbs, and for the brave ones, there will be a visit to our chicken coop! Once finished working, we will set the table and we will finally enjoy our wonderfully prepared meals. Other things to note Please, bring a lot of joy! We will spend the day together so It is forbidden to be sad! In summer, as we are in the country side, please wear long trousers and closed shoes... or bring mosquitos repellent cream. Please, advise me in advance, if you have special requests or in case of intollerances
wine tour with the Simoni Family
W'll visit the San Giorgio a Lapi Winery. We start with a short walk to the little church 1100 years old with a old historic fresco of San Giorgio. During the walk we will visit the vineyards and we will discover the Siena's countryside and we explain the company philosophy. We will continue the visit following the steps of the grape harvest until the wine fermentation to the maturation in wooden barels. Finally we will taste the wines of Chianti Colli Senesi and Chianti Classico to learn their properties and their characteristics that are tipic of this territory.
Wine tasting at Montepulciano
The visit starts with a pleasant walk from the vineyards to the cave where you'll see the entire winemaking process, from the start to the end. Then you will be back to the wine-tasting room where you can finally drink and taste some of our wines paired with a chopping-out of zero-kilometer products. During the 10 min walk we will let you feel the true life of a winemaker. You will be involved in our passion for the land You will also discover all (well, quiet all) the curiosities related to the world of wine. Wine Tasting include: -Rosso di Montepulciano -Vino Nobile di Montepulciano -Rosso Toscana IGT A 90 minutes experience, from 11.30 AM to 1 PM. The location is impressive, the winery is surrounded by vineyards spread over rolling hills and green meadows, offering a breathtaking view. Other things to note We love the nature and the wine, if you want really know the Tuscan Life you must come here!
Chianti Bio Wine and Oil Tasting
We'll introduce you to the stunning landscape of Chianti, the most famous wine region in Italy and one of the most amazing areas in the world. We'll walk through the vineyards and explore the cellar of Torcibrencoli winery and our secrets to make the best Chianti Classico wine and organic olive oil. In our farm you will taste 4 of our organic wines and we will discuss together about them, then eat some delicious homemade food, cheese and organic olive oil both produced on site: get ready to experience nature and its most precious fruits in first person! Other things to note: We are along the amazing "Chiantigiana" road, about 30min from Florence and 10min from Greve in Chianti. You can get here by public transportation or private transport service, just contact us to get more info :)
Wine Jeep Safari Chianti &buffet lunch
We will discover a territory through its flavors, fragrances and traditions. Immersed in the rolling hills and spectacular views of Chiantishire, we will visit our estate aboard a vintage Jeep and we will discover the history of our family, a family of winemakers since 1849 and drink a hot tea in the middle of our vineyeard. Then we will see our fermentation and aging cellars (this one dates back to the mid-18th century) and we will discover the secrets through which a wine evolves from the vineyards to the bottle through the entire winemaking and aging processes. Afterwards, in a relaxed atmosphere, we will have the opportunity to taste our labels, among which Chianti Classico and Chianti Classico Riserva, paired with typical local food: bruschette, local cheese, cold cuts and our EVO oil. IMPORTANT: Vineyards' tour with jeep is subject to weather condition, If bad condition it will not be done. The visit of the cellar and the wine tasting with light lunch will still be guaranteed. We have also 8 flats in the farmhouse by airbnb (see our profile), just in case you would like also to sleep here and 2 flats in the heart of Florence.

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A Real Tuscan Wine Experience, Level Two
I really hope to receive lot a wine lovers which want to have an unique wine and olive oil experience. Welcome drink at the arrival, guided visit of the middle age cellar, in the garden followed by a walk in the vineyards and in the olive groves and finally rich wine tasting and nice home made food served in a charming place that you will love it. According with the season you can be part of the works in the vineyards or in in the cellar. The time we suggest are; all the month of may, when there are the small clusters, September during the grape harvest, March, when we prune the vines and we press the dried grapes for the dessert wine Vin Santo, November when we pick the olives and we crush them. On summer you can do wonderful hike in the vineyards and maybe you can help to bottle the wine. Few days of the year it could be possible to do also a wine tasting from the barrels with our master of wine who will explain the secrets of the winemaking, ask in advance for it. If you love balsamic vinegar, we will introduce in its history and you will try vinegar with different ageing. You will also discover the incredible flavours of the white truffle infused in our extra virgin. If you want to have a bottle with your personalized label, let me know 12 hours in advance your name and surname and I will prepare the private label; you will choose the wine here. Me and my family wait you !
Chianti in a Glass
I will guide on a tour of "Poggi del Chianti Winery", in a XIX century farmhouse where myself and my family produce organic wines and extra virgin olive oil. The winery is located between the villages of Cavriglia and Gaiole in Chianti, upon the Morellino hill, around 1 hour from Florence, Siena and Arezzo. The tour moves from the outside to the inside of the winery, focusing on the winemaking processes and the Tuscan traditions. At the end of the visit, the tasting of the wines paired whit some seasonal snacks: white, roseè, Chianti and Chianti Classico, Supertuscan, Vinsanto del Chianti. Evo Oil. Other things to note Arriving by your own car it's warm suggested. By public transportation from FLORENCE or AREZZO we are reachable by Trains, there is not a good Bus service. The closer train Station is “MONTEVARCHI TERRANUOVA”. From the local train station to the winery I can organise a pick up service.
Chianti biologico - visita e degustazione
I would like to invite you to experience my home, Fattoria Villa Spoiano. A beautiful spot of land my parents deeply fell in love with in 1985. We will tour the farm starting from the panoramic terrace where you will learn about the history of the 400 year old building, the Chianti region and the current production of our organic farm. We passionately produce wine and olive oil, vegetables, pigs, cows. After the introduction, we will go on a walk through the vineyards and olive groves to see how we tend the vines, work in the fields and, if we are lucky, we will be able to see our special workers in action: Irish Dexter cows. They live freely on our land and help us cut the grass in the vineyards and olive groves, fertilizing at the same time. Once we’re done with the outdoor excursion we will visit the vinsantaia and the cellar where you will be able to learn about the transformation process from grapes into wine. The experience will end by a table, tasting the products we just learned how to produce. A few things to note: -"standard" tour time is about 2 hours, if there are a lot of questions it might take longer. -please write me if you would like to arrange the tour at a different day/time. It is possible to book via Airbnb or over our page Fattoria Villa Spoiano in case you would like a different/tailored experience.
Organic wine and cheese farm in Chianti
We introduce you to our small natural family Farm with a tour of the vineyards and olive groves. We show you what’s growing in our vegetable garden according to the season, then we gather eggs in the chicken coop and say hello to our sheep (you'll be lucky to feed them). We take you through our cellars where we produce wine and our old oil mill where we made olive oil. Depending on the season, you may see different processes of our farm production, from the cheese making, to the grapes harvest and wine making, to the olives picking. All followed by three different wine tastings paired with our cheese, our olives, freshly baked bread dowsed in extra virgin olive oil. Everything we grow and produce in a natural way. Other things to note Car, bicycle or horse's needed to get to the Farm. If you don't have any of these, you can reach us also by public transport :D (ASK ME)
Chianti Wine Experience, since Seven generations
When all the people of the Group arrive at the winery, they have to know each other to create the right atmosphere and friendship and i'll explain how consist the wine-experience. In the beginning, will take a short walk among the vineyards and olive trees. You'll see the very old vines, 90 years old (some ungrafted) and the "baby" vines, 5 years old. I'll explain how we work organically and how we produce excellent grapes. After you'll discover 3 different cellars, The Vinsantaia, the place where the Vinsanto (dessert wine) is made, La Tinaia where the Chianti DOCG and SuperTuscan ferment and the last is the Barriccaia, a 200 years old cellar totally underground, where the wine age in french oak barrell. At the end you'll taste 5 different wines with typical salami, prosciutto, pecorino cheese, bruschetta with fresh tomato from our organic garden and cantuccini cookies. If you have any food restrictions/allergy, please let me know in advance. You'll jump into the journey of a professional winemaker. You'll be full involved in the wine-experience, lots of information and at the end of the experience you have lots of great memories, good knowledge about wines and lots of smile on your face. Other things to note: All the vegetables that we use for the tasting come from our organic garden. THIS EXPERIENCE IS GREAT FOR GROUPS, PERFECT TO CELEBRATE A PARTICOLAR EVENTS

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A Real Tuscan Wine & Food Experience
I really hope to receive lot a wine lovers which want to have an unique wine and olive oil experience. Welcome drink at the arrival, guided visit of the middle age cellar, in the garden followed by a walk in the vineyards and in the olive groves and finally rich wine tasting and nice home made 4 courses Tuscan lunch served in a charming place that you will love it. According with the season you can be part of the works in the vineyards or in in the cellar. All the seasons are good to visit us, obviously from March to November you can see the colours of our hills. very suggested September during the grape harvest, March, when we prune the vines and we press the dried grapes for the dessert wine Vin Santo, November when we pick the olives and we crush them. On summer you can do wonderful hike in the vineyards and maybe you can help to bottle the wine. Some days of the year it could be possible to do also a wine tasting from the barrels with our master of wine who will explain the secrets of the winemaking. If you love balsamic vinegar, we will introduce in its history ; you could try vinegar with different ageing. You will also discover the incredible flavour of the oil white truffle. If you want to have a bottle with your own label, let me know 12 hours in advance your name and surname and I will print the private label; you will choose the wine here. Me and my family wait you!
Hunt for truffles in the Tuscan woods
My family, my dog, Billo ,and I will guide you in truffle hunting in our beautiful woods in Chianti. Truffle hunting is an ancient tradition in Tuscany, and has only one rule—respect nature. For this reason, it will be necessary to conduct a small briefing before going into the woods, a sacred place for truffle hunters. During the hunt, I will tell you about the truffle, the magic of its traditions, its history, mythology, and uses in the kitchen. You will learn how to recognize and distinguish a good truffle from other fake "truffles" of inferior quality. After the hunt, we will return home for a scheduled lunch or dinner, based on fresh, real truffles and served with our own wine and extra virgin olive oil. We will show you how to clean truffles and prepare typical truffle recipes, such as crostini al tartufo, tagliatelle al tartufo, and more.
Make&enjoy fresh pasta with Giulia on her tuscan bio farm
The farm is 25 km (15 miles) from Florence and you can either come by car or by train. Should the train be your option (30 min.) please let me know so I come to pick you up. The price for the transportation is eur 40 in total (one person=40 /four people=10 each) We will meet at the farm at 10:30 and acquaint while enjoying an aperitivo with what the farm has fresh on offer. Before getting started with the pasta, we can see the goats, dogs, cats, chickens (who make the eggs for our pasta), geese and the numerous other characters living on the farm. When all motivated, we arrange the table with the ingredients and tools and begin making and kneading the dough. While it rests we prepare a seasonal sauce and when the dough is ready, we roll it out and shape it. Last but not least we lay the table and enjoy what we have created, accompanied by our wine. Buon appetito!
Cooking & lunch at our 1600's Villa
Winner of Airbnb Experiences award "The most unforgettable experience" My team will welcome you at one of the most beautiful Villas dating back to 1600, with a gorgeous view on the Tuscan countryside, in the Chianti Classico region, a wine producing area globally known. We will start by tasting a cup of Italian style coffee, made with a "moka" and fresh water. Then We will guide you through the property, you will pick fresh veggies, learn the story of our Villa and grape for our Chianti wine. We will learn how to prepare different kinds of homemade pasta from scratch and an Italian dessert according to the old traditions using the recipes of my Grandmother. You will get to taste our Extra Virgin Olive Oil, produced by my family since three generations with 100% Coratina olives from Apulia. Then a glass of wine awaits you for a toast before enjoying a delicious lunch based on what we have created during our cooking class. TRANSFER extra cost : on request 48 hours before, meeting point at Piazzale Porta Romana, via Senese 2, Florence, in front of Credem Bank - WE DON'T GUARANTEE THIS SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER A PLACE TO STAY We have a wonderful accommodation (room + private bathroom) at our Villa 1600, contact us for more info. ** Experience in English.
Pasta and Tiramisu class - Montepulciano
Learn to make the famous Pasta and Tiramisu in a Cesarina's home. Share your passion for the Italian cuisine as you make new friends in this hands-on cooking class. - NICE TO MEET YOU, FOLKS! Meet our Cesarine Luisa, Maria or Anna at home and share the warmth of Italian hospitality. - LET'S START... Enjoy an Italian Aperitivo to warm-up and then take part in the cooking class at a local home in the morning or in the afternoon. Learn how to roll 'sfoglia' (fresh pasta) by hand and how to prepare 2 simple different kinds of pasta (filled pasta + fresh pasta) from scratch with your Cesarina. As the icing on the cake, you will learn to prepare also the iconic Tiramisu. Share your passion for the Italian cuisine as you make new friends in this hands-on cooking class. It's a great way to truly experience Italian culture. - A TAVOLA! (Sit down at the table) Taste the labour of your work and vote the best cook of the day. - CIN CIN (cheers!) Toast to happiness with a glass of local wine from the territory cellars: our Cesarine offer only wines of the region. IMPORTANT NOTE - The full address of the host's home will be disclosed AFTER the reservation, please ignore the address on the airbnb map, it's only a placeholder.

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Cook with Cristiana and Mamma Nora
During my cooking class, you will be able to immediately immerse yourself in a familiar and informal atmosphere, also thanks to the warm and welcoming ways of Mamma Nora. Before you know it, you will find yourself with an apron around your neck and ready to be part of her kitchen! You will discover and learn the secrets of homemade pasta, how to prepare a good savory sauce to accompany it and make one of the most famous Italian desserts: Tiramisù. Of course the menu can change according to guests's requests. We will cook together using mainly our all organic products, starting from the eggs of my hens. we will use flours of ancient Tuscan grains and above all we will cook with seasonal vegetables as they did in the past. We will cook inside the old celler of the Farm, as it is the coolest place we could find in summer! We will visit the garden to pick up some herbs, and for the brave ones, there will be a visit to our chicken coop! Once finished working, we will set the table and we will finally enjoy our wonderfully prepared meals. Other things to note Please, bring a lot of joy! We will spend the day together so It is forbidden to be sad! In summer, as we are in the country side, please wear long trousers and closed shoes... or bring mosquitos repellent cream. Please, advise me in advance, if you have special requests or in case of intollerances
wine tour with the Simoni Family
W'll visit the San Giorgio a Lapi Winery. We start with a short walk to the little church 1100 years old with a old historic fresco of San Giorgio. During the walk we will visit the vineyards and we will discover the Siena's countryside and we explain the company philosophy. We will continue the visit following the steps of the grape harvest until the wine fermentation to the maturation in wooden barels. Finally we will taste the wines of Chianti Colli Senesi and Chianti Classico to learn their properties and their characteristics that are tipic of this territory.
Wine tasting at Montepulciano
The visit starts with a pleasant walk from the vineyards to the cave where you'll see the entire winemaking process, from the start to the end. Then you will be back to the wine-tasting room where you can finally drink and taste some of our wines paired with a chopping-out of zero-kilometer products. During the 10 min walk we will let you feel the true life of a winemaker. You will be involved in our passion for the land You will also discover all (well, quiet all) the curiosities related to the world of wine. Wine Tasting include: -Rosso di Montepulciano -Vino Nobile di Montepulciano -Rosso Toscana IGT A 90 minutes experience, from 11.30 AM to 1 PM. The location is impressive, the winery is surrounded by vineyards spread over rolling hills and green meadows, offering a breathtaking view. Other things to note We love the nature and the wine, if you want really know the Tuscan Life you must come here!
Chianti Bio Wine and Oil Tasting
We'll introduce you to the stunning landscape of Chianti, the most famous wine region in Italy and one of the most amazing areas in the world. We'll walk through the vineyards and explore the cellar of Torcibrencoli winery and our secrets to make the best Chianti Classico wine and organic olive oil. In our farm you will taste 4 of our organic wines and we will discuss together about them, then eat some delicious homemade food, cheese and organic olive oil both produced on site: get ready to experience nature and its most precious fruits in first person! Other things to note: We are along the amazing "Chiantigiana" road, about 30min from Florence and 10min from Greve in Chianti. You can get here by public transportation or private transport service, just contact us to get more info :)
Olive grove tour and extra virgin olive oil tasting
Come and visit me at the farm and find out everything you need to know about extra virgin olive oil and olives. I am agronomist, specializing in fine arboretum cultivations, and since 2015 I have opened my olive farm. The visit begins in an olive grove where you will learn the different methods of cultivating the olive trees, how to harvest the olives, how the oil is produced and its characteristics. After the walk, we'll head up to the farm for a tasting course and you'll learn how to recognize the sensory qualities of olive oil. You'll taste the oil with the tulip: the glass used by tasters for professional analysis. The experience closes with the tasting of our organic oil combined with very good local products: - Organic Verna wheat bread stone-painted - Fresh veggies and underoil - Pienza Pecorino cheese - A glass of Rosso di Montalcino "Dulcis in fundo" , for the brave, with an unusual but must-try combination: Cream ice cream with extra virgin olive oil. I look forward to sharing everything you need to know about the oil! I look forward to seeing you at the farm!
Wine Jeep Safari Chianti &buffet lunch
We will discover a territory through its flavors, fragrances and traditions. Immersed in the rolling hills and spectacular views of Chiantishire, we will visit our estate aboard a vintage Jeep and we will discover the history of our family, a family of winemakers since 1849 and drink a hot tea in the middle of our vineyeard. Then we will see our fermentation and aging cellars (this one dates back to the mid-18th century) and we will discover the secrets through which a wine evolves from the vineyards to the bottle through the entire winemaking and aging processes. Afterwards, in a relaxed atmosphere, we will have the opportunity to taste our labels, among which Chianti Classico and Chianti Classico Riserva, paired with typical local food: bruschette, local cheese, cold cuts and our EVO oil. IMPORTANT: Vineyards' tour with jeep is subject to weather condition, If bad condition it will not be done. The visit of the cellar and the wine tasting with light lunch will still be guaranteed. We have also 8 flats in the farmhouse by airbnb (see our profile), just in case you would like also to sleep here and 2 flats in the heart of Florence.
PASTAMANIA
Learn how to make homemade pasta easily and successfully. We will meet in Florence at our cooking school located in the historic center, easy to reach, 5 minutes from the Arno river. We are a team of professionals chefs, we are pleased to meet you and let you spend a nice time with us for a fun and unique lesson. We will teach the secrets how to make RAVIOLI, FETTUCCINE or SPAGHETTI & TORTELLI in different shape. We will provide you with the tools useful for the preparation: kitchen gown, rolling pin and pasta cutter, eggs and flour. After the preparation, we will show you all the steps necessary for the preparation of sauces such as "Pommarola" and "Ragù alla bolognese". At the end we will set the table and eat all together the pasta you have made, with 3 different sauces, like a real Italian family. We will be about 12 participants, the experience lasts about 3 hours, It will also be an opportunity to socialize with other travelers and with your host in an Italian atmosphere. During lunch will be served delicious organic Tuscan wine, that we produce on our farm called "Dalle Nostre Mani”, wines produced with natural methods. We hope that this experience can be useful to increase your culinary knowledge and make sure that you can do our secrets at your home and leaving your diners amazed! Every participant will receive english instructions.
A Real Tuscan Wine Experience, Level Two
I really hope to receive lot a wine lovers which want to have an unique wine and olive oil experience. Welcome drink at the arrival, guided visit of the middle age cellar, in the garden followed by a walk in the vineyards and in the olive groves and finally rich wine tasting and nice home made food served in a charming place that you will love it. According with the season you can be part of the works in the vineyards or in in the cellar. The time we suggest are; all the month of may, when there are the small clusters, September during the grape harvest, March, when we prune the vines and we press the dried grapes for the dessert wine Vin Santo, November when we pick the olives and we crush them. On summer you can do wonderful hike in the vineyards and maybe you can help to bottle the wine. Few days of the year it could be possible to do also a wine tasting from the barrels with our master of wine who will explain the secrets of the winemaking, ask in advance for it. If you love balsamic vinegar, we will introduce in its history and you will try vinegar with different ageing. You will also discover the incredible flavours of the white truffle infused in our extra virgin. If you want to have a bottle with your personalized label, let me know 12 hours in advance your name and surname and I will prepare the private label; you will choose the wine here. Me and my family wait you !
Chianti in a Glass
I will guide on a tour of "Poggi del Chianti Winery", in a XIX century farmhouse where myself and my family produce organic wines and extra virgin olive oil. The winery is located between the villages of Cavriglia and Gaiole in Chianti, upon the Morellino hill, around 1 hour from Florence, Siena and Arezzo. The tour moves from the outside to the inside of the winery, focusing on the winemaking processes and the Tuscan traditions. At the end of the visit, the tasting of the wines paired whit some seasonal snacks: white, roseè, Chianti and Chianti Classico, Supertuscan, Vinsanto del Chianti. Evo Oil. Other things to note Arriving by your own car it's warm suggested. By public transportation from FLORENCE or AREZZO we are reachable by Trains, there is not a good Bus service. The closer train Station is “MONTEVARCHI TERRANUOVA”. From the local train station to the winery I can organise a pick up service.
Tuscany Horseback riding with lunch & wine tasting
Discover the Tuscan countryside on this half-day horseback riding tour. During the trip learn about the area and hear interesting facts about the region while enjoying the view of the rolling hills of Tuscany Designed also for non-experienced riders, we will explore the wild side of Chianti in Tuscany on horseback, crossing wooded areas, vineyards and incredible scenaries. Don't worry, it is a slow walk and the experienced staff will make sure you feel confident before leaving for a ride and the horses are reliable and sure-footed; Following the ride a delicious traditional Tuscan lunch awaits and includes lots of Chianti wine drinking! Feast on fresh food, including homemade lasagna with truffle oil, cured meats (homemade prosciutto and salami), local cheeses & 30 years old balsamic vinegar and Tuscan Cantuccini. Don't forget your phone as there are several photo opportunities during the trip!
Olive Oil experience & Tasting
You will discover the secrets of olive oil, in an astonishing and peaceful place, at the beginning of Chianti! You will join us in the passionating art of producing olive oil, taking part of the tuscan countryside lifestyle for one day! I'll show you how we prune, pick and how we deal with the olive trees, following the centuries-old tradition of this land. I'll explain the entire process behind the production of olive oil while we visit the groves. If it is the picking season (mid October-mid December) you will be also able to pick the olives with us! Then you will TASTE our extra-virgin organic olive oil inside our historical villa, of 15th century! You will taste it as our farmers have traditionally enjoyed it for centuries :) You will collect the benefits of a relaxing and active day, away from the rush of the city, in contact with nature and italian culture! An authentic, non touristic experience that you will never forget!! Other things to note Bring with you comfortable dressing and waterproof shoes, if you have it. Otherwise an extra pair of shoes and socks is recommended! If it's raining the experience could be delayed, if you prefer.
The art of Pasta - Authentic Recipes
We will show you every secret to achieve an amazing pasta dough like in a Michelin star restaurant. I learn everything from my grandma, true pasta maker from Emilia Romagna (Bologna city). After many experience in Michelin star restaurant as a chef, I decide to open my experience on Airbnb to share my passion for pasta. We going to start with a little introduction to the ingredients, after that we going to do the dough and you will be able to prepare you own pasta from scratch! I will teach you some different kind of pasta shapes as -Tortelli -Tagliatelle -Fettuccine and a lot more :) A wonderful experience about the magical word of pasta. Of course, at the end we are going to enjoy together an amazing pasta dish. I will show you how to prepare few different sauces for our amazing pasta! We will be taste 3-4 different pasta dishes! Can't wait to share with you more about Pasta world!
Chianti biologico - visita e degustazione
I would like to invite you to experience my home, Fattoria Villa Spoiano. A beautiful spot of land my parents deeply fell in love with in 1985. We will tour the farm starting from the panoramic terrace where you will learn about the history of the 400 year old building, the Chianti region and the current production of our organic farm. We passionately produce wine and olive oil, vegetables, pigs, cows. After the introduction, we will go on a walk through the vineyards and olive groves to see how we tend the vines, work in the fields and, if we are lucky, we will be able to see our special workers in action: Irish Dexter cows. They live freely on our land and help us cut the grass in the vineyards and olive groves, fertilizing at the same time. Once we’re done with the outdoor excursion we will visit the vinsantaia and the cellar where you will be able to learn about the transformation process from grapes into wine. The experience will end by a table, tasting the products we just learned how to produce. A few things to note: -"standard" tour time is about 2 hours, if there are a lot of questions it might take longer. -please write me if you would like to arrange the tour at a different day/time. It is possible to book via Airbnb or over our page Fattoria Villa Spoiano in case you would like a different/tailored experience.
Horsebackriding – explore Tuscan nature
When you arrive at our reception, take your time to take a drink at the bar. The receptionist will show you the way to the stables. The horses are cleaned and saddled and ready to go, unless you would like to come earlier and help or watch us preparing them. Riding helmets are available for you for the time of your ride. Meet your horses and make friends with them. Depending on your level of experience in horse riding, we will explain to you everything you need to know before we start the trail ride, and of course, we will help you to get up. And then let`s go! On our different routes, we pass by the incomparably beautiful and varied landscape of the Crete Senesi and the Val d'Arbia. Right in the beginning, you will already be able to see the symbol of our Fattoria, a centuries-old holm oak that stands all alone on it`s hill. We call it the “special wishing-tree”. While we circle it on horseback, your gaze can wander far across the valley called Val d`Arbia. On our following ride we will immerse ourselves in the varied landscape of the so called Crete Senesi, rich of beauty and history. Along hidden trails, across fields and oak groves, along lakeshores and over hills ridges you will collect unforgettable memories and the contact with the horse as a touching experience. Other things to note You don't have to be an athlete to take part in our rides, nor do you need any previous experience. We divide the riding groups into beginners, medium level and advanced. Kids are welcome!
Horse riding among vineyards in Tuscany
This horseback ride experience will take place in the wonderful hilly areas of Montespertoli and nearby areas, among vineyards and olive groves... You will enjoy the beauty of these landscapes and relax in the complete tranquility of nature... Listening to the chirping of birds.... On horseback you can see places that otherwise cannot be seen, listen to the sound of the hooves and feeling the horse's breath... You will leave this experience with wonderful and unforgettable memories! Other things to note You will find a quiet, family environment. We will share our love for nature, animals ... You will see the most wonderful places in Tuscany!
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