Photos - Wine & Cooking in the Heart of Chianti and Florence, Tuscany

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We only choose restaurants popular among the locals for our vacations, and Chianti is no exception. Getting ready to eat some local Tuscan specialties at our barbeque party in Chianti Vin Santo is a great finisher to a wonderful Tuscan meal, we'll taste many varieties on our Chianti vacation Tuscany offers up some of the best views and vistas in all of Italy and Florence is no exception Romance is truly in the air throughout our adventures and experiences across the Chianti region of Tuscany Enjoying a wonderful evening of singing and dancing at a Tuscan-style barbeque Our Chianti vacation provides many opportunities to meet and interact with the locals of Tuscany Learning how to make pasta from scratch is one of the best ways to soak of the beautiful and rich Italian culture The small town of Pienza offers the perfect view of the Chianti valley, a great chance to appreciate the Tuscan beauty Two of our guests helping out with the antipasto before our incredible meal at a family-run winery near Greve in Chianti A shot of our locally produced ingredients we use for our hands-on cooking class experiences in Chianti Our food tour of Florence is a great opportunity interact with local shop-owners and taste Tuscan specialties Truly living under the Tuscan sun, enjoying a glass of famous Chianti classico red wine in a Tuscan vineyard We love making tasty food during our cooking classes, but we love having fun even more Our Chianti vacation features a full day in Florence with a walking food tour, tasting the best food Florence offers Good food, good wine and good friends are always cause for celebration! Our immersive Chianti vacation offers many chances to interact and learn from locals of the area Our Chianti vacation features some of the best views Tuscany and Italy in general have to offer Our Chianti vacation features a wine tasting in a small family run winery to create a more intimate experience Our barbeque party in Chianti is a great time to relax by the pool an soak up some sun before a night of dancing and fun Our vacations mean more to us than Tuscan food and wines. Creating deep bonds and friendships is our true motivation Admiring the offerings at the market of San Lorenzo during our food tour in Florence An afternoon spritz is a small example of how deep we dive into everyday Italian culture The Cathedral of Siena is one of the most beautiful in all of Italy. It houses many famous works of art. Having fun learning authentic Tuscan recipes from Chef Lorenzo in our private cooking class in Radda in Chianti Florentine steak is a must-have culinary experience in the Tuscan region. We enjoy ours deep in the hills of Chianti Soaking up the "Under the Tuscan Sun" lifestyle at local winery in the Chianti region of Tuscany If the time is right, we love to get in the vineyards and harvest grapes with our winemaker friends in Tuscany! During our Tuscany vacation, we tour what is considered by many, the most beautiful wine cellars in Europe Our guests truly become our family after spending a week with us in Tuscany Our wine tastings are a fun, informal experience full of great information and exploration of Chianti wines There's no shortage of wineries and wine tasting in our vacation in the Chianti region of Tuscany Going off the beaten path in the Tuscan hills to learn about the goats that help make beautiful cashmere products Our guests eager to dive into another half day of cooking fun and learning how to make more Tuscan dishes All our cooking classes in Tuscany and Chianti are hands on, you will always make fresh pasta from scratch Guest giving love to Chianti cashmere goat deep in the hills of Tuscany at a local artisan's goat farm We take every opportunity we can to have fun as we galavant through the Tuscan hills Our hands-on cooking classes in Chianti are all about highlighting dishes unique to Tuscany All of our Chianti cooking classes include recipe books so favorite recipes can be replicated at home Our hands-on cooking classes are a great opportunity to learn how to make the famous Italian liquor, Limoncello The Palio horse-race in Siena is more than just a race. It is the life-blood of every citizen and a wonder to behold. Our final day in Chianti is spent with local Chianina cow farmers and Chianti wine makers in the Tuscan hills