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

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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 A food tour in Florence and Tuscany cannot miss a stop at a local pastry shop to taste some Tuscan dessert Our vacations mean more to us than Tuscan food and wines. Creating deep bonds and friendships is our true motivation The Duomo in Florence is one of the most iconic buildings in the world. We visit Florence during our Chianti Vacations Enjoying a wonderful evening of singing and dancing at a Tuscan-style barbeque Two of our guests helping out with the antipasto before our incredible meal at a family-run winery near Greve in Chianti Our Chianti vacation features some of the best views Tuscany and Italy in general have to offer Soaking up the "Under the Tuscan Sun" lifestyle at local winery in the Chianti region of Tuscany Piazza del Campo in Siena, Italy is the famous piazza of the Palio horse race, a pillar of the culture of Siena We make the trip to Cortona, the setting of Under the Tuscan Sun for a private, hands-on cooking class If the time is right, we love to get in the vineyards and harvest grapes with our winemaker friends in Tuscany! This is an up-close and personal experience on a Tuscan cashmere goat farm, overlooking vista from the hills of Chianti Our guests eager to dive into another half day of cooking fun and learning how to make more Tuscan dishes Good food, good wine and good friends are always cause for celebration! Learning how to make pasta from scratch is one of the best ways to soak of the beautiful and rich Italian culture Our guests experience a whole new world of wine tasting on our winery tours in the Chianti region of Tuscany Having a cooking class in Cortona, the setting for "Under the Tuscan Sun" A great opportunity to take in and appreciate the beautiful city of Florence, the capital of the Tuscan region of Italy A beautiful antipasto served by our friends on their local farm in the hills of Greve in Chianti, deep in Tuscany! Our Tuscan vacation is so much more than food and wine, it's about making lasting friendships and memories Having fun learning authentic Tuscan recipes from Chef Lorenzo in our private cooking class in Radda in Chianti We always select traditional Tuscan dishes to prepare during our cooking classes in Chianti. The Cathedral of Siena is one of the most beautiful in all of Italy. It houses many famous works of art. Of course, on a Chianti cooking vacation in Tuscany you cannot skip delicious pasta! Italian piazzas are a great place to sit back with a glass of wine and observe Italian culture and lifestyle Our hands-on cooking classes in Chianti are all about highlighting dishes unique to Tuscany Our guests truly become our family after spending a week with us in Tuscany Romance is truly in the air throughout our adventures and experiences across the Chianti region of Tuscany Florentine steak is a must-have culinary experience in the Tuscan region. We enjoy ours deep in the hills of Chianti Truly living under the Tuscan sun, enjoying a glass of famous Chianti classico red wine in a Tuscan vineyard Our Chianti cooking classes are a great opportunity to learn, experience and appreciate Italian food culture Private lunch at a family owned winery overlooking the beautiful Tuscan landscape. Our Chianti vacation features a full day in Florence with a walking food tour, tasting the best food Florence offers Aside from its famous view, Pienza is home to the delicious Tuscan pecorino cheese A shot of our locally produced ingredients we use for our hands-on cooking class experiences in Chianti Take your glass of Brunello and enjoy the view of a vineyard in Montalcino. Truly a wonderful way to enjoy Tuscany During our Tuscan winery tours, we get a wonderful explanation of how the renowned Vin Santo dessert wine is made We love making tasty food during our cooking classes, but we love having fun even more Taking a walk through this Tuscan castle turned winery in the hills of Chianti The views of Tuscany are unparalleled, we make sure to take advantage of every opportunity to appreciate them Our cooking class in Cortona, the setting for Under the Tuscan Sun is hosted by a local family in a private villa