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

Following is a collection of random photos from this itinerary. To see more full-size photos, visit our photo galleries.

Having a cooking class in Cortona, the setting for "Under the Tuscan Sun" Meeting locals is one of the best ways to appreciate and discover the local culture of Tuscany. We always select traditional Tuscan dishes to prepare during our cooking classes in Chianti. 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 Our cooking class in Cortona, the setting for Under the Tuscan Sun is hosted by a local family in a private villa Enjoying the intimacy and romance of a delicious tasting of famous Chianti classico wines The Duomo in Florence is one of the most iconic buildings in the world. We visit Florence during our Chianti Vacations The sunflowers blossoming in Tuscany is a sight to behold and we take every chance we can to appreciate their beauty Our Chianti vacation provides many opportunities to meet and interact with the locals of Tuscany Our food tour of Florence is a great opportunity to get a feel of the local culture and experience the central market Learning how to make dishes unique to the region we vacation in is a major part of the cultural experience we offer During our Tuscany vacation, we tour what is considered by many, the most beautiful wine cellars in Europe Going to small family farms and places only locals know about are what make our trips truly immersive experiences Our Chianti vacation stops at the DeRicci family winery, widely regarded as the most beautiful cellar in the world There is nothing better than learning how make delicious Tuscan specialties and having fun doing it Good food, good wine and good friends are always cause for celebration! The views of Tuscany are unparalleled, we make sure to take advantage of every opportunity to appreciate them Our immersive Chianti vacation offers many chances to interact and learn from locals of the area A food tour in Florence and Tuscany cannot miss a stop at a local pastry shop to taste some Tuscan dessert There's no shortage of wineries and wine tasting in our vacation 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! Private lunch at a family owned winery overlooking the beautiful Tuscan landscape. Learn how to make Tuscan specialty pastas like this pici with pesto in same setting as the movie Under the Tuscan Sun Farm to table ingredients in our hand-on Chianti cooking classes build anticipation for a delicious Tuscan dinner All our cooking classes in Tuscany and Chianti are hands on, you will always make fresh pasta from scratch Sharing a toast with our friends in the hills of Chianti who were kind enough to host us for a Florentine steak lunch Enjoying a wonderful evening of singing and dancing at a Tuscan-style barbeque The wine will be so good during the Chianti vacation that you'll want it straight from the barrel! Piazza del Campo in Siena comes to life under the night sky Our food tour of Florence is a great opportunity interact with local shop-owners and taste Tuscan specialties Up in the Tuscan mountains we tour a family farm. This is a great immersive experience and wonderful family atmosphere. Our guests eager to dive into another half day of cooking fun and learning how to make more Tuscan dishes Our hands-on cooking classes always get everyone involved and having fun in some capacity Our Chianti vacation features some of the best views Tuscany and Italy in general have to offer A shot of our locally produced ingredients we use for our hands-on cooking class experiences in Chianti Our vacations mean more to us than Tuscan food and wines. Creating deep bonds and friendships is our true motivation This is an up-close and personal experience on a Tuscan cashmere goat farm, overlooking vista from the hills of Chianti Soaking up the "Under the Tuscan Sun" lifestyle at local winery in the Chianti region of Tuscany The small town of Pienza offers the perfect view of the Chianti valley, a great chance to appreciate the Tuscan beauty Our guests experience a whole new world of wine tasting on our winery tours in the Chianti region of Tuscany Our Chianti cooking classes are a great opportunity to learn, experience and appreciate Italian food culture