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Click here to read what my clients said about this tour In June 2017 we returned to Tuscany, which continues to deserve its wonderful reputation for wine and gastronomy. It’s so hard to believe that just thirty years ago, this region was one of the poorest in Europe, with patchy tourism and a wicker…(Read More)

Our final full day started in San Gimignano. I don’t normally do sightseeing but as many people were on their first trip to Tuscany it seemed a shame not to take a brief stop in this historic town with its famous towers. From there, we headed over to the Torciano estate. This property dates…(Read More)

Day 3 of our tour was spent in Chianti Classico and we were in the hands of two renowned estates. From Siena we headed forty five minutes north to Barberino Val d’Elsa. This is an incredibly picturesque area and ticks all the boxes for rugged and beautiful scenery. Our first stop was at Isole…(Read More)

Our first full day took us south of Siena to the hallowed vineyards of Montalcino and Montepulciano. Some of Italy’s best known and highest quality wines can be found here with Brunello di Montalcino and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano to the fore. Our first stop was the wonderful Poggio San Polo estate. With the…(Read More)

It’s great to be back in Tuscany and one of my favourite cities – Siena. Our tour kicked off in great style as we headed out for dinner to La Taverna di San Guiseppe – one of Siena’s top restaurants. A glorious meal ensued and we were left waving white flags as we surrendered to…(Read More)