Florence Private Tour: Chianti Region Wine Tasting

>>RYAN: This beautiful area behind me is Chianti and today I’m in for a real treat I’m gonna go on a tour of some vineyards and farms and castles and try out Chianti wine and we’re gonna top it off with a nice dinner First stop of the day is the Quercheto castle right behind me and this place is absolutely stunning and this is not your normal castle this is a winery slash castle>>GUIDE: We age all of our for a minimum of 14 months to a maximum of 2 years>>RYAN: This is the room of the families private stash of wine there are some bottles in here from 1904 1909, this stuff is ancient I wonder what it would take to get one of these bottles Cheers! This Chianti is actually voted one of the best 100 wines in the entire world so this one has a lot to live up to let’s see oh yeah, this ones a winner for sure Alright, now we’re gonna head to a small little town called Castellina in Chianti I’ve only been here ten minutes and I already want to move here there’s windows and they’re overflowing with flowers there’s little fruit markets there’s sidewalk cafes this is quintessential Italy>>TRAVELER: Oh it’s been fabulous, we have stopped in so many places enjoyed the wine>>RYAN: I love Italy every single plate that has been brought to me in this country is delicious everything’s a winner>>TRAVELER: The food has been fantastic it’s been a very eventful day and we’ve enjoyed it very much>>RYAN: I’ve finished all my pasta this day in Chianti was unforgettable

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