The 5 Best Food & Wine Tours in Florence, Italy

by Roisin McAuley  |  Published March 8, 2018

Italy is infamous for its fresh pasta and filling pizzas, with the culinary offerings a highlight of many trips to the country. The Tuscan capital shares territory with the Chianti heartlands and delivers classic Italian flavours, to accompany a glass, or more, of region’s wine. With wineries occupying land surrounding the city, Florence provides an enriching setting to start – or simply continue – your wine education.

Considered the birthplace of the Renaissance, Florence is rich in art, culture and gastronomy. There are daily tours offering a range of experiences encompassing wine, cooking, eating and sometimes all three. Below we’ve selected five of the best, taking into consideration guests’ budget, time, and different methods of exploring wine and cuisine.