Small Wine Producers Tour
Fine bottled wines produced by small wineries!

Enjoy a day wholly dedicated to wine tours in Chianti, with an exclusive guided tour of two small Chianti Classico wineries: the ANTICA FORNACE di RIDOLFO owned by the Cantalici Family and CASANUOVA di AMA owned by Bencini Family.

Both families are from the Chianti region and have been winegrowers for many generations and have always cultivated the vineyards with dedication and passion.

  1. A guided wine tour in Chianti of the Casanuova di Ama cellars, only 7 km from the hotel, followed by wine tasting whilst enjoying lunch with only typical local Chianti products. The wine selection includes:
  • “Mattutino” IGT Toscano White
  • “Com’era” IGT Toscana Red
  • Chianti Classico DOCG
  • Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva
  • “Il Rossignolo” Vin Santo of Chianti Classico DOCG
  • Chianti Classico Grappa aged in barrique

expertly prepared by Daniela

  • Small ‘bruschettas’ with extra virgin olive oil produced by the farm and small tomatoes from the orchard
  • Mixed cold cuts and cheeses
  • A selection of ‘crostini’
  • Pasta with meat or vegetable sauce
  • ‘Cantuccini’ (Tuscan biscuits)
Wine tours Chianti

2. Departure from the cellars and approx. 15 km journey (through breath-taking scenery) to the Meleto Castle and the majestic Rocca di Castagnoli. Arrival at the Antica Fornace di Ridolfo owned by the Cantalici Family.

Carlo, Daniele and their staff will greet you for a wine tasting and sampling of their extra virgin olive oil. Wines available to taste include:

  • “Petali” IGT Toscano Rosé
  • “Cantavento” IGT Toscano Malvasia Bianca
  • Cantalici Chianti Classico DOCG
  • Cantalici Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva
  • Cantalici Chianti Classico DOCG Gran Selezione
  • “Tangano” IGT Supertuscan Red

Itinerary :

  1. 12.30pm – Departure from the Relais Vignale
  2. 12.45pm – Arrival at the Casanuova di Ama owned by the Bencini Family for wine tasting and lunch
  3. 3pm – Arrival at the Cantina l’Antica Fornace di Ridolfo owned by the Cantalici Family, guided tour of the cellars and tasting their local production
  4. 4.30pm – Departure from the Antica Fornace di Ridolfo a Castagnoli and arrival back at the Relais Vignale after approximately 20 minutes

PRICE INCLUDING TRANSFER (Min. 2 – Max. 8 Persons)
2 persons Euro 195 per head
4 persons Euro 175 per head
6 persons Euro 155 per head
8 persons Euro 135 per head