Cheese Tour in Tuscany

Pecorino cheese, bistecca alla Fiorentina and Chianti wine tour from Florence.

food tour in tuscany

3 gourmet foods in one day our most famous and popular tour of Tuscany

A premium tour specialising in visiting the production of Pecorino cheese, lunch a the famous butcher of Panzano, where you can taste the incredible beef of the Chianina cows, and finally a winery wine tasting of the world wide famous Chianti Classico.

Pecorino production.

cheese tour in tuscany

With an early start we can tour a cheese production in the Florence and Chianti area. Our driver will pick up from central Florence or another location of your choice, and he will take you to a cheese dairy where the Tuscan Pecorino is produced. At the dairy you will see the full production of this renowned cheese. The visit will start with the fresh milk being worked on the huge vats and turned into curds to be later on “squeezed” into cheese moulds. The visit will continue in the ageing cellars where the cheese is stored. Of course the tour will end with the tasting of the products.

Fiorentina and steak lunch.

Tuscany is particularly famous for its beef, and especially the Fiorentina is renowned in italy but also in the world. The beef typically comes from the Chianina breed, which are native free roaming cows of Tuscany. We will visit the famous poet butcher of Panzano in Chianti. The shop turned restaurant of Dario Checchini, butcher of 5th generation is something you cannot miss during your stay in Italy.

Here you will be severed a gourmet lunch and you will have the possibility to taste the most famous t-bone steak in the world, which is prepared on charcoal fire according to its own rules and seasoned only with a pinch of salt.

Chianti wine winery visit.

Last but not least stop during this gourmet discovery will be a Chianti wine vinery. Our clients will discover how this marvelous wine is produced, from visiting the vineyards, full tour of vine making facilities and a final tasting of the wines produced in the estate, and the wine tasting will be accompanied with food to match.

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