Pasta and wine: the things you think about when it comes to tuscany. What’s behind? Do you know how wheat becomes pasta and grapes turn into wine? Now you have the chance to learn about it!
First of all, this tour will lead you to a pasta factory in Chianti, owned for more than 100 years by the same family: now the 4^ and 5^ generation work together with the same passion of their ancestors. In this pasta factory they don’t only produce the “regular” pasta (actually, they have more than 40 types), but also they make egg pasta and they experiment with ancient grains.
The natural companion of pasta is, of course, wine. The local guide you will have at your disposal for all entire tour will lead you to one of the most famous wineries of Chianti Classico area. Since the end of the 19th century, the family who owns the place produces reds and also whites in a land blessed with a perfect terroir.
People working in the winery know that wine is a mix of science and art and they will be happy to introduce you to this magical world and reveal their “secrets”: hard work and passion for a superb quality product.
Lunch is also included with wine pairing class.