• Chianti Wine Tour: Origins of an Italian Wine in Tuscany

    4 days ago - By GoBackpacking

    Hiking in Chianti region
    Chianti, one of Italy's best-known wines, was born out of central Tuscany. Following my week of walking on the Via Francigena , I had the opportunity to spend a day on a Chianti wine tour learning about the origins of this famous wine.
    The tour departed the town of Montecatini Terme, where I was staying, by bus on a Monday morning in October for the one hour and forty-five-minute drive south toward Ricasoli winery .
    It's a shorter one and a half hour trip from Florence and just 45 minutes from Siena.
    The Ricasoli family has a long and storied history in the Chianti...
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