Private Wine Tour Tuscany – Your Guide to Luxury Wine Tasting

If you have a passion for wine, there’s no better place in Italy to explore than Tuscany. Of course, if your passion for wine extends beyond casual sipping into enjoying a centuries-old wine heritage with more exclusive and intimate access to the best wineries in the region, a private wine tour in Tuscany should be on your radar.

Here at Luxo Italia, we set our wine tours apart by offering unparalleled personalized itineraries, expert guides, and exclusive access to some of the finest wineries in Tuscany. If you’re looking for a more intimate experience with the flexibility to tailor your trip to your preferences, there’s no better way to explore this beautiful region than a private wine tour of Tuscany.

Ready to savor some of the finest wines in Tuscany? Continue reading to learn more!


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Private Wine Tour Tuscany – What Luxo Offers

Let’s first explore what you can expect from a private wine tour in Tuscany experience with Luxo Italia.

8-Day Package Exploring Florence, Siena, and the Tuscan Wine Country

Our exquisite 8-day package will allow you to experience Tuscany in all its glory.

From the historic streets of Florence to the hilly landscapes of Siena and the pastoral beauty of the Tuscan wine country, we offer you a chance to dive head-first into Italian history, culture, and cuisine, all with a comprehensive guide.

Private City Tours of Florence and Siena

Tourists are taking the private tour of Florence

We begin your luxury Italian vacation with private city tours of Florence and Siena.

You’ll first arrive at The Place in the heart of Florence, which offers the perfect springboard for exploring the city. As you sip on a glass of Franciacorta, you’ll get to bask in the luxurious architectural surroundings and enjoy the warmth of the natural light that flows from the floor-to-ceiling windows.

The next day, we’ll head out to Siena, where you’ll experience this iconic medieval town with the help of a knowledgeable tour guide.

From its charming boutiques to lively bars and meandering streets, it’s a city with nooks and crannies to explore. Venture to the Cathedral of Siena or enjoy a coffee in the iconic Piazza del Campo. The options are endless.

Exclusive Gallery and Museum Tours

Historic sculpture in the Uffizi Gallery

Trying to soak in the artistic brilliance of decades of masterful artistry can be difficult with swarming crowds.

For that reason, we plan out optimal times for touring some of Florence’s most popular attractions so that you can enjoy an intimate, exclusive, and stress-free museum and gallery tour.

From the Accademia Galleries to the Uffizi Galleries, you’ll receive the opportunity to explore the world’s most remarkable collection of Renaissance paintings, from Michelangelo’s David to Sandro Botticelli’s Birth of Venus, all with a knowledgeable guide at your side.

Brunello Wine Tasting Experience


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Brunello region is not only famed for its extra virgin olive oil but also for its mouth-watering reds.

Here, you will get to explore a variety of wineries, traverse through the region’s age-old cellars, meet the skilled winemakers behind the ancient craft, and get firsthand insights into the winemaking process.

We will then pause for a delightful lunch in the Montalcino, where you’ll receive the opportunity to peruse the many artisanal food and wine boutiques or explore the renowned 14th-century fort before savoring your next wine.

Tuscan Farmhouse Cooking Class


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Of course, no private wine tour in Tuscany is complete without food, and it just so happens that the region has some of the most highly celebrated cuisines on Earth.

You’ll join skilled local chefs as they guide you through the art of crafting a four-course meal set within the ambiance of a thousand-year-old abbey.

Once you’ve finished your tour of the historic property, you’ll learn everything there is to know about the nuances of preparing exquisite handmade pasta, aromatic sauces, delicious antipasti, and one-of-a-kind desserts. Nothing tastes better than a beautifully home-cooked meal, so once you finish honing your culinary techniques, you’ll have the pleasure of indulging in the food before you (thoughtfully paired with some of the finest regional wines, of course).

We highly recommend that all our guests enjoy the Tuscan farmhouse cooking course, which offers lovely memories and knowledge you can carry home after your journey.

What To Expect from Your Private Wine Tour of Tuscany

Our private wine tour in Tuscany goes beyond wine tasting. Let’s look at what you can expect from your travels with us.

Meeting Point and Transportation Details

Upon your arrival in Tuscany, a dedicated concierge will greet you at the arrival gate, guide you through the airport, assist with security procedures if applicable, and retrieve your baggage.

For the duration of your stay, we will provide a private Mercedes V-Class van.

Wineries and Vineyards on the Itinerary

Stunning view of vineyards on the Brunello di Montalcino, Italy

Some of the many wineries and vineyards on the itinerary will include:

  • The Brunello di Montalcino winery at Castiglion del Bosco
  • The Ricasoli Estate in the Chianti Classico area
  • Numerous Brunello Region wineries

Wine Tasting Experiences

The Brunello Region wine tasting is the first major Tuscany wine-tasting experience on our itinerary, where you will have the chance to visit numerous Brunello wineries throughout the Tuscan countryside and sip some of the finest wines in the country while learning about the winemaking process.


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Culinary Experiences and Food Pairings

For a truly one-of-a-kind experience, you’ll enjoy a hands-on cooking lesson in the heart of Tuscany with Andrea Gagnesi. Here at an awe-inspiring 11th-century abbey, the chef will help you prepare a four-course meal using regional ingredients, which you will indulge in over glasses of authentic Tuscan wine.

Duration and Additional Activities

A beautiful Tuscan countryside where you can take a private wine tour

Though the duration can vary based on your preferences, we recommend our 8-day itinerary, which will offer private tours of wine country, dinner at a traditional Florentine steak house, a private walking tour of Florence, a tour of the magical city of Siena, and so much more.

Access to Wineries Closed to the General Public

Over the years, we’ve made close bonds with some of the region’s finest winemakers and winery owners, allowing us to offer our clients access to wineries generally closed to the public. From Montepulciano to Brunello, we offer access to some of the most exclusive tasting rooms, so you can try and learn about iconic Italian wines and their rich histories in an intimate setting.

Tasting Rare Vintages and Off-Market Bottles

Here at Luxo Italia, we take a unique approach to crafting your wine-tasting experience. We have a deep passion for wine, and we want to make sure we can suggest the perfect bottle for you, no matter the occasion.

Our longstanding relationships in the Tuscan wine community provide us with access to mature vintages and rare allocations, so no matter what your taste is, we can find something that will inspire you/

Seasonal Opportunities and Special Events

The famous horse race called the Palio di Siena held twice each year in Siena, Italy

We offer tours suited to all seasons. For example, in the fall, Tuscany celebrates the olive-harvesting tradition, and to give you an authentic taste of what it’s like to harvest and extract olive oil, we get you in the mix with some of the finest producers in the region.

In the summer, we offer our clients a chance to see the Palio di Siena, one of the most renowned horse races in Italy that dates back to 1633.

Benefits of Taking a Private Wine Tour of Tuscany

With a private wine tour in Tuscany, you get to enjoy all the benefits that set your experience apart from others.

Personalized Experience

For starters, private wine tours in Italy offer a truly personalized experience.

It’s your journey, so you can craft it how you like.

We work hard to ensure every aspect of your tour is tailored to your preferences, whether you want to take a deep dive into Tuscany’s wine culture or get up close and personal with iconic Renaissance art.

Flexible Itinerary

Travel is not a one-size-fits-all experience, so we design our itineraries with flexibility in mind. You have the power to customize your journey in any way you see fit! Whether you want to spend a greater portion of the week exploring the vineyards in the countryside or take more cultural tours in the city, we work with your preferences to ensure the best trip possible.

Avoid Crowds

A private accommodation with a stunning view of landscapes in Tuscan.

Unlike group tours that often leave you vying for space and attention, Luxo Italia’s private wine tour in Tuscany ensures you savor every experience without masses of tourists at your back. You can soak in the beauty of Tuscany without overwhelming crowds and spend less time waiting in long lines to see popular attractions.

Expert Local Guide

Our expert local guides from Luxo Italia will provide you with in-depth knowledge throughout your journey so that you can become more acquainted with Tuscan history and culture. We find that our clients often come back feeling more enriched from their trips when they get a firsthand look at the history and culture of this famed region.

Tailored to Your Interests

We know that every one of our clients is unique, which is why we’ll work closely with you to create an itinerary that speaks to your heart and aligns with your interests. Tell us about yourself, what you expect from your trip, and what kinds of experiences you hope to have, and we’ll put together the perfect trip, including cultural experiences, outdoor expeditions, and, of course, luxury wine tastings.

Authentic Cultural Immersion

One of the best restaurants in Tuscan offers cooking lessons.

Our tours go beyond the surface, providing in-depth cultural immersion. From exploring the historic streets of Florence to learning the art of Tuscan cooking, you’ll get a closer look at the genuine culture of the region.

Exclusive Access to Hidden Gems

Many Tuscan vacationers never have the opportunity to explore some of the hidden gems that our private wine tours in Tuscany provide access to. We’ve spent years cultivating relationships with wineries, museums, and off-the-beaten-path cultural sites to provide our clients with a unique privilege.

More Intimate and Relaxed

Large group tours can often be hectic, and they often dilute the experience when they move at fast paces. With us, you get to savor every moment, all while moving at your own pace. Plus, you never have to fight for attention, and any questions you have about your experience become the priority of your guide.

Privacy, Luxury, and Comfort

Our private wine tours redefine luxury, providing privacy and comfort at every step of the journey.

From private transportation to exclusive accommodation, we offer a level of luxury that ensures your every need is met.

Meet Our Authoritative Guides from Luxo Italia

Luxo Italia originated from the passion of two friends — Paul Lewis and Andrea Degasperi.

Paul Lewis pairs his expertise in designing itineraries with his love for fine wines and dining with Andrea’s hospitality industry knowledge and passion for travel and authentic Italian cuisine to lead the Luxo Italia team and create personalized, immersive, and exclusive journeys through Tuscany’s wine culture.

Find out more about the two and how they can create the perfect private wine tour for you.

Frequently Asked Questions – Private Wine Tour of Tuscany

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What is Wine Tasting Etiquette in Italy?

There are a few pieces of noteworthy etiquette to keep in mind while wine tasting in Tuscany:

  • Always hold your glass by the stem
  • Swirl the contents to release the aromas of the wine
  • Smell the wine to identify the ingredients
  • Share how the wine made you feel

Is Tuscany Good for Wine Tasting?

With many world-famous wines and diverse wine regions, Tuscany is one of the best places in the world for wine tasting.

What is the Most Famous Wine from Tuscany?

Chianti is one of the most famous wines of Tuscany. In fact, the Chianti Road is the region’s iconic scenic route, where you’ll find breathtaking views of vineyards and old Tuscan villages.

Do You Need Reservations for Wine Tastings in Tuscany?

Not all wineries require reservations, though it’s a good idea to get in touch with the winery beforehand to ask.

How Do You Travel Between Wineries In Tuscany?

Though one of the most flexible ways to travel between wineries in Tuscany is by rental car, we recommend taking private transportation through a guided wine tour.

How Do I Plan a Wine Tour In Italy?

One of the best ways to plan wine tours in Italy is with a knowledgeable private tour company that can provide access to exclusive wine tastings and plan complex itineraries to optimize your trip.

We also provide access to Italy’s best luxury hotels and luxury villas, offering a one-of-a-kind experience for our guests who prioritize luxury wherever they stay.

Get in touch with us here at Luxo Italia and find out more about our Italy wine tours in 2023.


If you’re considering a private wine tour of Tuscany, Luxo Italia presents thoughtfully designed itineraries to guarantee an unforgettable experience in one of the most diverse and exciting regions in Italy.

With our unique, custom travel packages, you’ll get to enjoy an intimate and personalized experience like no other, as well as the best wine tasting in Tuscany.

We invite you to take the next step and contact us here at Luxo Italia to book your trip.