Reserve now your wine experience in Tuscany
Tenuta Torciano is ready to welcome you and make you live an unforgettable experience. We can suggest you different types of tastings that you can choose as you wish.
The tasting experience usually is comprehensive of: vineyard tour, winery tour, explanation of the production process and the history behind the winery.
It is possible to add some food to the wine tastings. Our experienced wine instructors will be with you teaching you about the wines and how to taste them. In addition to Chianti, Chianti Classico wines, you will be given the chance to enjoy the IGT “Super Tuscans” and the renowned Brunello di Montalcino. Along the visit, you will also have the chance to taste our excellent extra-virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar.
Learn how to taste wine
When you visit Tenuta Torciano, you will learn how to taste wine with 4 basic steps. The following wine tasting tips are practiced by sommeliers to refine their palates and sharpen their ability to recall wines. Even though this method is used by pros, it’s actually quite simple to understand and can help anyone to improve their wine palate.
LOOK: A visual inspection of the wine under neutral lighting
SMELL: Identify aromas through orthonasal olfaction (e.g. breathing through your nose)
TASTE: Assess both the taste structure (sour, bitter, sweet) and flavors derived from retronasal olfaction (e.g., breathing with the back of your nose)
THINK/CONCLUDE: Develop a complete profile of a wine that can be stored in your long-term memory
Some experiences you can do at Tenuta Torciano Winery
Tenuta Torciano provides several wonderful opportunities to discover why its wines are so good – through organized wine tours, cooking lessons, wine tasting and wine cellar tours. Our winery offers a wide selection of labels, production styles and recipes that exalt the Sangiovese grape which date all the way back to 1716 and beyond.
You can read below for some helpful ideas when planning your visit at Tenuta Torciano:
– Lunch and Wine Tasting: get a true taste of Italy’s famous Chianti region on lunch at our winery. Taste a traditional Tuscan meal and enjoy the best wines of the region.
– Dinner and Wine Tasting: in the barrel room, in the garden, in the vineyards… our locations are perfect to set a romantic Tuscan dinner with wine and oil tasting.
– Cooking Classes: Some people say Italy is all about the food and the beautiful language: experience the beauty and learn to cook meals that you will actually be able to prepare for your friends and family for years to come!
– Truffle experiences: Add to your wish list this experience and sign up for a day of excitement, participating in a truffle hunt adventure alongside beautiful hunting dogs. Then you will enjoy an amazing truffle meal, accompanied by the great selection of wines and oils.