Friends and Wines @Castello di Bossi - Bacci Wines
3 guided tours
1 cooking class
$3,500 per person
*Flights not included
*Maximum 10 guests
*Prices may vary based on amount of guests
"Join the Dinner Life for a 5 Night stay at a world-class Tuscan winery.
All transportation, lodging, tour, and culinary experiences are included to provide an authentic Italian experience in a country full of surprises."
--Ashleigh & Micheal Giustiniani
Arrival in Florence and Castello di Bossi Agriturismo
Upon your arrival at Florence's train station, you will be warmly greeted by your private driver, who will be holding a sign with your name. The driver will assist you with your luggage and guide you to a comfortable luxury vehicle waiting just outside.
As you settle into the plush seats, your driver will provide a friendly introduction to the city, pointing out notable landmarks and sharing interesting anecdotes about Florence's rich history. Feel free to ask questions and soak in the captivating atmosphere as you make your way through the picturesque Tuscan countryside.
After a scenic drive, you will arrive at the enchanting Castello di Bossi Agriturismo, an idyllic retreat nestled in the heart of the Chianti Classico region. As you step out of the vehicle, the sweet fragrance of blooming flowers and the sight of rolling vineyards will greet you, creating an instant sense of tranquility.
The friendly staff at Castello di Bossi will warmly welcome you and guide you to the reception area for a seamless check-in process. Once you receive your room keys, you'll be directed to your well-appointed accommodation. Unpack your belongings, marvel at the rustic charm of the room, and freshen up for the evening.
At a designated time, you will be invited to indulge in a delightful culinary experience at the villa's elegant restaurant. As you enter the dining area, the soft glow of candlelight and the aroma of Tuscan delicacies will heighten your anticipation. Take your seat at a beautifully set table, adorned with local flowers and fine tableware.
The talented chef at Castello di Bossi will treat you to a sumptuous three-course dinner, showcasing the flavors of Tuscany with each dish. From the vibrant colors of a caprese salad to the rich taste of homemade pasta, each course will be a sensory delight. Paired with exquisite local wines, your meal will be a true celebration of Italian gastronomy.
As you savor each bite and engage in lively conversation, you'll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the warm hospitality and the captivating ambiance of Castello di Bossi Agriturismo. Indulge in the culinary delights, enjoy the company of fellow guests, and let the enchanting atmosphere make your first evening in Tuscany truly unforgettable.
After the dinner, feel free to explore the grounds, take a leisurely stroll among the vineyards, or simply relax in the comfort of your room. With the promise of more exciting experiences to come, you can look forward to a restful night's sleep in the embrace of Tuscan charm.
Day 1 sets the stage for an incredible journey, filled with cultural discoveries, breathtaking landscapes, and unforgettable memories at Castello di Bossi Agriturismo and beyond.
Castello Sonnino and Siena Historical Tour
Morning: Awake to the soft rays of the morning sun gently filtering through the curtains at Castello di Bossi Agriturismo. Today promises to be another day filled with enchanting experiences in the heart of Tuscany.
Indulge in a leisurely breakfast served in the comfort of your bed. The attentive staff at Castello di Bossi will cater to your every culinary desire, offering a delightful spread of fresh fruits, pastries, and savory treats to start your day on a high note.
Late Morning: After breakfast, get ready for an exciting excursion to Castello Sonnino, the historic residence of Sydney Sonnino, Italy's first prime minister. Your private driver will be waiting to take you on a picturesque journey through the stunning Tuscan landscapes to this prestigious estate.
Upon arrival, you'll be warmly welcomed at Castello Sonnino, a place steeped in history and elegance. Embark on a captivating tour of the vineyard, guided by knowledgeable experts who will share the secrets of winemaking that have been passed down through generations. Explore the lush vineyards, learn about their sustainable practices, and gain insight into the winemaking philosophy that underpins their exceptional wines.
During the tour, treat your palate to a wine tasting session, sampling some of Castello Sonnino's finest wines. Experience the distinct flavors and terroir of the region through each sip, appreciating the craftsmanship that goes into every bottle.
Afternoon: Following the vineyard tour and tasting, enjoy a delicious lunch at Castello Sonnino. Delight in an authentic Tuscan meal, featuring locally sourced ingredients and homemade products that showcase the flavors of the region. Relish the charming ambiance of the estate and savor every moment of this immersive culinary experience.
Once you've finished lunch, your private driver will be ready to take you to the enchanting city of Siena. Upon arrival, your trusted tour guide will greet you and lead you on a captivating two-hour historical tour of the city.
Explore the medieval charm of Siena as you wander through its narrow streets and visit iconic landmarks such as the Piazza del Campo and the magnificent Siena Cathedral. Listen to tales of the Palio, Siena's famous horse race, and learn about the city's storied past as a powerful medieval city-state.
Evening: After the historical tour, enjoy a delightful dinner at one of Siena's charming restaurants, where you can savor the flavors of traditional Tuscan cuisine. Experience the warm hospitality of the locals and the ambiance of this enchanting city as you dine.
As the day comes to a close, your private driver will pick you up to take you back to the peaceful embrace of Castello di Bossi Agriturismo. Reflect on the incredible experiences of the day and the richness of Tuscan history and culture that you've encountered. The memories made on this captivating journey will stay with you long after you bid farewell to Tuscany.
Golf, Wine Tasting, Historical Tour, and Culinary Delights
Morning: Wake up to the picturesque surroundings of Castello di Bossi Agriturismo, feeling refreshed and eager for another day of adventures in Tuscany. Enjoy the luxury of having breakfast served in bed, a delightful spread of delectable treats that will energize you for the day ahead.
After breakfast, set off for an exciting visit to Tenuta Lamborghini, a brand new winery and golf course owned by the Lamborghini group. For the golf enthusiasts among the guests, this is a perfect opportunity to test their skills on the stunning golf course surrounded by the natural beauty of the Tuscan landscape.
Late Morning: After an invigorating golf session, treat your palate to an extraordinary wine tasting experience at Tenuta Lamborghini. Enjoy a flight of their three best wines, each carefully crafted to showcase the unique terroir of the estate. As you savor the flavors, indulge in an appetizer to complement the wine tasting.
Following the wine tasting, head to the farm-to-table restaurant at Tenuta Lamborghini for a delightful lunch. Choose from a selection of first and second courses, each highlighting the finest locally sourced ingredients and reflecting the essence of Tuscan cuisine. Relish the delicious flavors as you take in the beautiful views of the estate's surroundings.
Afternoon: Once you've enjoyed a leisurely lunch, your private driver will be waiting to take you to Cortona for the last historical tour of your journey. Upon arrival in this charming medieval city, your trusty tour guide will greet you and lead you on an immersive exploration of Cortona's rich history and cultural heritage.
Stroll through the narrow cobblestone streets, marvel at ancient architecture, and learn about the city's fascinating past as you visit landmarks and points of interest. The historical tour will immerse you in the authentic ambiance of Cortona, allowing you to appreciate the treasures that this city holds.
Evening: After the historical tour, take some time to wander around the enchanting medieval city at your leisure. Soak in the atmosphere and perhaps discover a few hidden gems on your own.
In the evening, enjoy a delightful dinner at a local "trattoria" in Cortona. Savor the flavors of Tuscan cuisine once more, relishing the authenticity and warmth of the local dining scene.
As the night falls, your private driver will transport you back to Castello di Bossi Agriturismo one last time. Take a moment to reflect on the incredible journey you've experienced, from the charming countryside and prestigious wineries to the captivating historical cities of Tuscany. With memories to cherish and the allure of this magnificent region imprinted in your heart, you'll bid farewell to Tuscany with a sense of fulfillment and gratitude for this unforgettable adventure.
Vineyard Tour, Wine Tasting, and Private Historical Tour of Florence
Morning: Wake up to the gentle rays of the Tuscan sun filtering through the curtains of your room at Castello di Bossi Agriturismo. Revel in the serene ambiance and take a moment to admire the breathtaking views of the vineyards and countryside from your window. Today promises to be a day filled with exciting experiences.
Indulge in a leisurely breakfast served in the comfort of your bed. The aroma of freshly brewed coffee and the delightful array of pastries, fruits, and local delicacies will energize you for the adventures ahead.
Late Morning: After breakfast, meet your guide for the vineyard tour at Castello di Bossi. Embark on a fascinating journey through the meticulously manicured vineyards that produce the world-renowned wines of the Chianti Classico region. Learn about the winemaking process, the different grape varieties, and the family history of the estate, dating back centuries.
At the end of the vineyard tour, proceed to the Castello di Bossi tasting room. Here, a knowledgeable sommelier will lead you through a delightful wine tasting session, allowing you to savor a selection of their finest wines. From robust reds to crisp whites, each sip will reveal the distinct flavors and characteristics of this terroir-driven winery.
Afternoon: Following the wine tasting, enjoy a delectable lunch at Castello di Bossi. Relish traditional Tuscan dishes made with locally sourced ingredients, perfectly paired with their exceptional wines. The picturesque setting and the delectable cuisine will undoubtedly create an unforgettable dining experience.
Once you've finished lunch, your private driver will be waiting to take you on a scenic journey back to Florence. Upon arrival in the city, you'll be greeted by a certified tour guide who will lead you on a captivating two-hour private historical tour.
Explore the rich cultural heritage of Florence as your guide takes you through its charming cobblestone streets and iconic landmarks. Marvel at the stunning architecture of the Duomo, learn about the artistic masterpieces at the Uffizi Gallery, and hear fascinating tales of the powerful Medici family, who once ruled this artistic city.
Evening: After the enlightening tour, it's time to indulge in the culinary delights of Florence. Your guide will take you to one of the city's authentic "trattoria," where you'll experience the traditional flavors of Florentine cuisine. Savor dishes like ribollita, pappa al pomodoro, and the famous bistecca alla Fiorentina, all accompanied by locally produced wines.
As the evening draws to a close, your private driver will be waiting to whisk you back to Castello di Bossi Agriturismo. Relax in the comfort of your room, reflecting on the incredible experiences of the day. The harmony of nature, the charm of Florence's history, and the warmth of Tuscan hospitality will leave you with cherished memories to last a lifetime.
Private Cooking Class, Wine Tour, and Dinner at PoderNuovo a Palazzone
Morning: As the sun rises over the beautiful Tuscan landscape, awaken to another day of extraordinary experiences at Castello di Bossi Agriturismo. Enjoy the luxury of having breakfast served in the comfort of your bed, prepared with care and attention to detail, offering a delightful array of freshly baked goods, local fruits, and gourmet treats.
After breakfast, get ready to immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Tuscany. Today, you'll take part in a private cooking class conducted by Castello di Bossi's own talented chef. Discover the secrets of traditional pasta-making, learning to craft handmade pasta with expert guidance. Additionally, the chef will introduce you to one of the region's cherished dishes, sharing the techniques and ingredients that make it truly special.
Lunch: Following the cooking class, savor the fruits of your labor as you indulge in a delicious lunch featuring the dishes you've prepared. Relish the satisfaction of creating authentic Tuscan cuisine under the watchful eye of the chef. The intimate setting and the flavors of the region will create a truly memorable dining experience.
Afternoon: After a delightful lunch, take some time to relax and enjoy the serene surroundings of Castello di Bossi. You may choose to unwind in the picturesque gardens, take a leisurely stroll among the vineyards, or simply enjoy the tranquility of your room.
Later in the afternoon, your private driver will escort you to PoderNuovo a Palazzone, a renowned winery in the esteemed Bolgheri wine-producing region. Owned by Giovanni Bulgari of the iconic Bulgari jewelry company, this state-of-the-art winery promises a captivating wine tour.
During the tour, you'll gain insights into the winemaking process, from vineyard to cellar, witnessing the dedication and passion that goes into producing exceptional wines. The rich terroir of Bolgheri and the innovative techniques employed by PoderNuovo a Palazzone will impress and inspire you.
Dinner: As the sun begins to set, prepare for an exclusive dinner at PoderNuovo a Palazzone. The winery's private chef will skillfully prepare a tantalizing menu of exquisite traditional dishes, thoughtfully paired with their best wines. Savor the harmony of flavors and the craftsmanship of the dishes, as each course elevates the tasting experience to new heights.
As the evening unfolds, enjoy the company of fellow guests and indulge in the pleasure of exceptional food and wine. The dinner will be a fitting tribute to the rich culinary heritage of Tuscany and a celebration of the region's finest wines.
After an unforgettable evening, your private driver will be ready to transport you back to the tranquil haven of Castello di Bossi Agriturismo. As you return to your room, filled with the memories of the day, you'll relish in the knowledge that this journey through Tuscany has been a truly unforgettable and immersive experience.
Farewell to Tuscany
Morning: On your final morning at Castello di Bossi Agriturismo, savor the tranquility of the Tuscan countryside as you wake up to the gentle embrace of the sunrise. Relish the luxury of having breakfast served in bed one last time, cherishing the memories of this remarkable journey.
After breakfast, take some time to bid farewell to the welcoming staff and the idyllic surroundings of Castello di Bossi. Reflect on the experiences shared, the flavors savored, and the moments of joy and discovery that have made this trip so unforgettable.
Departure: Your private driver will be waiting to accompany you back to the Florence train station, where your Tuscan adventure first began. As you travel through the picturesque countryside one last time, take a moment to reflect on the beauty and richness of Tuscany, and the warmth of its hospitality.
Arriving at the Florence train station, say goodbye to your driver and thank them for their exceptional service throughout your journey. As you board your train, carry with you the cherished memories, the tastes of Tuscan cuisine, the beauty of historic cities, and the charm of the Tuscan landscape.
As the train pulls away from the station, you'll carry with you the essence of Tuscany, its history, culture, and spirit. Remember this enchanting journey and the moments of joy, relaxation, and connection that have enriched your soul.
Until we meet again, Tuscany! Grazie mille for an unforgettable experience, and may the memories of this extraordinary adventure stay with you forever.