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Tuscany Italy Wine Tour Holiday - Luxury Wine Tour Vacation in Tuscany Italy
Join Fine Vintage Ltd in May 2012 for a luxurious wine tasting tour vacation in Tuscany, Italy hosted by Master of Wine: James Cluer. This is a once in a lifetime trip visiting the very best private wineries in the Tuscany region.
Tuscany Wine Tour Highlights:
Private Wineries - The line-up includes Sassicaia, Tignanello, Ornellaia, Gaja, fantastic Brunellos, and old vintages from classic Chianti producers. You’ll visit the best wineries in a dynamic region that has extremely traditional producers making wine next to modernists.
Exquisite Dining at Wineries and a Michelin Star Restaurant - We will have spectacular lunches and dinners with the owners and winemakers at the wineries, as well as, the best local restaurants and even a Michelin Star Restaurant, Osteria di Badia Passignano.
Luxury Accommodations - During the wine tour trip we will stay at 5 star hotels, including: Hotel Castello di Nero, and Poggio ai Santi.
In collaboration with my friend, aptly named Filippo, we have put together the ALL STAR trip to the greatest wineries in Tuscany. Throw in a Michelin starred restaurant, winemaker lunches and dinners at iconic estates, some amusement making pasta at cooking school, and a stay in THE best hotel in Chianti, and you’ve got an amazing trip.
The line-up includes Sassicaia, Tignanello, Ornellaia, Gaja, fantastic Brunellos, and old vintages from classic Chianti producers. You’ll visit the best wineries in a dynamic region that has extremely traditional producers making wine next to modernists.
It will be very educational, as well as a lot of fun. Filippo, our local guide, is an expert on Tuscany, and I’ve reserved my spot already. It’s a quality experience.
As it is a privilege to have these appointments, we will only be taking a limited number of people.
Why take a tour of Tuscany from Fine Vintage? These Tuscany wine estates are not typically open to many visitors. The only reason that we are able to visit these wineries is because James works for various corporations who buy large volumes of their wines and Filippo has very close connections in the area too. Also, you’ll experience parts of Tuscany that most will never see. The wineries are very welcoming to us. You’ll taste wines they don’t allow others to try, and all the details are taken care of…
Price: The cost per person is CAD$3,990 (including tax) based on double occupancy at the hotels. This price includes all accommodation, visits and tastings at wineries, all meals, all wine at meals, and local transport. The cooking class is not included and is quoted upon request. Flights are not included.
If you are travelling by yourself we will try to find you someone appropriate to share a room with, or if you want your own room there will be a single supplement of CAD$800.
To Join the Wine Tour:
Simply email James@finevintageltd.com to reserve a spot and ask for a copy of the booking form.
PLEASE NOTE: Space is limited! These exclusive wine tour trips sell out quickly so sign up soon to avoid disappointment.
For full program details, please visit our website: http://www.finevintageltd.com/
Fine Vintage Ltd
5719 Marine Drive
Vancouver, BC, Canada V7W 2R8
Telephone: 1 604 922 4915
Toll Free in North America: 1 866 379 4915
About Fine Vintage Ltd:
As a Master of Wine, James is regarded as one of the world's leading experts on wine. The MW is considered to be the pinnacle of qualifications in the wine industry. There are only 30 MW's in North America and 300 worldwide.
Fine Vintage Ltd. is an Approved Program Provider for the UK-based Wine and Spirit Education Trust, recognized as the gold standard in wine education.
As a consultant to the wine industry, James is the Wine Consultant for a major international airline, is the wine advisor to Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, and consults to the BC government. He also writes for two magazines and a major newspaper.
Fine Vintage Ltd runs wine tasting tour vacations to renowned wine regions like the Napa, California, United States, Bordeaux, France, Tuscany, Italy and Rioja and Castile, Spain.
James also operates the popular wine employment websites: http://www.WineJobsUSA.com, WineJobsCanada.com and WineJobsCalifornia.com.
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Fine Vintage Ltd is owned and operated by James Cluer and is based in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Fine Vintage Ltd operates six WSET wine schools providing Sommelier courses and wine tasting courses in Canada. Wine courses are currently available in Toronto, Ontario, Vancouver, Victoria and the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, and Calgary, Alberta.
As a passionate and enthusiastic wine educator, James draws on his 18 years of international experience to make the WSET wine courses fascinating, fun and always delivered in a relaxed style. He has worked with high profile winemakers in France, Australia and California and visited the majority of the world's wine regions. He has taught over 3,500 students the WSET courses and has one of the highest pass rates in the industry. The Fine Vintage wine courses are so highly respected that they are offered in partnership with the University of British Columbia.