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Castello Vicchiomaggio ph. Andrea Dughetti
December 2, 2022

Open Wineries at Christmas in Tuscany

Throughout the month of December appointment in the most beautiful wineries in the area: all the program and events not to be missed

In the wineries of the Movimento Turismo del Vino Toscana, from 5 December to 31 December, the appointment with the Christmas version of Cantine Aperte is renewed, festively decorated to welcome wine lovers and with many activities to get closer to wine for the little ones. 

This is a unique opportunity for everyone to choose wines to pair with Christmas menus thanks to the precious suggestions of the producer in person, with the opportunity to introduce everyone to the magical world of wine. 

Castello Vicchiomaggio ph. Andrea Dughetti

Cantine Aperte, born in Tuscany almost thirty years ago, is the most important wine tourism event in Italy and has become over time a philosophy, a style of travelling and discovering Italian wine territories. Year after year, more and more tourists, the curious and wine lovers approach the wineries, eager to have a unique experience, spending the holidays in search of the best bottles to uncork and taste on the tables set.





Buccia Nera
Locality Campriano ph. +39 3474065645 / +39 05751696461
Dates: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 December / Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 December (and 3 and 4 December)
Title: Special Christmas Tasting. Let's choose the festive wine together
Programme: Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 3 scheduled tours over the weekend with a visit to the vineyard and the cellar - special Christmas tasting (only valid during this period) 3 wines will be served with 3 gastronomic samples, salami, bruschetta with new oil and cheese.
Info and booking required: No booking required for the shop, booking required for the tasting and tour / ph. +39 3474065645 / +39 05751696461
Cost per person: 20.00 euro per person for the CHRISTMAS TASTING

I Vicini
Dates: Saturday 17 December from 10:00 to 13:00 and from 15:00 to 18:00
Title: Natural Sin of Black Syrah Cortona DOP
Visitors will be welcomed by the producer Avv. Romano Antonioli, a passionate winemaker, who will guide them through the vineyards and illustrate the various phases of production.
We will visit the vineyards, the cellar, the barrique cellar, and the bottle-ageing room.
At the end of the tour we will gather in the tasting room in conviviality to carefully evaluate the aromas and flavours of our nectar.
Everything will be presented with a passionate agronomic, historical and cultural insight into the magical world of wine.
The tasting will begin in progression with our wines: Arengario Rosato of Syrah Toscano IGP in purity, Arengario Rosso Toscano IGP (Blend of Merlot, Sangiovese Grosso and Syrah), Laudario Merlot Cortona DOP in purity, and Laudario Cabernet Sauvignon Cortona DOP in purity, accompanied by local delicacies.
The tasting will conclude with our excellence: Laudario Syrah nero Cortona DOP Superiore, in purity, paired with an artisanal speciality, the "Panettone al Syrah nero e cioccolato", produced and made for us, and for this particular occasion, by the renowned pastry shop "Fabio e Gianni" of Cesa in Valdichiana (AR). All in the name of conviviality, hospitality and festive spirit.
Info and reservations: reservations are appreciated at these contacts - E-mail, or by telephone at 3385962031 Claudio, or 3388629569
Cost per person: 20 euro per person. 10% discount on the purchase of wines in the cellar.


Castello Vicchiomaggio
Via Vicchiomaggio, 4 - Greve in Chianti - ph. +39 +39 055 854079
Dates: Saturday 3 December
Title: Game Dinner - See the programme here
Dates: Saturday 10 December
Title: Season's Greetings Dinner
Waiting for Christmas together - Saturday 10 December - Children's Christmas Biscuit Workshop + 4-course dinner
Programme: 5.30 p.m. Christmas Biscuit Workshop for children. Children will have fun in the company of our chef preparing and decorating Christmas-themed shortbread biscuits. They will have moulds, sprinkles, rolling pins and much more at their disposal. For parents, there will be a tasting of our 2 Chianti Classico wines: Annata and Riserva paired with snacks.
Followed by dinner served in the rooms of the Castle.
Cost per person: 42 euros adults, 20 euros children, 5 euros Lab Biscuits
Dates: Sunday 11 December
Title: Visit to the cellars with tasting lunch
Programme: 12:45 p.m. visit to the vineyards (weather permitting) and the historic cellars followed by a tasting lunch
Cost per person: 52 euros adults, 26 euros children

Via Ciurini 46, 50051 Castelfiorentino
Dates: 10-11 and 17- 18/12/2022, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Title: Tastings under the tree
Tour of the cellar and barrique cellar, with explanation of the methods of harvesting, vinification and ageing; the search for quality, the rediscovery of ancient Tuscan vines, the link with the territory.
The tour is followed by a tasting of 3 wines produced by Davinum, with tasting and pairing advice from our sommelier.
Info and booking required: ph. +39 0571 173 5082 / +39 333 856 5686 / Email:
Cost per person: 15 euro

Lamole di Lamole
Via Lamole, 50022 Greve in Chianti (FI)
Dates: from 8 December to 22 December
Title: Christmas at Lamole
During the Christmas period it will be possible to visit us in the shop to discover our gift packs or to visit the winery and discover how our Chianti Classico wines are made, with a tour that starts from the vineyards, passing through the winemaking cellar, the historic cellar and the vinsantaia, and ends with a tasting of Chianti Classico and Vinsanto with typical local products.
Info and booking: compulsory booking for the tours, available at 11.00 am and 3.00 pm. Not necessary for purchase in the shop (open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) - tel. 3420912853 - email
Cost per person: 25 euros

Lamole di Lamole, Greve in Chianti

Marchesi Gondi - Tenuta Bossi
Via dello Stracchino, 32 - Pontessieve (FI) - ph. +39 055 8317830
Dates: Thursday 8 December from 2.30 pm to 6 pm
Title: A Christmas toast
All the operations in the cellar are finally over and the pressing too, we are approaching Christmas. It is therefore the right time to toast to it and on this occasion buy a few thoughts for loved ones. Visits with tastings will be organised at 2.30 p.m. and 4 p.m. with prior booking.
Info and reservation required: 0558317830
Cost per person: free

Tenuta di Castelfalfi
Località Castelfalfi - ph. +39 0571 891014
Dates: 10-11 December (and also 3-4 December) - 17-18 December
Title: Inside Wine
On two weekends in December (3 and 4 - 10 and 11) the Wine Shop & Garden of the Castelfalfi Estate will host the INSIDE WINE event with live music, art installations by Matteo Raciti and tastings of organic wine and oil produced entirely on the Estate. Book your tasting and discover the excellence of Castelfalfi products in a pleasant day of music, art and quality products.
Don't miss the OLTRECOLLE event to be held in the Borgo di Castelfalfi on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 December, which will feature street food, art installations, street artists, Father Christmas and much more.
Info and booking required: Inside Wine 0571 891014 /
Cost per person: Cellar Tour and Tasting: € 25/person


La Maliosa
Loc. Podere Monte Cavallo snc, Saturnia (GR)
Dates: Every Saturday in December at 12.00 (3/12 - 10/12 - 17/12)
Title: Christmas Tasting - Waiting for Christmas
Let's wait for Christmas together, every Saturday in December we have organised a special experience for you.
First we will walk together through the nature of the gentle hills of the Maremma, discovering our history and the main principles that guide our way of farming.
Afterwards, we will take refuge in a magical and cosy environment, where the Christmas atmosphere will reign supreme. Here you will be able to taste the new oil, and sample our natural wines, accompanied by typical local cheeses and cold cuts. Christmas handmade biscuits are not to be missed.
Info and booking required: (+39) 3271860416

I vitigni della fattoria La Maliosa

Loc. Campigliola Km 10 Manciano (GR)
Dates: 05 December to 31 December 2022 - Closed on the 25th and 26th
Title: Bubbles and Vermouth: Natural Sins to uncork on festive tables
Tasting of our Vermouth based on Vermentino and tasting of our Spumante Metodo Classico Sangiovese , visit to our cellar and barrique cellar.
Info and booking required: +39 0564 384521
Cost per person: 15 euro


  • PISA

Via Macchia al Pino - Santa Luce (PI)
ph. +39 347 6948937
Dates: 8 December / 9-10-11 December / 16-17 December / 30-31 December
Title: Silence among the amphorae and the intense scents of wood... our natural sin
- welcome
- immersion in the company philosophy
- start of the journey
- guided tasting in Christmas atmosphere combined with sins of gluttony
The journey into the world of my wine is an immersive experience that, together with you, we can make unique.
Info and booking required: / Cell /WhatsApp +39 3476948937
Cost per person: Price bands according to the labels chosen € 25 / € 30 / € 35 / € 40 per person

Podere La Regola
Località Altagrada, Riparbella (PI) -
Dates: from 05 December to 31 December 2022 - Monday to Saturday
Title: Open Cellars at Christmas at Podere La Regola
VISIT to the production cellar and the artistic barrique cellar TASTING 3 Top wines:
L'eccezione Brut, Spumante metodo classico
Lauro, Costa Toscana igt, 2019
La Regola, Toscana Rosso IGT 100% Cabernet Franc
Info and booking required:, tel 0586 698145
Cost per person: 25 euros, promotional price for MTV for the Christmas period


Marini Farm
via B.Sestini n. 274 51100 Pistoia
Dates: 8-11-18 December from 15:00 to 19:00
Title: Open Cellars at Christmas at Marini Giuseppe's
Extraordinary opening of the cellar with the possibility of tasting the wines and Vin Santo, as well as tasty and fragrant bruschette with Olio Nuovo.
Info and booking (not compulsory): 0573 451162
Cost per person: free


Strada Provinciale della Chiana, 62, 53042 Montepulciano SI
Dates: 7 to 30 December
Title: Wine & Chocolate
An intriguing sensory journey through sweet contrasts and surprising pairings to immerse yourself in an incredible vortex of unique sensations.
We will begin by tasting 5 of our wines and then move on to taste 5 types of artisanal chocolate from Vestri and discover together the pleasant sensations that this 'special' combination gives us
The experience will end with a tour of the cellar.
Info and booking required: tel: 329 3945345 - the experience can also be booked directly on the winery's website
Cost per person: 40 euros
Dates: 14 to 30 December
Title: Wine & Cheese
The appointment will begin with a tour of the winery and a bird's-eye view of our vineyards before heading to our tasting room with a view of the barrique cellar for a wine-tasting experience where the combination of the rich aromas of 4 of our wines and the sublime flavours of 4 Tuscan pecorino cheeses produced by Cugusi will be enhanced.
Info and booking required: tel: 329 3945345 - the experience can also be booked directly on the winery's website
Cost per person: 35 euro

Casato Prime Donne
Località Casato 17, Montalcino (SI) - ph. +39 345 549 5154
Dates: 9 December at 15.00
30 December at 12.30 p.m.
Event title: Brunello Experience
Cellar visit, anecdotes and itinerant tasting
At the Casato Prime Donne in Montalcino: tasting of Rosso, Brunello di Montalcino and Brunello Riserva The experience lasts about an hour and allows visitors to see the winemaking and barrel maturation areas, the organic Sangiovese vineyards and artistic installations such as the stars of the Brunello harvests, the Modernacolo created for Carla Fendi, the frame for taking selfies.... The explanations introduce visitors to the history of Montalcino and the production secrets of Brunello .
The second and third tastings are accompanied by tocchetti of bread and sausage.
Info and booking required: +39 345 549 5154
Cost per person: 24 euro

Castello di Radda
Località Il Becco, 101/A, Radda in Chianti (SI) - ph. +39 0577738992
Dates: 8 December
Title: Open Cellars at Christmas in Castello di Radda
8 DECEMBER Open Cellars - tour and wine tasting 20€/person
A day discovering the world of Castello di Radda, where you can visit our winery and taste our wines, with a special focus on organic wine production. The following cellar tours will take place: 11.00 a.m. / 2.30 p.m.
Outside these times it will not be possible to take cellar tours.
8 DECEMBER Open Cellars - Castello di Radda wine and food tour 35€/person
A day discovering the world of Castello di Radda with a food and wine tour that combines Castello di Radda products with a tasting of typical Tuscan cured meats and cheeses, surrounded by the panorama of the countryside and our beautiful vineyards.
Before or after the tasting, it will be possible to participate in the following tours of the winery:
11.00 / 14.30
Outside these times it will not be possible to take the cellar tours.
Info and booking required: 0577738992
Cost per person: 20 euros for the tour and tasting / 35 euros for the food and wine tour

Fattoria del Colle
Località del colle, Trequanda (SI) - ph. +39 346 0121720
Dates: 9 December at 15.00
10 December at 11 a.m.
29 December at 3.30 p.m.
30 December at 3.30 p.m.
Title: for those who want to discover an authentic Tuscan farm with 400 years of history: guided tour and tastings to discover the secret hilltop farm
Tours, stories and tastings of three wines
Sixteenth-century chapel, Billiard room in the historic flat built for Grand Duke Leopold of Tuscany, Italian-style garden and historic cellar, curiosities and discoveries and finally tasting of three wines.
At the end, tasting of three types of extra virgin olive oil, DOP Terre di Siena, Monocultivar Moraiolo and Monocultivar Correggiolo, tasting with bread as they do in the countryside and with small glasses as real tasters
Cost per person: 22 euro

Franco Pacenti
Loc. Canalicchio di Sopra 6, 53024 Montalcino (Si)
An exclusive tasting in family format to celebrate Christmas together,
paired with Km0 products and lots of special gifts!
Welcome guests with a tour of the winery
TASTING of Rosso di Montalcino DOC 2020 & bruschetta with our "novo" Olio EVO
Brunello di Montalcino DOCG 2017 Magnum & Pecorino di Montalcino with walnuts
Brunello di Montalcino DOCG "Rosildo" 2016 Magnum& Pecorino di Montalcino with truffles
*Tagliere with a selection of local cold cuts € 10.00 (on request)
For every Magnum bottle purchased, you will receive 2 free tasting glasses with Franco Pacenti logo!
Info and booking required: - 0577/849277-320/7685330
Cost per person: 25 euro

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