Helicopter Wine Tour
 

Helicopter Wine Tour
Discover Tuscany in a dreamy experience

If you are interested in only the best views of he Chianti region, with its vineyards and colorful medieva towns like San Gimignano and Florence, coonsider taking a bird’s eye view from sky high. Our tours offer a helicopter ride that reveals one of the most beautiful and breathtaking landscapes that exist.

Do not miss once ina lifetime experience! Come with us to discover the pearls of Tuscany, Florence, San Gimignano with its wine and view from the sky.

If you want to discover the most authentic Tuscany and the beauties of this region with a Helicopter flight that will leave directly from your accommodation. Flying over the surrounding hills you will have a 360° view of the beautiful vineyards of Chianti and its medieval villages such as San Gimignano, Certaldo, Monteriggioni up to Siena, admiring the most famous historical monuments of which it is proud.

After this exhilarating aviation experience, your pilot will land at the private vineyard helipad, and the owners will be waiting to welcome you to a winetasting and traditional Tuscan lunch.

Pierluigi Giachi, the owner, will welcome you in the winery with a glass of champagne and he will let you discover the cellar and the spiral vineyard. the sommelier will follow you personally during the wine school experience and he will teach you all the secret of wine and food matching. The luch will be truffle based.

 

THE TUSCAN VIEWS OF THE MOST FAMOUS CITIES IN TUSCANY

A panoramic tour will take place over the city of Florence flying above the Arno river to allow customers to take wondeful pictures above the most important monuments of the city. We will head then over the beautiful Chianti Classico hills where you can admire the old castles and vineyard.

The Tuscan View will remain in your hearth as an unique experience that you can share with your friends or family.

 
 

HIGHLIGHT OF THE HELICOPTER FLIGHT

During your amazing helicopter flight, you will be able to see the Teatro del Silenzio, famous for being the stage of the yearly Bocelli concerts, the Etruscan Volterra and San Gimignano, the “medieval Manhattan”.

The flight will highlight one of the most interesting city of the area, San Gimignano, a medieval venue which has the most amazing towers of Tuscany. You’ll clearly see Piazza del Duomo and the magnificent Chigi Tower owened by Giachi family.

TOUR DESCRIPTION

  • 09:15 am - Customers will be picked up directly to their Hotel with our Helicopter or with a mini van.

  • 10:00 am - The captain will welcome the customer on board of our helicopter and he will explain all the necessary procedures for the tour. Follow a panoramic tour of the major city and countryside.

  • 11:00 am - Arrival in Tenuta Torciano Winery where Pierluigi Giachi, the owner of Tenuta Torciano will welcome you in the winery with a glass of champaign and then he will take you to have a tour of the cellars and the vineyards, explaining the story of the Family, that produces wine since 1720.

  • 11:45 am - You are going to have a wonderful lunch under the gazebo located in the middle of the Spiral Vineyard, named this way by Pierluigi Giachi due to its unique peculiarity: it is the only one in the world to have this shape.

 
 

THE WINERY TENUTA TORCIANO

The Giachi family will welcome you like a member of their family and make sure you have the most incredible time of your trip. You will get to learn the wine etiquette and taste a selection of top-quality wines, sitting in the vineyard, in the wine cellar or in an exclusive private room and eating delicious home-made dishes.

The experience in Tenuta Torciano will last about 3 hours.
Once the experience is finished, the helicopter will bring you back to Florence. there, your driver will take you back to your hotel. Approximate time of arrival 4.30 pm.

LUNCH WITH WINE TASTING AND WINE SCHOOL

Lunch consists of four courses, each of those truffle based. Truffle comes from our truffle wood which, thanks to the close Elsa river, mantains its humidity and the soil is perfectly able to produce truffle for nine months per year. Our chef will surprise you with a first quality match between wines and courses. During the wine tasting you will be followed by our Sommelier, who will explain the secret of the art of tasting wine with different kind of food. it will be a real lesson that will allow you to live with ease all the moments you will be in a restaurant and you will have to choose the right wine.

The winery experience consists of a vertical Wine Tasting of 13 Tuscan wines and gourmet products including personal reserves with vintage 1995, 1996-1997 and limited editions. Those has been the best seasons ever of winemaking.

 
 

JOIN US IN OTHER WONDERFUL EXPERIENCES

  • Visit the historical Wine Cellars of Cusona Castle and its thousand years old Castle.

  • Truffle hunting Experience in Tenuta Torciano Truffle Woods with Truffle Cooking Class.

  • Visit of San Gimignano and of the Chigi Tower, property of the Giachi family. Enjoy an exclusive aperitif on the top of the tower and a breath taking panorama.

ABOUT SAN GIMIGNANO

San Gimignano is a small walled medieval hill town in the province of Siena, Tuscany, north-central Italy. Known as the Town of Fine Towers, San Gimignano is famous for its medieval architecture, unique in the preservation of about a dozen of its tower houses, which, with its hilltop setting and encircling walls, form “an unforgettable skyline”.

Within the walls, the well-preserved buildings include notable examples of both Romanesque and Gothic architecture, with outstanding examples of secular buildings as well as churches. The Palazzo Comunale, the Collegiate Church and Church of Sant’ Agostino contain frescos, including cycles dating from the 14th and 15th centuries. The “Historic Centre of San Gimignano” is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The town also is known for saffron, the Golden Ham, and its white wine, Vernaccia di San Gimignano, produced from the ancient variety of Vernaccia grape which is grown on the sandstone hillsides of the area.

 
 

TOUR DESCRIPTION:

  • 09:15 am - Customers will be picked up directly to their Hotel with our Helicopter or with a mini van.

  • 10:00 am - The captain will welcome the customer on board of our helicopter and he will explain all the necessary procedures for the tour.

  • A panoramic tour will take place over the city of Florence flying above the Arno river to allow customers to take wondeful pictures above the most important monuments of the city. We will head then over the beautiful Chianti Classico hills where you can admire the old castles and vineyard.

  • The flight will highlight one of the most interesting city of the area, San Gimignano, a medieval venue which has the most amazing towers of Tuscany. You’ll clearly see Piazza del Duomo and the magnificent Chigi Tower owened by Giachi family.

  • Leaving San Gimignano we will land directly in Tenuta Torciano Winery. Finally, customers will enjoy a delicious lunch in the vineyard, or in a private room, where the owner will personally follow the experience

  • 11:00 am - Pierluigi Giachi, the owner of Tenuta Torciano will welcome you in the winery with a glass of champaign and then he will take you to have a tour of the cellars and the vineyards, explaining the story of the Family, that produces wine since 1720.

  • 11:45 am - You are going to have a wonderful lunch under the gazebo located in the middle of the Spiral Vineyard, named this way by Pierluigi Giachi due to its unique peculiarity: it is the only one in the world to have this shape.

  • The experience in Tenuta Torciano will last about 3 hours. Once the experience is finished, the helicopter will bring you back to Florence. there, your driver will take you back to your hotel. Approximate time of arrival 4.30 pm..

 

Lunch consists of four courses, each of those truffle based. Truffle comes from our truffle wood which, thanks to the close Elsa river, mantains its humidity and the soil is perfectly able to produce truffle for nine months per year. Our chef will surprise you with a first quality match between wines and courses.

During the wine tasting you will be followed by our Sommelier, who will explain the secret of the art of tasting wine with different kind of food. it will be a real lesson that will allow you to live with ease all the moments you will be in a restaurant and you will have to choose the right wine.

The winery experience consists of a vertical Wine Tasting of 13 Tuscan wines and gourmet products including personal reserves with vintage 1995, 1996-1997 and limited editions. Those has been the best seasons ever of winemaking.

 

List of products you’ll taste during the event:

 

  • Brunello di Montalcino D.O.C.G.
  • Cabernet Bartolomeo Riserva I.G.T.
  • Merlot Baldassarre Riserva I.G.T.
  • Syrah Cavaliere Riserva I.G.T.
  • Vernaccia of San Gimignano D.O.C.G.
  • Chianti D.O.C.G.
  • Chianti Classico D.O.C.G.
  • Chianti Classico Riserva D.O.C.G.
  • Vino Nobile of Montepulciano D.O.C.G.
  • Red of Montepulciano D.O.C.
  • VinBeato - Dessert Wine
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil Cold Pressing
  • White Truffle flavored Olive Oil
  • Pepper Hot Olive Oil
  • Balsamic Old Vinegar selected

 

PACKAGE INFORMATION

Accommodate: All year, booking is necessary
Parking: Free

Upon request, We can customize flights all over Italy.

"Fly To Wine  -  P.IVA. 01460730524"

 
 

This package is organized in collaboration with Fly to Wine s.r.l. P.IVA. 01460730524

Questo pacchetto è organizzato in collaborazione con Fly to Wine s.r.l. P.IVA. 01460730524