Get acquainted with Chianti Senesi DOCG wines on a unique horseback riding tour, enjoying privileged views of rolling vineyards and olive groves and a private wine tasting on an organic wine estate.
While Chianti Senesi may be the second largest subzone after Chianti Classico, it offers a more authentic experience off the beaten path. When you stay at one of our luxury villas in Tuscany
, combine an intimate horse riding experience with a visit to a historic Chianti winery just 10km from Siena.
Horseback riding tour and organic Colli Senesi wine tasting
Open to all levels and abilities, this intimate horseback riding experience can be adapted to complete novices as well as experienced equestrians. Whether you prefer a gentle meander or an exhilarating canter, you can set the pace of your horseback riding experience.
The one-hour tour will begin at the 160-acre Monte Chiaro estate, where you will enjoy a one-hour wine tasting of four of the estate’s organic Chianti Colli Senesi wines. This organic winery has been in the Griccioli family since the 1760s, commanding breathtaking views over Siena and the surrounding organic vineyards and olive groves.
Following your intimate tasting, you will join Melissa Cipriani and her team at the nearby stables where you will begin your vineyard trail tour. Scuderia Mellissa Cipriani, a centre for breeding and training race horses, has over 30 hectares of paddocks in Castelnuovo Berardenga. The stables are home to a renowned horse breeder with over 40 years of experience in the world of international horse racing. Having bred world-champion horses and worked with famous jockeys like Frankie Dettori, you couldn’t be in better hands.
Enjoy a one-hour tasting of four organic wines at the beautiful Montechiaro estate near Siena followed by a one-hour horseback riding tour through the Chianti Senesi countryside. You can opt for a morning or afternoon/evening experience, starting at 8.00am or 6.00pm in the summer months/ 10.00am or 3.00pm in winter.
Included in the price:
- Min. 1 person — Max. 4 persons
- 2 hours
- Available all year round (weather permitting)
- Available from Monday to Sunday
- 8.00am/6.00pm start in summer
- 10.00am/3.00pm start in winter
- Languages: English, Italian
- Suitable for teenagers over 14 years with an adult
- Open to all levels
- Transport is not included in the price
A one-hour wine tasting of four wines at the Monte Chiaro estate. A one-hour tour of the Chianti Senesi countryside with a professional local guide. All necessary equipment, including helmets.