Luxury Accommodation in Medicean Villa Near Florence: Villa Dianella

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Activities

Enjoy a visit to our wine cellars and taste our fine wines...

Virtual Tour of the Cellars

The will to transmit their passion for wines brought Francesco and Veronica Passerin d'Entrèves to create a museum dedicated to the process of wine-making in the ancient historical cellars of the Fattoria Dianella.

The goal is to allow visitors the opportunity to discover every single moment of farm life, from the grape harvest to olive picking and the wine production and aging phases.

The guided visit winds through the different room and areas: from the ancient wine cellars with the oak barrels to the underground cellar; from the "vinsantaia" (room where we put the "vinsanto" barrels) to the "orciaia" (the area where we store the olive oil) to the aging zone and the present wine-making cellar. Along the path, several pieces of old machinery no longer in use are displayed along with wine-making tools that tell the story of older methods of bottling, filtering, labelling and plugging up. Each displayed object has a history to tell and the guide will help in the telling.

At the end of this fascinating experience, guests will be introduced to a wine tasting in the hall close to the wine shop. The tasting will be accompanied by typical Tuscan food.

Upon request, it is possible to enrich the path with a visit of the vineyards.

Tuscan Cooking lessons

Cooking lessons

We organize cooking lessons for small and large groups (2-50 people) with English speaking chef.

The lesson (which lasts approx. 3 hours) will take place in the kitchen of the Villa. The participants with the chefs will learn how to prepare some of the most renowned dishes of the Tuscan tradition, from handmade pasta to the famous "pappa al pomodoro". At the end of the lesson the participants will be seated in the salons to taste their creations accompanied by Fattoria Dianella's wines.

Upon requests the guests can also visit the ancient wine cellars of Villa Dianella and take part in the wine tasting with our sommelier.

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