How To Drink Wine Like a Pro in Italy

Contributing Writer: Alyssa Gregory Italy is full of breathtaking paradises; but, I would have to say my favorites are the Chianti vineyards. I can’t quite decide if it’s the peaceful scenery that makes them magical or if it’s the wine that is so generously poured. Secluded away from cities, things slow down even more than […]

FlorenceForFun Photo of the Week: Chianti

FlorenceForFun Hiking and Wine Tasting Tour in Chianti

Drinking wine obviously makes these girls happy!!! To submit your favorite travel photo for the FlorenceForFun photo of the week, send it to with a description of where you were and what you were doing. Each week we will choose a photo to post on the FlorenceForFun blog.

FlorenceForFun Weekend Weather Report

The weekend is almost here and FlorenceForFun has you covered for your weather report, whether you’re going to Amalfi, Interlaken, Chianti, Venice, Winery Open Day in Montepulciano, or Cinque Terre.  Looks like there’s gonna be some sunshine after all! AMALFI COAST INTERLAKEN & LAKE COMO CHIANTI IN TUSCANY VENICE WINERY OPEN DAY: MONTALCINO CINQUE TERRE

Saturday in Chianti

A nice escape from the busy crowds of Florence, our trip to Chianti showed us the beauty of the Tuscan countryside. Due to the early morning, those who weren’t enjoying the scenery from the bus had a nice nap before arriving in a quaint town in Chianti. Grabbing our cappuccinos and croissants in a local […]

A Day as a Wino: Hiking in Chianti

Growing up in America, I wasn’t exactly prone towards appreciating good wine. Let’s be honest–on a college budget, I thought it was classy when I showed up at a house party that had Bud Light instead of the typical PBR or whatever else was on sale at the supermarket that week. It didn’t take me […]