THE ANTINORI EXPERIENCE – Exclusive to VistaJet
VistaJet’s global coverage is now paired with bespoke access to the world’s best winemakers including Marchesi Antinori, offering members the chance to book tours designed exclusively for them. We are delighted to present a unique journey into the world of Marchesi Antinori, hosted personally by Allegra Antinori. An intimate discovery behind the scenes of a 600-year-old wine making family. Up to 8 guests can travel with VistaJet from anywhere in the world to Florence, where they will be welcomed to dinner at the Antinori Palace and given the rare opportunity to taste wines from the family’s personal collection. The following day may be adapted to guests’ preferences, we have suggested an itinerary we believe perfectly illustrates a highlight of the exceptional Antinori estates from Italian mountain to coast.
Day 1 – Palazzo Antinori – Florence, Tuscany
Following their arrival in Florence, guests will be welcomed to dinner with Allegra Antinori at the private family residence in the heart of the city. During the dinner guests will have the rare opportunity to taste wines from the Marchesi Family’s personal collection before sleeping in the palace for the evening. The Palazzo Atinori is an architectural jewel of the Renaissance, located in Piazza Antinori just a short distance from the Arno river. Designed and constructed by Giuliano da Main 1461 and enlarge by Baccio di Agnolo in 1543.
Day 2 Antinori Nel Chianti Classic – San Casciano Val di Pesa, Tuscany
Guests arrive in San Casciano to witness a symbol of the family’s bond to its ancestral land. An environmentally friendly and fascinating structure. Marco Casamonti, Atinori nel Chianti Classico’s architect stated: “It is a sacred place of silence, a temple dedicated to the accents rituals of winemaking” The winery was designed for gravity flow vilification and to guarantee ideal climatic conditions for wine production and ageing by tasting completely natural elements. Overlooking the countryside from a terrace surrounded by vineyards planted with Chianti Classico’s most typical grape, Sangiovese alongside other historical varieties.
Day 2 Castello Della Sala – Orvieto, Umbria
Guests will travel by helicopter to Castello della Sala where time stands still, a true white wine territory. The castle, built in 1350 for Angelo Monaldeschi della Vipera, stands a short distance from the Tuscan border. The magnificent medieval manor has over 500 hectares of land, 420 of which are planted with vineyards. Traditional varieties flourish here; Procanico, Grechetto, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Blanc, Vognier as well as a small quantity of Traminer and Riesling.
Day 3 Tenuta Guadoal Tasso – Bolgheriday
Following a trip by helicopter over sea, Tenuta Guado al Tasso Estate is located in the small by prestigious Bolgheri DOC, on the coast of upper Maremma. The estate covers over 1000 hectares, 320 of which planted with vineyards and the remainder are richly covered with beautiful wheat, sunflowers, olive groves set in the rolling hillsides known at the “Bolgheri Amphitheatre”. The vineyards are planted With Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and Vermentino. Guests may choose to stay the night at the beach or Castello della Sala.