The 2019 edition of the Chianti Classico Marathon has been enriched with a new event. An appointment that could not miss as the tastings in the cellar.

Below you will find a list of Chianti Classico wineries, some of which are also crossed by the race, which organize visits to the winery and tasting of some wines, oil and other products of their company.

To participate, unless otherwise indicated alongside the event description, you must book through our website, sending an email to specifying: name and surname, selected tasting, time and place, number of participants.



Tenuta del Palagio  – Reservation required at: – tel. +39 055 821630

Saturday 1 June 10.00 am and 4.00 pm: tastings with tour of the medieval cellar (last entry at 15).

Sunday 2 June from 2.00 pm to 6.00 pm with time reservation (last admission at 5.00 pm).

Tasting of 6 wines accompanied by bruschetta with DOP Chianti Classico monovarietal oil, pecorino cheese of various seasoning with home-made mustards, crostini.

Price: € 15, reserved only for marathon participants and family members upon presentation of the bib.

Saturday 1 June: dinner for athletes and family. Pairing with wines obtained exclusively from vineyards crossed by the Marathon. The locations of the vineyards will be shown on the map of the race route.


  • Tasting of 3 pecorino cheeses: fresh pecorino cheese with red pepper mostarda, red pepper pecorino cheese with yellow pepper mostarda, Tuscan pecorino cheese Dop aged with pods jelly. Fettunte with two mono-varietal Dop Chianti Classico oils, fresh tomato bruschetta, capers, basil and oregano. Tasty rustico with melted pecorino cheese, spicy salami, Maremma datterino and balsamic vinegar for 8 years. Warm rustico with lard pesto from the Alta Val di Greve, acacia honey and walnuts. Crostino with chicken liver with Vin Santo. Coccino with Tuscan ribollita. Dried Tomatoes in Oil.
  • Paired with Chianti Classico 2016.
  • Tortiglioni pasta from ancient Tuscan grains with very fresh pesto.
  • Paired with Chianti Classico Riserva 2011.
  • Peposo di Manzo with baked goods cooked in Chianti Classico, Campogialli zolfini beans, seasonal mixed salad.
  • Pairing with lots of 2011.
  • Eggnog parfait with artisanal frolle.
  • Vin Santo Chianti Classico 2012 combination.
  • Natural mineral water, effervescent mineral water.
  • Distillates. Coffee.

Price: Marathon participants and family members € 29 each prior presentation c0n pectoral exhibition.

Non-marathon participants € 35

Reductions for children under 10 years – price € 18

Maximum number of participants 48 people.

For logistical reasons, guests will be accommodated on round tables for 8 people (who can also become 9 or 10 people in order not to break families). It is not possible to reserve tables for the reason mentioned above.

The deadline for dinner reservations is set for 2 pm on Saturday 1 June.

Any alternative menu for food intolerances must always be communicated by 14 June 1.

Website:  via Campoli, 104, 50020, Mercatale Val di Pesa, Florence, Tuscany, Italy

Tel. +39 055 821630



Castello di Gabbiano  – Reservation required: e tel. +39 349 8025107

Saturday 1st June 11.00 am: Visit to the Castle and the ancient cellar with tasting of 3 wines + oil.

Saturday 1 June 4.00 pm: Walk starting from Piazza Vittorio Veneto in Mercatale in Val di Pesa and arriving on foot up to Castello di Gabbiano and tasting of 3 wines + oil. The distance to the trip on foot is about 2.8 km for a duration of 35 minutes. The walk will be conducted under the guidance of experts.

For tastings, at the request of more than 10 members, other visiting hours + tastings are also provided. Saturday 1st June: 12.00 am – 1.00 pm – 3.00 pm – 4.00 pm – 5.00 pm – 6.00 pm – 7.00 pm

Price: 10 euros per person with bib.

Reservations required: email address: or

Confirm visit by 24/05/2019.

Sunday 2 June 11.00 am: if the carers would like to take advantage of it while waiting for the competitors, it is possible to make a visit with a tasting bookable online also from the site: to the page: Activities / tour where you can find further formulas proposed directly from the wine cellar.

In this case, the Classic collective visit price is € 15.00 / person

Price of the private visit € 35.00 / person

Website:   via di Gabbiano, 22 – 50024 Mercatale Val di Pesa (Florence, Tuscany, Italy) tel. 055.821053



Villa Le Corti Principe Corsini  Reservation required: tel: +39 055 8293026

Saturday, June 1 at 11.00: guided tour of the historic cellar followed by light lunch with tasting (3 wines and extra virgin olive oil) at Osteria Le Corti.

Price: € 30 instead of € 50.

Saturday 1st June at 4.00 pm: guided tour of the historic cellar followed by tasting (3 wines and extra virgin olive oil).

Price: € 15 instead of € 23.

Reservations are required directly at Villa Le Corti:  ph: +39 055 8293026

Possibility to purchase Principe Corsini products in Enoteca with 15% discount upon presentation of the bib.


Villa Le Corti  via San Piero di Sotto, 1 – 50026 San Casciano in Val di Pesa (Florence, Tuscany, Italy)



Salvadonica Borgo agrituristico del Chianti  – Reservation required: e tel. +39 349 8025107

Tasting: Saturday 1st June at 4.30 pm and 5.30 pm.

Tasting of wine and extra virgin olive oil from the company Salvadonica with a combination of a small snack.

Other offers for athletes:

10% discount on lunch and dinner on Saturday 1 June and on lunch on 2 June.

The athletes and their families have a discount on services by showing the bib.

The services are subject to availability of the structure. All the services offered by the structure are visible on the website:

Salvadonica: via Grevigiana, 82, 50026 San Casciano in Val di Pesa (Florence, Tuscany, Italy)