Enoteca Alessi, Florence

Enoteca Alessi, Florence

Alessi is more than just an ordinary 'enoteca', as it transcends the typical definition of a shop selling regional wines. Stepping into this expansive and luminous third-generation establishment, you'll be greeted by colorful aisles filled with enticingly packaged biscotti, caramelle, and cioccolatini. As you navigate through, you'll eventually find yourself at the back where a vast selection of wines is displayed, accompanied by an impressive array of spirits, liquors, beers, olive oils, jams, aged balsamic vinegars, and much more.

Venturing downstairs into the inviting wine cellar, you'll discover a treasure trove of over 2,500 labels to choose from. Here, you can browse through an enticing assortment while savoring the delightful aromas of Tuscan cold cuts and traditional cheeses. The wine selection is exceptional, catering to various budgets, spanning from €10 to several thousand euros. Don't fret, as the knowledgeable staff members are eager to engage in friendly conversations and provide expert recommendations.

For those in search of a quality spot for a snack or a light lunch, accompanied by an extensive list of Tuscan and Italian wines, Alessi is the perfect destination. Surprisingly, despite its proximity to the bustling Duomo and the influx of tourists, the atmosphere remains remarkably serene and relaxed.

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The most famous Tuscan reds – notably Brunello di Montalcino, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano and Chianti – are made from the Sangiovese grape and are produced inland, on the hills of Tuscany. They are of exceptional quality, as wineries combine the finest traditional and modern techniques. Here, not only can you sample these outstanding wines, but you can also gain a wealth of knowledge about their unique characteristics. All of this can be enjoyed at a fair price.

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Sight Location: Florence, Italy (See walking tours in Florence)
Sight Type: Food/Drink
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