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  3. Verona

Verona: Vineyard and Winery Tour with Wine Tasting

Product ID: 226306
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Immerse yourself in the world of wine on this unforgettable tour of a family run winery in the heart of Valpolicella. Explore the 17th century winery, learn about the process of wine making, and enjoy a wine tasting session with local food on the terrace.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Italian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Taste a selection of traditional Italian wines
  • Visit a 17th century cellar and private rural house
  • Meet the locals at this 5-generation family run winery
  • Learn about the process of wine making from grape to glass
Full description
Visit the countryside of Verona in a rural family-run winery home to 5 generations. At the winery, enjoy a peaceful stroll around the vineyard and listen to the family history of the winery and its estates.

Then head to the traditional drying room and learn how to dry Amarone grapes using a process called Appassimento. Listen to the winemaker explain the process of making wine, and how different grapes produce different flavors. Visit the rural house and cellar next, which have been used for wine making since the 17th century.

Finally, after your tour of the winery, enjoy a tasting session of a selection of fine wines including Valpolicella, Ripasso and the great Amarone. Learn how to evaluate them using your senses of sight, smell and taste. The wine is paired with a selection of antipasti including local cheeses, salami, and extra virgin olive oil. As you eat, admire the stunning view across the Italian countryside and the Valpolicella hills, from the terrace.
Includes
  • Wine tasting with the winemaker
  • Light lunch with tastings of local cheeses, chutney, salami, bread and other local food
  • Visit to the vineyard, the cellar and the traditional room to dry Amarone grapes
  • Explanation of the wine process and refinement
Not suitable for
  • Children under 18 years

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Tenuta Santa Maria Valverde, Località Gazzo, 4, 37020 Marano di Valpolicella VR.

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Important information
Know before you go
• You must be at least 18 years old to consume alcohol
• The wine tasting is run by Tenuta S.M. Valverde
• Assistance can be provided in booking a private transfer or arrange public transport to the winery
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.9 / 5
based on 16 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.8/5
Organization
4.6/5
Value for money
4.8/5
Safety
4.7/5

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