Verona: 1-Hour Guided Red Wine Tasting
- Duration: 1 hour
Head off on a beautiful journey into the countryside of northern Italy and discover the best food and wine the region has to offer, served in one of the most sumptuous Renaissance surroundings. At one of Verona’s most distinguished villas, encircled by the vineyards of Valpolicella, you will not only taste the gourmet delights of this top Italian kitchen, you will get a chance to cook them. See the ancient, well-stocked cellars and taste Amarone, the rich, dry red wine made from partially dried grapes. Start with a guided tour of the best Valpolicella wine cellar before moving onto Amarone vineyards, owned by one of the most renowned wine makers in Italy and set in the beautiful rolling hillsides surrounding Verona. Here you will learn all about the characteristics of the various grape varieties and the viticulture behind Valpolicella wine. Then, continue to one of the finest examples o...
Visit Verona’s most innovative wine cellar, where winemakers use their magic to produce wines popular around the world. Taste nine wines, including some of the most famous Amarone wines, along with other Valpolicella wines. In the process, learn about the production method from an expert sommelier. As well as exploring this modern winery, you will also visit the ancient cellar, carved out of a sandstone wall. This is where, year after year, the wines mature, before finally being bottled. You will taste the red wine that made the province of Veneto-Amarone della Valpolicella so famous, and learn about the unique methods of making this classic dry red wine. Extended wine tastings give you an opportunity to try some of the best versions of Amarone along with other Valpolicella wines.
Introduce your palate to a variety of red wines produced in Verona on this 1-hour guided wine-tasting tour. Each wine tasting will be accompanied by a description of the grapes used to make it, the area in which they were produced, and details about production techniques. You’ll taste a range of different wines over the course of the tour, including the locally produced 'red diamond', an intense ruby-red wine. To wrap up your experience, you’ll get the chance to try a very special premium wine, Amarone, one of the top wines of Valpolicella and one of the most renowned red wines in both Italy and around the globe. Due to its richness and intensity of aromas, this wine is often dubbed ‘meditation’.
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Professional and impressive tour with tasting. Experts who understand their craft are involved here. Small but fine wine cellar. Even the owner found time to join us during the tasting and answer our questions. I can unconditionally recommend the tour.
Outstanding opportunity to learn about and taste some top line wines from Valpolicella. Amazing design of winery as well. Highly recommended!