A private wine tour guided by a Wine Expert will introduce you to two wineries from different valleys through a sensory journey in the heart of Valpolicella Classica.
Valpolicella is a splendid hilly area located a few kilometers from the famous city of Verona, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, enclosed between Val d’Adige, Lessinia and Verona plain, a few steps away from Lake Garda.
Besides enjoying an exceptional climate, this area boasts unparalleled natural and historical wonders: gentle hills stretch as far as the eyes can see, crowned by green vineyards, olive trees and cherry trees, dotted with villas, rural courts and Romanesque churches.
Valpolicella is a harmonious combination of history, culture, folklore and tradition, enriched by an excellent culinary heritage and a deep-rooted culture of hospitality.
The genuine dishes coming from popular tradition are paired with the most renowned, fruity and full-bodied wines such as Valpolicella, Recioto and Amarone.
This experience will lead you through the differences and peculiarities of Valpolicella wines including Amarone DOCG – registered and certified designation of origin. Your Wine Expert will describe the type of soil, the exposure of the vineyards and the wine-making and aging techniques.
By private car with driver, you will visit the first family-run winery. Led by the passionate story of the producer, you will begin the visit in the vineyard to learn the grapevine life cycle. You will get to know Amarone production techniques, with its special drying process, the way Valpolicella Ripasso is produced and then appreciate its different peculiarities through a guided tasting of four wines: Valpolicella Classico, Ripasso, Amarone and Recioto.
Immediately afterwards you will head for the second historical winery which has been expressing the authenticity of the territory through its fine wines for generations. The visit follows the path of winemaking, aging and bottling and ends with a guided tasting of four wines: Valpolicella Classico, Ripasso, Amarone, Recioto.
An inspiring private wine tour to discover the beauty of Valpolicella with its typical scents and colors, guided by our Wine Expert.
What you will find:
- Transfer from Verona to Valpolicella and back (on request other locations including Venice and Milan)
- Private car with driver
- Wine Expert
- Two guided cellar tours with wine tasting