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Valpolicella: 1.5-Hour Guided Winery Tour with Wine Tasting

1. Valpolicella: 1.5-Hour Guided Winery Tour with Wine Tasting

Discover beautiful Valpolicella on an exclusive guided winery tour and a tasting experience with a professional sommelier. During 1.5 hours, tour the vineyards and wine cellar. Learn about the history of wine and winemaking methods, and take part in an exceptional wine tasting with wines like Valpolicella Classic & Superior, and Amarone. In the Valpolicella area, the amazing landscape between Lake Garda and Verona, make a visit to a high-end winery estate and discover how high-quality wines are made. Hear the history of the estate and explanations of the methods and techniques of wine production. Follow the journey from the grape harvest in the vineyard located in the surrounding area to the final stage of the bottling. After your tour, taste a selection of 6 delicious quality wines, such as Valpolicella, Recioto, and Amarone, accompanied by a selection of local cured meats and cheeses. Let an expert guide you through the tasting as you listen to in-depth commentary on the particularity of these premium Italian wines.

Lake Garda: Historic Castle Cruise with Wine Tasting

2. Lake Garda: Historic Castle Cruise with Wine Tasting

Discover the charm of Lake Garda on a half-day speedboat tour, where you will see the various castles and villas, enjoy a regional wine tasting, and get a chance to swim in its refreshing waters. Start your cruise from Sirmione’s harbor, located next to the Scaligero Castle of Sirmione, offering a perfect postcard view as you start your lake cruise.  Continue towards the Lazise Castle, a medieval fortress with imposing towers and defense walls. Enjoy a wine tasting in Bardolino guided by a professional sommelier who will explain to you the unique characteristics of this regional wine.  Take a dive into the emerald lake waters to cool off and enjoy a relaxing break at the shores of Villa Canossa. Admire the timeless beauty of Torri del Benaco Scaligero Castle, a fortress of Roman origins, before navigating back to the Port of Sirmione.

Lake Garda: Wine and Food Tastings in the Vineyards

3. Lake Garda: Wine and Food Tastings in the Vineyards

Learn about local flavors in a wonderful Lake Garda location during this tasting of local wines and foods at a vineyard in Lazise. Spend time in the vineyards and cellar, and taste up to 6 wines with cold cuts, cheeses, Garda extra virgin olive oil, and bread. Sipping on a white Garganega, a Chiaretto, or sparkling wine, begin your journey into the world of wine on Lake Garda. With your drink in hand, start learning about the quality of grapes and production methods. Taste test Verona's salami and cheeses along with different types of wine from reds to fresh and fruity types. Before the end of the experience, get a taste of Garda’s one and only extra virgin olive oil that’s perfectly paired with toasted bread. Experience its fruity and delicate flavors that only Garda can guarantee.

Bardolino: Garda Lake Winery Tour and Tasting

4. Bardolino: Garda Lake Winery Tour and Tasting

Discover the Bardolino area, its wine and olive oil in a family owned winery at the Garda Lake. The farm and the land are located on the Rocca del Garda, on the path that climbs up above the Rocca. The winery was founded after World War II by the grandfather of the wine maker. They started the production of Bardolino, a red wine obtained from the native Corvina, Rondinella, Molinara grapes, up to the present day, where the grandson took over the reins of the company bringing innovation in production, producing, as well as Bardolino Classic, its still and sparkling rosé versions. After the vineyards tour you can relax on the terrace and start tasting the following wines with local delicacies: Chiaretto di Bardolino Classico DOC Chiaretto Spumante BRUT DOC Bardolino Classico DOC OTTO Igt Rosso Veronese Get ready to live an amazing experience!

Pastrengo: Lake Garda Wine & Food Tasting Castle Experience

5. Pastrengo: Lake Garda Wine & Food Tasting Castle Experience

You will visit an original austrian fort, the seasoning area for the products, in an environment that combines tradition, modernity and technology, leaving the charm of the historical asset in which we find unchanged. You will learn about the approach, philosophy and production methods that have been passionately pursued for years. You will go then to the dedicated area, where you can taste organic wines of the territory, accompanied with quality cheeses and cured meats, and Garda olive oil paired with an artisanal focaccia of ancient grains.

Lazise: Biodynamic Farm Tour and Natural Wine Tasting

6. Lazise: Biodynamic Farm Tour and Natural Wine Tasting

Venture into the world of Lazise and tour a biodynamic farm. Learn the natural ways of growing without aggressive intervention, chemicals, or sulfites. Take in the surrounding environment full of lush nature and taste several types of wine paired with local charcuterie. Arrive to a warm welcome and allow your hosts to accompany you on a tour of the farm. Learn the essential elements and theory of biodynamic farming, and understand the process of curating food and wines free from chemicals, artificial interventions, and toxic additives. Admire the natural beauty and be transported to another time when life was simpler. Browse the cellar and end the tour on the terrace, overlooking the vineyards. Sip on four exquisite wines paired with an arrangement of Veronese meats and cheeses.

Lugana Wine Tour With Private Panoramic Boat on Lake Garda

7. Lugana Wine Tour With Private Panoramic Boat on Lake Garda

Lake Garda is one of the most charming places in Italy and the soul of Italian resorts. It is also the birthplace of Lugana wine, a delicate and exquisite white that will lead the way on this tour through beautiful panoramas and delicious culinary delights, including a visit to the beautiful old town of Sirmione. Visiting the southern shores of Lake Garda, Italy’s biggest lake, you will not only enjoy a wonderful boat trip where you will experience the magnificent panoply of colors that the Mediterranean will provide, but you will also learn the history of Lugana wine in the region and find out about how to marry Lugana wine with the traditional food of the region. Your tour will start with a hotel pick-up and a visit to Lake Garda, which is one of the most beautiful and largest lakes in Italy. The edge of Lake Garda will be rich with olive groves and mellow vineyards, characterized by a mild climate, which will combine to make for one of Italy’s most picturesque landscapes. The center of the beautiful old town of Sirmione reaches into Lake Garda and is connected to the mainland by a long narrow isthmus. This town has been a favorite resort for relaxation since the ancient Roman aristocracy was attracted here by the mild climate and curative thermal springs. It is a very popular tourist destination and a favorite resting place for travelers from all over the world. You will visit one of the best and the oldest winemaking companies in Sirmione accompanied by a professional sommelier. The Lugana winery is a perfect illustration of how local traditions are combined with the latest modern technologies. In the year 2000, a new cellar fully equipped with state of the art technology was built here but the wines continue to age in traditional French oak barrels. You will be invited to the cellar and taste several varieties of wine. During the walk in the vineyards, you will learn everything you can about the culture, climate and character of this beautiful lakeshore region. After an inspiring walk around Sirmione, with your appetite aroused, you will be taken for a gourmet lunch to taste the delights of the local cuisine in one of the best restaurants in the region. Here, you will enjoy the excellent combination of smooth Lugana wine and meals made of lake fish, pasta with seafood or white meats such as baked veal. After lunch, you will take a wonderful boat trip on Lake Garda, which shows off a variety of blue, green and Turquoise hues. Surrounding it under Mediterranean skies, the landscape will be composed of luxurious and diverse greenery, amongst which you will find charming villas and parks. You will pass and stop by the attractive small towns, scattered along its banks, which look as if they have escaped the touch of time. Here and there, castles dating from 12th and 13th centuries will also be seen.

Lazise: Vineyard Tour and Organic Wine Tasting

8. Lazise: Vineyard Tour and Organic Wine Tasting

Explore a recently built organic winery in Lazise. Go on a guided tour of the estate and the farm's wine cellar, followed by a tasting of 5 different wines accompanied by savory snacks. Head to the winery, which is located along the eastern shore of Lake Garda and surrounded by picturesque landscapes. Here, you'll meet your guide to begin your tour of the vineyards. Discover the different varieties of grapes grown here and find out about the farm's sustainable approach. From here, make your way to the wine cellar to learn more about wine production. See the working instruments, both old and new, and hear about the production methods used by the farm. Then, follow your guide to the tasting area to sample 5 of the estate's best wines accompanied by cured meats, bread sticks, cheese, and olives produced on the wine farm. At the end of your winery experience, feel free to visit the modern wine shop and purchase a few bottles of their wine to take with you.

From Lake Garda: Valpolicella Wine & Lunch Guided Trip

9. From Lake Garda: Valpolicella Wine & Lunch Guided Trip

An evocative tour with tour guide to discover the Valpolicella and its territory. Visit this beautiful land, the church of San Floriano, the local winery and tasting of its world known wine. A perfect experience in the land of wine! The experience starts directly from your pick-up point between 8:00 and 10:00 (depend from the choosed pick-up point). With the bus and tour guide you will reach the Valpolicella at about 11am. Let's enjoy the red wine taste in a local wine cellar and visit where the barrel full of wine are resting. The tour continue with a lunch in a local trattoria, only with Valpolicella typical products. After lunch with tour guide and bus we will reach the old Pieve (church) of San Floriano (recently recognized as one of the most characteristical in Italy) with its Romanesque style! After some free time for explore the Church, return at the pick-up point with bus for the return transfer.

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4.7 / 5

based on 38 reviews

This was such a fun activity! Barbara welcomed us at the vineyard and she’d pulled together a cozy set up. We were 3 couples and one small family. She explained each wine and poured us very generous helpings. We tasted 7 wines in total. The olive oil and bread was delicious too! We ordered some wine to be shipped to Netherlands and within 24h got a notification that it’s been shipped. Love supporting local family owned vineyards, and this one is fantastic!

The wine tasting was a birthday present for my friend and we both were beyond thrilled! Great wines, a unique ambience, a delicious selection of sausages and cheeses and a very warm and personable expert! At the end of the 1.5 hours we were allowed to sit there for as long as we wanted and help ourselves to the wines - wow!

Thank you forte benedek for this wine tasting experience. Valentina was an amazing host with great knowledge of the wines. Would highly recommend, great value for money & beautiful location!

Beautiful experience, excellent wine and food, the guide is very prepared and helpful!

Great experience! Very kind and well prepared staff! Highly recommended