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Verona: 1-Hour Guided Red Wine Tasting

1. Verona: 1-Hour Guided Red Wine Tasting

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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2-hours Amarone Wine Tour with Sommelier Wine Tastings

2. 2-hours Amarone Wine Tour with Sommelier Wine Tastings

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.

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Veneto: Amarone Cooking and Tasting Experience in a Villa

3. Veneto: Amarone Cooking and Tasting Experience in a Villa

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 of Renaissance buildings just 30 minutes from Verona. The villa is famous for its magnificent fireplaces, featuring stone-carved recherché creatures that are both a wonder and a mystery to behold. The villa’s architecture is typical of sixteenth-century Italy, symmetric but versatile, and designed to revive the Golden Age. While there, you will learn how to cook some of the dishes traditionally served in this region, as the villa’s head chef takes you through a late-morning cooking class entitled, "The Pearls of our Cuisine: Pasta and Amarone." Learn the fundamentals of fresh pasta-making in all its different forms and find out about the delicious sauces and condiments that traditionally accompany it. You will also be shown how to make braised beef with Amarone and, to top it all off, the chef will introduce you to sbrisolona, the delectable, crumbly Italian sweet. The chefs of the villa will do their best to please you with fine, traditional cuisine complemented with the best local wines. Taste several kinds of Amarone and learn to recognize it by its slightly spicy bitterness, which is reminiscent of roasted almonds. Indulge in the gourmet lunch before the monstrous fireplaces in one of the spectacular halls of the villa. Finally, digest your meal with a stroll in the idyllic and mesmerizing landscape surrounding the villa. Gaze out onto the vineyards that spread out for miles under the Italian sun, as they have done for hundreds of years.

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Bologna: Verona & Valpolicella Day Trip with Winery Lunch

4. Bologna: Verona & Valpolicella Day Trip with Winery Lunch

Experience the magic of Verona on a day trip from Bologna. Follow you guide on a tour of this ancient city. Head to the verdant countryside in Valpolicella for a tour of a wine cellar. Excite your palate with a delectable lunch and a wine tasting experience.  Be picked up by your guide in Bologna. Sit back and relax on the drive to Verona. Let your guide show you around Verona. See the top sights and some hidden gems before heading to the vineyards of Valpolicella. Find out about the winemaking process as your guide takes you into a historic wine cellar. Savor three distinct local wines. Sample a rich, dry Amarone wine which one of the red wines that the region is known for. Have a light lunch before returning to Bologna.  

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Valpolicella: Champagne Experience with Premium Wines

5. Valpolicella: Champagne Experience with Premium Wines

Learn how to identify quality Champagne and enjoy tasty local bites on this tour of a family-run winery. Get expert tips from your local guide and enjoy panoramic views from the terrace. Begin your tour in the winery lounge, furnished with charming examples of traditional Italian design. Taste a tantalizing aperitif as you taste champagne, selected for you by the family's wine expert. Next, embark on a journey through the flavors and aromas of the Champagne region and listen to a local wine expert explain the production process and lead you through the best techniques for tasting. At your tour's conclusion, enjoy a tasting of champagne and learn how to evaluate it by sight, smell, and taste. Try local foods, all selected to pair with your champagne, and become a master at identifying a truly good Champagne.

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What people are saying about Verona

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Highly Recommended

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!