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Valpollicella Wine Tour

corvina-grapes.jpg Valpolicella is first of all a region west of Verona, in the Veneto, north east of Italy. Literally it means a “valley of many cellars” and here Romans were the first winemakers. But Valpolicella is also a wine, a blend of three grapes varieties: Corvina, a dark-berried, thick-skinned variety, is the principal grape in red Valpolicella wines. We’ll visit reknown wineries where Amarone is made and we’ll learn its method of production. You’ll also be able to know the rare Recioto and the Ripasso technique which only applies to Valpolicella wine region!

Tour departs at 8.30 am

When: every day, Sundays and except 25 Dec.; 1st Jan.

Meeting point: Venice, Piazzale Roma or Verona, Piazza Bra. It can depart from any other place in the Veneto, just let us know and we’ll pick you up (door-to-door service)

Tour returns to the original departure point at approximately 5.30 pm

PRICE  170 EUR per person

(in a shared tour, max 8 people; please enquire for a private tour)

Price includes: private air-conditioning Mercedes sedan or (if more than 3 people) a minivan, guide in English, wine tasting in two different amarone wineries.

For furhter information write us at info@theothersideofvenice.com

Valpolicella, 10 century-old church

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