produces some of the planet's most sought-after wines.
with names like Soave, Chianti, and Valpolicella you'll
be sure to spend your time in Italy appreciating their quality.
special guided winery tours you'll also learn of their history,
how their produced and enjoy the exeptional beauty of the
world's most famous wine regions.
course, you can create our own tour for yourself and fellow-travelers
by making arrangements with particular wineries for a private
tour. Just note that many Italian wineries are not like
those in America or elsewhere, where you can casually drop
by for a tasting. So making a reservation is essential.
better option by far is to take go with a group on a scheduled
tour which are usually fun, educational and more comprehensive
than booking an individual tour yourself.
tour options are as varied as the Italian landscape, but
most travelers opt for Italy's "wine basket" that
includes the Chianti,
regions of Tuscany, or the Valle
wine regions in the northwest.
way, a guided tour of these magnificent wine regions can
vary from a whirlwind regional tour to 1/2 day or day tours.
more comprehensive tours typically include hotels, airfare
and transfers, followed by a welcome reception that includes
a special wine tasting night overlooking incredible views
of the vineyard or countryside.
check out if your tour offers related walking tours of nearby
scenic villages and stops at local restaurants. These often
include multi-course meals accompanied by wines for each
course picked by the professional sommelier on staff.
help plan your next Italian winery tour, be sure to check
out what's on offer at top sites around the Web to suit
your budget and itinerary ...
about Italy wine & vineyard tours on the Web:
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Cooking & Wine Tours
Wine Tasting Tours
Tasting 1 Day & 1/2 Day Tours
Tasting in Chianti
Tours in Italy