Our selection of food, wine, gourmet tour and gastronomic vacation proposals from Veneto to Sicily put together by passionate local operators who live in and know their territory best. They include incoming tour operators, hotels, official guides, tour service companies and local agencies, all offering something different.

Grand Barolo Wine Tours

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This sprivate guuded wine tour by Tasting Tours takes the visitor to some of the best barolo producing wineries in Piemonte. Barolo is made entirely from the same grape, nebbiolo, and can be produced in 11 villages only, the 5 most famous being La Morra, Barolo, Monforte, Serralunga and Castiglione Falletto. You will be surprised by the substantial differences given to the wine by the different hills, vineyard exposure and soil components.
Last modified on 21 March 2016

Grand Barbaresco Wine Tour

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This private tour by Tasting Tours is to three producers located in the 3 villages of the Barbaresco region where only 1,200 acres are planted (the area is much smaller than the Barolo district). Made from the same nebbiolo grape which gives Barolo, Barbaresco is in a way the younger brother of Barolo. More elegant and aromatic, it is though very powerful and great over ageing. While Barolo has been around for centuries, Barbaresco is only a few hundred years old and started to be popular in the world of wine thanks to Angelo Gaja who was able to start a revolution…
Last modified on 21 March 2016

Horse and Carriage Wine Tour

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A wine tour by horse and carriage is a unique proposal by Cantina di Filippo located in the Valle Umbra near both Cannara and Assisi. to discover the winery's philosophy towards organic and biodynamic cultivation and in particular their 'One Goose Revolution' project which has marked out 4 hectares of vineyard being cultivated with low environmental impact and the almost exclusive help of animals - horse and geese to name but two.
Last modified on 24 May 2016

Lake Garda Experience

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Lake Garda Experience tour runs just once in 2016 from October 2 - 6 and is 6 full days discovering not only the lake and towns on its shore such as Desenzano sul Garda and Sirmione, as well as nearby centers such as Brescia, Salò and the beautiful private island of Isola del Garda. Due to its special climate, Lake Garda is the most northerly area of Italy where olive groves and lemon trees actually grow and the local wine is equally unique.   
Last modified on 27 November 2015

A Taste of Prosecco and the Veneto

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A Taste of Prosecco and the Veneto runs just once in 2016 from September 11-17 and is 6 days discovering a territory made famous around the world for everyone's famous fizzy aperitif wine, Prosecco. Best of all, the tour is scheduled to take place during the annual harvest. But you will also visit the lagoon of Venice and island of Burano, the cities of Treviso, Bassano del Grappa and Asolo all in this unique tour for food and wine lovers.  
Last modified on 15 December 2015

Sardinia Food and Wine tours

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If you have ever been curious to know what traditional Sardinian food and wine is really like, then Gaveena can give you 10 reasons why the island is the top destination for a cool foodie travel experience. Not only this but they propose a number of short break travel packages which are dedicated just to this. Click on the title of each to be taken to a full synopsis.  
Last modified on 06 April 2016

Wine Tasting in Venice

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The wine tastings proposed by Venice and Veneto Gourmet have been created and are hosted by qualified sommelier and Venice guide Sara Cossiga. You will be tasting some of the best wines of the territory with each lasting around 2 hours and usually being held in late afternoon. They are designed to be an event which involves all the senses, not just those of your palate. They are hosted with a touch of style and extravagance which sums up the essence of city and which will hopefully stay with you long after you return home.
Last modified on 08 April 2015

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