From Verona: The Amarone Wine Experience

From Verona: The Amarone Wine Experience

Total cost Tour - Adult: € 160

Descrizione

Our ‘From Verona: Amarone wine tour’ offers a true education and experience with Amarone wine. 

This Amarone wine tour from Verona gives you a deep exploration of this top wine from Italy and the Valpolicella wine region. Your tour focuses on education on the winemaking process and a vertical tasting of five Amarone wines dating back to 2001. This Amarone wine tasting features a pairing of specially selected cheeses and chocolate of the highest quality from the Valpolicella wine region. 

First, learn about the complete winemaking process of this rich, complex wine in the cellar of top Amarone winery. During the winery tour, you learn about Amarone’s unique winemaking process, known as appassimento. Grapes are dried for three to four months, then slowly pressed, and fermented until dry. The wine is then barrel-aged for a minimum of two years – but, some producers age as long as five years.

After your time in the cellar, experience a vertical tasting of these smooth, full-bodied red wines. We take you through a vertical Amarone tasting of five wines from 2015 back to 2001 with a discussion on vintage variation, the flavor profiles for each vintage, and food pairing. Each wine is specially paired with top quality Veronese cheeses and chocolate. 

After the winery tour, enjoy a traditional lunch that features a tasting of a primary grape of Amarone wine: Corvina. Amarone wine is made with the grapes Corvina, Molinara, and Rondinella. But, some producers produce these grapes on their own to make varietal wines. The experience gives you another perspective on the grapes used to make Amarone.

Lunch can be also done outside on a terrace overlooking the Valpolicella hills and Lake Garda!

Book your Amarone wine tour from Verona today!

10am

4 h

Verona/ Valpolicella

italiano, inglese

Piazza Bra Square, 28, 37121, under the big clock and the International pharmacy

Additional information

Duration

4h

Age range

Adult

Location

Valpolicella

  • Transfer

WHAT THE EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:

  • Expert wine tour guide
  • Private van/car with air conditioning
  • Visit of one of the historical Amarone wineries
  • Amarone vertical wine tasting ( different vintages from 2015 back to 2001 or more)
  • Lunch *inside a private wine cellar / terrace with view
  • Amarone grappa tasting

NOTE: Places visited during your tour are subject to change, mostly due to the weekly closing of the shops, Vegetarian, vegan, glucose-free and lactose-intolerant dietary restrictions are catered to. Please note this in the ‘special requirements’ field on booking.

*The location for lunch and the menù depends on the season and the weather conditions

Do you prefer a private tour? We can customize it to your needs!

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