There are areas in Italy that offer not only breathtaking views, natural beauty and unusual architecture, but also produce some of the most distinctive and memorable wines you are ever likely to taste.
We're talking, of course, about Valpolicella: an area that produces some of the finest wines, of particular note among these is the renowned "Amarone".As you disembark the ship, your personal driver will meet and chauffeur you through some of the most beautiful countryside in the world before you reach one of the most famous and prestigious vineyards in the north of Italy: Valpolicella. Here you will meet Stefano, owner of this family-run wine estate, who will show you the vineyard and perhaps also reveal their essential secrets for transforming the grapes into good wine. For many years Stefano and his family have worked the land in order to obtain a unique and quality product, honoring the time that nature needs for this process without the need for additives to speed it up; this is evident in the care and attention to detail which is given to the exclusive wines made by this vineyard.You will have the opportunity to taste the Valpolicella Superiore, Valpolicella Ripasso, Amarone della Valpolicella and Recioto della Valpolicella, all accompanied by traditional, local products from the estate including their very own olive oil. Lunch will also be served at the estate, followed by an enjoyable leisurely return trip back to Venice with your personal driver.Prepare yourselves for a day that only needs your presence to be perfect.Enjoy also our "Venice and surroundings" section to find out Half day tours and Experiences in VENICE.