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Our most recommended Cagliari Wine Tasting & Winery Tours

Sardinia: Private Winery Tour and Tasting

1. Sardinia: Private Winery Tour and Tasting

Guided tour of the cellar lasts 1,5-2 hours and includes the visit to the surrounding vineyards, then follows the whole production cycle in the different areas from the arrival of the grapes to bottling, continues to a museum and ends in the wine tasting room. Three iconic wines are proposed for the wine tasting and accompanied with local gastronomical delicacies. Tailor made options are availible throught visit request or telephone call. The winery is based in the Su Leunaxiu place, province of Cagliari, that part of Sardinia famous for its rolling hills and fertile valleys, since ancient times the reign of the vine, wheat and olive trees. New studies, research, experiences from all over the world have influenced the company's style and led it to use particularly advanced and sophisticated winemaking techniques and methods.

Wine Tour Sardinia

2. Wine Tour Sardinia

Join an unforgettable excursion to discover the wine and wineries of Cagliari, two important elements of the Sardinian identity since the first centuries of its history. The role of the ancient plant is deep-rooted in the culture of this land thanks to the wide range of grape varieties: Cannonau, Bovale, Carignano, Monica, Nuragus, Vermentino, Nasco, Vernaccia, Moscato, and Malvasia, to name a few. This tour will allow you to live a first-hand experience immersed in the vineyards and the wineries of the area, where you will learn the peculiarities of the Sardinian wine grapes. The tour includes a visit to a traditional winery: surrounded by sweet hills and rural landscapes, you will discover the different production stages, the kinds of the grapes, the land and the people who dedicate their time to the grape growing with great passion. The visit to the winery is only the first step. Next, taste local wines! You will be captivated by a friendly atmosphere and will taste 3 excellent wines paired with local food products.

Wine Experience around Cagliari

3. Wine Experience around Cagliari

Starting from the capital of Sardinia you will enjoy some wonderful views during every season. Taste the most famous wines of the island, served with some typical Sardinian food. On the way back through vineyards and olive trees, you will find one of the most famous shrines of rural Sardinia, a marvelous small hidden church. Make the 30-minute trip back to the city, including a nice sightseeing tour of Cagliari ponds with it's beautiful pink flamingos.

Cagliari Market Tour, Home Cooking Demo and Dinner

4. Cagliari Market Tour, Home Cooking Demo and Dinner

Uncover the secrets of Italian family recipes on your travels, Your guide, or Cesarina will share their wisdom, which has been passed down in their families for generations. Go food shopping like a local with your host, enjoy the distinctive Italian local market and learn how to recognize the best produces from the land.  Come back to your Cesarina’s home, attend a private cooking demo where your host will share the secret of her family cookbook while finishing one of the dishes in front of you. Sit at an authentic Italian table and enjoy a 4-course seasonal menu including starter, pasta, main course with a side dish, and dessert accompanied by a selection of red and white local wines. Feel the warmth of Italian hospitality as you connect with local people. 

Cagliari: Wine Tasting & Winery Tour

5. Cagliari: Wine Tasting & Winery Tour

This combination tour takes you into the Sardinian inland, where you can discover two little towns, Serdiana and Donori. Experience an unforgettable visit to the best winery of the South Sardinia. Located in the rolling hills, the small town of Serdiana only has a population of approximately 2,000. For thousands of years, the land and climate make the wines and olive oil of this region unique. Not to mention the grapes in this area have been grown since Nuraghic times and some native grapes of the area are famous, like the Cannonau, Vermentino and Carignano. The exact vineyard you will visit depends on the day of the week and the crowds but all are top quality such as Cantine Argiolas, Pauli, Cantine Pala and Audarya. After visiting the winery, you will be treated to a tasting accompanied by cheese and cured meats to compliment the samples. Whether you like red wine, white wine, or both, you will be able to have a sample of two different types of each. The winery staff will explain the process and wine itself. You will also have the opportunity to buy some of the best wines in the winery store at a discount - be sure to check with your cruiseline for their regulations on bringing wine back on-board. All in all, you will spend approximately 2 hours at the winery, during which time your guide will be happy to assist you with his or her expertise. Many of the wineries have small museums / displays showcasing some of the century old world ways located now in modern facilities. Afterwards you will drive to Donori, a quickly stop at the cheese factory where you can taste the best cheese and of course you can save money as well buying from the factory store. Your local guide will be keen to make the tour as personal as possible. He will assist you with his expertise and recall interesting anecdotes for you before you return to your hotel.

Cheese Making and Tasting Tour from Cagliari with Lunch

6. Cheese Making and Tasting Tour from Cagliari with Lunch

Delve into the fascinating art of cheese making with this unique tour from Cagliari. After meeting your local guide, you will set off from Cagliari to Siliqua, where you will visit a working farm.  You will discover how the sheperd makes the pecorino cheese. You will witness the magic of how 50 liters of milk will transform in two wheel of cheese. After that, you will discover how the ricotta is made and the differences between Sardinian Pecorino and Roman Pecorino. You will understand why the mold is good for the cheese and how comes out of it. After the creation of the cheese you will have the chance to visit the rest of the farm, where you will see the pigs, the amazing horses, the field of grain and the vineyard. The visit will end with a lunch where you will have the tagliere with cheese and cold cuts produced by the farm, a first course made with grain of the farm and of course the wine of the vinewyard.

Cagliari: Full-Day Private Wine Tasting with Lunch

7. Cagliari: Full-Day Private Wine Tasting with Lunch

Embark on a charming itinerary and taste delicious wines. First, visit two of the best wineries in southern Sardinia. Then, enjoy an authentic Sardinian lunch in a traditional farmhouse. Start your journey with a drive to the countryside to the middle of the Western Mediterranean. Discover the beauty of Cagliari, which is the capital city of the Italian island of Sardinia, on this tasting tour. Marvel at the olive groves, fields, and vineyards. For thousands of years, this land has produced bread, oil, and wine for the city.  Learn the whole process of winemaking. Grapes have been growing here since the Nuraghic times. Cannonau, Vermentino, and Carignano are just some of the famous wines which are made here. Next, you will stop for a Sardinian lunch in a traditional farmhouse. Taste local products like cheese, olives, cured meat, fresh homemade pasta, the Sardinian pig, homemade dessert, season fruits, coffee, and the famous Sardinian Liquor.

Cagliari Shore Excursion: Wine Tasting

8. Cagliari Shore Excursion: Wine Tasting

Experience an unforgettable visit to one of the best wineries of South Sardinia. For this tour, it is necessary to hold a green pass. You will meet your guide outside the passenger terminal at the parking and board your transportation to the heart of the island and the village of Sardinia, located approximately 11 miles (18 km) to the north of Cagliari, for a quick yet scenic drive. This is a private excursion for just you and your group (but the winery could have other guests simultaneously). Located in the rolling hills, the small town of Sardinia only has a population of approximately 2,000. For thousands of years, the land and climate make this region's wines and olive oil unique. The grapes in this area have been grown since Nuraghic times, and some native grapes of the site are famous, like the Cannonau, Vermentino, and Carignano. The same vineyard you will visit depends on the day of the week and the crowds. The winery staff will explain the process and wine itself. You will also have the opportunity to buy some of the best wines in the winery store at a discount - be sure to check with your cruise line for their regulations on bringing wine back on board. At the end of your experience, your local guide will be keen to make the tour as personal as possible. He will assist you with his expertise and recall interesting anecdotes for you before bring you back to your cruise ship.

Cagliari: Wine, Cheese and Olive Oil Tasting Shore Excursion

9. Cagliari: Wine, Cheese and Olive Oil Tasting Shore Excursion

This combination tour will take you into the Sardinian Islands, where you can discover three little towns: Serdiana, Dolianova and Donori. Experience an unforgettable visit to the best wineries in southern Sardinia. After visiting the winery, you will taste two white wines and two red wines served with a tasty cheese and cured meat.  It will also be possible to buy some of the best wines in the area at the winery store. Afterwards, drive to Donori, where you can taste the best cheese from the factory store. On the way back stop at the oil mills, let's an expert show you how to distinguish a good olive oil with a quick lesson, you will taste the olives, the oils as well with the local products and home made wine. Your local guide will be keen to make the tour as personal as possible. This itinerary can easily be changed to fit better into your ship's scheduled docking times.

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What people are saying about Cagliari

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 36 reviews

We were traveling with Franco, he is a great and personable guide who made you feel comfortable. The tour was very interesting, you learned a lot about the country and the people. The highlight of the tour is the visit to the Guiseppe winery. Everything is explained by the winery and then you can enjoy wine, cheese and bread and other delicacies in a friendly atmosphere. Here you can learn Italian hospitality up close. There was a lot of laughter and we had a lot of fun. Don't forget the dog Spike, who was well received by everyone. Thank you Franco and Guiseppe for the nice day. Greetings from Angela and Kurt

The tour was really wonderful and we learned loads about the wine making process here in Sardinia. And we of course loves getting to try the lovely wines and the food, would highly recommend!

A super cozy wine tour, in a very nice place where very nice conversations were had! It is a very nice hospitable family with a nice story and history. Really highly recommended!

Great experience, an extremely warm welcome and a dive into the heart of Sardinian wine traditions. An excellent wine tasting with fabulous cold cuts and cheeses. To recommend !

Valerio was the most fabulous guide for our vineyard experience. We absolutely loved the vineyard the tour was informative, personal and beautiful done. The wines are excellent!