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From Verona: Valpolicella Half-Day Small Group Wine Tour

1. From Verona: Valpolicella Half-Day Small Group Wine Tour

On this half-day tour from Verona, venture to the region of Valpolicella for a taste of wine that has been considered legendary since Roman times. Discover the rich history of the vineyards and the wines they produce. Enjoy a wine tasting in an intimate group setting with other wine enthusiasts. Begin your journey along the Valpolicella wine route from Verona as you set out with your guide, who also will serve as your sommelier. Along the way, take in the countryside’s stunning natural beauty while riding in the comfort of an air-conditioned van. Marvel at the terraced hills and vineyards. Make your way to the scenic village of San Giorgio di Valpolicella. As you admire the intricate stonemasonry of the columns and the Romanesque parish church, be sure to catch the panoramic views of the surrounding area. After soaking up the idyllic rural atmosphere, head to a local Amarone vineyard. At the vineyard, hear about the famous Amarone wine, renowned for the particular grapes of Valpolicella and the meticulous technique involved in production. Known as a "meditation wine," the process involves careful harvesting, drying, and fermenting. Peek inside a drying room for a quick whiff. Head down to the cool air of the wine cellar. Here, you'll have a chance to taste a flight of four Valpolicella wines. Relish the flavors and scents of the Valpolicella, Ripasso, Amarone, and Recioto wines as you nibble on bread, cheese, and salami that have been carefully paired with each sip. Finally, once you've acquainted yourself with a variety of the fine wines in Valpolicella, return to Verona to complete your tour.

Verona: Montresor Winery Visit with Wine Tasting and Snacks

2. Verona: Montresor Winery Visit with Wine Tasting and Snacks

Fall in love with Valpolicella wines on this guided wine-tasting experience at the Montresor Winery in Verona. Taste 5 different wines with culinary products that will tingle your taste buds. Meet your guide at the Montresor Winery in Verona to begin your tour. First, you will head to the wine museum. Listen as your guide tells you about this winery that the Montresor family started in 1892 and the winemaking process.  Walk around this interactive museum. Hear all about Valpolicella wines, the history, and the brand, and discover the iconic frosted bottle. Smell the sweet aroma of different wines in the sensory room. Discover the richness of the different types of Valpolicella soil that give the grapes Corvina, Corvinone, Oseleta, Molinara, and Rondinella. Observe the whole vinification process, from the grapes to the bottling, for a complete journey through Veronese wine culture. Get to grips with the grapes as you sip on 5 of the region's wines paired with delicious culinary products. Sample the famous Capitel de la Crosara and the iconic Valpolicella wines, to name a few. Enjoy an experience you won't forget, and leave the winery merry and a bit tipsy.

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