Franciacorta is a lovely wine region, in northern part of Italy, nearby the beautiful scenery of Lake Iseo. On this tour you will discover the charm of this land by tasting our local sparkling wines and our traditional spirit: grappa.
Driving through the hills of this area we will visit a local producer of sparkling wines for tasting the famous Franciacorta obtained by Chardonnay and Pinot Noir; such as Brut, Rosè and Satèn.
After this first tasting we will reach a local elegant restaurant where we’re going to have a great lunch with many courses of local food paired with wines.
You cannot say you have been to Italy if you never tried grappa before! To end the tour we’ll visit the enchanted distillery Borgo Antico San Vitale, built on previous 6th century parish church, with tasting of different kind of grappa and herbs spirits (like Nocino or chestnut acquavite).
Minimum for 2 people – max 8
Area visited: Franciacorta (Brescia)
Duration: 7.5 h approximately
Departure: at 9.00 a.m. from Verona (and urban area)
Please notice: the tour leader will wait for you maximum 15 minutes in case of late.
We want you to spend a lovely day with no distress so, please, in booking our tours, inform us if you have limited mobility (in some old cellars there are stairs); or if you have any intolerance or allergy about food/wine (some tours are including appetizers in the cellar or lunch in local restaurant).
We ask you to inform us if you have any appointment after the tour (if you booked a train ticket, an opera show in Arena or a reservation for a restaurant), so we can do our best to respect the schedule.
In the cellar the temperature is constant 15 Celsius degrees (59 Fahrenheit), so we suggest to take with you a sweater or a jacket; if it is possible we will try to show you the vineyards, so it’s recommended to wear sneakers or comfortable shoes.