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Frascati Wine Tasting Tour from Rome

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  • Location: Rome, Italy
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Tour code: 3731GODS
Discover centuries of winemaking tradition deep in the Italian countryside on this 3.5-hour Frascati wine tasting tour from Rome. Travel out through the olive groves and vineyards of the Castelli Romani to the Principe Pallavicini estate — one of the oldest and most beautiful vineyards in the Frascati region. Wander among the vineyards with your guide. Learn how the traditional winemaking techniques have evolved from the Roman Era to the present day. Step down inside ancient cellars where fine wines lie maturing in barrels, and enjoy a tasting session of three wines.

Highlights

  • Free snacks included
  • Led by a local guide
  • Free drinks included
Meet your guide and hop aboard your air-conditioned coach in Rome’s Piazza dei Re di Roma in the mid-afternoon, and head out of the city into the rolling hills of the Castelli Romani to begin your tour. Travel through ancient olive groves and past row upon row of centuries-old vineyards, and soak up spectacular views of the verdant Italian countryside. The fertile soils here have been used in wine production since the Roman Era and there are thousands of years of winemaking heritage to discover.

Head deep into the Frascati region — where the celebrated Pallavicini winemaking family has been working the land since the 17th century — and follow your guide on a tour of the Principe Pallavicini estate. Gain insight into the various stages of wine production and learn how their techniques have evolved from antiquity to the present day.

Step inside 3rd-century cellars where fine wines mature slowly in Acacia and French Oak barrels, and listen as your guide details the complex winemaking processes at play. The wines produced on this estate are regular winners of prestigious international awards such as the Decanter World Wine Award and the Vinitaly Cangrande Award, cementing their place among the region’s very finest.

Continue on to the estate’s beautiful 17th-century farmhouse and enjoy a tasting session led by the professional sommelier. Sample delicate fruit flavors in reds such as casa romana and soleggio and subtle sweetness in whites like poggio verde, before finishing with a taste of the delicious dessert wine, stillato.

When it’s time to depart from the estate, hop back aboard your coach for the journey back to Rome where your wine tasting tour will come to an end.

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Near Piazza dei Re di Roma, central Rome
Departure Time:
3pm (meet strictly at 2:45pm)
Duration:
3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point

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Frascati Wine Tasting Tour from Rome

Nectar of the Gods Wine Tasting Tour
©58209436

Inclusions:
  • Professional guide 
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Wine tasting (3 wine samples)
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Additional Information:

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 24 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Stan B, August 2015

Absolutely fantastic wine and very reasonable prices. We are only regretting that we couldn't purchase more.

Reviewed by: Michelle E, July 2015

This tour was amazing!

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Tour code: 3731GODS