Private tour

Rome: Private Lunch and Wine Tasting in the Countryside

Activity provider: Eternal City Tours

Rome: Private Lunch and Wine Tasting in the Countryside

Activity provider: Eternal City Tours

From US$ 301.01 per person

Experience the essence of Italy in the hills of the famed Frascati region, as you soak up the rich history and enjoy a wine tasting in this tour from Rome. Visit one of the oldest and most beautiful vineyards in the Frascati region.

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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Italian
Pickup included
Hotel pickup from locations in Rome
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the secrets of traditional winemaking used from antiquity through to the modern day
  • Enjoy a guided tasting of Santa Benedetta’s specially selected wines complemented with a traditional lunch
  • Receive professional guidance and knowledge from an experienced guide
Full description
Start with pickup from your hotel in Rome. Travel to the Frascati region to explore 160 acres of vines surrounding 17th-century architecture and 3rd-century caverns lined with French oak barrels. Your guide will reveal the secrets of traditional winemaking techniques used here from antiquity through to the modern-day. They will explain how Imperial Rome became the cradle of wine culture. And you will also learn why the Nectar of the Gods went from being a status symbol of the elite to a pleasure enjoyed by all. After enjoying the beauty of the vineyard and learning about the history of the area, embark on a guided tasting of Santa Benedetta’s specially selected wines complemented with a traditional lunch. The lunch consists of a buffet with at least 20 different typical dishes of Roman traditions such as Zucchini, aubergines, peppers, cheeses, rice, and fresh pasta. There will be a plate of homemade pasta alla amatriciana verde, and for dessert, profiteroles. These dishes are all accompanied by local extra virgin olive oil and four local wines. At the end of the tastings, you will be able to head back to Rome, capturing views of the Roman countryside.
Includes
  • Lunch
  • Guided wine tasting
  • Transportation by private vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities

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  • Vegetarian options available on request

Product ID: 183566