Wine and Cheese Tasting in the Center of Rome - Italy

Tasting
Red Wine, White Wine
Activity
City Tasting
Languages
English
Theme
City
Minimum Drinking Age
18
$
40
78
/ Person
Claudio C
Response rate: 
100%
Response time:
35 minutes
Activity Overview
Go on an adventure wine tasting in Rome with family and/or friends and learn how to drink, taste Italian food and wine like an international gourmet connoisseur!

This Rome Wine Tasting tour will take you through the history of the Roman Countryside. You will learn that during the 70’s in the Lazio region, there were 75.000 hectares of vineyards, much more than what is grown today in Tuscany and Piedmont.

Today the Lazio wine region has extended just by 26.000 hectares. Did you know that once the vineyards were in the city centre of Rome, today there are vineyards that still grow in the historical part of Castelli Romani.

Our Italian Food and Wine Tasting takes you to an historical Enoteca where you are served three wines that tell the story of the viticulture of the Roman countryside. Two whites and one red will be served with cheese and cold cuts in order to give you some basics for wine and food matching. After completing a Wine and Cheese Tasting in Rome with us, you will be able to recognize the differences between colors and flavors as well as be able to recognize the areas where these Italian wines are produced.
 
Included
  • Taste 3 Italian wines
  • Learn interesting curiosities about Italian wines
  • Wines paired with traditional regional meats and cheeses
Group-size:
Up to 12 people
Rates
Per
Price
Person
$
40
78
Timing
Dates
Start Time
Weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday6:15 PM
Duration
1 H
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Cancellation Policy
Standard
  • Cancellations made 2 days before will be fully refunded.
  • Cancellations made at a later date will not be refunded.
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$
2,647
/ Person
Rome, Lazio, Italy
Duration:
6 Days, 5 Nights
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On this culinary adventure taste all there is in the Umbrian countryside as well as polish your cooking skills. Famous for its luxurious countryside which is plenty of fresh foods, ... moreUmbria is the only place to refine your culinary skills. Umbria is also referred to as the green heart of Italy. On each day of the 6-day tour, you will learn how to make Italian cuisines.

Why you will love the tour
Get practical, with three hands-on cooking classes which include pasta making. The cooking classes will be taught by a professional chef in his home on the posh countryside of Orvieto.
Taste five different homemade meals matched with lots of wine.

Day 1: DISCOVER WINES OF UMBRIA
You will meet other visitors and the tour guide at one location in Rome then You all head to Umbria. Start the excursion with a visit to wine production, agriturismo. This will introduce you to the wine culture and the food traditions in Italy. After Lunch and the long session of wine tasting, you will arrive in Montefalco to check into your hotel and rest through the entire evening.

Day 2: GET INTO THE PIZZA DOUGH
Start your day by exploring the town on your own in the morning hours. After lunch visits a closeby old village to begin the culinary adventure with Italy's most famous cuisines which are Pizza. You will tour a local flour mill and know all about the production of different grains and wheat used for pizza and bread. You will also get an opportunity to knead your dough from scratch. Afterwards, enjoy a glass of wine with fellow travelers as you wait for the dough to raise in a typical wooden oven. Add some final touches to the bread and enjoy the classic Italian pizza, hot from the oven.

Day 3: MAKE PASTA BY HAND
The day starts with a visit to the stunning hilly town of Orvieto, where you will interact with a famous local chef. In the real Italian culture, the chef will welcome us into her lovely home in the beautiful lush countryside with breathtaking views. You will learn how to make pasta by hand and gnocchi which is an original Italian dish. Afterwards, you will delight in Italian dishes paired with lots of wine. Then later return to the hotel to unwind through the evening.

Day4: TOUR A CHEESE FARM
The morning starts with a visit to a neighboring Bevagna village. Here you will meet a winemaker who is also a shepherd who will take you through the history and traditions of cheese production in the area. Tour the farm to observe all the steps from the sheep to the machines and to the rooms where cheese is aged. Later delight in a banquet of Umbrian meats and cheeses matched with the region's famous Sagrantino wine.

Day 5: LEARN THE ART OF GELATO
This day is all about desserts. After relaxing through the morning session, we make way to Cortona to meet an artistic gelato maker. Your trip to Italy would not be thorough without a perfect gelato. On this class, you will be taught by the finest with the freshest, high-quality constituents. After you have had an opportunity to make your gelato, savor a delicious regional special as you wait for the gelato to chill. Then later enjoy you dessert- gelato.

Day 6: ONE LAST ADVENTURE
As you head back to Rome, relish one last culinary experience. Whatever experience you wanted to have indulged in it. Whether an olive harvest, a truffle hunt or visit a renowned Deruta pottery maker, return to Roma with your heart's content.
$
75
73
/ Person
Roma, Lazio, Italy
Duration:
3 H
A must for food lovers and culinary enthusiasts, our Rome Pizza & Food Tour is centered around Rione Monti, an area of Rome rich in historical monuments and churches. Sandwiched ... morebetween Venice Square, The Forums, and the Colosseum, Rione Monti has a distinctly medieval atmosphere, one which is often emphasized by mazes of historic lanes and alleyways.

Basing our Rome Pizza & Food Tour here due to the abundance of traditional family run shops, restaurants and local bars, our English-speaking guide will take you to hundred-year-old bakeries specializing in traditional Pizza preparation.

Cooked in a traditional ovens, proprietors will impart the secret three ways of making authentic Italian pizza before allowing you to sample their wares for yourself in order to be assured of difference in quality.

Also becoming familiar with traditional Italian soft drinks such as Chinotto, you will move on to visit a traditional Roman delicatessen specializing in the provision of artisan ingredients used on favorite local pizza varieties such as Scrocchiarella.

However, our tour does not stop there. Moving on, we will visit further pizza houses where you will be encouraged to sample a traditional rectangular pan baked pizza before going even further into the heart of the Monti district in search of authentic Italian gelato.

As part of our grand finale, we will then stop at a traditional wood oven pizzeria. Here you will be able to test your new-found knowledge and assist in baking your very own round pizza before enjoying it with by then chance new friends and traveling companions.