Wine tasting Destination in Italy – The best tastes
Wine Destination: for us Brazilians (or at least for me) mere mortals, Italy represents the dream of living the experiences offered by wineries and farmhouses like a movie: hospitality, eating well, drinking well and being with her dear it looks like something from a movie.
Walk through the vineyards, get to know producers of their favourite wine labels, discover landscapes, cultures and cultural places. A 360-degree tour around good taste and the search for quality. This is the preference among 1 in 4 Italians who want to participate in wine tourism in Italy.
The Wine Destination is made 1 for every 4 Italians according to a survey by the Observatory Vinitaly-Nomisma Wine Monitor.
I have listed the most sought after destinations in Italy for Wine tours and the reasons that are not lacking:
Apulia has remained in my heart. Good food, good people, beautiful landscapes between vineyards and olive groves. Apulia also offers a very interesting wine tourism itinerary, with its primitive Negroamaro and leaves no one disappointed.
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Tasted wines: Duca Carlo Guarini – Negroamaro in white: Wine with surprising, fresh and complex aromas; the taste is full, round and structured.
Cantele: It is an aged white in barrique, with aromas of exotic fruits, citrus fruits, honey and spices, with a woody tone. The sip is soft, warm and enveloping
#5 Friuli Venezia Giulia
This Region in recent years has greatly increased the supply of wine tourism with the Wine Tourism Movement, you can also access with the app the wine roads.
The common varieties are CHARDONNAY, SAUVIGNON, PINOT BIANCO del COLLIO and COLLI ORIENTALI DEL FRIULI, but also the presence of native varieties such as RIBOLLA GIALLA and PICOLÍT.
Sicily has Between the landscape as the native vines like Nero D’Avola, Catarratto, Carricante attract tourists from all over the world.
Among the landscape inherited from ancient Greece, stunning places such as the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento…
If you don’t know where to start, I prepared something here about Sicily and explore the 5 senses.
The exuberance of the landscape is expressed as much as the indigenous vines : Nero D’Avola, Catarratto, Carricante attract tourists from all over the world.
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Veneto has the highest number of wine production and DOC production. To learn more about the Veneto proposal, including Amarone del Valpolicella, Prosecco, Soave, Bardolino, Garganega.
The cellars that can be visited:
To get to know the cradle of Barolo, Barbaresco and wine, the region of Alba with its truffles provides a 360-degree experience among vineyards, farmhouses and truffle hunting.
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Piedmont was judged by the magazine Wine Enthusiast as one of the most beautiful places for wine tourism in Italy:
“The majesty of the Alps with its snow-capped peaks is the splendid setting of the hills covered with vineyards. Piedmont, whose name means “foot of the mountain”, is also a culinary paradise, famous for the rare white truffle. A region rich in accommodation and exceptional wineries, it is a dream destination for winelovers”.
#1 Wine Destination: Tuscany
Wine Destination in Tuscany would represents the largest share of wine tourism in Italy, but also and above all for a welcome that over the years has been able to make a difference.
The wine route of Tuscany that I liked is the southern part of Chianti and consists of 4 municipalities in the province of Siena: Castellina in Chianti, Radda in Chianti, Gaiole in Chianti and Castelnuovo Berardenga.
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Here are the wineries I visited:
Sesta di Sopra- Montalcino
Poggio San Polo – Montalcino
Le Bonatte– Castellina in Chianti