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Wine Tasting at the Foot of Mount Vesuvius

From £77 pp

Sorrento

Half Day

Private Group 2-7

Wine Tasting at the Foot of Mount Vesuvius

What You'll Do

Sip wine and gaze up at the impressive and infamous Mount Vesuvius. Learn about the wine making process and take a stroll through the vineyards.

Experience a unique wine tasting at the foot of one of the most infamous volcanoes: Mount Vesuvius.

Sample unique Lacryma Christi wines, paired with local products from the slopes of Mount Vesuvius. All guests visiting the winery are welcome to stay for an “Italian style” tasting, held on the terrace overlooking the Mediterranean.

During a short walk through the vineyards, you’ll hear about the process of making wine, followed by a delicious lunch made with typical products found in the region. You’ll have the opportunity to taste the wines and learn about the tasting notes and the different ways of preserving.

At the end of wine tour, you’ll be taken back to your hotel.

Experience
Highlights

Sample unique Lacryma Christi wines, paired with local products from the slopes of Mount Vesuvius

Tour the vineyard

Take in the amazing views on the terrace overlooking the Mediterranean

Your Local Host:

Ilaria Montuori

Ilaria is an English speaking guide living in Sorrento and is passionate about her home town and its culture and history.

Sorrento is a wonderful town on the beautiful mediterranean coast and is a great base to visit some of the most amazing sites in the world such as the Amalfi Coast, Pompeii, Naples, Herculaneum, Mount Vesuvius and of c Read More

Location Information

As this is a private tour booked upon request (minimum of 2 people), your guide will pick you up or meet you at a location convenient for you in Sorrento.

  • Private vehicle with English speaking driver half day
  • Guided tour of the vineyards with the winemaker’s technical explanation about the ground, the territory, the cultivation systems and the harvest
  • Visit to the wine cooper
  • Wine tasting (5 kinds of wine)

FAQs

Antipasto appetizer with local products: salami, provolone cheese, "casatiello" (a savory bread), and bruschetta with heirloom Piennolo tomatoes on bread baked in a wood-burning oven, paired with Lacryma Christi del Vesuvio Bianco DOP (100% Caprettone), Rosato (100% Piedirosso), and Rosso (100% Piedirosso).

Spaghetti made with durum wheat flour and tossed with a sauce made from heirloom Piennolo tomatoes and basil, paired with Lacryma Christi Riserva (80% Piedirosso and 20% Aglianico, aged in French oak barrels for 18 - 24 months).

Pastiera Napolitana, a traditional dessert featuring sweetened ricotta, candied fruit, and boiled wheat berries, paired with Capafresca Spumante Rosato (100% Aglianico) and Acquavite di Albicocche del Vesuvio, our apricot distillate.