Wine Tasting at the Foot of Mount Vesuvius

Summary

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 our 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 our terrace overlooking the Mediterranean.

A short walk through the vineyards, hearing about the process of making the wine will be followed by a delicious lunch made with typical products found in the region. Here you will taste the wines and learn about the tasting notes and the different ways of preserving.

At the end of wine tour, departure to your hotel.

What's Included

Private vehicle with English speaking driver half day.
Hospitality when the clients arrive.
Guided tour of the vineyards with the winemaker’s technical explanation about the ground, the territory, the cultivation systems and the harvest.
Visit of the cooper and of the wine cellar with relative wine bottling system.
Wine tasting (5 kinds of wine) and lunch.

What's Not Included

Personal expenses

Other Information

Our tasting menu:

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.

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