2 Day Prosecco Food and Wine Holidays in Venice, Veneto
Prosecco Hills, Venice, Italy
Prosecco Food and Wine Holidays Italy
Enjoy your weekend at the lush green hills of the Prosecco wine-producing region. They are the backdrop to this fun and engaging weekend tour. Learn about Prosecco, the traditional sparkling white wine of the Veneto, from the vineyards to the cellar. Visit a small family-run producer, meet the winemaker, and enjoy sweeping views of Prosecco hills from a nearby castle.
Airport transfer included:
Airport transfer included:
Venice Marco Polo Airport
During the weekend, you will be provided one night accommodation at a charming bed and breakfast or boutique hotel near Cison di Valamarano in a double room with a private bathroom.
You will be picked up from Venice Marco Polo (VCE), Treviso Airport (TSF), or Venice Tronchetto station. Transfer to your accommodations located in the lush green hills of the Prosecco area. You will then check into your accommodations. In afternoon, you will visit the XI century castle Castel Brando and the XII century Follina Abbey. Enjoy tasting dinner with local wine afterward.
After breakfast, you will check out of your accommodations. In the morning, you will visit a Prosecco winery for a stroll in the vineyards. You will learn about the local production methods and many versions of Prosecco. Your visit will conclude with a guided wine tasting. Afterward, you will continue for light lunch at a typical local agriturismo. Then you will be transferred to the Venice Marco Polo (VCE), Treviso Airport (TSF), or Venice Tronchetto.
You will have a guided tour of local castle. There will also be a stop at a nearby abbey.
Mario Piccinin, a native of Milan, is a graduate of the University of Bologna and is a certified sommelier of Associazione Italiana Sommeliers and master cheese taster of Organizazione Nazionale Assaggiatori Formaggi. He has many years of hands-on experience organizing specialized Italian travel. Mario is also an experienced wine educator and particularly enjoys the wine tasting. One of his favorite areas in Italy is the Valpolicella, famous for its Amarone wine, and frequently takes visitors there on vineyard tours and wine tastings, as Veneto wine connoisseur.
Rachel has been living in the Veneto since 1994, and is originally from Ohio. While working for the Boston University study abroad program in Padova and Venice for many years, she especially enjoyed sharing her passion for all things Italian with students and visiting faculty. As a lover of food and wine, she became a certified sommelier of Associazione Italiana Sommeliers and master cheese taster of Organizazione Nazionale Assaggiatori Formaggi.
This weekend holiday will take place in the heart of the Prosecco Hills, Veneto region, Italy.