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Valpolicella Wine Tour

Valpolicella Wine Tour

A tour of the valpolicella with Asolando Wine Tours

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Valpolicella, in the verdant landscape east of Lake Garda, symbolizes Italy’s viticultural richness. This renowned wine-producing region, within the province of Verona, offers a fascinating blend of natural beauty and centuries-old winemaking tradition. With the Adige River to its south and surrounded by rolling hills and quaint villages, Valpolicella’s geographical diversity provides an ideal microclimate for vine cultivation. The area is known for its sophisticated wines, including the cherished Amarone, a product of the innovative and labor-intensive appassimento process.

Valpolicella’s Winemaking

Valpolicella’s winemaking legacy is rich in history, tracing back to ancient times when local communities first recognized the unique potential of the terroir. Over the centuries, this knowledge has been refined, leading to the development of distinct wine styles that reflect the region’s climate and soil composition. The excellence of Valpolicella’s wine is the result of combining three primary grape varieties: Corvina Veronese, Corvinone, Rondinella, and Molinara, each adding unique characteristics that define the region’s signature wines.

These wines range from the light and aromatic Valpolicella Classico, providing a delightful introduction to the region’s winemaking, to the more robust and complex Amarone della Valpolicella. The latter is known for its intense flavors and rich body, a result of the meticulous drying process the grapes undergo before fermentation. This method concentrates the sugars and flavors, producing a wine that is both powerful and elegantly structured.

Celebration of Culture and Innovation

Valpolicella is not just about wine; it’s a region where culture, history, and tradition meet. The landscape is dotted with ancient villas, historic cellars, and vineyards that tell the story of a long-standing wine culture. The annual grape harvest is a time of celebration, bringing communities together in a ritual that honors the past while looking forward to the future of winemaking.

Asolando Tours: A Journey Through Valpolicella’s Heart

For those eager to delve into the essence of Valpolicella, Asolando Tours offers a region wine tour experiences. This exclusive adventure is designed for wine aficionados and novices alike, aiming to uncover the soul of Valpolicella through its Amarone wines and breathtaking landscapes.

The tour begins with a personalized pick-up service, ensuring a seamless start to a day filled with discovery. Led by Chiara, a certified sommelier, guests are transported through the picturesque hills of Verona, visiting selected wineries where the wonders of the region’s winemaking are unveiled. The tour includes a diverse tasting session, where participants can savor a variety of wines, each telling a unique story of its terroir, grape variety, and the winemaker’s vision.

Lunch is an immersive experience at a local restaurant or winery, where a specially curated menu offers the perfect pairing of regional dishes with Valpolicella’s finest wines. This culinary journey highlights the harmonious relationship between the local cuisine and the wines that have made this region famous.

The afternoon offers flexibility, with options to explore the tranquil beauty of Lake Garda or visit an additional winery, possibly focusing on sustainable and organic practices. This segment of the tour is customizable, ensuring that guests’ preferences are catered to, whether they seek relaxation by the lake or further wine exploration.

Tour Inclusions:

  • Guidance by a certified sommelier and wine advisor
  • Exclusive access to wine cellars and tasting sessions
  • Personal driver/tour escort for a hassle-free experience
  • Pick-up and drop-off in Verona and surrounding areas
  • Gourmet lunch with wine pairing

This Valpolicella Tour by Asolando offers a comprehensive exploration of Valpolicella’s wines, local dishes, and breathtaking landscapes, going beyond simple wine tasting. It presents a unique opportunity for participants to connect with the region’s winemaking traditions and uncover the fervor present in each bottle. This memorable adventure is designed for those eager to fully appreciate Valpolicella’s winemaking heritage and its stunning natural surroundings.

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tasting wine on Valpolicella hills
Wine Tasting Valpolicella

Asolando Client Testimonials

Don’t just take our words for it. Clients of Asolando are their biggest supporters!

“An Amazing Time! We spent 4 nights in Valdobbiadene with family/friends and our time was truly special thanks to Asolando and Chiara. Her attention to detail was exceptional as she put together a wonderful, well-thought out few days..”

Paul Olmstead
Paul Olmstead
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“Professionalità e velocità. Quello che ci vuole per organizzare una parentesi emozionante in una vacanza in questo meravigloso territorio tutto da scoprire. Chiara è gentile e propositiva e non si ferma davanti a nessuna richiesta anzi la elabora per fare vivere al meglio la vacanza.”

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