Private full-day wine experience tour that includes a visit to two exquisite wineries of Lugana and Franciacorta wines with a gourmet lunch on Lake Garda. You will start your wine tour with the visit to the southern shores of Lake Garda, Italys biggest lake, where you learn the history of Lugana wine in the region and find out about how to marry Lugana wine with the traditional food of the region. This private wine tour will also include a visit to picturesque Franciacorta, in the Italian province of Brescia, gives its name to the distinctive sparkling wines made there. You will visit the most beautiful winery in the region of Lombardy, one renowned for producing the most prestigious brands of Franciacorta Sparkling Wine. They are Italys answer to champagne and known the world over by connoisseurs.You will have a luxury transfer that will take you around during the wine tour, while you just relax and enjoy the landscape, wine, food and incredible experience!
Details about this tour
Your private driver will pick you up and take you to Lake Garda, which is one of the most beautiful and biggest lake in Italy and the soul of Italian resorts. It is also the birthplace of Lugana wine, a delicate and exquisite white. You will visit one of the leading wine-making companies in Sermione accompanied by a professional sommelier. This Lugana winery is a perfect illustration of how local traditions are combined with the latest modern technologies. In the year 2000 a new cellar, fully equipped with state-of-the-art technology was built here but the wines continue to age in traditional French oak barrels. You will be invited to see the cellar and to taste several varieties of wine. During the walk in the vineyards, you will learn everything you can about the culture, climate and character of this beautiful lake shore region.
Following the wine tasting, you will be taken for a gourmet lunch to taste the delights of the local cuisine in one of the best restaurants on Lake Garda. Here you will enjoy the excellent combination of smooth Lugana wine and meals made of lake fish, pasta with seafood or white meats, such as baked veal, which will lead the way on this tour through beautiful panoramas and delicious culinary delights paired with finest Lugana wine.
After the lunch your driver will take you to discover one of the Italys best kept secrets: the Franciacorta wine region, home to some of the finest sparkling wine in the world. When you enter the winery you will feel like you are in a gallery of modern art. Everything here is perfectly situated and the impressive architecture benefits from the clear light typical of this region. During your visit, which includes an extensive tasting, your private tour guide and sommelier will explain to you the entire course of wine production, including how it is aged and bottled. You will discover the secrets of the methods used, the difference between champagne and white sparkling wines, the methods and their variety. Tasting the best wines of Franciacorta will open up to you new fragrances while refining your ability to distinguish different varieties. You will also be able see inside the cool, closed recesses of the wine cellar, which is itself an historical fund. These are old vintage wines in dusty bottles and each one of them is precious.
The tour departs and returns to your selected location, will introduce you to northern Italys hidden and fascinating region, through its territory, its wines, its cuisine, and its history.
We guarantee your total satisfaction, unforgettable experience and an amazing fun during the tour!
- Chauffeur driven service (Mercedes E-class or Luxury Minivan/Bus)
- English speaking driver
- Your pick up and drop off
- Private guided tour in Lugana winery accompanied by a professional sommelier
- Gourmet lunch featuring traditional meals paired with wine in the picturesque restaurant on Lake Garda
- Private guided tour in prestigious Franciacorta winery with local expert
- 2 Private wine tasting with sommelier
- Wi-Fi available on board
- Refreshments available on board
- Bottled water
- Alcoholic Beverages
- Free bottles of wine but it is available to purchase
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Private wine tour
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate