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Go wine tasting in the Frascati wine region during this countryside tour from Rome. You’ll learn about the long history of wine making in Italy, from Ancient Rome to today, as you visit Principe Pallavicini, one of the oldest wineries in the region. Explore the vineyards and ancient cellars with a knowledgeable guide, and enjoy a tasting of three of the estate’s wines.

Highlights

  • 3.5-hour Frascati vineyard tour from Rome
  • Discover the verdant countryside of the Frascati winemaking region
  • Explore the famous Principe Pallavicini estate with your guide and learn of its rich winemaking heritage
  • Visit the cellars, where fine wines mature in acacia and French oak barrels
  • Enjoy a tasting session of three wines, led by the Pallavicini estate’s professional sommelier
  • Tour includes round-trip travel from Rome by air-conditioned coach

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What You Can Expect

Frascati Wine Tasting Tour from Rome

Sample fine wines from the Frascati region during your winetasting tour

After hopping aboard your coach in Rome, head out of the city with your guide, and admire the scenery as it changes from urban to rural. Travel through the hilly region of Castelli Romani, passing by olive groves and centuries-old vineyards where wine has been made since the days of Ancient Rome.

Reaching the Frascati region, you’ll arrive at the Principe Pallavicini estate, where the Pallavicini family has been making wine since the 17th century. Tour the property to learn about the different stages of wine production, from grape to bottle, and hear about the evolution of winemaking techniques through the years.

Visit the wine cellars, which date back to the 3rd century, and learn about the acacia and French oak barrels that age the fine wines produced here, many of which have won awards such as the Decanter World Wine Award and Vinitaly Cangrande Award. Then head to the 17th-century farmhouse for your tasting session with a sommelier, who helps you to notice different fruit flavors of the wines. You’ll sample one of the estate's red wines, such as Casa Romana or Soleggio, a white wine such as Poggio Verde and a dessert wine, Stillato.

At the end of your winery experience, your tour ends with the drive back to Rome.

Customer Reviews

Samira T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Amazing experience with Antonina who is a true passionate and so kind, our driver Francesco was very nice as well. I couldn't imagine that just 30min from Rome we could feel in Tuscany, the vineyards are beautiful and the wine tasting with an experienced sommelier was very interesting. Definitely an activity to recommend to get out of Rome for an afternoon!

Sydney M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

The tour was amazing and our guide was excellent! Definitely recommend!

Oakleyja

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Great trip into the Roman countryside for some history, education, and excellent wine! Luca was a fabulous guide!

Connor W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Great wine and an awesome experience!

Fiona H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Throughly enjoyable trip. Manuele our tour guide was excellent. He kept us entertained as well as being extremely knowledgable about the wines and the vineyard. Would highly recommend

Zarah M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

This is a wonderful tour! We had a great time and Anna was a brilliant tour guide, making this both informative and very enjoyable.
I couldn't recommend this enough.

Beatrice Y

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

It was a very nice trip that I will recommed to others. Specially the guides!

Cynthia K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Our tour guide Luca was fantastic! He was very knowledgable about the area and provided some history along the way. It isn't wine making season so the vineyard was inactive but it was interesting to see how the wine is stored. We had a grand time sampling 4 different wines! I would highly recommend.

Brenda S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Terrific experience. Knowledgeable guide who had great sense of humour, and siommelier was excellent

Judy M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Absolutely wonderful. Our tour guides were informative, considerate, and friendly. We thoroughly enjoyed our experience.

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