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Wine Tasting in Valpolicella Classica: the cradle of Amarone

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Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 2 hours (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Discover the little-known Valpolicella Classico wine country just outside Verona and connect with a local winemaker with this exclusive winery visit. Take a guided walk through the historic vineyards to learn about the traditional cultivation methods, visit the former icehouse (now the aging room) and barrel cellar, and then relax with a tasting of a number of Valpolicella and Amarone wines.
  • Meet a local winemaker in the Valpolicella Classico hills
  • Visit the vineyards, aging room, and barrel cellar with a guide
  • Sample Valpolicella Classico and Amarone della Valpolicella Classico wines
  • Choose between a number of tour times each day to suit your schedule

Sample Menu

Starter

Stick Bread

What's Included

  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Guided Tour
  • Bottled water
  • Breadsticks
  • Snacks

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • FRANCHINI AGRICOLA
    Località Forlago, 1, 37024 Negrar VR, Italy

    From Verona you can take a taxi in Piazza Bra (are about 20 minutes to CANTINA FRANCHINI in Negrar). For large groups you can call ENJOY TRANSFER ITALIA, a transfer taxi company Contact us for any information.

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • German language on request, with advance notice
  • You will be able to take cutting boards of top cured meats and cheese on the spot, at the cost of 5 euros per person
  • Please note that the cellar is not in Verona. You should go there with car or with taxi (20 min from Verona)
  • Free for kids (0-17) and for who do not drinks wine: you will pay only the food you will order for them, at the meeting point
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Please communicate any food intolerance
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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Nadia_S, Sep 2022
We had an amazing time! Everyone was very kind and the wines are amazing. We learned a lot about amarone and ripasso. We highly recommend this wine tasting whilst staying in verona.
Response from Host, Sep 2022
Thanks for your nice comment, and thanks again for choosing us! we are so happy you enjoyed our tour and tasting of Valpolicella and Amarone wines. hope to see you again!
For Amarone fans
Kaisa_O, Aug 2022
The possibility to taste truly excellent Valpolicella wines, from classico to amarone superior. A very welcoming and knowledgeable person was hosting us at the wineyard. We truly enjoyed the experience.
Response from Host, Aug 2022
Thanks for you nice words, Kaisa. We always try to do the best, in our work!
Es war eine super...
Anna_H, May 2022
Es war eine super interessantes Erlebnis mit tollen Eindrücken in die Geschichte des Weins von Franchini. Die Mitarbeiter waren sehr freundlich. Man wurde gut versorgt und nett behandelt.
Response from Host, Jun 2022
Danke für die netten Worte! Wir freuen uns, dass die Verkostung Spaß gemacht hat. Wir setzen jeden Tag alles daran, unsere Weine zu produzieren und den Empfang Ihrer Gäste zu verbessern. Wir hoffen Sie wieder zu sehen!

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