The tour will allow you to get to know a typical representative of the elegant Roman suburbs, the town of Frascati. “City of Wine” is located 21 km from the Italian capital. In terms of the number of beautiful Renaissance and Baroque villas, the city rivals other settlements in Central Italy. The mild climate and beautiful landscape made Frascati a popular summer destination for the Roman aristocracy in the 16th century. While Frascati was a small village, noble families contributed to the development of the town, with magnificent villas built and stunningly beautiful gardens.
The route can be recommended to people who have already had a chance to explore Rome, life in the provinces is no less interesting. The city is the capital of Frascati white wine and is considered the keeper of the oldest secrets of Italian winemakers. The drink is known all over the world, it has a mild aftertaste and fruity aroma.
The Wine and Gastronomy Tour provides an opportunity to attend a tasting of local drinks, enjoy a walk through endless vineyards, and bring home a bottle of outstanding Italian wine. The tasting will be held in a winery that is the oldest in the Castelli Romani. Between Frascati and Monte Porzio Catone, the vineyards lie on the gentle slopes that dominate Rome from above. The business activities have always been managed directly by a single family, the roots have been their strength, the starting point on which continuous innovation has found the fertile ground to express itself at its best. They have always produced wine and extra virgin olive oil.
For more than 300 years, from father to son, techniques, secrets, affections, and memories have been handed down, so that nothing is lost. Walking through the avenues, entering the ancient farmhouses, the stones smoothed by the years, and the family objects come to meet us, participating in the celebration that always accompanies the union between wine and food.
Duration – 4-5 hours
Not included in the price:
– wine tasting
* the cost of the tour may vary depending on the number of people in the group.