The Nectar of the Gods
Italy is the homeland of the best food and finest wine in the world, and you don’t want to miss anything when planning your trip.
With this guide to the best places where to taste the finest wine you’re in good hands, we will bring you to a route out of the usual tourism, to let you live a true italian experience. From the south to the north you will encounter beautiful hills and stunning landscape.
Tuscany is for sure the first destination that comes to mind where thinking about wine, and this is the region where our guide starts.
From Montalcino to San Gimignano
Meeting point of three valleys, Montalcino stands upon a hills and, depends on where you’re watching, you can spot the best view of the Asso Valley, d’Orcia Valley or Ombrone Valley. For this particular position, is the hometown of some of the most famous wine, such as Rosso di Montalcino and Brunello di Montalcino.
Continue down the Val d’Orcia streets, you will meet the Chianti Classico hills, and Borgo San Felice will open up to your eyes. This hamlet is more than a little quiet village on the tuscan hills, is where the very first Super Tuscan wine was made: the Vigorello in 1968. Here can’t miss the tasting of Il Grigio and Poggio Rosso wine.
Proced to the Chianti Classico street, land in Tenuta Torciano after a little stop to San Gimignano, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and Monteriggioni, an amazing medieval town. Here taste the finest Chianti Classico with a gourmet lunch truffle-based.
What’s better than fly over the hills to reach the sea after a few days of the finest tasting? Take a private helicopter and discover the coast of Tuscany without stress.
In Bolgheri history of wine was made during the centuries, and also today is one of the most know italian wine area.
The prosecco region
Continue the trip to the north part of Italy, land of the Prosecco. Here the landscape change from the gentle hills of Tuscany to give space to the highest mountains in the south of Europe: Dolomites. Between Veneto and the Dolomites, the Prosecco was made since 1772. This is a true unmissable moment to take a flight over the area, beacause admire the landscape from an helicopter gives you an unexpected point of view.
From east to west the Langhe area, the Piedmont wine-growing landscape, include the hills of the Langhe, Roero and Monferrato. Another UNESCO World Heritage site. A gastronomic tour is a must, taste Barolo, Dolcetto and Barbera d’Alba with specialties like the white truffle of Alba, the famous Tonda Gentile hazelnut and the Robiola di Roccaverano and Murazzano.