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Discover the outstanding wine making heritage of Northern Italy

Italian cuisine goes hand in hand with a long-established wine culture. Food and wine are naturally interlaced in Italy, especially in the Veneto region where one can find more than 14 D.O.C. wines, of which one third is produced in the province of Verona. Valpolicella, Recioto, Amarone, Bardolino, Bianco di Custoza, Lugana, Durello and Soave are all produced in the hilly areas surrounding Verona.


Cooking At The Villa offers you some of the best wine tasting in the region, allowing you to become acquainted to the bouquets of Verona wines.

Wine tasting tours start from € 220 for a party of two for approx. 3 hours


Wine Tasting Sample Tours

Monte del Fra

Visit to a modern winery, winner of the International Wine Spirit Competition in London.  Learn about the making of the wines and taste 8 of the best, matched with cheese and salami also produced in the area, including important whites like Custoza and Lugana to Rosè and reds, Valpolicella and Amarone

Meroni Winery

Visit to a family-run winery and ancient mill with tastings of their 5 red wines plus grappa. The visit includes a stop at an hamlet to admire a beautiful view of the surroundings hills and Lake Garda.

Serego Alighieri

Visit to ancient cellars in the Valpolicella area with a tasting of 5 of the best Amarone wines.

Lake Garda Tour

I offer personalised tours of the biggest and most beautiful lake in Italy with stops at enchanting corners, typical breathtaking views trattorias serving local food.  Tours can be half day or full day for better exploration and stop at a winery in Arco to savour the wines of the area. Please enquire about prices.

Tailored for you

We can tailor make a tour for you and even combine it with a cookery class and accommodation at the villa.

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