Valpolicella and Amarone Wine Semi Private Tasting Tour from Verona

Visit two local wineries and learn insider secrets and techniques from a professional sommelier!

Travel Flexibly · 4.00h · Verona, Italy

Looking for a way to taste Amarone and visit the area where it is produced, while you’re in Verona? On this memorable, semi private day trip, immerse yourself in the Valpolicella wine region as an expert guide takes you to two enchanting wineries! Tour a wine cellar with a professional sommelier, learn the insider secrets and techniques of making Amarone wine, visit jaw-dropping vineyards, and indulge in two decadent wine tastings! All you need to do is sit back, relax, and enjoy your wine!

  • Meeting point in via Ristori​
  • Transportation from Verona​
  • First winery visit​
  • Wine cellar tour
  • Second winery visit
  • Wine tasting​
  • Ending point in via Ristori

fter meeting your expert guide and small group of fellow wine-lovers in via Ristori, you’ll hop into a comfortable van for a swift journey to the Valpolicella wine region. Learn about Amarone wine from your passionate guide as you’re driven to your first winery of the day.

Once you arrive, tour the wine cellar with a professional sommelier while learning all the insider secrets to proper wine production. Afterwards, sit for a decadent wine tasting followed by time to take photos of the spectacular vineyards and gardens of the property.

Next, you’ll be driven over to the second winery of the day where you’ll continue to sample fine, Valpolicella and Amarone wines!

Following your second tasting, you’ll hop into your vehicle one more time for a scenic drive back to Verona.

Valpolicella and Amarone Wine Tasting Tour from Verona Description

Your 4-hour tour includes:

  • Professional wine guide

  • Roundtrip transportation from Verona in comfortable van

  • Full winery tour to learn their production secrets

  • Two different wine tastings paired with local products

  • Beautiful photo opportunities from the vineyards

  • Small group of only 8 people at most

Meet Your Expert Wine Guide

To begin sipping your way through Valpolicella’s enchanting wine region, head to your designated meeting point in Verona’s city center. After meeting your professional guide, you and your intimate group of fellow wine-enthusiasts will hop into your comfortable minivan for the day. This tour only allows for up to eight participants at most, so you’ll enjoy a wonderfully personalized experience with plenty of time to chat with your expert guide!

Learn the Secrets of How Amarone Wine is Produced

As you enjoy a scenic ride out of the city, your passionate guide will share details about the Valpolicella valley and the local Amarone wines that are produced there.

Before you know it, you’ll arrive at your first breathtaking winery of the day, situated right in the center of Valpolicella. A professional sommelier will guide you through the wine cellar while explaining the special secrets of how their wine is produced and stored.

Enjoy Your First Wine Tasting

Following your informative tour of the wine cellar, it’s time for a decadent tasting! Along with your small group of fellow wine-lovers, take a seat as you sample some of the winery’s finest wines— including the exquisite Amarone.

Originating from the Veneto region of Italy, Amarone is a unique and esteemed wine crafted from partially dried grapes, typically Corvina, Rondinella, and Molinara varieties. Its production involves a meticulous process of drying the grapes on straw mats to concentrate their flavors, resulting in a rich and full-bodied wine with notes of dark fruits, chocolate, and a hint of spice. Delve into its centuries-old history, tracing back to ancient winemaking traditions in the region, as you savor its luxurious scent and taste during the tasting session. After your tasting, you’ll also have time to explore and take photos of the gorgeous vineyards and gardens of the property, immersing yourself in the serene beauty of the winemaking landscape.

After your tasting, you’ll also have time to explore and take photos of the gorgeous vineyards and gardens of the property!

Indulge in Your Second Wine Tasting

Now it’s time to climb back in your van for the next winery of the tour! Once you arrive, take in the jaw-dropping views of the vineyard while indulging in a second wine tasting. Savor the rich aromas and flavors as you compare the different varieties that you’re served, and you pair them with local products.

By the end of this tasting, you’ll officially be a true wine aficionado! Chat with your group members about your favorite wines from the day as you’re driven back to your original meeting point in via Ristori, Verona.

What you get with this tour
Group size of 8
Professional, English-speaking guide
Roundtrip transportation from Verona in air-conditioned van
Valpolicella wine region, scenic vineyards and more
Guided visit of two wineries
Two wine tastings
Guide gratuities
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Frequently Asked Questions

What to bring?

Starting and ending point

You will meet your friendly guide in via Ristori, in front of the Ristori Theater. The tour will then finish at the same point.

What to bring?

Make sure you are wearing comfortable, season-appropriate clothes. During the summer, don’t forget and hat and a pair of sunglasses.

Is this tour run by The Tour Guy?

This tour is operated by one of our trusted and vetted partners in Verona.

What if I have concerns about my mobility on this tour?

Because this tour requires van transportation and walking through the vineyard, it is unfortunately not suitable for wheelchair users and may not be accessible for guests with reduced mobility. If you are unsure about whether this tour is suitable for you, please contact us before the booking.

What happens if it rains?

We run our wine tours rain or shine!

Is there any chance my tour might be canceled?

On the rare occasions the tour is canceled, we'll inform you as soon as possible. We will work with you to reschedule your tour when possible or provide a full refund.

Is there a dress code on this tour?

No, there is no dress code on this tour, but we suggest wearing comfortable clothes and shoes.

How comprehensive is the winery visit on this tour?

The winery visit is quite comprehensive. You will have the opportunity to tour the wine cellar with an expert sommelier, as well as sit for a tasting of some of the wines.

Is lunch included in the price of the tour?

No, lunch is not included. Though there may be some light snacks to accompany your wine tasting.

What if I have food allergies, intolerances, or other dietary requirements?

Please contact us in advance so we can do our best to accommodate your needs. We will work with our tour partners to provide you with an alternative when possible.

How many glasses of wine will I get?

You will enjoy tastings from two different wineries.

What if I don’t drink alcohol but I’d still like to join a wine tour?

Not a problem. Please let us know in the comment box when you book your tour so we can make sure an alternative drink is provided.

Can I bring my kids and do I have to pay for them?

Only children aged 14 and up are permitted on this wine tour. Any participants under the age of 18 will need to be accompanied by an adult.

Does this tour include hotel pickup?

No hotel pickup is included on this tour. You’ll meet your guide at the designated meeting point in Verona’s city center.

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