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Umbria and its organic wines: a small tasting

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Umbria and its organic wines: a small tasting

A tasting of some of the area’s most representative organic wines

For several years now, Umbrian wineries have been trying to increasingly adapt their vines to cultivation methods that satisfy the demand for wines made in strict compliance with environmentally-friendly techniques and sustainable practises. Organic wine in Umbria is certainly an expression of quality and attention during the cultivation and winemaking phases of the product, guaranteeing the lowest possible use of preservatives. The tasting we propose begins with Bianco di Torgiano, a dry, robust wine produced with Vermentino, Trebbiano and Grechetto grapes, vinified in stainless steel and characterised by delicate and persistent aromas, and a substantial alcohol content for this type of wine. We will continue with a medium-bodied Rosso Umbria IGT, obtained from grapes grown in clayey soils, exhibiting considerable aromatic complexity and an alcohol content of 14.5%. We will round off the tasting with a Montefalco Rosso DOC, produced with Sangiovese, Merlot and Sagrantino grapes, the latter variety giving the wine a remarkable structure and enjoyable tannins.

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Plan

  1. 1
    visit to the wine company and the cellar
  2. 2
    umbrian wines and vinification techniques
  3. 3
    wine tasting

Recommended clothing

Dress as you see fit.

Included

  • This activity includes a tour of the winery, a brief explanation of the types of local wines and winemaking processes.
  • Tasting led by our specialized staff.

Not Included

Everything that’s not listed under the heading ‘what is included’.

Time

The activity will last about 2 hours

Languages

  • Italian
  • English

When

You can enjoy this experience throughout the year.

Pet policy

The area in which the activity takes place can accommodate animals, however access may be prohibited in some areas of the company.

Children

This activity is also open to children provided they are accompanied by their parents (excluding the wine tasting)

Impaired mobility

The activity is also suitable for people with motor or other disabilities. In any case, we invite you to discuss your needs with our staff. If you find out that the experience is not suited to you (or others in your group) we will be happy to offer you an alternative activity or a full refund.

Additional information

This activity lasts half a day, so lunch is not provided. In your itinerary you can still select the lunch option, above your timeline. We will be able to recommend one of the best places to eat when you return.

Important

  • This activity is subject to our operators’ availability. We have a large selection of collaborators capable of leading this activity, but if on the day you selected we do not have operators availabile, we will immediately, or in any case within 48 hours of booking, suggest an alternative activity you might wish to do or the choice of receiving a full refund of the price paid.
  • The times indicated in the program are indicative and may vary according to your requests or those of the other participants in the group. These are always and in any case previously agreed with our staff or with the guide.
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Cancellation policy

If you cancel the reservation for this activity up to 24 hours before the event we will refund you 100% of the price.

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