Wine, Food and Walking Tour in Orvieto

Wine, Food and Walking Tour in Orvieto

Visit Orvieto - the oldest wine territory in Umbria

Tour type: Private , Duration: 7 Hours

Product ID: 562
Description

Explore the Umbria wine region and the city of Orvieto with this full-day wine tour.
 
Orvieto is the oldest wine territory in Umbria, populated since Etruscans and Romans. Being situated on the flat top of a large hill of volcanic tuff, the panorama is unique. The heart of the town is Piazza del Duomo which hosts the symbol of the town in the world: the Duomo of Orvieto and many ancient palaces.
 
The Orvieto DOC and the Orvieto Classico DOC (Controlled Designation of Origin) are reserved exclusively for white wines. The first one covers sweet and dry styles, which come in standard and higher-quality superior variants. The wines are the result of a combination of Procanico (known as Trebbiano Toscano) and Grechetto grapes. The following types of Orvieto and Orvieto Classico DOC are possible: secco (dry), abboccato (sweetish), amabile (slightly sweet), sweet, superiore, late harvest and Muffa Nobile (Noble Mold). The latest which is a “muffato” wine it is the result of grapes being attacked by botrytis cinerea and harvested in late autumn. It is a...

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Explore the Umbria wine region and the city of Orvieto with this full-day wine tour.
 
Orvieto is the oldest wine territory in Umbria, populated since Etruscans and Romans. Being situated on the flat top of a large hill of volcanic tuff, the panorama is unique. The heart of the town is Piazza del Duomo which hosts the symbol of the town in the world: the Duomo of Orvieto and many ancient palaces.
 
The Orvieto DOC and the Orvieto Classico DOC (Controlled Designation of Origin) are reserved exclusively for white wines. The first one covers sweet and dry styles, which come in standard and higher-quality superior variants. The wines are the result of a combination of Procanico (known as Trebbiano Toscano) and Grechetto grapes. The following types of Orvieto and Orvieto Classico DOC are possible: secco (dry), abboccato (sweetish), amabile (slightly sweet), sweet, superiore, late harvest and Muffa Nobile (Noble Mold). The latest which is a “muffato” wine it is the result of grapes being attacked by botrytis cinerea and harvested in late autumn. It is a sweet and perfumed wine, golden.
 
In the same area, especially in Amelia and Narni surroundings, you can also taste the Ciliegiolo IGT (Typical Geographic Indication), a red wine produced by the Ciliegiolo grape whose color and aroma derives from the cherry (ciliegia in Italian).
 
Discover two representative wineries from this old territory for wine tastings, and have a delicious lunch paired with local wines. 
 
Enjoy a glass of Orvieto white wine and some Umbria food specialties at the historical Bar Cantine Foresi with its underground passages extending all the way to Piazza del Duomo. 
 
Your expert guide will show you around the city of Orvieto and point out some of Umbria's best-known cultural and historical spots.

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About this activity
Tour Timings
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Group size
2 - 8
Languages
English, Italian
The meeting point
Within 50 km from the district of Perugia

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Includes
  • Visits to two wineries
  • Delicious lunch paired with wines
  • Wine tastings
  • Transportation
  • Tour guide

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Cancellation Policy

In case of partial or total cancellation before 90 days from the beginning of the tour the initial deposit will be returned minus  €70.00 administrative fee. No deposit will be refunded for cancellations later than 90 days from the beginning of the tour.

Entire sum is refunded when cancellation is done within 30 days before the date of the tour. A 30% penalty will be applied 30 days to 3 days before the date of the tour. Full penalty applied when cancellation is done 3 days before the date of the tour.

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Barbara

My name is Barbara, I’m a native of Italy and I live in Perugia. My occupation is to share my passion for Italy, its wine, food and people. I received the Certification on Wine Culture by Slow Food movement in 2005. I obtained the diploma of Sommelier by AIS in 2011, I have been certified Level 2 WSET in 2014. In 2017 I've gained the certification in Knowledge of the Natural Wine organized by publisher Porthos. I spend most of the time exploring Italy for inspiration and I love to design unique travel experiences for visitors interested in the wine, food, the culture and the people of Italy. Focused on Southern Tuscany and Umbria.


Product ID: 562

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