Tenuta Santa Maria Valverde is situated in Valpolicella, one of the most prestigious winemaking regions in Italy, has been dedicated to winemaking since ancient times.
Valpolicella is located in the eastern part of Veneto, between Verona and Lake Garda, with its boundary demarcated to the north by the Lessini mountains. The area is characterised by a series of valleys crossed by ‘progni’ - small, torrential water courses - and is steeped in history and culture. Apart from attractive rural panoramas, visitors to the area will easily chance upon ancient parish churches, Renaissance villas and important examples of rural architecture.
Tenuta Santa Maria Valderde's misssion is to create the world’s most memorable Amarone red wine experience.
The cellar is a unique place offering the best view on Garda’s Lake and Tuscan-Emilian Appennini mountains. It is a place where the passions of wine, cycling and food are celebrated and blended.
Visiting wine lovers can visit the cellar and enjoy wine tastings and snack or an espresso drink, or embark on a world-class cycling excursion, all in the heart of Valpolicella.
The Santa Maria Valverde ancient tasting room is located at Tenuta in Valpolicella, just north-east of downtown Verona. Wine lovers can enjoy several unique tasting experiences at Tenuta.
Guests can visit for a glass of wine Amarone, a delicious snack or just to browse our wide selection of merchandise. Our outdoor garden patio is a fantastic place to enjoy a bottle of wine and a tasty bite off our tipical Venezian food snack.
Tenuta Santa Maria Valverde's love of Amarone wine is linked to a love of adventure. The journey toward becoming vintners began years ago in high Valpolicella, where a long day of cycling ended with a leisurely meal and a great bottle of wine. Today, they seek to recreate those inspiring moments with Amarone wines.
Please note: In the summer time, you can enjoy a night trekking in the vineyards, followed by a tasting of Amarone Tenuta Santa Maria Valverde in the cellar and midnight finger food.
Take with you: Trekking shoes, lights, Nordic walking; Tour starts at 9.00 PM in the cellar, and lasts for 2 hours. Please check full moon night in the summer.
Book your winery experience
A private, seated tasting in the trust Cellar. Tasting of 4 reserve wines: VALPOLICELLA CLASSICO SUPERIORE vintage 2011, RIPASSO DI VALPOLICELLA CLASSICO vintage 2011; AMARONE DELLA VALPOLICELLA CLASSICO vintage 2009; CABERNET SAUVIGNON IGT VENETO vintage 2011. Small bites of fresh, local, artisan foods (bread, olive oil, salami from Valpolicella, cheese from Venetian region)
Explore the sweetness turning into bitter tannins in Amarone , bitter chocolate to the lightness of milk chocolate , the terroir to the aroma of the fruit
A walking tour of the winery and garden followed by tasting in the trust Cellar. Tasting of 4 reserve wines (VALPOLICELLA CLASSICO SUPERIORE vintage 2011, RIPASSO DI VALPOLICELLA CLASSICO vintage 2011; AMARONE DELLA VALPOLICELLA CLASSICO vintage 2009; CABERNET SAUVIGNON IGT VENETO vintage 2011).