SPARKLING FRANCIACORTA WINE TOUR

Private full-day wine tour to two of the most luxurious Franciacorta wineries, plus a delicious gourmet lunch.

Overview
Picturesque Franciacorta, in the Italian province of Brescia, gives its name to the distinctive sparkling wines made there. They are Italy’s answer to champagne and known the world over by connoisseurs. In this tour you are going to visit two of the most beautiful wineries in the region of Lombardy, one renowned for producing the most prestigious brands of Franciacorta. During an excursion that includes the degustation, you will be invited to a gourmet dinner in one of the best restaurants in the area.

Wine 
Your tour will start with the visit to one of the most beautiful wineries in the region of Lombardy, one renowned for producing the most prestigious brands of Franciacorta. Those sparkling wines take their name from the charming region in which they are made, in the province of Brescia.
When you enter the first winery you will feel like you are in a gallery of modern art. Everything here is perfectly situated and the impressive architecture benefits from the clear light typical of this region. During your visit, which includes an extensive tasting, your private tour guide and sommelier will explain to you the entire course of wine production, including how it is aged and bottled. You will discover the secrets of the methods used, the difference between champagne and white sparkling wines, the methods and their variety. Tasting the best wines of Franciacorta will open up to you new fragrances while refining your ability to distinguish different varieties. You will also be able see inside the cool, closed recesses of the wine cellar, which is itself an historical fund. These are old vintage wines in dusty bottles and each one of them is precious.
Following your lunch, you will continue to the second winery, which is one of the most remarkable in Franciacorta and is located in a picturesque valley that boasts beautiful views of the vineyards and Lake Iseo. Here a local expert will tell you the history of sparkling wine in the region and reveal the secrets of its production. You will walk you through cellars where you learn about the winery’s unique production technique of aging all of its wines in barrels. You will explore the process of winemaking, aging and bottling, and taste some delicious sparkling wines.

Lunch
After your tasting in the first winery, you will dine on gourmet food in one of Franciacorta’s finest restaurants. You will be served the best of local cuisine with the wines that take their name from the town and which you will, by now, be familiar with. Franciacorta and Brescia are proud of their rich culinary traditions. On the one hand, there are dishes based on lake fish, which perfectly match the light wines of Franciacorta, and on the other hand you have Brescia’s traditional rural cuisine, specializing in meat-based dishes, including beef and pork.

Inclusions
Chauffeur driven service (Mercedes E-class)
Private guided tour of two prestigious Franciacorta wineries with local expert
Two private wine tasting
Delicious lunch featuring traditional meals paired with wine in a picturesque restaurant

Tour duration is 8 hours
Tour departure cities: Milan, Verona, Venice, Brescia, Bergamo

Price per person

490 Euro based on a group of 2 participants

380 Euro based on a group of 3 participants

325 Euro based on a group of 4 participants

300 Euro based on a group of 5 participants

280 Euro based on a group of 6 participants

260 Euro based on a group of 7 participants

240 Euro based on a group of 8 participants

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Reviews and comments

  1. What can I say about my husband and I’s experience about this trip. It was one of the best experiences of my life. From the wineries that we visited- to the lunch we indulged in- were impeccable.
    First off, we were greeted by a very attentive driver in an immaculate new Mercedes E-Class. Anya was amazing to work with and we never felt rushed or pushed along our journey. She had it all planned out.
    The wineries were as pleasurable. Staff was great and the whole experience was private and perfect. To top it all off- LUNCH! Holly cow- the view and the food, the wine pairings- I almost cried taking it all in. I will recommend this company to all of my friends and hope we work together again on our next journey.
    I will send pictures in a separate email from my cell.
    Thank you for everything

    1. Dear Jennifer,
      Thank you very much for your great feedback, it is our everyday mission to make feel our customer special and unique during the whole experience. Knowing that we succeeded in it with you and your husband makes us very proud of what we do.
      Looking forward to seeing your pictures, I would like to take this accession to thank you once again.
      Kind regards,
      Anya
      Wine Experience Tours Team

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