One of the best well-kept secrets is the city of Bologna and their wine tours. Bologna is the beautiful historic capital of the Emilia-Romagna region in northern Italy. Here, visitors can find a city rich in cuisine, medieval and Renaissance structures, sprawling plazas, and quaint wineries. Bologna offers its visitors a taste of “real” Italy.
Italy is popular for its wines. Most visitors will travel to Tuscany or Piedmont but one of the best places to visit in Bologna and taking a Bologna wine tour. Bologna sits in the Emilia-Romagna region which produces 15% of all of Italy’s wine.
Wine producing in this area has a long history dating back to the Roman era. Over the years, the cultivation and the quality of wines have significantly improved. The Emilia region is a large producer of sparkling wines. The flavorful and delicate red Lambrusco wine comes from the Emilia area. The Romagna region produces wines based on the red Sangiovese grapes along with a sparkling Albana wine.
No trip to the rolling hills of Bologna is complete without a visit through the vineyards and wineries. There you can do a wine tasting tour of the region. There are many famous local wineries for visitors to tour and sample.
For exclusive and discerning travelers, private wine tours are available. With a private tour, you will be able to experience the best in cuisine and wine in Bologna. This tour will not disappoint you. The combination of top names, delicious cuisine, and knowledgeable guide will leave you feeling refreshed and relaxed.
Italy Luxury Tours specializes in exclusive luxury tours of the Italian Peninsula and islands. They provide classic private tours specially designed for first-time visitors, private food and wine tours, and off-the-beaten-path private tours so you can enjoy Italy’s rich traditions, cuisine, and mysteries.