This famous wine growing region is only 1 hrs drive from the city of Venice. There are 13 wines with the “Colli Euganei” denomination: the White, with its typical straw-yellow colour and jasmine scent, the Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon reds, the elegant Chardonnay, the Fior d’Arancio, the super sweet yellow Moscato, the Merlot, the pleasantly fresh and lively Novello, the dry Pinello, White Pinot, Red Wine, the sparkling Serprino and the Tocai Italico.
You will be escorted on a full day excursion to the Euganei Hills region, a volcanic area that has been famous for its wine since the ancient Roman Empire, and that was the private “vineyard” of the “Serenissima Republic of Venice”.
Your scenic drive will take you through the vineyards, in the hills that are surrounded by numerous Venetian villas. During this excursion, you will have wine tastings in two great cantinas where they typically produce Merlot, Cabernet, and Chardonnay.
The lunch is in Montagnana a beautiful medieval walled town, stop for lunch. Here you will have the chance to experience the original Venetian food.
Montagnana is also known for the "Prosciutto Dolce di Montagnana DOP" (ham), the tour is also a chance to sample a sweet prosciutto handcraft product.