Bologna: Wine Tasting Tour in One of the Oldest Inns

Bologna: Wine Tasting Tour in One of the Oldest Inns

From US$ 62.39 per person

Discover the best wines Bologna has to offer on a 2-hour wine tasting tour in one of the city's oldest inns. Explore wine-making culture in the region with your English-speaking guide, and taste 3 exquisite wines alongside typical food of the area.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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  • Savor 3 sumptuous DOC wines
  • Learn about wine production in the Bologna area
  • Taste an adaptation of salami and cheese
  • Discover one of the oldest inns in Bologna
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Enjoy a unique wine tasting experience in one of the oldest locanda (inns) in Bologna. Hear about the local grape varieties with an expert guide, and taste 3 delicious DOC (Controlled Designation of Origin) wines. During your 2-hour tour, discover the quality of wines produced in Bologna's 3 main wine-growing areas: the Bologna Hills, the area of the Rhine plain, and the Imola Hills. Learn about the local wines, such as the white grape Pignoletto and Trebbiano, and the Sangiovese and Barbera red grape varieties. Over the years, foreign vines like chardonnay, cabernet sauvignon, and pinot have also been introduced to the region. Finish your tour with a tasting of 3 wines, accompanied by typical foods like Bologna's famous mortadella (sausage-like lunch meat), bread, and cheese.
  • 3 wine tastings
  • Tasting of typical food products
  • Guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Your guide will meet you 10 minutes before the tour starts at the Fontana del Nettuno (Fountain of Neptune), on Piazza del Nettuno, 40124 Bologna BO, Italy.

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  • Comfortable shoes

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  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the activity starts
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4 /5

based on 6 reviews

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Our guide Sonya was great ,she can speake 3 langueges,very competent great culture and sense of humour .We had great time together, tasting very good vines.

January 27, 2020

Not worth it. A few steps from the square of Neptune there, which we already knew. Try three glasses of wine and bread with mortadella. The site although they say it is old, is restored, modern style. The owner explains to you the wines you try to fulfill. The companion very friendly and gave us a very good conversation. He did his job. You can do it alone without taking this tour. It makes no sense with the price they charge.

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January 3, 2020

Not considered a wine tasting. You are taken to a local restaurant and given 3 local wines and a snack. Neither the owner of the restaurant or the guide had adequate knowledge of wines. The one wine we liked they did not have in stock to purchase. Was not worth the cost of the tour.

October 14, 2019

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