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Alghero: Wine and Olive Oil Tasting at a Local Farm

1. Alghero: Wine and Olive Oil Tasting at a Local Farm

On arrival, you'll be directed to your table in the tasting room by your guide. Your table will already be set with 5 different glasses and a small tray containing your appetizers to pair with the wines during the guided tasting. Your guide will start by sharing information about the farm history, the local area, and the culture, followed by the guided tasting of each wine. You'll learn about the variety of grapes, perfume, taste, and suggested food pairings for each wine. The experience ends with a proof of a top quality extra-virgin olive oil prepared by traditional cold pressing techniques and served with traditional bread. At the end you'll have the opportunity to purchase some of the products you've tried to take home with you. After the tasting, take a nice walk through the vineyard on your own to take some pictures.

Sardinia: Food and Wine Tour with Tuk Tuk

2. Sardinia: Food and Wine Tour with Tuk Tuk

Meet your expert guide and set off on your Tuk Tuk adventure through the Sardinian landscape. You will stop at a wine cellar and learn the craft, the ancient instruments and the ways the barrels ferment the wine. At the vineyard, you can enjoy an aperitif and a selection of three wines, accompanied by delicious local food. Your guide and the operator of the vineyard will give you all the information you need during the tasting, to discover the flavors and sensations like a master. Whilst in Sardinia, make sure you try the local wine Cannonau, famous for its antioxidant properties (in moderation, of course).

Dorgali: Traditional Sardinian Meal with Wine Tasting

3. Dorgali: Traditional Sardinian Meal with Wine Tasting

Experience a traditional Sardinian meal during this delectable experience in Dorgali. Enjoy specialty appetizers, followed by a first course, second course, and dessert. Toast to your meal with 3 glasses of Cannonau wine. During your meal, immerse yourself in enchanting natural scenery, from the mountains to the sea to rural landscapes. Spend an evening of discoveries, smells, and tastes, all founded in the goodness of Cannonau wine. To make sure you don't miss anything, the Sardinian "black gold" will also be served to accompany the dishes you will taste and to enrich the typical menu of the Strada del Vino Cannonau, made of appetizers, a first course, second course, dessert, and wine. Wine, which has always been part of the Italian tradition, is an inevitable drink on Sardinian tables. Its importance, both culinary and historical, dates to the time of Sardinian ancestors who, as evidenced by numerous archaeological finds in Sardinia, were skilled winemakers. Since Roman times, Dorgali has been known as the land of vineyards. Here, owning a vineyard has become a tradition, since wine is not only a drink of family and friendship, but also the symbol of a wealth that comes from the hard work of wine growers and traditions handed down over the years.

Wine Experience around Cagliari

4. Wine Experience around Cagliari

Starting from the capital of Sardinia you will enjoy some wonderful views during every season. Taste the most famous wines of the island, served with some typical Sardinian food. On the way back through vineyards and olive trees, you will find one of the most famous shrines of rural Sardinia, a marvelous small hidden church. Make the 30-minute trip back to the city, including a nice sightseeing tour of Cagliari ponds with it's beautiful pink flamingos.

Sardinia: Oddoene Valley E-Bike Tour + Local Product Tasting

5. Sardinia: Oddoene Valley E-Bike Tour + Local Product Tasting

Meet your guide and head to the Oddoene Valley. Drive past olive groves and take in the imposing silhouette of the Supramonte mountains. Once you reach the Rio Flumineddu at the bottom of the valley, head out on your e-bike tour. Ride past beautiful natural pools and waterfalls. Make your way through a dirt path along the typical vineyards of Cannonau. Discover the traces left over the millennia by the people who inhabited the Oddoene Valley. See a Domus di Janas tomb dating back to 4000 B.C., the ruins of the Giants' Tomb dating back to 1500 B.C., a Nuraghe built on a granite hillock, and the Madonna del Buon Cammino Church dating back to 1600. Enjoy an aperitif with local products before ending your e-bike tour.

Wine Tour Sardinia

6. Wine Tour Sardinia

Join an unforgettable excursion to discover the wine and wineries of Cagliari, two important elements of the Sardinian identity since the first centuries of its history. The role of the ancient plant is deep-rooted in the culture of this land thanks to the wide range of grape varieties: Cannonau, Bovale, Carignano, Monica, Nuragus, Vermentino, Nasco, Vernaccia, Moscato, and Malvasia, to name a few. This tour will allow you to live a first-hand experience immersed in the vineyards and the wineries of the area, where you will learn the peculiarities of the Sardinian wine grapes. The tour includes a visit to a traditional winery: surrounded by sweet hills and rural landscapes, you will discover the different production stages, the kinds of the grapes, the land and the people who dedicate their time to the grape growing with great passion. The visit to the winery is only the first step. Next, taste local wines! You will be captivated by a friendly atmosphere and will taste 3 excellent wines paired with local food products.

Alghero: Sardinian Home-Cooking Class and 4-Course Meal

7. Alghero: Sardinian Home-Cooking Class and 4-Course Meal

Learn to prepare typical Sardinian dishes during this home-cooking class. Make your way to a beautiful farmhouse in the countryside outside Alghero, where you’ll be welcomed by your friendly hosts. Immerse yourself in regional food culture as you’re introduced to gourmet products and locally-grown ingredients.  Roll up your sleeves and start cooking, learning to make dishes like bruschetta and vegetable fritters. After the first course of gnocchi with lamb ragu, prepare a plate of scallops and roasted potatoes. Finally, whip up something to satisfy your sweet tooth with a soft cheese-based dessert flavored with a hint of orange.  At the end of the class, gather around the table to feast on the fruits of your labor. Wash every bite down with fine Sardinian wines. Bring your meal and the experience to a close with a tasting of homemade mirto, a liqueur flavored with myrtle, and tangy limoncello.

Sardinia: Orgosolo Tour and Cultural Experience with Lunch

8. Sardinia: Orgosolo Tour and Cultural Experience with Lunch

Following a pickup from your hotel, depart for Orgosolo for the first stop of your tour. Enjoy some sightseeing in the town while visiting the historical center and the many murals. Your guide will tell you about the history of Orgosolo and you’ll also get to know more about Sardinia's history. Then, continue by jeep as you visit the mountains of the Supramonte. At the top of Monte Novo San Giovanni, you’ll have a wonderful view over central Sardinia and the Supramonte area. Looking over the beautiful forest of Sas Baddes, you will see the highest peaks of the island in the Gennargentu chain of moutains and, on clear days, you can also see the sea. The last stop will be for a typical lunch with the shepherds where all the products by the family in Orgosolo. Taste the classic dishes of Sardinia: pecorino cheese, roasted piglet, boiled sheep, and the Sardinian crispy bread pane carasau. Enjoy your food with some typical cannonau red wine and spirits such as mirto and grappa. You’ll then depart back to the starting point of your tour.

Sardinia: Extra Virgin Olive Oil Tasting Tour

9. Sardinia: Extra Virgin Olive Oil Tasting Tour

Take a tour of an authentic, award-winning Sardinian olive farm, where the owner will explain the processes of making olive oil. Taste the fruits in extra virgin olive oil made at the farm, and explore the flavors the oil carries paired with different bruschettas, cheeses, cold cuts, and local wines. Begin your tour with Michele, a third-generation olive farmer who has recently opened up the farm to sell their product across the globe. Michele will walk you through how the local production of olive oil has been a tradition in the area for centuries. Learn how to obtain the best quality extra virgin olive oil from first-hand secrets during your tour. Try some of Sardinia’s other famous foods, like cold cut meats, cheeses, and wines, along with local bruschetta, all paired with the extra virgin olive oil you just learned about.

Alghero: Secret Beaches Bicycle Tour

10. Alghero: Secret Beaches Bicycle Tour

Discover the beauty of the Porto Conte Regional Park in Northwest Sardinia on a guided bicycled tour. Explore this area of unspoiled beauty in the company of a local guide, who will help you to discover the Mediterranean vegetation, natural caves, and coves filled with crystal-clear waters. Travel along wonderful bike trails that combine nature and history. Visit one of the largest military settlements from World War II, with stations for weapons, bunkers, tunnels and even a barracks. Admire the bay of Porto Conte and Capo Caccia from a unique perspective. At the end of your tour, head to a local café for a tasting of local products.

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What people are saying about Sardinia

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 9 reviews

Such a great experience! The Tuk Tuk was a fun way to get to the winery and the winery was amazing! Beautiful property and fantastic wines! The operator was very responsive and our driver Manuela was lovely. Highly recommend!!

From beginning until the end everyting was perfect. We highly recommend the cooking course with Irene. She was a great Teacher and host.Besides the delicious dinner we have met great people frim all over the world.

The tour was really wonderful and we learned loads about the wine making process here in Sardinia. And we of course loves getting to try the lovely wines and the food, would highly recommend!

Had a fabulous time. Would highly recommend!! Had a lot of fun, learned a lot of how to make pasta. Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity!!!

Excellent tour. The tuk tuk ride was cool and the wine tour was brilliant and insightful!