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Bologna: Wine Tasting Tour in One of the Oldest Inns

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Activity provider: BOLOGNA TOUR

Bologna: Wine Tasting Tour in One of the Oldest Inns

Activity provider: BOLOGNA TOUR

From US$ 53.85 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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Italian, English, Spanish, French, Catalan
Wheelchair accessible
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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
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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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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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

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  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the activity starts
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4.6 /5

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Amazing experience would never of found this on our own. Guide was lovely and we learnt alot. Also bought some of the wines we tasted absolutely reasonable prices much cheaper than good wines in the UK

September 13, 2022

Highly recommended, buena explicación de los vinos de la region y la cultura Bolognesa. Saludos Deby and max

September 7, 2022

knowledgeable and chatty about the foods, wine and area

May 8, 2022

Product ID: 249077