Traditional Frascati Wine Tour
Enjoy an original day trip from Rome to discover the City of Wine!
You will catch the train in Rome Termini Station at 9:49 a.m. towards Frascati (this is a 20 minutes ride only!)
Once arrived at Frascati railway station at 10:20 a.m., a member of our family will make you visit the old town of Frascati to discover the places and stories of the wine & food tradition, meet local artisans and taste artisanal wine!
As soon as you arrive at the farmhouse, you will meet the winemaker of the family, who will take you on a tour across the old vineyards, which he still takes care of with the same old farming techniques the family has been adopting for centuries. Travel into the past of the winemaking, listening to the stories and experiences of a passionate of this historic land. You will then enjoy the views on the beautiful deck of the Farmhouse overlooking Rome and the vineyards of Frascati.
The family will then lead you to visit the old wine cellar of the historic winery, where you will be introduced to the secrets and the historic wine-making processes of the famous Frascati wine. The Minardi Historic Farmhouse is now a sort of “Frascati Wine Museum”, a family-run Wine Farmhouse surrounded by ancient vineyards and olive groves.
Time to taste the famous Frascati Wine! A certified wine taster of the family will guide you through a generous tasting of the three wines of the family production: the famous Frascati Superiore DOCG white wine, the Vagnolo IGP red wine, as well as the Frascati DOC White Wine. You will also have an Oil tasting of the family’s Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
All of the wines will be paired with a Gourmet Lunch served at the farmhouse!
The lunch will consist in several tasty appetizers followed by a first course made of Frascati and Roman Pasta, wine cookies and espresso coffee.
At the end of the lunch you will be driven back to Frascati center, where you will be free to take the train back to Rome (there is one train every hour until the evening).
We promise you that this will be a one-of-a-kind experience on the charming hills surrounding the Eternal City!
The Traditional Wine Tour includes:
Transportation in air-cond. car or a mini van from Frascati station to the farmhouse and back.
English speaking guide
Licensed Wine taster
Tour of Frascati, of the vineyards and the Old Cellar of the farmhouse
Generous tasting of our wines and olive oil
Gourmet lunch at the farmhouse
Not included: Train ticket from Rome Termini to Frascati (cost Eur 2.20 each way)
Other Details of the Tour:
Usually WEDNESDAYS, FRIDAYS, SUNDAYS AM upon booking, but we are flexible to organize your experience also on other days if needed!
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How much: 55 Euros per person – kids under 16 pay 30 Euros and taste grape juice!
Payment: in cash – no advance is required
Duration: around 4 Hours
Vegetarian friendly: Yes, please let us know if you have food restrictions when you book your experience!