Italian Harvest Experience with Sommelier Meghan Vergara

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October 17, 2019 (Thu)

Umbria
Orvieto & Montefalco
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707-235-2471

Cost: 3750.00

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Come along for the trip of a lifetime as we take you through the stunning vineyards surrounding the Etruscan hilltop town of Orvieto during the annual grape harvest. Partake in winemaking festivities of this ancient and rural place of immense beauty and local treasure.

Join Certified Sommelier and Italian wine enthusiast Meghan Vergara as she curates a world class food and wine experience for you, tasting our way through the Italian countryside! Meghan’s first true wine love is Italian wine and she has been studying, tasting and traveling with Italian wine ever since her career began. With perfect fall temperature in the mid 60’s and the opportunity to learn in-depth about the grape harvest, you won’t want to miss this exclusive small group tour.

We will explore both the famed white wines of Orvieto Classico as well as the beloved, rare red wines of Sagrantino di Montefalco. Take a tour through the famous cellar like caves and we can assess the attributes of the beautiful volcanic, tufa soil that makes this region so special. Taste this wine amid the vines and scenery side by side and discuss with your personal Sommelier how they compare the other great wines of the world. Consider as well, their historical & cultural significance

This will be a first-class Sommelier curated experience from start to finish and we can’t wait to see you there! According to Forbes Magazine fall is the very best time to visit Umbria!

““Umbria gives us that taste of authentic Italy we all crave and at a reasonable price.”

Cheryl Alexander has been traveling to Europe, particularly Italy, for more than 20 years . Her interest in Italy, its rich history, art and culture led her to purchase property near Orvieto, allowing her to spend more time there. Cheryl’s explorations of Italy include the regions of Tuscany, Umbria and Lazio. Her numerous trips to Italy have resulted in many friendships with the locals living in the area who are generous in sharing the region’s hidden treasures with her. She continues to explore Italy’s less traveled regions, and enjoys sharing her discoveries with others. Partnering with Meghan, and experienced Sommelier, will pair perfectly with her knowledge of the best eateries and cultural venues.

 

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