A glass of wine, a story to tell...

A country to discover…each winery has a story, traditions to tell and discover when you drink a glass of local DOC/DOCG wine excellences as the Verdicchio of Jesi or a red Lacrima. Enjoy some days in this hidden paradise of Le Marche, where you can relax and admire the rolling hills while visiting these internationally awarded wine cellars. 


DAY 1:  Arrival and check-in at the 4* hotel in Ancona.

DAY 2: After a hearty breakfast the wine experience begins with a visit to a local wine cellar in Morro D’Alba. Established in 1850, this is one of Le Marche’s oldest wine cellars still in existence. For over 150 years, they have been proudly producing quality wines including some of the best varieties of red, white and rose wines to be found within Italy’s well regarded wine regions. An expert will guide you through the vineyards and in the cellar where you will discover and taste their wine production with some local food. In the afternoon the tour continues around Jesi country side, in the world of Verdicchio of Jesi Castles. A perfect tour for those who want to learn more about Verdicchio and understand its wonderful versatility. Vineyard tour with winery history and a description of the soil characteristics in these vineyards. Guided tasting of three wines made from Verdicchio grown in three different soil types. Afterwards you will go back to the hotel in Ancona.
DAY 3: Begin with a delicious breakfast and then discover other wine excellences in the Area of Conero Coast. Visiting this winery means to travel through the entire story of the wines, starting from the vineyards. The spaces where grapes turn into wine will follow one another, going through the ancient underground cellar and the modern winery. During the tour, visitors will experience the whole history offered by these locations.  An expert will help you choose the best of DOC, DOCG and IGT labels with a taste of local products

DAY 4: After breakfast you will discover a local winery in Ascoli Piceno. The wine experience will be with an expert who will guide you into the winery where you can discover the combination between traditions and new tecnologies. Included in the experience there will be red and white DOC labeled wines tasting with some delicious local gastronomy. The tour continues to Offida, one of the most important towns for the wine tradition. Here the local wine is made as natural as possible. The varieties include approximately half traditional and half international and experimental varieties. All have adapted well to the vineyard's soil, sun exposure and climate yielding wonderful results even in the first year's harvest. With an expert you will discover this winery visiting the vineyards, the cellar than the flavours of their wine production with typical products. Go back to 4* Hotel in Ascoli.
DAY 5: Today is the last day of your wine tour in another cellar in Castelfidardo.  But don’t be disappointed, it will all end in a joyful way, with a last wine tasting in a company that has been producing wines since 1871, but where the cellars are now equipped with underground or refrigerated stainless steel tanks, Slavonian oak casks and French oak Barrels. After visiting the company with an expert, you will conclude the wine tour with an appetizing wine tasting with local gastronomy. End of Services.

ON REQUEST: Transfer and transports (hire car driver, car rental, coach car rental), organized guided tours with local guides, tour leader on site, booking of meals at local restaurants, extension of the tour with other experiences like cooking class experience with a local chef.

For information or request please contact us at maritaly@gazzellaviaggi.it or +390721967941.