Picnic Lunch in the Vineyard with wine tasting

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Italy

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Trek through the vineyards of a family-run winery in Assisi, learning about viticulture and the wine making process. The enjoy a picnic lunch of wines and local produce under the veranda in the vineyards, with panoramic views of Assisi.
Picnic in the vineyards of a family farm and wine producer, located just 875 yards (800 meters) from the Basilica of Saint Francis, one of the most important UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Italy. The Mencarelli family has been producing fine wines and extra virgin olive oil for decades, and on this 3-hour lunch tour you will walk through their deep green vineyards, and learn about the wonderful world of Umbrian wines. All around will be blue sky, ripe grapes, dusky olive groves, and centuries-old oak trees. Armed with a complimentary map, stop at information boards to learn more about wine and viticulture. Then, under the veranda of the vineyards, a picnic basket will be waiting just for you! Enjoy a glass of Assisi wine and sample typical Perugia bread, with extra virgin olive oil, pecorino cheese, cured meats from the Subasio Mountains, traditional Umbria Torta al Testo (a salty cheese bread), and Umbrian cookies. All wine glasses, place mats, plates and cutlery will be provided. After lunch, you are free to carry on enjoying wines in the relaxation area, reading more about the history and traditions of Assisi.

What’s included

  • Map of the vineyards
  • Picnic basket with 1 glass of wine of your choice per person, water, typical Perugia bread and extra virgin olive oil, pecorino cheese, cold cuts from the Subasio Mountains, traditional Umbria Torta al Testo, Umbria cookies, wine glasses, placemats, plates and cutlery
  • Relax area with lounge
  • Relax kit with books and magazines

What’s not included

  • Additional wine tastings (always available in the wine tasting room)
  • Transportation to/from attractions
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