Vino Cotto Tasting

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Valle d’Itria

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Vino cotto is a special wine sweet quality made by cooking mosto in the first phase of wine producing, you can discover the ancient methods in which farmers were able to mantain their product during seasons.A particular facet of wine processing you had ever seen before in one of the most magiacl area of the Marche Region.
Vino Cotto has been known since ancient times. In 191 BC It is quoted by Plautus, in "Pseudolus" comedy, among the drinks mixed wine in a lavish banquet. In the first century A.D. Columella, in his "De Agricultura", Book XII, describes: "... until decrease of one third will bake the sweet taste must; when it is cooked is called defruntum. It just moves cooled in barrels and storing view to use. " Pliny the Elder in his Natural History, shows what has already been said by Plautus and ranking cooked wine among the most sought sweet drinks produced in Italy, stating that: "... the cooked have their own savor and not that of wine."The provided activity gives you a complete panorama in vino cotto experience, from history to tastings. In the The tasting will be combined with typical products by the host farmer and his family.The experience includes: a visit of the vineyard and production tools with final tastings, indoor shop.Lunch/Diner not included. Self drive transfers to farm. max 15 pax groups. min 2 pax. Starting time 10:00 or 15:00, we reccomend to send us your favourite starting time.

What’s included

  • Vino Cotto tasting combined with food tasting
  • Local producer
  • Local taxes

What’s not included

  • Lunch/Diner
  • Transportation to/from attractions