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Maurizio Di Franco
VinoRoma Wine Studio

What is this?

A private half-day excursion from Rome to the tranquil hills of Lazio for an exclusive visit to a family-run, low-intervention winery. Starting with a convenient pickup from your accommodation, you'll be whisked away by private car, driven by a professional driver, through scenic landscapes to a vineyard that prides itself on organic and biodynamic practices. There, you'll meet a passionate winemaker, explore the vineyards, and delve into the history of a 2,000-year-old Roman-era wine cellar. The winery, utilizing techniques that honor tradition and nature, offers a unique insight into the journey from grape to bottle. Conclude your tour with a memorable tasting session, where you'll sample exquisite wines paired perfectly with a multiple course lunch including local artisanal meats and cheeses, pasta and more, all while overlooking the stunning vistas of Rome from a picturesque outdoor setting.

What makes this unique?

This private vineyard tour offers an intimate and in-depth look into the world of low-intervention winemaking. Led by the charismatic sommelier Maurizio Di Franco, you'll receive personalized attention and valuable insights into the Lazio wine region and its winemaking heritage. The highlight of this tour is the interaction with the winemaker, who shares their commitment to sustainable practices and the art of winemaking in an ancient setting. This is a comprehensive cultural journey, showcasing the love and dedication of a family that has designed their winery as an extension of their home. You'll leave with a deeper appreciation for Italian wines, a sense of relaxation from the serene countryside, and lasting memories of the breathtaking views and fresh air that only the Roman outskirts can offer.

What is the profile of the host?

Your guide, Maurizio Di Franco, is a certified sommelier known for his charm and extensive knowledge of wines. His storytelling and passion for wine make him an ideal companion for this immersive journey.

What to bring?

Comfortable attire suitable for a countryside excursion. An appetite for exquisite wines and local delicacies.
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EUR 200
per person

Private experience

4 hours
This experience accommodates a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 4 participants to make base costs and logistics work. Included: Private transportation from Rome with a professional driver. Guided tour by sommelier Maurizio Di Franco and the winemaker. Wine tasting session with pairing of a multi-course lunch including local cheeses and cured meats, pasta and more.
Offered in English, Italian

Private experience

4 hours
This experience accommodates a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 4 participants to make base costs and logistics work. Included: Private transportation from Rome with a professional driver. Guided tour by sommelier Maurizio Di Franco and the winemaker. Wine tasting session with pairing of a multi-course lunch including local cheeses and cured meats, pasta and more.
Offered in English, Italian
calendar
EUR 200
per person

Private experience

4 hours
This experience accommodates a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 4 participants to make base costs and logistics work. Included: Private transportation from Rome with a professional driver. Guided tour by sommelier Maurizio Di Franco and the winemaker. Wine tasting session with pairing of a multi-course lunch including local cheeses and cured meats, pasta and more.
Offered in English, Italian

Private experience

4 hours
This experience accommodates a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 4 participants to make base costs and logistics work. Included: Private transportation from Rome with a professional driver. Guided tour by sommelier Maurizio Di Franco and the winemaker. Wine tasting session with pairing of a multi-course lunch including local cheeses and cured meats, pasta and more.
Offered in English, Italian