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VendemmiAmo - Harvest experience

Enjoy the grape harvest

Discover the wineries during the harvest period

 

The Piana Rotaliana Königsberg’s superb wine producers will be holding open days during the grape harvest, that lively period when the grapes are gathered and the wine making begins. This is a unique, unmissable experience to learn about the secrets of grape processing and wine making and to take part in unconventional wine, sparkling wine and grappa tastings.

Take a stroll through the vineyards with an expert local winemaker and learn about the history and techniques for selecting the best grapesTaste a few grapes or grab a pair of secateurs and a bucket and try your hand at picking grapesVisit the wineries, where, in the scent of must and the suffused lighting, you can discover the secrets of grape processing and wine making. Afterwards, take part in an unconventional tasting and savour some renowned wines, sparkling wines or grappas paired with local food specialities. Alternatively, enjoy a pleasant picnic in the vineyards with zero-miles wines and food!

 

There are several activities to choose from (booking compulsory):

 

Harvest experience*

*Due to the nature of the proposal, it is difficult to guarantee the harvesting activities until a few days prior to. The Tourist Office will check for availability of near by cellars.
** The experience is guaranteed for groups of at least 4-5 people. The Tourist Office reserves the right to aggregate pairs or small groups.

 

Azienda Agricola Zanini Luigi

Activity details: visit to the vineyards and harvest experience. Possibility of guided tour of the winery with tasting of four wines and / or picnics in the vineyard with tastings of local gastronomic products
Where: Mezzolombardo
When: everyday, subject to verification of weather conditions and only byappointment
Duration: about 1 h
Price: €15 harvest experience | €20 harvest experience + winery visit + tasting | €25 harvest + picnic + winery visit + tasting
The activity is guaranteed with a minimum of 4 adult participants.

 

De Vescovi Ulzbach

Activity details: visit to the vineyard, harvest of some grapes, discovery of the phases of processing and transformation of the grapes into wine, wine tasting with tastings of local gastronomic products
Where: Mezzocorona
When: everyday, subject to verification of weather conditions and only by appointment
Duration: about 1.30 h
Price: €25
The activity is guaranteed with a minimum of 4 adult participants.

 

Endrizzi

Activity details: welcome toast, brief presentation of the cellar and visit to the rows, harvest followed by the oenologist and final greetings. Possibility to buy a picnic basket and stay in the vineyards
Where San Michele all'Adige
When: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, only by appointment
Duration: about 1.30 h
Price: €20 (possibility to buy a picnic basket for €20)
The activity is guaranteed with a minimum of 5 adult participants.

*The basket includes plaid, wooden box (real bottle holder), glasses, bottle opener, dropstop, 10% discount on the purchase of a bottle of wine at the sales point, 10% discount on the purchase of gastronomic products at the sales point (salami, cheese, olives, etc.)

 

Cembrani D.O.C.

Activity details: visit to the terraced vineyards of Val di Cembra, harvest with the producers and picnic in the vineyard with local food products at km 0.
Where: Val di Cembra
When: Friday 6, 13, 20 and 27 September, 9.00 am
Duration: about 1.30 h
Price: €15 adults| €8 kids
The activity is guaranteed with a minimum of 4 adult participants.

 

Guided tours of the winery and wine tastings

 

Cantina A. Martinelli

Activity details: walk in the vineyard, tasting of grapes and / or musts, visit to the winery with a focus on wine making and production. Following tasting, accompanied by local food products, in enchanting historical places.
Where: Mezzocorona
When: everyday (if available), only by appointment
Duration: about 1 h
Price: €15
The activity is guaranteed with a minimum of 2 adult participants.

 

Foradori

Activity details: visit to the vineyards and the largest amphora winery in Europe. The occasion will indeed be to deepen the theme of amphora vinification; an ancient but current method that looks to the future with a particular focus on environmental sustainability and biodynamics. Following wines tasting.
Where: Mezzolombardo
When: Monday - Friday, from 8.00am to 3.00pm, only by appointment
Duration: about 1.30 h
Price: being defined
The activity is guaranteed with a minimum of 4 adult participants.

 

Dorigati

Activity details: visit to the winery and tasting of the fermenting musts, to discover the magical alchemy of alcoholic fermentation, which transforms the gift of the earth (grapes) into Teroldego Rotaliano
Where: Mezzocorona
When: being defined, only by appointment
Duration: about 1 h
Price: €15
The activity is guaranteed with a minimum of 4 adult participants.

 

Rotari-Mezzacorona

Activity details: guided visit to the transfer of the grapes in the winery and to find out how a bottle of Rotari Trentodoc is made (explanations of base wine and cuvée, tirage, bottling, fermentation in the bottle, aging on the lees, riddling and disgorging). Guided tasting in the scenic Rotari winery.
Where: Mezzocorona
When: Monday - Saturday, only by appointment
Duration: about 1.30 h
Price: €10 adults | €3 kids
The activity is guaranteed with a minimum of 2 adult participants.

 

Cantina La-Vis

Activity details: visit to the vineyards and to the winery with a final tasting in the wine shop.
Where: Lavis
When: Monday - Friday, only by appointment
Duration: about 2 h
Price: €10 adults | free for kids
The activity is guaranteed with a minimum of 5 adult participants.

 

Guided tour of the distillery and tasting

 

Villa de Varda

Activity details: guided tour of the distillery, the aging cellar and the " Cose di casa" Museum, with a final tasting of 5 grappas and distillates. In this period, depending on the day, the distillation could be ongoing or not. The visit and the description of the process will be complete anyway.  
Where: Mezzolombardo
When: Monday - Friday, from 8.00 to 11.00 am - from 1.30 to 4.30 pm, booking compulsory
Duration: about 1 hour
Price: 10€ adults| minors can partecipate in the activities/visits but not in the tasting.
The activity is guaranteed with a minimum of 4 adult participants. Possibility of group aggregation.

 

Other proposals

 

Maso Poli

WINE POINT MASO POLI. Aperitif combined with a selection of local finger food on the splendid terrace. Possibility of guided tour of the winery with an in-depth look at the harvest theme.
Where: Lavis (Pressano)
When: Wednesday - Saturday, from 4.00 to 9.00 pm

When

August-October 2019. Nature decides! Any time could be the right time!

Compulsory reservation

Tel. 0461 1752525
Email info@pianarotaliana.it

 

Useful info

- Language: Italian, English, German
- Suitable for: adults, children and groups
- It is therefore advisable to wear comfortable clothes

 

 

 

 

 

 

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