Winery Tour

Taste the nectar of the gods on a wine-tasting experience tour, you will discover the entire the process of making wine, from the vineyard to the wine in the glass.
A Wine Tour in Basilicata is one of the best ways to discover the true essence of the region, especially if this wine is one of the best in Italy: Aglianico wine.

History says that the grapes was brought to Italy by the greek as Hellenica. The Romans called it Ellenico and used it to improve the quality of the Falerno, a favorite wine of the poets of this time. In the 15th century under the Argons it was finally nomiated as Aglianico.

In the year 1971 the Aglianico wine obtained the certification of controlled designation of origin (denominazione di orgine controllata, DOC) and in 2010 the certification as controlled designation of origin guaranteed (denominazione di origine controllata e garantita, DOCG) for the label Aglianico del Vulture Superiore. It is considered amoung the best vines produced in Italy and carring also the name Barolo of the South due to the similar way in production and taste.

The color of the Aglianico wine is ruby garnet red with a try and savoury taste and 11.5-13 % Alcohol. The wine goes very well with meats, especially roasts and wild game.

Details

Category:           Cultural experiences and learning
Place:                   Vulture, Policoro
Time:                   2h – 4h
Avaiability:       Always, with reservation
Extras:               Wine Tasting