While in the romantic Italian city, wine tours from Venice are a wonderful way to explore the surrounding villages and countryside. As well as the “city of canals” lined with a number of popular wine bars, it is also just a few miles from the famous Prosecco wine region.
Italy is one of the worlds leading wine manufacturers and as any wine connoisseur will testify, with good reason. Wine in Italy goes far beyond the vast number of wineries, in fact, is very much part of the Italian way of life. Something our food and drink experiences in Venice proudly showcases, whereby the locals are always keen to share a bottle or two over lunch or dinner.
Our wine tours from Venice also offer a convenient way to travel. As many tours either include private transport or train tickets, giving the opportunity to relax and admire the scenery.
Popular Wine Tours from Venice
Below are just some of our current and popular wine tours from Venice, all of which offer wine lovers something unique.
In the North East of Italy is a well-respected, family-run estate – the Gamba Winery. This tour is a chance to experience authentic wine production, that has been handed down through the generations.
The tour itself starts at Venice Santa Lucia station, transporting you to Verona (return travel is included within the price). Your driver will collect you from the station, before heading to the Gamba Winery for wine tasting and a guided tour.
Our next wine tour from Venice takes place in the Valpolicella region, this time towards the North West of Verona.
Although more specifically, between Verona and Adige Valley. Where you will find 2 wineries close to the beautiful Lake Garda. One of which you will visit in the morning, the other in the afternoon.
Wine tasting is, of course, part of the experience and you’ll day will largely focus on sampling red wines. As the red grapes provide the basis for the majority of vines within the Valpolicella region.
Less than a 1.5-hour drive from Venice, this wine tour takes you into the famous Prosecco region, exploring its sparkling wines.
The vines found at the foothills of the Dolomite mountains are largely that of Glera Grapes. The slopes combined with Mediterranean climate provide ideal growing conditions. Which you will then find out for yourself, with a wine tasting session before lunch.
After which, the tour includes a visit to Villa Barbaro as well as the medieval village of Asolo for some free time before returning to Venice.
Whereas our previous Prosecco wine tour allows time for sightseeing in the afternoon, the main focus here is the vineyards. There are more than 30 individual, family-run, wineries along the impressive Prosecco road. As such, during your tour, a private guide will select only the very best.
This is a great wine tour from Venice for those new to the area. Serving as an introduction to the variety of wines available within the Prosecco region.
Here we take another look at Valpolicella, with a wine tour from Venice that also visits the ancient town of Soave.
Although for wine lovers it’s the endless vineyards at the end of the journey that are the main attraction. However, it is a tour that’s been designed to give you a sense of the amazing views and landscape along the way.
Once you arrive in Valpolicella, you’ll visit 2 wineries and learn all about the viticulture. The picking and drying of the grapes, all the way through to the all-important tasting sessions.
Food and Drink Experiences in Venice
Book yourself and fellow travellers on one of our wine tours from Venice online. Alternatively, we also a selection of food and drink tours, experiences and cooking classes available. As well as new food and drink experiences being added on a regular basis. Giving you the chance to enjoy real food and wine, made by real people.