Collio is the finest wine region in Friuli-Venezia Giulia. Excellent terroir for white wines, which production deepens its roots in tradition, and that finds on these soils its top expression. A day among middle age cellars and eastern landscapes which have already moved a number of international tourists.
MORNING. At the heart of Collio, in Capriva del Friuli, visit at Russiz Superiore winery, which origins are dating back to 1200. You’ll visit the spectacular “Orzoni” cellar and enjoy a wine tasting on the panoramic terrace with postcard views on Italian Collio and Slovenian “Brda”. Among the excellent wines cultivated on these wonderful hills: Pinot Gris, exported worldwide, and an extremely delicate and elegant Pinot Blanc.
AFTERNOON. The only wine resort in Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Castello di Spessa (Spessa’s Castel) embraces a renowned golf club and an elegant hotel: over the centuries several famous persons have stayed here, like Giacomo Casanova in 1773. You’ll get a guided tour at the 13th-century cellar and taste such varieties as a special Pinot Gris “Joy” (onion skin colored), a remarkable Pinot Noir and their sparkling Ribolla Gialla.
€138 PER PERSON - EVERY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY 10:00 AM
Min 2 persons. The tour includes the transport (incl. admission fees if any), a tour leader at your disposal, insurance coverage, 2 wine tastings, lunch (incl. wine). The tour will take 8 hours leaving from Udine (it is possible to agree the departure from another city).