Tag Archives: Amarone

Accordini Winery – Walking through the Best of Valpolicella

There is no better way to appreciate the terroir of a wine than to walk through it. On our private walking tours in Italy we typically plan a day to do just this – choosing a route that brings us … Continue reading

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Brunelli Wines – Amarone and Valpolicella

This September, guests on our Bike the Amarone Wine Roads cycling tour enjoyed a private tour and tasting at a wonderful producer of Valpolicella wines, the Brunelli family. The Brunelli name has been closely connected to San Pietro in Cariano, … Continue reading

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Exploring Valpolicella – Bike or Hike to A Great Glass of Amarone

Good news for all you who enjoy toasting a great day in the outdoors with a special glass of vino. The most prestigious wine zone in the Veneto, the Valpolicella DOC, home to Amarone, and known as the “Pearl of … Continue reading

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Lessons on Amarone – with Lucia Rinaldi of Villa Monteleone

Our last Italiaoutdoors Food and Wine custom bike trip to Italy included a visit to an Amarone producer. Our clients were big fans of Amarone, and I wanted to take them someplace special. I didn’t want a large, well-known producer … Continue reading

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Novaia Wines – Valpolicella Classico, Ripasso and Amarone

During my June trip to Italy, I visited several vineyards in the Valpolicella wine region, doing ‘research’ for Italiaoutdoors Bike the Wine Roads  bike trips. One stop I made was the Novaia winery, located in a large manor in the … Continue reading

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