Tag Archives: Valpolicella

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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Anatra Arrosto con Balsamico

Venetians themselves are not really meat eaters; their watery surroundings naturally drove them to a seafood based cuisine. However, as you move inland from Venice to the mainland, the low-lying wetlands that exist around the Po, Brenta, and Adige river … Continue reading

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Corteforte and Enoteca della Valpolicella

The Valpolicella wine zone is located in the province of Verona, east of Lake Garda, and north of the Adige River. A great place to enjoy both cycling and wine, we visited here recently on one of our private cycling … Continue reading

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