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The Best Winery Tour from Amalfi — Great Value for Your Day on Shore

Italy is well known for its celebration of art, food and picturesque scenery. Home to some of the oldest and most renowned wine-producing regions in the world, Italian wines are known the world over for their variety and taste. When you have a day in the port of Amalfi, you can make the most of it by visiting local wineries with our local, friendly chauffeurs.

The local wine region is known as Campania. It attracts people from all over the world and is fascinating for any traveler. The region is celebrated for its climate, fertile soil and its astonishingly beautiful landscapes. It is one of the most visited Italian regions due to its gastronomy, art, archaeology and wines. The spectacular Amalfi coast dazzles with its magnificent views, beautiful cliffs and shimmering waters.

Campania has pride of place on the wine map of the world, particularly for its production of white wine, though lately the emphasis has been on its age-worthy reds. Taurasi and Aglianico del Taburno are the noteworthy red wines and are made from the Aglianico grape. The rich flavors of this wine make it appropriate for pairing with rich meats such as lamb. An interesting point to note is that the production of the two largest producers, Mastroberardino and Feudi di San Gregorio, is about 75 percent white wine. Your Winery tour will take you along some of the most the most beautiful landscapes in the world.

Here is Some Interesting Information about Campania:

  • Over 120 wineries exist in the region, with a large number located in Avellino (locally referred to as Irpinia)
  • Campania stretches along the Tyrrhenian Sea, from the mouth of the Garigliano Riverto the Gulf of Policastro.
  • The central coast of the region is mostly high and rocky, with volcanic ridges and the crater of Mount Vesuvius. The northern and southern coastal areas consist of fertile plains that are known for their agricultural output.
  • Grape varieties grown in the Salerno and Naples provinces include the white “Biancolella” and “Coda di Volpe”, and the red “Piedirosso” and “Aglianico”.

What to Expect During Your Wine Excursion from Amalfi

Your exciting day will start with our English-speaking chauffeur picking you up as you disembark from your cruise ship in Amalfi. Along the drive, you’ll find breathtaking views of mountains by the shimmering sea, quaint villages, vineyards, and lemon groves. There are plenty of charming stops along the way where you can ask your driver to stop for photo opportunities.

Your chauffeur will take you to two well-known wineries in the Campania region. Mastroberardino, considered one of the oldest wineries in Campania and was established in 1878. Over the years, this family run winery has been a landmark of Italian grape cultivation. The team here strives hard to safeguard grape varieties such as Aglianico, Fiano, Greco, Falanghina, Piedirosso, and Coda di Volpe. About 2.4 million bottles are produced here annually. How many will you take home? You will definitely want some!

We will also visit Feudi di San Gregorio, founded as recently as 1986. The proprietors of this family-run estate have selected the finest vineyards in which to nurture Campania’s unique, indigenous variety of grapes. The vineyards produce some of the best wines that have received excellent reviews and have garnered international critical acclaim.

Their first wine was produced in 1991, and today they produce over 3 million bottles a year. Enjoy the taste of these wines and buy some to take back home as gifts, souvenirs or simply for bragging rights to show off your wine collection!

By now you would be in the mood to pamper your taste buds a little more as you take a lunch break and relax. Sit back and unwind at one of the wineries to enjoy a light lunch prepared with fresh produce from the area.

After lunch, your chauffeur will drive you back to the Amalfi port as you savor the lingering taste of delicious wines and authentic Italian cuisine.
Contact us today to book your wine tour from Amalfi or request a quote online.

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