The Best Places to Eat in Italy’s Sparkling Wine Region

Where to Eat in the Prosecco region of Italy

We all know that Italian food is special but in a region where farming, biodiversity and local produce sit at the heart of daily life, the food experience is elevated even further. Whether you’re taking a Wine Tasting Tour with us or spending a week relaxing in one of the agrituismo, dining out is of … Read more

The Best Prosecco Vineyards to Visit

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There are over 100 wineries in the Prosecco DOCG area alone. In this list, we share our favourites. These tend to be smaller, family-run vineyards that produce high-quality Prosecco. Do I need to choose the wineries if I book a tour? Absolutely not. Our drivers have years of experience choosing the right wineries for each … Read more

Where to Stay – The Best of the Prosecco Region

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A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Italy’s Prosecco region is far more than a place to visit for a day of wine tasting. Brimming with luxury guesthouses, agriturismos (farm-stays) and cute family-run B&Bs, you’ll be spoilt for choice if you choose to take an extended break in the area. To help you decide where to rest … Read more

25 Prosecco Gift Ideas From The Prosecco Experts

We’ve been running wine-tasting tours in Italy’s Prosecco region for years, so we know a thing or two about Prosecco. From glasses to stoppers to stocking stuffers, here’s our selection of the best Prosecco gifts to give the sparkling wine lover in your life. 1. Prosecco Wine Glasses Did you know that flutes aren’t the … Read more

10 Things NOT To Do In Venice (And 10 To Do Instead)

view inside bridge of sighs.

Venice has become a city of tourists. And sadly, that can take the shine off your trip with large crowds, tourist menus, and inflated prices. However, with a bit of planning, you can turn a potentially disappointing visit into a trip to remember. Here are my 10 tips for what NOT to do in Venice, … Read more

Venice Entry Fee 2024 – Everything You Need to Know

Venice Access Fee map of where the fee applies.

On 25 April 2024, Venice’s Access Fee will come into force. It will impact every visitor who goes to Venice on specific dates in 2024 (even if you’re staying overnight in the city). In this guide, I’ll share everything you need to know about the fee, including the dates impacted, how to pay the fee, … Read more

How to Get to the Prosecco Region in Italy

Venice Island Map

Italy’s Prosecco wine region is a UNESCO World Heritage Site just an hour north of Venice. The region is concentrated between the hilltop towns of Conegliano and Valdobbiadene. Those towns also mark the beginning and end of the famous Prosecco Road (La Strada del Prosecco). Our wine-tasting tours start and finish in the Prosecco region. … Read more

Flying With Alcohol – Don’t Break The Rules Or A Bottle

Flying with wine how to get your wine home

Visiting wineries, breweries, and distilleries is a fun part of travel, but how do you get your purchases home? I run wine tours in Italy and I regularly pack alcohol in my luggage. In this article, I cover what you can pack in checked luggage versus carry-on, duty-free restrictions, how to stay within your luggage … Read more

Parmesan Cheese and Its Italian Alternatives

Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese Blocks

Known as the King of Cheese, Parmesan is famous for its distinct flavour and cooking versatility. With a history over 900 years long, this northern Italian specialty has become one of the most popular cheeses around the world. In this guide, I’ll share everything you need to know about Parmesan cheese, including the difference between … Read more