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Trieste: 2.5-Hour Prosecco Origins Tour and Tastings
48 USD
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Embark on a captivating journey through the ages, to the 14th century, and unravel the fascinating story behind the world's most beloved bubbly drink. This enchanting adventure will take you to the very roots of its origin, where the rich history and traditions of champagne production first took shape.
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Tucked away in northeastern Italy, overlooking the stunning Gulf of Trieste, lies a hidden gem waiting to be discovered. Venture into the charming villages of Contovello and Prosecco, and uncover the fascinating story behind the world-renowned Prosecco wine. Embark on a leisurely stroll through Contovello's historic village with a knowledgeable local guide, winding through narrow alleys and hidden passageways. This ancient village, once home to a majestic castle with a tower overlooking Trieste, is steeped in history. Next, visit a picturesque vineyard, where you'll wander through centuries-old, emerald-green terraced vineyards that cascade down the hillside, offering breathtaking views of the sea. This remarkable landscape is a testament to the region's proud tradition of heroic agriculture. As you pause to take in the vistas and rejuvenating sea air, indulge in a delightful spread of artisanal delicacies, including farmhouse-sourced cheeses, cured meats, and other regional specialties. And, of course, no visit would be complete without a sampling of traditional sparkling wines, carefully selected to showcase the region's expertise.