Italy: wine tasting and spa holidays

Italy is one of the world’s best destinations for wine-lovers. Discover the splendid and fascinating Italian wine world: Barolo in the mountainous Piedmont, Chianti in Tuscany with its green hills, and the distinctive wines of the Veneto region. Indulge your senses with tastes from award-winning vintners, the finest Italian wines and relax at luxury spa resorts.

Explore Chianti, Brunello di Montalcino and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano staying at San Casciano dei Bagni. Fonteverde Tuscan Resort & Spa 5-star luxury hotel offers unforgettable experience. The beautiful landscape of Val d’Orcia, Tuscan cuisine and San Casciano dei Bagni hot thermal water in the most exclusive thermal Tuscan resort. Don’t forget to buy a bottle of Banfi Brunello di Montalcino Poggio all’Oro to take home.

Embrace Tuscany living at Monteverdi in exquisitely restored villas and a boutique hotel in the village of Castiglioncello del Trinoro, Tuscany. Located between Rome and Florence, Monteverdi with its mysterious landscape is warm and beautiful. It’s a true heaven for mind and senses, and for luxury wine tasting tours. Don’t miss Incisa della Rocchetta Sassicaia wine.

Visit wine cellars and vineyards of the Barolo wine region, Piedmont, in northwestern Italy and indulge in the fantastic and impressive wines. Il Boscareto Resort & Spa, situated on the top of a hill cultivated with Nebbiolo vines, the Resort enjoys breathtaking views over vineyards and ancient medieval hamlets. Its contemporary design and comfort blended with the harmonious beauty of natural landscapes welcome the guests from all over the world. Giacomo Conterno Barolo Monfortino, probably the most long aging Italian red wine, served with white truffle ravioli or grilled lamb,  is a must-try wine here.

Treat yourself with the wines of the Veneto region, including the Pieropan Soave Classico La Rocca, which is paired with grilled lobster, or Villa Raiano Fiano di Avellino, which is served with mushroom risotto. Abano Grand Hotel provides luxury experience and all possible sophisticated comforts for a discerning traveller. Magical relaxation in thermal water brings true rejuvenating effect. Venice can be easily reached, and Verona opera is also not far away.

Where it is:

Fonteverde Tuscan Resort & Spa, www.fonteverdespa.com

Castiglioncello del Trinoro, www.monteverdituscany.com

Il Boscareto Resort & Spa, www.ilboscaretoresort.it

Abano Grand Hotel, www.gbhotelsabano.it