Wine Tasting with Antipasti or Wine Tasting with Lunch
Experience a one-of-a-kind Don Alfonso Wine Cellar and Tasting Lunch and meet the Iaccarino family who welcome you to Don Alfonso 1890. The award-winning Michelin Star Restaurant’s wine tasting experience and visit to the cellar is a food and wine lover experience like no other. The property is located in the quaint town of Sant’Agata sui Due Golfi nestled between the Bays of Naples and Salerno. Join the Don Alfonso Sommelier for a tour in the award-winning wine cellar followed by a Wine Tasting and Chef’s antipasto tasting or a Chef’s Tasting Lunch. Sip & swirl Aglianico, Falanghina, Fiano d’Avellino, Greco di Tufo and Taurasi. The Don Alfonso wine tasting menu offers a variety of choices paired with wine from the celler. The fertile volcanic soil of southern Italy, coupled with the year round warm climate, & strong summer sun, provide perfect conditions for excellent grape harvests and wine making.
The Wine Cellar
Step into Don Alfonso 1890’s Cellar and go back in time. The cellar, originally an ancient Roman tunnel stocks over 25,000 bottles of wines from all over the world, ranging from the Italian Greats, to prized French to exotic world makers. The cellar also has a cheese aging room that is 25 meters underground; keeping their prized artisan cheeses just at the right temperature.
Wine Tasting & Chef’s Tasting Antipasti
Your morning begins with a visit to the cellar. Our award-winning sommelier will lead you through an in-depth discussion on the grape varieties, methods and production of the great Whites & Reds of Campania. Don Alfonso offers one of southern Italy’s largest reserves of fine wine in its cellar. After the tour & discussion move to the terrace (weather permitting) for a tasting of the property’s wines. A selection of Chef tastings antipasto will accompany each glass served. Wine tasting begins at 10:30am.
Included- 1 Spumante, a light bubbling wine, 2 Campania white wines, 2 Campania red wines and 1 dessert wine.
210 in Euros per person, price based on a 2 guest minimum.
Wine Tasting & Chef’s Tasting Lunch
Your morning begins with a visit to the wine cellar. Our award-winning sommelier will lead you through an in-depth discussion on the grape varieties, methods and production. Don Alfonso offers one of southern Italy’s largest reserves of fine wines. Following, the wine tasting tour your experience continues in the dining room where you will be served a Chef’s Tasting Lunch paired with select wines from the cellar. Discussion continues with information on grape variety, method and production. Lunch Tasting begins at 12 noon.
Wine Tasting Varieties Included: 1 Spumante, 2 Campania white wines, 2 Campania red wines, and 1 dessert wine.
Chef’s Tasting Lunch Included:
2 antipasti, 2 first courses, 1 second course and 1 dessert
370 in Euros per person, price based on a 2 guest minimum.