Award-Winning Mount Vesuvius Winery – Vineyard Tour, Cantina Visit, Wine Tasting and Cooking Class at the Wine Maker’s Villa
Join us for a full day Mount Vesuvius Wine Tour Tasting and Cooking Class in the heart of the Naples countryside. This is a private vineyard tour, cantina visit, wine tasting and cooking class where lunch is prepared at the wine maker’s villa.
Ancient Mount Vesuvius looms above this picturesque vineyard, which spans its verdant slopes, providing spectacular wines and views. Green pastures, rich farmland and a beautiful view overlooking the coast of Naples are awaiting!
During our Mount Vesuvius Wine Tour, you will learn about the precious grapes that grow in the rich soil and how the grapes are grown to make the famous Lacryma Christi, Tears of Christ Wine Vesuvius. During your Wine Tasting Vesuvius tour, you will walk through the vineyard whose rows of ancient vines hang onto wood pergolas – set against breathtaking views of the Bay of Naples, the Sorrento peninsula, and Capri. Spend the day with us and learn about the different grape varieties and cultivation methods of Mount Vesuvius, while sipping and swirling. Following the vineyard tour, your guide will continue inside the cantina where you will learn how the precious Lacryma Christi and how this wine is produced. After your winery tour, enjoy a traditional Neapolitan hands-on cooking class.
Neapolitan Hands-On Cooking Class
Tie on your apron and enjoy a Wine Tasting Vesuvius while you get cooking in your hands-on cooking class! You will learn how to prepare recipes with precious ingredients unique to Mount Vesuvius, and you’ll discover the history behind them. Discovering Vesuvius while selecting ingredients with the chef for your class straight from the vineyard’s organic garden, then head to the kitchen your Chef Maria and get ready to cook up a storm! You will prepare a three-course traditional Neapolitan menu including ravioli alla caprese, parmigiana alla napoletana, eggplant parmesan with a local Neapolitan twist – paired with wine. And for dessert, tort di mandorle al limone, a sweet almond cake scented with Amalfi Coast lemons, and paired with the vineyard’s apricot liqueur. Of course, your hard work in the kitchen will be rewarded with four tastings of the award-winning winery’s Lacryma Christi wines, perfectly paired the foods everyone has prepared in the cooking class. Our Cooking and Wine Vesuvius experience brings excellent local produce, farm-fresh ingredients and Wine of Vesuvius together for an authentic Italian Neapolitan experience!
Following, walk in the vineyard, bring your camera and take in the beautiful landscapes of Mount Vesuvius.
This is a private vineyard tour, cantina visit, wine tasting and cooking class prepared at the wine maker’s villa.
$385 per person, based on 2 guests.
*Please note: One-day cooking classes and tours do not include transportation, accommodations, or any other excursions.
If you would like to add on transfers to and from your hotel or cruise ship port ~ please let us know your group size and we will be happy to reserve transfers for you. (Extra cost).