The tour offers a remarkable experience in the countryside vineyard around the volcano of Mount Vesuvius. On this tour, you will witness the wine making process while also getting to taste and buy authentic Italian wine. This is an essential opportunity for any wine lover who wants to explore some of Italy’s finest wines, such as Fiano, Taurasi and Lacryma di Christi. Here you will have the chance to taste these wines as well have a light lunch.
Wine Tour offers a remarkable experience in the countryside vineyard around the volcano of Mount Vesuvius. The past lava flows on the slopes of Mt. Vesuvius gave rise to fertile fields which now support many prominent vineyards. On this tour, you will experience various authentic wine tasting. This is a must for any wine lovers out there who are looking to get more familiar with the famous taste of Lacryma Christi wine ( translated as “tears of Christ”). This is a celebrated Neapolitan type of wine produced on the slopes of Mount Vesuvius in Campania Region. The name Lacryma Christi comes from an old local legend that Christ, crying over Lucifer’s fall from heaven, shed tears on the land and granted divinity to the vines that grew there. White Lacryma Christi is made mainly from Verdeca and Coda di Volpe grapes, with smaller amounts of Falanghina, Caprettone and Greco di Tufo. Red Lacryma Christi is made from Piedirosso and Sciascinoso grapes.