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Frascati Wine Tasting Guided Tour from Rome

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Frascati Wine Tasting Guided Tour from Rome

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Go wine tasting in the Frascati wine region during this countryside tour from Rome. Learn about the long history of winemaking in Italy, from ancient Rome to today, as you visit Principe Pallavicini, one of the oldest wineries in the region. Explore the vineyards and ancient cellars with a knowledgeable guide and enjoy a tasting of three of the estate’s wines.
  • Frascati vineyard tour from Rome
  • Discover the verdant countryside of the Frascati winemaking region
  • Explore the famous Principe Pallavicini estate with your guide and learn of its rich winemaking heritage
  • Visit the cellars, where fine wines mature in acacia and French oak barrels
  • Enjoy a tasting session of three wines, led by the Pallavicini estate’s professional sommelier
  • Tour includes round-trip travel from Rome by air-conditioned coach
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Professional guide
Air-conditioned vehicle
Wine tasting (3 wine samples)
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

Piazza dei Re di Roma, Roma RM, Italy

At Piazza Re di Roma, in the exact center-point of the square.

Departure Time

3:00 PM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
After hopping aboard your coach in Rome, head out of the city with your guide and admire the scenery as it changes from urban to rural. Travel through the hilly region of Castelli Romani, passing by olive groves and centuries-old vineyards where wine has been made since the days of ancient Rome.

Reaching the Frascati region, arrive at the Principe Pallavicini estate, where the Pallavicini family has been making wine since the 17th century. Tour the property to learn about the different stages of wine production, from grape to bottle, and hear about the evolution of winemaking techniques through the years.

Visit the wine cellars, which date back to the 3rd century, and learn about the acacia and French oak barrels that age the fine wines produced here, many of which have won awards such as the Decanter World Wine Award and Vinitaly Cangrande Award. Then head to the 17th-century farmhouse for your tasting session with a sommelier, who helps you to notice different fruit flavors of the wines. Sample one of the estate's red wines, such as Casa Romana or Soleggio, a white wine, such as Poggio Verde, and a dessert wine, Stillato.

At the end of your winery experience, your tour ends with the drive back to Rome.
Pass By:  
Castelli Romani
Passing through on the way to our destination
Stop At:  
Frascati Centro storico
Meet your guide and hop aboard your air-conditioned coach in Rome’s Piazza dei Re di Roma in the mid-afternoon, and head out of the city into the rolling hills of the Castelli Romani to begin your tour. Travel through ancient olive groves and past row upon row of centuries-old vineyards, and soak up spectacular views of the verdant Italian countryside. The fertile soils here have been used in wine production since the Roman Era and there are thousands of years of winemaking heritage to discover. Head deep into the Frascati region — where the celebrated Pallavicini winemaking family has been working the land since the 17th century — and follow your guide on a tour of the Principe Pallavicini estate. Gain insight into the various stages of wine production and learn how their techniques have evolved from antiquity to the present day. Step inside 3rd-century cellars where fine wines mature slowly in Acacia and French Oak barrels, and listen as your guide details the complex winemaking processes at play. The wines produced on this estate are regular winners of prestigious international awards such as the Decanter World Wine Award and the Vinitaly Cangrande Award, cementing their place among the region’s very finest. Continue on to the estate’s beautiful 17th-century farmhouse and enjoy a tasting session led by the professional sommelier. Sample delicate fruit flavors in reds such as casa romana and soleggio and subtle sweetness in whites like poggio verde, before finishing with a taste of the delicious dessert wine, stillato. When it’s time to depart from the estate, hop back aboard your coach for the journey back to Rome where your wine tasting tour will come to an end.
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Please let us know in advance if you have any allergies, are vegetarian or coeliac.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
  • OPERATED BY City Wonders Ltd
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Frascati Wine Tasting Guided Tour from Rome?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
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What is the social distancing policy during Frascati Wine Tasting Guided Tour from Rome?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
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  • "Meeting place is not central and is for tour companies convenience rather than the guests, hence the 4 rating." See review


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Great tour
, Oct 2019
Excellent tour and very informative. Meeting place is not central and is for tour companies convenience rather than the guests, hence the 4 rating.
Amazing, well worth the money.
Lacshana K
, Sep 2019
We did this tour in September 2019 and it was well worth the money spent. We were taken by bus to Frascati and walked around a vineyard and saw the wine grapes. We then went to the actual wine tastings where we were given four samples of wine, and some snacks. It was very informative. We were also offered the opportunity to buy some of the wine from the region, and they were all very reasonably priced. The tour guide (I cannot remember her name, but she had curly hair), gave us info about the surrounding areas on the drive there and at the vineyard, and she was amazing. Overall would definitely recommend this tour!
A fantastic trip
, Sep 2019
Amazing host (Sylvia), great sommelier (Michelle) and a beautiful few hours in the countyside to escape the city for a while.
Great time on our tour with Silvia F
, Jun 2019
Silvia was a wonderful tour guide, and the winery was very good. The driver was late to pick us up, but they made up the time at the end.
The tasting room was way too small to...
April L
, Sep 2018
The tasting room was way too small to be comfortable with our group size
, Sep 2018
The grapes are ripe in sept tasted great, wish we stayed longer at the vineyard. The tasting room was extremely tight and people could hardly walk to the bathroom. The group was much too large
Very enjoyable
, Aug 2018
My adult daughter, niece, and myself enjoyed the wine tour immensely. Laura was a lively, interesting tour guide. Really lived up to expectations.
Nice to get our of Rome
, Jul 2018
We chose this tour the night before because Rome was so hot, crowded and dry. The bus was on time. Our guide Chiara was fantastic. The cellars at the aqueducts were very neat. The sommelier was pleasant and educational. We really enjoyed the wines as well. Bought four bottles. The scenery was beautiful. Of the 13 events booked on this vacation, this ranked very high. Our bus broke down at the wine fields and cellars. That delayed our time and a negative for some, but for me it made it better, staying longer in the fields in a beautiful and peaceful location. It was all handled well and professionally.
This was everything and more, tour...
, Apr 2018
This was everything and more, tour guide Monica met us at the Piazza Re Di Roma and the journey was only 45 minutes to the vineyard. Along the way she gave us a historical guide of Rome and more importantly about the wine and food. Would highly recommend. The vineyard tour itself was well planned and informative, met a great crowd there.
Our guide Aleksandra spelling? was...
, Oct 2017
Our guide Aleksandra spelling? was very knowledgeable and she did an awesome job translating at our tasting! Everything from start to end went smoothly. Learned lots of things at the tasting, even bought a bottle of wine which unfortunately got left at a restaurant . Definitely recommend!

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