Ravello, one of the most beguiling towns on Italy’s Amalfi Coast, is home to some lovely white wines and light reds made in the Costa d’Amalfi DOC appellation. But for serious wine lovers and especially for those who like intense red wines, you need to go a little further afield, deeper into Campania. You will visit two contrasting high-end properties and enjoy a tasting menu lunch at one of the estate’s refined restaurant. Learn all about Campania’s native grape varietals like the white Fiano and Falanghina (actually a varietal the Ancient Greeks imported) and the red Aglianico. We have prepared this one-day wine touring itinerary from Ravello for those looking for a luxurious excursion to the best wine estates in the region.
Ravello Wine Tours Highlights:
- Visit prestigious wine estates in Campania
- Gourmet Michelin starred Lunch
- Private Chauffeured Mercedes Tour from Ravello
Below is a suggested Itinerary for your private Ravello Wine Tours
Sample Wine Tour Ravello Itinerary
- Lunch with wine
- Privately Chauffeured Mercedes
Your elegant chauffeur and luxury Mercedes will arrive at your hotel in Ravello, and you will be swept away to the wine country of Campania. You will head east from the Amalfi Coast into the Salerno wine region.
Arrive at the first fine wine estate of the day such as Montevetrano, one of the loveliest and most acclaimed wineries in Southern Italy. This boutique winery was propelled into the international spotlight when Robert Parker coined it as the “Sassicaia of the south.” Silvia Imparato, the winery owner, hired oenologist Riccardo Cotarella to reconstruct her family’s vineyards located on a historical plot that had once belonged to the Bourbon monarchy. The first vintage was only produced in the early 1990s, and it took the wine world by storm. The flagship Montevetrano is made with 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot and 10% Aglianico Taurasi.
On a private tour, enjoy a walk in the lush vineyards, tour the atmospheric cellars and conclude your tour with a wine tasting on the porch of the country house.
Then on to your Michelin starred lunch in the nearby village of Eboli. Enjoy a tasting menu lunch, where the dishes might include Smoked Buffalo tartare with quinoa and Buffalo milk blue cheese; Mixed pasta with octopus, potato mousse, olives, smoked tomato, parsley sauce, and chili oil; Guinea fowl medallion with its own homemade” ham”; Coffee Mousse covered of Ruby Chocolate with Pistachio and Hazelnuts. Sublime cooking and elegant ambiance!
The next wine estate of the day is organic and biodynamic Casa di Baal, wine and olive oil producer. You will visit the vineyards and olive groves, the wine cellar, and the olive oil mill and then taste their best wines. You will also sample the extra virgin olive oil produced on-site, the locally sourced cured meats and local cheeses, and homemade biscuits.
Your driver will take you back to Ravello and drop you off at your hotel. This concludes your one-day wine luxury wine tour of Campania. We hope you had a fantastic day out!