Our English speaking chauffeur/guide will welcome you at your hotel or any other place of your convenience in Rome at 8.30 a.m. (suggested time) after which will take you to discover the area of the Castelli Romani, the famous hills known as “roman castles“.
This tour starts with a guided visit to the Azienda Agricola Casale Marchese in Frascati. Visit the 18th century building, used for the processing of wine, bottling and packaging.
Reach the tasting room, close the wine cellar and the oil press, and enjoy your first wine tasting.
After which we will continue to Frascati renowned for its wine (Frascati DOC), a charming town with a relaxed atmosphere, offering great scenery and fresh air.
Frascati is also known for its villas, which were built in the sixteenth century by Roman aristocracy, as a great place to live and holiday.
You will have some free time to walk around the historical town where there are many interesting venues to visit.
For lunch we have sellect in Frascati one of the top local trattorias where you will get the chance to taste some of the typical authentic local dishes. However the most famous products are the Frascati wine and the “porchetta” (whole spit roast pork), a real speciality of this region. The pig is roasted whole, possibly over wood and is heavily salted in addition to being stuffed with garlic, rosemary, fennel and other herbs.
After lunch we wil take you to visit the Casale di Santa Benedetta, one of the oldest wineries in Castelli Romani. On this private tour of the rustic estate, hear how it was once a convent, and learn about the winemaking traditions that have been passed down by generations of the Benedetti family. After relaxing at the estate and enjoying the last wine tasting of the day, your chauffeur/guide will drive you back to Rome.
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