About Rome Wine and Cheese Tasting
Tasting is offered in a traditional Enoteca Wine Bar located in the eighteenth century Palazzetto Giangiacomo in the heart of Rome. It is a family run wine bar that started as a wine-shop over fifty years ago and was transformed into its present status by the third generation. The Wine Bar shelves are lined with carefully selected bottles produced by prestigious and emerging wineries. An inviting selection of regional cheeses premium salami and hams smoked fish and a choice of hot homemade dishes complement the wine. You will learn how to drink and taste the wine know the difference between colors and perfumes and get an introduction about the area in Italy where the wines are produced. Perfect pairing of food and wine - A glass of Bellone a forgotten antique local white grape variety paired with Romes ricotta ricotta romano a rich and flavorful by-product of pecorino romano - A glass of Frascati Superiore the white wine associated with Rome from the vineyards visible from the periphery of the Eternal town paired with pecorino romano a typical salty hard cheese from Lazio - A glass of Nero Buona a traditional antique variety of red grapes cultivated in the hills of Cori combined with coppiette roman beef jerky flavorful and spicy or porchetta a spit-roasted pig stuffed with wild herbs. These are only samples of the quality of the products which may be changed with seasonal food. Includes - 2 glasses of white wine - 1 glass of red wine - Food paired with the wines Excludes - Tips and gratuities - Optional activity costs - Personal expenses Please Note - This tour goes on rain or shine. - Participants must be at least 18 years old to join this tour. - This tour has a 2 passenger minimum requirement for operation and is subject to cancellation if this minimum is not met. Please call at least 24 hours prior to departure to confirm schedule.