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Umbria , untouched by mass tourism , has preserved the magic and richness of its past. So Let iexplore guide you on this magical Luxury wine tour where you’ll meet the great winemakers, the great chefs and the great artists of this land….
Your trip start in the middle of stunning vineyards right outside Perugia at the luxurious start Borgo Brufa resort.
Tasting at the Goretti winery is in their 14th century tower where you’ll drink their colliperugini and sagrantino and have lunch in full view of Perugia.
Perugia will stun you with its perfect renaissance architecture.
Chef Imperio will introduce you to Umbrian cooking at his cooking school.
You’ll visit Lungarotti, a pioneer in winemaking in Umbria and taste its excellent Rubesco.
You’ll love its world class wine museum.
Taste Sportoletti great red Assisi Rosso.
Assisi is a dazzling city that will draw you into an enchanted time warp experience.
Right across from beautiful Todi you’ll stay at the Roccafiore Luxury Resort
with its own winery and a cuisine that is a blend of home made and sophistication.
At Cantina Peppucci housed in a 13th century abbey you’ll taste their excellent Petroro Red.
Taste the superb Nero della Cervara with Mr Todini then have lunch at his resort with a view.
Todi is so picturesque it feels like a movie set.
Taste the simple foods of Umbria where ingredients and preparation have remained traditional and flavours are brought out singing with their wines to in perfect harmony.
Orvieto’s wine history goes back to the Etruscan and the cathedral carvings of vines from the 13th century bear witness to this tradition.
You’ll be staying at Locanda Palazzone owned by the Dubini brothers is a 13th century palazzo turned into a luxry resort surrounded by vineyards. The brothers make superb whites like Terre Vineate.
Decugnano dei Barbi makes a unique Decugnano brut and ages it in cellar exacavetd in the lava rock.
Castello della sala owned by the antinoris is a 1000 acres estate with top wines like cervaro della sala.
Sagrantino is only grown in Montefalco area and marco Capri is one of the architects of its success with its warded Sagrantino Collepiano.
Taste the food and wine of Montefalco and then view the remarkable frescos by Benozzo Gozzoli in the Museum of St Francis.
Paolo Bea’s family has been on these hills since the 1500’s and he makes sagrantino with a great commitment to environmental standards.
Meet Salvatore Denaro, a true fellinian chef who grows all of his own food and parties with his patrons.
After this magical tour with iexplore.com, Umbria will stay with you forever. For more information on this privately guided, dream luxury wine tour call us at 1-800 iexplore or visit iexplore.com

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