TASTY BUS COLLIO

(TASTY BUS DA TRIESTE o altra località)
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10.00 am: COLLIO WINES

The land in Friuli Venezia Giulia, which is particularly heterogeneous for its soil and climate, makes it a perfect natural environment for vine-growing and producing excellent wines.

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This is due to the different and varied geographical and climatic characteristics of the region, combined with the history, where those unique traits were honed which make the wine-making culture and the richness of the native and international grape varieties found on the region’s entire land, stand out.

11.30 am  PREMIUM QUALITY VINEGAR

Over the years vinegar became less of an artisanal ingredient and more of a commodity, being created on an industrial scale to meet demand over the world. However, there are still those small-scale producers that dedicate their lives to the craft to create something truly unique. Vinegar is produced from a local grape Ribolla Gialla, aged and matured in barrels with natural techniques.

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12.30 pm  LUNCH in one of Friuli Venezia Giulia La Via dei Sapori restaurant

Twenty chefs of the region gathered together in the Consortium “Friuli Venezia Giulia via the Sapori” to defend and preserve premium quality food service. Their goal is to continue tradition with some innovative flairs but always using traditional and local ingredients.

 

02.30 pm:  COLLIO WINES

Unique native grape varieties are cultivated in Friuli Venezia Giulia such as the Friuliano, Ribolla Gialla, Malvasia Istriana and Vitovska, in addition to internationally-renowned grapes.

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Though international varieties, when grown here, they present unique distinguishing characteristics such those we find in the Pinot Grigio, the most-cultivated grape variety in the region There are also reds of an excellent calibre, such as Pignolo, Terrano, Refrosco dal Peduncolo Rosso, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot.

OR:

NONINO distillery in Percoto and grappa tasting.

Nonino is a Friulian distillery and it is one of the world famous Italian grappa producers.

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The art of distillation has been a Nonino Family privilege since 1897. The Nonino family has innovated the grappa and, thanks also to Premio Nonino, they made it one of the best distillates in the world.

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Departure:  Every second Tuesday of the month

June 6 – July 4  –  August 8  – September 5  – October 3

Grado – 09.00 Piazzale Carpaccio; Back to Grado at 16.00

Trieste – 09.00 Piazza Oberdan; Back to Trieste at 16.00

PRICE: € 95,00 per person (min. 8 persons) incl. Shuttle bus with experienced tour guide, visits, tastings and lunch as written in the program

TASTY BUS ITINERARY CAN CHANGE ACCORDING TO THE AVAILABILITY OF EACH PRODUCER AND TRIP DATES, BECAUSE SOME PRODUCTS ARE NOT AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT ALL THE YEAR.