Indulge in exclusive visits of the best wineries in Lombardy on your next trip to Italy and be sure to be blown away by the delicious wines produced in this region
Lombardy is the richest region in Italy. The wines of this region are just as iconic as the capital city of this region, Milan. The region of Lombardy is located in the northwest of the country and it is bound on all sides by land with the Swiss border in the north and the other wine regions like Veneto, Emilia Romagna and Piedmont surrounding it throughout. The region is however blessed by the cooling effect of the numerous lakes in the region namely, lakes Como, Iseo, Maggiore and Garda which dominate its northern half.
Lombardy has around 13 wine-producing regions each special in their own way. Winemaking was introduced to this region by the ancient Greeks. The famous red wine produced in the region of Valtellina is said to be heavily influenced by Greek wine-producing methods to date. This wine is made from the famous Nebbiolo grape. The other famous winemaking region of Lombardy is the sparkling wine region of Franciacorta. This region produces wine which resembles its French cousin, Champagne. The fruity, bubbly wine goes perfectly well with the celebrated cuisine of the region. The other regions of Lombardy are known to produce several different varieties of wines from fresh and light white wines, Bordeaux style reds, cremant style bubblies and even sultry fortified wines.
A visit to some of the best wineries in Lombardy will help you unravel the secrets behind the age-old traditional wine-producing techniques of the wine-makers. You will be a part of guided wine tasting and food pairing sessions. You can also be a part of exclusive wine cellar tours and vineyard visits. The wineries of Lombardy can also help you discover the delicious gastronomy of the session by hosting luxurious gourmet meals in their vineyards and indulging in cooking classes specifically designed for you.
These exclusive activities in the wineries and many more can be completely customized depending on your tastes and preferences. All you need to do is contact our local travel expert and book yourself a visit in some of the best wineries in Lombardy for an exclusive wine experience!
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