Father’s Day: 6 experiences to do together

 Father’s Day is a holiday celebrated in many countries and celebrates all fathers around the world. Father’s Day in Italy falls annually on 19 March, the day dedicated to St Joseph, the patron saint of fathers of families. The same is not true for all other countries in the world, which celebrate Father’s Day on other days.

If your dad is also a wine lover and loves discovering the wonderful wine destinations in Italy, then you have found the right article! Here you will find 6 tasting experiences to share with him.

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Wine Trekking

Gift ideas for a dad who loves outdoor sports? We are sure that the Wine Trekking experience offered by Torraccia di Presura is for you!

A walk to get to the heart of Chianti agriculture and discover the whole world behind a bottle of wine or a can of extra virgin olive oil. At the end of the walk there is a tasting of their products to enjoy the wines and oil accompanied by crostini, cold cuts and Tuscan cheeses. To round things off: vinsanto paired with their own cantucci.

What is included?

  • Guided trekking through vineyards and olive groves of about an hour and a half
  • Visit to the wine cellar
  • Tasting of 4 wines
  • Crostini, large platter of cold meats and cheeses
  • Tasting of vinsanto with home-made cantucci biscuits
  • Water and cover charge

Farina E-Bike&Wine Tour 

If trekking is not what you were looking for, we offer an E-bike tour through the Veronese hills to discover Farina Wines.

You will cycle together along country paths among ancient farmhouses, vineyards and olive groves. The route will take you directly to Farina Wines, where you can enjoy a tour of the winery and learn more about the techniques of sustainable winemaking and ageing of wines in barrels, barriques, cement tulips and stoneware clayver.

What is included?

  • E-bike rental including helmet, lock, mobile phone holder, bag
  • App to follow on your personal phone
  • Tasting of 6 wines, served with a selection of local artisan cured meats and cheeses
  • Telephone support from Itinera Bike

Cooking Class with wine tasting

If your dad is in love with cooking as well as wine, we have the perfect experience in mind for him.

As a Father’s Day gift idea, you could consider the Cooking Class with Tasting at Tenuta Le Velette. A cooking class of traditional Umbrian recipes followed by a tasting of the dishes prepared in combination with Tenuta Le Velette wines.

What is included?

  • Cooking class with preparation of typical Umbrian dishes
  • Wine tasting paired with the dishes prepared

BBQ Cooking Class with Wine Tasting

For wine- and meat-loving dads, we offer the Cooking Class BBQ and Wine Tasting offered by the Tenuta della Casa winery in Friuli.

Grill like a pro! Saturday 6 April the first meeting of the year to discover all the secrets of BBQ meat cooking and turn your next barbecue into an unforgettable food and wine experience.

What is included?

  • Cooking Class
  • Wine Tasting
  • Food tasting

The Bee Garden

Come and discover our ‘Le Manzane Hills’ estate with its ‘Garden of Bees‘, just a 5-minute drive from the Le Manzane winery.

The visit begins with a walk through the surrounding vineyards to fully understand the peculiarities of this area, now a UNESCO heritage site. Next, you will visit the Bee Garden, admiring the beehives painted by the children of Casa Adelaide and learn about the ‘EnoBee’ Project.

This will be followed by a relaxing wine tasting in the ‘Springo collection’ Le Manzane, followed by a journey of discovery through the hills of Conegliano-Valdobbiadene to the prestigious Cartizze. Finally, you will taste our honey accompanied by intoxicated cheese in our wine cellar. In the event of bad weather, the experience will be transferred to a visit of the vineyard and the winery.

What is included?

  • Walk through the vineyard (weather permitting)
  • Explanation of the EnoBee project
  • Gold tasting of 4 glasses of “Springo
  • Honey and drunk cheese tasting

Tailor-made experience

smart tasting Sardegna per la festa del papà

If the 5 previous experiences have not convinced you, we offer you a customized experience.

Whether you are part of a group or want to enjoy a moment on your own, Villa Bodgano 1880 evaluates individual requests to create a tailor-made experience and ensure unforgettable moments.

For more information and specific requests, we recommend contacting the winery directly.


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