The Original Wine Tour Oct 5-15 2013 (No more bookings)

Wine tour to Franken - Trentino - Alto Adige - Veneto - Toscana - Piemonte - Valley of Valtellina and Württemberg.
This tour is filled with experiences out of the ordinary. We will visit many fantastic wine yards and meet great nature and culture.

This is included: Travel with comfortable bus. Ferry and road taxes.

Staying in double room with bath or shower and wc. Breakfast and lunch or dinner with wines. All the wine tastings and guiding on wine yards. There will be opportunities to by wine and bring back home.

Price: 18.900 SEK per person in double room.
Extra: Single room 1.940 SEK. Cancellation protection 250 SEK per person.

Day 1

We leave for The Original Wine Tour, first stop is Landskrona. We travel via Lockarp/Malmö and over the bridge thru Denmark. We talk wine and look at movies. Soon we are in Bad Nenndorf where we check in at Hotel Tallymann. We will eat a joint dinner before going to bed.

Day 2

After breakfast we travel south and we will stop at the small village Randersacker in the Franken district. We visit quality producer Weingut Störrlein who produces high class both white and red wines. We will spend the night at pleasant Gasthof Bären where we eat a first class dinner.

Day 3

A new exciting day. After breakfast we travel south to Austria. We enjoy the fantastic nature and pass thru The Brenner Pass before arriving to Italy and the wine area Trentino-Alto Adige. The goal of today is the village Rovereto. Here we eat dinner and spend the night. But before going to bed we have got the chance to try some exciting wines from the splendid cooperative Mezzacorona.

Day 4

The goal of today is beautiful Tuscany. We visit the big producer Bolla and try their Soave, Bardolino and Amarone wines. We are going to have a lunch break in Verona before we check in a nice hotel where we stay for three nights. We will eat a joint dinner at the hotel before going to bed.

Day 5

Today we travel to the place for Italys best red wine Montalcino and their famous. Famous Col d'Orcia will take care of us and we get to try their exquisit wines. After lunch we travel to Siena. At Siena we can do some sightseeing and look at their famous landmarks. In the evening we will also visit the world heritage marked village San Gimignano. This is a medieval town that is astonishing to walk around in.

Day 6

This day wil start with us visiting the big producer Melini. By lunch time we visit another quality producer Fattoria le Sorgenti. We walk around, taste wines and eat lunch together. We will spend the afternoon and evening in Florence. This amazing city is a must to see. Our swedish guide who lives in Florence will show us the must sees in the city. Those who are interested in art and culture will shiver of delight when they hear names as Uffiziena, Capelle Medicee, Brunelleschi, Dante, Palazzo Pitti and Ponte Vecchio.

Day 7

After breakfast we leave Tuscany, first stop is Pisa and the leaning tower. Then we travel via Genua to Piemonte. We also visit quality producer Azienda Agricola Erbaluna. They have an organic wine production. They produce first class wine from the grapes Dolcetto, Barbera and Nebbiolo. They are maybe most famous for their Barolo. We try several of their wines and maybe someone wants to tast their Grappa. We will spend the night in Alba at splendid hotel Savona where we also will eat a typical northern italian dinner.

Day 8

We travel to the Valley of Valtellina. This area around the village Chiuro is wonderful and we will visit the producer Nino Negri. We will try their wines and eat a lunch together around this amazing area. In the afternoon we travel to Hotel Europa, situated in the village Sondrio.

Day 9

After breakfast we travel thru beautiful Switzerland to the village Markelsheim in Germany. On the cooperative Weingärtner Markelsheim we taste very affordable wines on traditional and exciting grapes. Have you tryed wine made of Regent, Acolon or Tauberschwarz grapes? Now you get the chance! We spend the night at lovely Weinstube Lochner.

Day 10

After breakfast we leave Markelsheim and travel towards Travemünde and the ferry towards Sweden. We will eat the Captains buffé together and share our wonderful memories before going to bed.

Day 11

We leave Trelleborg early in the morning towards Jönköping. Here we will start to unpack the big harvest of wines that we bought during the tour. This tour have included alot! We have visited many wine areas and passed thru six countries. Hopefully everyone will have some great memories to share with friends and family.