Prosecco Origins Wine Experience
Prosecco Escapes will take you back in time to the XIV century to discover the history of world's favourite sparkling wine, exploring the pieces of land where it all began.
From wine-lovers to curious travelers, Prosecco Origins is the perfect experience for a getaway immersed in a unique environment, tasting locally produced wines and homemade delights while exploring the roots of a worldwide favourite.
Experienced local host will take you to through the narrow streets and hidden passages in the historic charismatic village of Contovello, once upon a time hosting a castle with a tower overlooking the city of Trieste and its gulf.
As you will be leaving the village the exploration trail will begin, walking down the ancient green terraced vineyards overlooking the sea, a unique feature of this incredible land and an example of heroic agriculture.
Food & wine tastings
As you stop for a break to enjoy the views and the crisp fresh air coming from the sea you'll have the chance to taste boards of farmhouse-sourced regional homemade cheese, cured meats and local delicacies, including a selection of traditional sparkling wines.
The good company of an experienced local host it's always a plus when visiting rural villages and hidden gems.
How you can reach the meeting point at Laghetto di Contovello - Località Prosecco - Contovello, 223, 34151 Prosecco-Contovello TS
By car: 20 mins drive from Trieste along the panoramic 'Strada del Friuli'; 35 mins drive from Gorizia; 40 mins drive from Koper; 1 hour drive from Ljubljana
By bus: 20 mins ride taking bus n.42 or 44 both leaving from Piazza Oberdan in Trieste By taxi, you can book one at +39 040 307730
If you require a private tour, any specific language other than English, Italian, Slovenian, Spanish or other bespoke services please feel free to get in touch so we can arrange that for you.
In case of bad weather program and activities could be modified.