Wine & Ligurian Food Tasting
Come and join us for a relaxing afternoon at the Cinque Terre Wine School, located in a stunning location overlooking the sea in Monterosso. You will be warmly welcomed by Silvia, Carola, Lorenzo and Marzia, this family enjoy nothing more than sharing their knowledge, history and the traditions surrounding the Ligurian culture. Authenticity is the key to making your wine tasting event special, intertwined with a unique cultural experience, by one of the oldest families in Monterosso, spanning back for generations. Silvia's family have an extensive knowledge of the regional wines, the family opened the very first restaurant in Monterosso many years ago
Their extensive knowledge of wine and food has been handed down over generations, including a comprehensive understanding of which foods complement different wines, which types of grapes are used and how they are cultivated, right from the planting to the bottle.
Wine Tasting in Cinque Terre
Cinque Terre Wine School
During this wine and food event you will be served a selection of Ligurian speciality bites to eat, which have been carefully selected to compliment the pallet and work well with each wine selected. Being a family of great chefs also adds to this amazing experience and a typical menu would be: Pesce swordfish stuffed with pecorino cheese Ligurian style, bruschetta with salted anchovies, fried cod bites, panissa (polenta cubed chips) with prawns, basil and fresh vegetables, fresh octopus salad, panfritto (Ligurian fried dough balls) served with soft cheese Ligurian Varese style, genovese cake or the famous Monterossina cake. (some dishes will vary due to seasonal availability, as we use only fresh ingredients.
The wines we will serve will all be typical to the region in order to offer the best understanding of Ligurian foods and wines. These will typically be, 2 types of Cinque Terre white Vetua, Buranco or Cappellini, One red Cinque Terre Vetua, Buranco or Cappellini, One red dell'entroterra from Liguria, one sweet wine Sciacchetrà delle 5 terre. At the end of the session, you will also be offered cafe or grappa
The cost for this Wine and food event is 95 euros per person. The session is held daily starting at 12.30pm and will typically last until approximately 3pm, although guests are welcome to stay longer should they wish to do so.