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The Best Venice Wine Tours for your vacation this year

Be sure to come and join one of these wine tours for an amazing day full of wine and beautiful views at local wineries.

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Top 3 Wine Tasting Tours

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Windering - Wine Tasting of Venetian Wine at Villa Canthus

One off
  • Hands-on
  • 2 hours
  • Max 30 ppl.
Top choice
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Streaty - A Venetian Evening: Wine Tasting & Tapas Tour

One off
  • Hands-on
  • 3 hours
  • Max 8 ppl.
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Vivo Venetia - Venice Wine Tasting Tour with a Sommelier

One off
  • Hands-on
  • 40 min
  • Max 4 ppl.

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The Veneto wine region is very well-known for its wine as well as the beauty of the region which means that it is a popular place for sightseeing tours and more importantly, wine tours so be sure to come and join one of these wine tours for an amazing day full of wine and beautiful views.

You will taste a wide variety of wines such as sparkling wine, red wine, white wine, and even dessert wines. You will also be a part of different types of tours such as a winery tour or a walking tour where you sample local food along with their wine pairings. All of these wine tastings in Venice will show you why the Veneto wine region is so popular.

With the rolling hills that make up the Veneto region and all the famous wines that gets produced by the family run wineries in the area, you will find a new love for rolling vineyards, the rich history of Prosecco production and you will of course taste world class wines along with Venetian tapas.

1. Windering - Wine Tasting of Venetian Wine at Villa Canthus

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This is a unique experience that will help you to discover the main characteristics of some of the best Venetian wines.

You will visit an eighteen century villa where you will enjoy a wine tasting tour of five different wines, 2 white wines (Pinot Grigio Dop Venezia 2017/Manzoni Bianco Igp Veneto 2016), 1 Red Wine (Carmenère Dop Piave 2017), 1 Vintage Red Wine (Raboso del Piave Dop 2011, 1 Passito wine) that will be paired with cold cuts, local cheeses enriched with homemade jams, typical biscuits, and water.

This wine tasting will give you a wonderful look inside Venetian wines so be sure to come and join with some friends and family for a truly exciting day!

2. Streaty - A Venetian Evening: Wine Tasting & Tapas Tour

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This will be a well-balanced wine tour during which you will try 5 different drinks, 1 prosecco, 1 dry red or white, 2 natural wines and a final dessert wine that will be paired with delicious bites.

You will start off with Prosecco wine, move on to natural wines that will be paired with top quality regional cured meats and cheese. You will end this experience with a final sweet wave of Venetian Malvasia wine tasting.

You will also enjoy a light lunch and this wine tour is sure to turn anyone into a wine lover so be sure to bring along some friends and family as well to enjoy the day with you.

3. Vivo Venetia - Venice Wine Tasting Tour with a Sommelier

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This wine tasting in Venice will be series of combined tastings and samplings at a well-known wine shop accompanied by cicchetti.

Marco, the owner and sommelier of the wine shop, will explain you how to correctly make a wine tasting and he will teach you the secrets and techniques of production of the prosecco wine, famous all around the world. There will also be a lot of opportunities to ask questions so be sure to have your list ready!

This experience is the perfect one for you if you are looking to gain more knowledge on the subject so be sure to book it for your next trip and you will surely have an amazing time.

4. Venice Day Trips - A wine excursion into the lush Venice countryside

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This day trip will be filled with local wines and will be a lovely opportunity for you to learn more about the winemaking process.

You will visit wineries, from vineyard to cellar, where you will meet the winemaker and learn all about local varietals and production methods as well as take part in 2 guided wine tastings with an expert guide that will include the local white, red and sparkling wines.

You will also enjoy a local lunch at a typical trattoria or agriturismo which means that this will truly be a journey for the senses.

5. Italy and Wine - Prosecco wine tour

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This Prosecco hills tour will take you through the countryside of Valdobbiadene and Conegliano where you will visit amazing wineries and take your taste buds on a journey.

You will visit with your guide, one of the top wine producers, where you will learn about the traditional production methods, followed by a guided wine tasting. You will then stop for lunch at one of the most historic “Trattoria” (restaurant) that specializes in simple local cuisine. You will continue your journey by visiting a second cantina to experience a small, family-run wine production important to the area, which will be followed by a wine tasting.

This private tour will teach you all about Prosecco wine and why it is such a beloved local wine, not only in Italy and Europe, but all over the world.

6. Venice Incoming - Wine tasting in Venice

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This is certainly one of the best wine tours so be sure that you don’t miss it and join it during your next trip to Venice.

You will enjoy a wine tasting in a typical Venice local and feel just like in a wine yar where: you will taste two top quality wines from Italy along with some cold cuts or “cicchetti”, which is a typical well-known small snacks that is normally served in Venetian bàcari and has become widespread worldwide.

This experience will teach you all about the wines you will drink and suggest to you the best food combination to be able to taste them in the right way.

7. Avventure Bellissime - Private Valpolicella & Amarone Wine Tours from Venice

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Come and join this amazing tour for some delicious wine tastings in Venice along with a wonderful light lunch.

You will visit two celebrated wine estates to taste the Famous Valpolicella wines, such as the Amarone, Valpolicella classico, the rare Recioto and other wines. In between wineries you will travel through the enchanting Valpolicella hills, and maybe even stop at a local trattoria for lunch, where you can taste some of the local cuisine.

You will also have the option to visit a lovely small village perched on top of a hill where you can enjoy beautiful vistas over the surrounding scenery with the view on a clear day being as far as the Lake Garda.

8. Urban Adventures - Cicchetti & Wine Tour of Venice

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This will be a tasty initiation into Venetian culture as you discover some of the city’s top highlights, alongside a few hidden spots that only the locals know about!

You will get the chance to drink like a Venetian at some of the most authentic bacari wine bars, cross the famous canal on a traghetto gondola like the locals do and explore the heart of the city, Rialto. You will taste flavorsome regional wines and mouth-watering local cuisine as well as get the lowdown on Venice and discover the secrets of the iconic and oh-so-Italian aperitivo, with vino in hand of course.

This is certainly one of the best wine tours that you can take part in during your trip so be sure to join and book your spot as soon as possible!

9. Walks of Italy - Venice at Sunset: Cicchetti, Food & Wine Tour

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This is one of the best street food tours that will introduce you to the local tradition of small bites, cicchetti, and the popular bacari, Venetian wine bars.

You will start by visiting a local bacaro with a modern vibe and try some high-quality bread cicchetti and flavorsome spritzes after which you will enjoy a stroll through the lively San Polo neighborhood and make our way into artsy Dorsoduro where you will try cold cuts and cheese paired with prosecco in a historic building.

You will also sip some wine and enjoy fried cicchetti at a Venetian wine bar and end your night with a plate of traditional pasta and a glass of wine and even some traditional Italian gelato along with a stunning view.

10. Windering - Hemingwine Gourmet Tour at De Stefani Winery just outside Venice

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Come and join this truly unique experience for a special wine tasting and tour experience that will take you on the tracks of Ernest Hemingway, as in July 1918, the American writer received his first treatment at the De Stefani estate in Fossalta di Piave after being seriously wounded during World War I.

During this tour at De Stefani, you will have the amazing opportunity to visit the different areas of the estate. You will be starting with a guided tour of the Le Ronche vineyards and this will be followed by a visit to the winemaking cellars and aging cellars, with the suggestive barrique room. You will also have the opportunity to visit the commemorative plaque that is dedicated to Ernest Hemingway’s experience in Fossalta di Piave.

This experience will end with a tasting of 5 excellent wines and these will be paired with typical local appetizers and finger foods called cicchetti.

11. Wine Tourism - Wine tasting at a family run winery

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This is one wine tasting in Venice that you should not miss so be sure to join this experience the next time that you are in Venice and don’t forget to bring along some friends and family!

This wine tour will include a tasting of 4 wines, Lorena 980, Valpolicella Superiore Classico Doc Bio, Valpolicella Ripasso, Classico Superiore Doc Bio, Amarone Classico della Valpolicella and will be paired with a platter of cold cuts and typical local cheeses.

This experience at this small family-run winery will creep its way into your heart and you are sure to join it again on your next trip to Venice so make sure that you don’t miss it.

12. With Locals - Drinks & Bites in Venice Tour

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This private tour is perfect for a tour of the city to explore the nightlife and the lively atmosphere that goes along with it

You will visit 3 locations and enjoy drinks at every spot. These drinks will be typical of the local culture and can vary from alcoholic drinks such as wine, beer, and cocktails to non-alcoholic beverages depending on the location that you visit and who your tour guide for the day is. You drinks will always be paired with local foods and you will learn about each pairing and why the locals love them.

your local guide will point out and give you personalized recommendations of where to go and what to do at night in Venice so that you can enjoy the city like a local no matter the time of the day during your trip so this beautiful city!

Each one of the wine tours will show you the true meaning of good wine and they will give you the chance to be a part of so many wonderful experiences such as a visit to a local winery or walking tours that show you the best local restaurant spots.

Be sure to also take a look at these Siena wine tours to have the chance to tour beautiful wineries and taste the best wines at a historic winery along with a local guide. During these wine tours you will taste wines from the best wineries and speak with local experts so be sure not to miss them!

Disclaimer: Note that the food images displayed on this website are for illustrative purposes only. They are not indicative of the actual dishes or presentations you should expect during the classes. We strive to provide the best culinary experience, but the appearance of dishes may vary. Always refer to class descriptions and details for accurate information on what to expect.

Frequent Asked Questions

Yes, you can absolutely go wine tasting in Venice so be sure to check out any one of these wine tasting tours for your trip to Venice.

There are many wineries near Venice city, which even include family wineries that have operated for 1 or 2 centuries, and produce different types of wines such as red, white, sweet, and dry.

Venice may be famous for its canals, carnival, and stunning architecture, but it also serves as a gateway to some of Italy’s most distinguished wine regions. It is just a short ride away from the city’s bustling waterways where you’ll find tranquility at the nearby Venice wineries that produce some of the country’s most celebrated wines.

The distance between the Prosecco Hills from Venic is 79.6 km and is approximately a 1 hour and 5 min drive.

If you’re a wine lover then you should choose to visit during the grape harvest season which is September-October, and is the ideal time for wine tours.

Venetian wine is produced in Veneto which is a highly productive wine region in north-eastern Italy. The broader area comprises of Veneto, Friuli Venezia Giulia and Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol and is known collectively as the Tre Venezie, after the Republic of Venice.

Gondoliers do not approve of visitors eating or drinking in their gondolas, so be sure to enjoy your ride and respect the decision of your gondola driver.

Venice is also known as the “City of Canals,” “The Floating City,” and “Serenissima,” and it is arguably one of Italy’s most picturesque cities. With its winding canals, striking architecture, and beautiful bridges, Venice is a very popular destination for travel.

Wine from the Veneto region, together with local specialties such as spritz, grappa and Prosecco are the Venetian mainstays and you will find Italian red bitter liqueurs such as Aperol, Camari and Select feature heavily in every bar during your visit to the area.

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