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Tastings

Secret Walks of the Vatican Neighbourhood and Wine Pairing with a Sommelier

Host Alessandro

$80.50 per guest

ABOUT THEEXPERIENCE

Immerse in the world of Rome together with other expats and travellers. We will be taking you through the ancient street of Rome with a free storytelling guided tour experience starting at 4.00PM

After that we will go to Alessandro's private apartment near the Vatican city for a 2 hour wine tasting and food pairing workshop. Be transported into a world of Roman gastronomy and hospitality, meet local Romans, expats and travelers from around the world.

What will you learn:

Learn about the history of the Vatican neighbourhood, secret corners, scandalous histories and more. Let our guide immerse you in the Roman past.

After that, learn about the origins of wine in Italy, the drinking culture of Italians, and answer some interesting questions - Such as why do italian bars always serve food, and why are Italians taught to drink from a young age.

ABOUT THEMENU

You will learn about 4 types of wines - Prosecco, white wine, red wine and sweet wine, and how do you pair these wines with different foods, including cheeses and meats.

ABOUT THELOCATION

We will start the tour by gathering at Hotel Della Concilizione. It is a beautiful hotel in the Vatican area.

Contact Host

THEHOST

Alessandro

Alessandro

Hi, I'm Alessandro (Tony for my friends!). I'm a true Roman living very near the Vatican City and

HOST RECOMMENDATIONS

Rens & Ines

Rens & Ines

from San Francisco

We had the most fun and culinary experience with Alessandro. He really made it into a special and homey evening and everything was taken care of to perfection. We are real foodies and this was the best dinner we had on our trip to Rome. Thank you so much Alessandro and can't wait to come back!

Anna Bendewald

Anna Bendewald

from Los Angeles

The dinner chef Alessandro Ricchi prepared for us was the best meal we had on our two-week vacation to Italy! Fresh, flavorful, and plentiful the experience was a memorable treat!

Peter

Peter

from

29th May 2017 7:06am My husband and I had a lovely dinner with Tony and Elena. They are a totally charming couple and speak excellent English. The meal and wine that Tony served was delicious from start to finish. Tony is a professional sommelier and can tell you anything you want to know about Italian wines. This is my second experience eating in a Roman home and what a wonderful, eye-opening experience it is to learn about the daily life of the people who live in the city. The very best part of traveling the world is getting to know other people and cultures in a deep and authentic way. Breaking bread and eating delicious food and wine make it even better. I could easily have stayed another couple of hours chatting. I encourage anyone keen to break away from the pack of tourists in centro and experience the real Rome to sample this truly memorable experience.

Tracie

Tracie

from Chesterfield

We dined with Alessandro and Elena one night on our vacation to Rome with six friends. It was an excellent meal and we enjoyed talking with Alessandro and Elena. A highly recommended experience!

Travis

Travis

from Boise

What a great experience! Tony (Alessandro) and his girlfriend Elena were so welcoming and the food was amazing. Tony gave us tips about Rome and was just overall warm and pleasant. Thanks so much Tony. We had a great night and we will hopefully see you again!!

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