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Italian Wine and Cheese Tasting in Rome

Roma, Italy

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Enjoy the culinary delights of Italy during a wine and cheese tasting in Rome. At a wine bar located in Rome’s historical center, near the Colosseum, you’ll learn about the local cuisine as you sip red and white wine and snack on cheese and cured meats. Discuss the food and wine with a knowledgeable guide, who tells you about the differences between varieties. It’s a great pre-dinner activity in the Eternal City.
  • 1-hour Rome wine and cheese experience
  • Located in the popular, family-run Enoteca Cavour wine bar
  • Learn interesting facts about Italian wine and cheese from your guide
  • Sample local white and red wines, cheese and cured meats
Three glasses of wine
Three cheeses and plate of cured meats
Local guide
Indicative seasonal menu subject to change to ensure serving quality seasonal products
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

Via Cavour, 313, 00184 Roma RM, Italy

Departure Time

7:30 PM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Your wine- and cheese-tasting experience takes place at Enoteca Cavour, a wine bar located near some of Rome’s top historic landmarks. Meet your guide, who introduces you to the wide variety of Italian meats, cheeses and wines.

Start with a white wine served with ricotta cheese, and then enjoy a red wine paired with porchetta (spicy pork stuffed with herbs) and Roman coppiette (beef jerky). Finish up with another white wine accompanied by pecorino Romano, a hard, salty cheese. As you eat and drink, listen to your guide’s explanation of the differences between these wine varietals and types of cheese and meats. You’ll leave with a new appreciation of regional Italian cuisine.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Customers who have not reached Italy's legal drinking age of 18, will not be served alcohol
  • Tasting activity is provided in English
  • Indicative seasonal menu subject to change to ensure serving quality seasonal products
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Italy Segway Tours

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  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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What is the maximum group size during Italian Wine and Cheese Tasting in Rome?
This activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers.

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  • "I would thoroughly recommend this as part of your holiday." See review
  • "I used to like to drink wine but now with the knowledge supplied by Luca I relay enjoy it at a totally new level." See review


57 Reviews
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Wine tasting
, Feb 2020
Great experience we all enjoyed it and the wines were all good quality. The comparison with the foods was surprising we would all recommend this experience.
Very fun
Laura R
, Nov 2019
We had a great time at this wine tasting. Our group leader knew what she was talking about and had a lot to teach us.
Just okay
Nicole G
, Oct 2019
We've done wine tastings all of the world and this one was OK. The three wines were a white that was not well loved by the 6 guests, a rose and a red. I would have preferred 2 whites and 2 reds and skip the rose. Plenty of food to try with the tastings but only 1 that went with red wine. Our host was knowledgeable, but didn't get to know us past the fact that we are all Americans. Then she left without waiting for us to finish our wine/food and conversations so we could tip her, which we were ready to do. Company was pleasant and location by the Colosseum was convenient, but I've like other wine tastings better.
icon Response from Host , Nov 2019
Giada is a young and dynamic sommelier with fantastic experience and she is so much fun to be around. As for the wines, the purpose of a short tasting like this is to try unforgettable wines that may be out of your comfort zone in order to learn a small amount about what makes this region of Italy so particular. For this purpose the 3 wines are varied, and so we expect that each guest will prefer one or two over another. Of course we wish you had enjoyed the hour a bit more. Giada and I have talked about the cultural differences and the importance of getting to know our guests (as much as possible in one hour!) but for the record, we received 5 star reviews from all others that were at this tasting.
Lovely experience
, Jul 2019
This was a very well spent hour. The wines and food were delicious and Luca the sommelier was a delight, clearly very passionate about wine and very knowledgeable. Luca was very engaging and personable and the time just flew by. We now have a bit of knowledge about food and wine thanks to Luca.
Absolutely fantastic experience...
, Mar 2018
Absolutely fantastic experience bought by the kids for my husbands 50th Birthday celebration in Rome. Luca was the perfect host, and his knowledge of wine was excellent. I would thoroughly recommend this as part of your holiday. Were planning a trip around the wine regions of Italy to put our new found knowledge to the test. Thank you Luca.
Fantastic wine tasting in the heart of...
Star S
, Jan 2018
Fantastic wine tasting in the heart of Rome! We arrived half an hour late but our sommelier Luca was waiting for us in the restaurant still. The restaurant was cosy and accommodating for the tasting. Luca was very intuitive and helpful guiding us through each wine and pairing. Highly recommended!
This wine and cheese tasting was fun...
Susan H
, Nov 2017
This wine and cheese tasting was fun and informative. We had a fantastic time! Lucca was fantastic.
This is not just a Wine and Cheese...
, Nov 2017
This is not just a Wine and Cheese tasting, it was a real education on how and why wines are paired. I learned a lot from Luca our sommelier on the DNA of grapes and how and why they interact to certain foods in different ways. I used to like to drink wine but now with the knowledge supplied by Luca I relay enjoy it at a totally new level.
Nice end to a great vacation...
, Nov 2017
Nice end to a great vacation. Sampled 3 wines and experienced how each tasted with various meat and cheeses. The trick is in the color matching!
What a great evening with fun people...
Donald O
, Sep 2017
What a great evening with fun people and a great host. Learned a lot about wine and cheese and and even some great tips on what to see and do. Especially nice was that there was no push or even an offer to purchase anything - this is NOT a wine-tasting where they are really just a front to sell you a bottle. The location is also close to the Colosseum and the Forum area so was nice to have an evening stroll after the event. A great relaxing evening I highly recommend.

Product code: 3092ROMEWINE

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