Have you ever dreamed of diving into the blue of the Mediterranean, exploring shallow reefs, shipwrecks and even a couple of Christ statues? Look no future because Liguria is a top diving destination in Italy, along with being a top food and wine destination. We have the three best spots to dive along the entire Ligurian Riviera.
Home to the oldest university in the western hemisphere, a cathedral that was designed to be larger than St. Peter’s in Rome, and what many consider Italy’s finest cuisine, Bologna is a mash-up of delights for both the flesh and spirit.
A passion for local wines has lead Zenato to being one of the premier wineries in Eastern Veneto. Tucked up against the shores of Lake Garda, the winery has become an international player in native wine varieties. Masters of both white and red, Zenato is the heart of Lugana and the Soul of Vapolicella.
Umberto Cesari winery in Eastern Emilia-Romagna is one the leading wineries in the country. Founded in the 1960’s by Mr. Umberto Cesari, the winery has grown from a humble 20 hectares of vineyards to 175 hectares spread over 6 separate estates and 18,000 square metres of wine cellars, all cradling the undulating hills of the ancient border between Emilia and Romagna.
Once, young aristocrats travelled to Europe for an extended experience of art and culture, called the Grand Tour, Italy was never to be missed. It was a gallant journey at a time when the world was much bigger. And while modern conveniences have made the world small, the Grand Tour still exists today. The Grand Wine Tour is an exploration of Italian lifestyle through one of its most iconic creations: wine.