Campania
Destination
1.5 hours
Duration
Ita-Eng+
Language
1+
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Ancient Pompeii, between wine and cuisine

Discover Pompeii from an unusual perspective. Visit the winery and taste the wines paired with a menu inspired by the cuisine of ancient Rome. A unique experience to learn about the culture of Pompeian wine and the flavours of Roman Pompeii.


What you’ll do

  • Stroll through the vineyards
  • Visit the historical structures – including a necropolis from 79 AD and a farmhouse from 1780 where wine is produced in buried terracotta amphorae
  • Visit the wine cellar
  • Enjoy a menu inspired by the cuisine of ancient Rome with 4 wines

Price per person: € 55


What to expect

We will welcome you for a guided tour inside the four hectares of our winery among history, vineyards and elegant facilities.

Agronomic studies are now in progress on our soil, in order to introduce a company “zoning” to be reflected in our future wines. For this reason, we have built our own small wine cellar with small steel silos, so that we can age the wine from the individual plots separately.

The food and wine tour consists in the following stages: we will visit the vineyards, the historical structures – including a necropolis dating back to 79 AD and a 18th century farmhouse where amphora winemaking  is currently under way – and the wine cellar.

We will end our visit in the small bistro inside the winery, where you will taste a menu inspired by Ancient Roman cuisine, paired with our fine wines.

  • Welcome to the winery: tasting of extra virgin olive oil PDO with bruschetta
  • First course: the soup of Gladiators with spelt, barley, beans, broad beans and “garum”
  • Main course: smoked salmon of Marco Gavio Apicius with juniper, sage, rosemary and bay leaf
  • Third dish: piglet cooked under the ashes, lacquered with red wine and honey
  • Dessert: sheep milk ricotta with almonds and raisins
  • 4 Wines: 3 wines + 1 sparkling
Where Pompei, Naples – 50 min from Caserta and Sorrento
When Everyday – duration 1.5 hours
Start time From 11.30 a.m. to 3 p.m. – last admission at 3 p.m.
Language Italian, English, French, Spanish, Portuguese
Important information
  • We suggest that you wear comfortable clothing
  • To stay in the in-house wine resort, ask for a tailor-made experience
What’s included
Vineyards, historical structures and wine cellar tour
Wine tasting – 4 wines
Menu inspired by the Ancient Pompeii
What’s not included
Transport

Price per person: € 55

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The Food Expert:

Our winery, located a few steps from the Archaeological Site of Pompeii, is the result of the will of the founder and his dream to create a company that produces wine as an expression of the history and terroir of these volcanic lands. History is our future: between experimental vineyards and amphora winemaking, our winery has a forward-looking approach, but with roots in the past. The winery houses a resort and a bistro, where the guests can enjoy a sensory experience to discover our wines, the Pompeiano IGT and the Lacryma Christi del Vesuvio DOC.


Cancellation policy: all bookings can be cancelled within 3 days from the start date of the experience. Read the Terms and Conditions.

Margherita

Our winery, located a few steps from the Archaeological Site of Pompeii, is the result of the will of the founder and his dream to create a company that produces wine as an expression of the history and terroir of these volcanic lands.

A territory characterised for millennia by the presence of a volcano, the Vesuvius, which has represented and represents an important element for all human activities in the area. The Vesuvius, in fact, the only active volcano in continental Europe, has made the soils particularly interesting for agricultural activities. The volcanic soils are rich in ashes and lapilli, potassium and micro elements. These characteristics, together with the climatic regulation of the nearby Tyrrhenian Sea, give the wines unique minerality, freshness and complexity, which have made the wine from Campania famous all over the world.

History is our future: between experimental vineyards and amphora winemaking, our winery has a forward-looking approach, but with roots in the past.

The winery houses a resort and a bistro, where the guests can enjoy a sensory experience to discover our wines, the Pompeiano IGT and the Lacryma Christi del Vesuvio DOC.

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