Wine Experience in Monterosso

Wine Experience in Monterosso

TRULY THE BEST WINE EXPERIENCE YOU CAN GET!

We’ll open up to you the legend of Cinque Terre vineyards where smell of the sea rising up the steep cliffs with vineyards clinging to their sides mingles to the aroma of herbs growing wild and flowers scent.

In the very heart of Monterosso village you will learn all about the mysterious and hard way of making wines in the Cinque Terre and Colli di Luni area, today producers of excellent and top rate wines.

Under the guide of our wine expert, famous and talented winemakers are ready to explain you the unique techniques used today to join tradition and innovation with the only aim to create a genuine, natural and exquisite wine.

Wine Experience in Monterosso

This enoteca is the oldest wine store in the historic center of Monterosso. Carefully and passionately managed by the Barbieri family, the Enoteca Internazionale offers a vast assortment of local, Italian and international wines and liquors as well as a wide selection of extra virgin olive oils and other typical products of the Cinque Terre area.

Wine tasting provided by professional sommeliers for individuals and groups (reservation requested). Enoteca offers both indoor (up to 22 guests) and outdoor seating where, year round, guests may try delicious bruschettas (those made with Monterosso anchovies are a must!), an excellent selection of cheese served with chutneys, magnificent salads and traditional desserts.

The Tasting

The Enoteca offers different formulas for tasting the very best of Ligurian Wines, giving particular stress to the local production of the two typical wines of Cinque Terre, a dry white wine, bearing the name Cinque Terre, and a white dessert wine made from dried grapes, called Sciacchetrà. Beyond these two wines, Enoteca wine experts will propose you the best D.O.C. wines of Levanto and Luni region, different types of white Vermentino and red Sangiovese

The sommelier of Enoteca Internazionale propose several wine tasting to let all customer enjoy and know the amazing wines of out land and to tell the amazing stories of vines growing in the Cinque Terre. Our wines bring to our tastes thousands years of hard labour and experience passed on generation after generation. Cinque Terre people fought against a hard soil to keep the land and make it fertile saving unique tastes and perfumes. To sip a glass of Cinque Terre wine means to pay a tribute to this fragile and beautiful land.

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Monterosso Wine Experience 1 – The Cinque Terre in a glass

Tasting of 5 white CINQUE TERRE DOC wines. An evocative tour from Monterosso to Riomaggiore through the colours and the perfumes of the Cinque Terre wine.

The wine producers offer their distinctive interpretation of the dry white wine produced with Bosco, Vermentino and Albarola, the three types of grapes approved for the DOC badge.

In this tasting you will try one wine per each of the 5 villages of the Cinque Terre.

Price 19,00 euros per person

Monterosso Wine Experience 2 – The Cinque Terre in Red

Tasting of 5 red  wines. A new generation of winemakers, from Monterosso to Riomaggiore, took on a new challenge producing innovative red wines in a land typically famous for its wine ones. They added to the typical red grapes already existing in this land (sangiovese, ciliegiolo, canaiolo, pollera and black vermentino) international grapes such as syrah, grenache and merlot.And the result is an exquisite wine that can compete with famous ones on the market. Worth a try!

Price 19,00 euros per person

Monterosso Wine Experience 3 – Possa Vineyard Wines

“Possaitara” is a stretch of a rocky coast overlooking the sea in Riomaggiore. It is one of the most beautiful and evocative landscapes of the Cinque terre.

Heidy Bonanini, the winemaker, is proud of presenting excellent wines without the use of chemicals on the vines or during the wine making process.

The tasting will offers 5 wines: 2 whites, 1 Rosé, 1 Red and 1 Sciacchetrà, the famous dessert wine.

A great opportunity for having a complete idea of this great Riomaggiore vineyard.

Price 25,00 euros per person

 

Monterosso Wine Experience 4 – Once Upon a Time – The wines of our tradition

Tasting of 5 white wines made following the tradition of our grandfathers. A journey to rediscover the long lost favours that are part of the Cinque Terre thousand-year old history,

The tasting will offer to your palates 5 wines coming from 5 different wineries with a production following these prerogatives: spontaneous fermentation, long ageing period, NO temperature control, NO light clarification, NO use of chemicals on vines or during the wine making process.

Price 25,00 euros per person

Monterosso Wine Experience 5 – Sciacchetrà

Tasting of 5 different types of  Sciacchetrà that will introduce you to the delicious world of this dessert wine. Sciacchetrà is for the Cinque Terre villagers a very precious wine kept for very special occasions such as baptisms and weddings.  The Albarola grapes have a harder skin and its bunches are perfect for withering. Only the most beautiful grapes are hung up in dry cellars and at the beginning of November each grape is hand selected and separated from the stalk. The must so obtained has a high concentration of sugar that will produce a sweet and high grade (approx. 17) wine.

Price 29,00 euros per person

Reservation fee 15.00 euros per party on every type of tasting

For authentic wine lovers who are willing to bring home the taste of Cinque Terre wines, the Enoteca Internazionale offers shipping service of wine to any country in the world. 

Your Wine Experience in Monterosso will continue once you go back home, to offer you a lasting memory of the Cinque Terre and their romance.

Cinque Terre Vines blessed by Mediterranean Waters

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