If you are planning to go in Rome this month this is something that you can’t really miss. VinoRoma is organazing a trip to the lower Lazio to discover the excellence of local artisan wine. The tour will take place on 18th and 19th of March 2023 and joining them you will have the chance to visit 6 wineries (Biodinamica Carlo Noro, Maria Ernesta Berucci,Fra i Monti, Palazzo Tronconi, DS Bio, Il Vecchio poggio), taste good wines and have great typical food from Lazio, a really dear Italian region to us with plenty of food and wine treasures to discover.

VinoRoma: Drink wine.Not too much.Mostly Italian.

VinoRoma is a wine tasting studio and social club in the heart of Rome, just minutes from the Colosseum. They offer wine education to locals, tourists and expats alike, all in the comfort of their own private tasting room and cellar; special events such as winemaker tastings; collaborations with restaurants and wine bars; master classes with wine experts and more; industry training & consultancy; VinoRoma wine studio renting and wine tours.

Maurizio Di Franco:About the owner

Maurizio was raised in Phoenix, Arizona by Italian-born parents. He spent much of his youth working in his family’s restaurant, which first opened his eyes to the traditional foods of Italy and the wines that they pair so perfectly with. At university, he studied Italian language and culture and it was during a semester abroad in Florence when he fell in love with the Italian way of life and one Italian in particular: his wife, Paola. In 2009, he moved to Rome to study wine and food and he never left. Having completed his sommelier education with the Italian Sommelier Association (AIS), he went on to work with Hande Leimer at VinoRoma, until taking over the company in 2021. He now teaches wine courses and leads tastings and tours for the company. When not traveling to visit the country’s many winemaking areas, he’s most often found around the table with friends and family sharing a good meal along with a great natural wine, craft beer, or a well-made cocktail.

VinoRoma Field Trip!

VinoRoma is proud to announce the first of what they hope to be a long and diverse series of trips visiting winemakers around Italy. “VinoRoma Field Trip” will take anyone who parteciping to the south of Lazio, starting just past the Castelli Romani, through Piglio and finally into the beautiful countryside of the Ciociaria.

This edition, in collaboration with Benedetta Gracci, will take place over the weekend of March 18-19. Partecipants will depart Rome Saturday morning, visiting the first winemaker just one hour outside of Rome. Then in Piglio for the second wine tasting, this time paired with lunch at Azienda Maria Ernesta Berucci. Then finally partecipants will head into southern Lazio and make a final winery stop, followed by an undoubtedly wine-soaked dinner at Santo Bevitore Enoteca in Cassino, where partecipants will spend the night as well. Sunday morning it’s off to three more wineries, including one with an outdoor lunch at DS BIO, to then return to Rome just before dinnertime. 

Six wineries, three meals and a whole lot of wine over the course of one incredibly fun weekend. Book your spot here!

For any additional info or enquires please send an e-mail to ciao@vinoroma.com

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