Wine tour of Marche region

With Marco of Marcosway tours. Great tour! Marco is an excellent guide, his English is very good and he is a winemaker and an olive oil producer, so he was able to answer detailed questions, such as how much olive oil can one tree produce? (It depends on the year- trees take a break after a good yield). He is also witty, personable and I hope he expands to wine, cooking, art and general tours for the Marche region.

First we stopped at Luigi & Guisti to taste to typical grape from the March region, Lacrima.

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The very friendly owner and winemaker thought we should try them all, so here is what he poured us, at a sit down table with meats and breads. Now, THIS is a wine tasting. We bought half a case here.

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Happy Tasters

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Next we went to Angeli di Varano and talked with one of the brothers who is taking over this second family vineyard we visited, Matteo, who spent a season working in Napa at Rutherford for the experience. His English was also near perfect. He treated us to a barrel taste of his 2012 Montepulciano Riserva. It was so good we bought 4 bottles of his 2010 and 2 of his blend.

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Perfect day of wine tasting, and though we didn’t have room on the boat, we brought home a case of fine Italian reds!

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1 Response to Wine tour of Marche region

  1. Bea and Wayne says:

    Greatpicture thank you

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