Wine tasting experience at Fuocomorto Winery
Here is what you will live
Staying in Naples or along the coast in Campania? Escape from the crowd and enjoy a great wine tasting experience in a unique context: The Farm “Fuocomuorto” is located in Herculaneum at 350/400 meters above sea level , right in the Vesuvius National Park, a perfect location for wine making. Indeed the area is characterized by mild climate, well-aired , without accumulation of moisture in spring and summer, with volcanic soils , well-structured, with the right degree of insolation and rainfall . They grow the two grape varieties that are typical of the Vesuvius area and which are included in the specification of the production of wine "Vesuvio DOC " Caprettone for Lachryma christi white and Piedirosso for Lachryma christi red.
With this tour you will visit this winery which is the most characteristic and oldest winery in the Vesuvian area dug under the lava rock of the January eruption in 1037. At your arrival you will be welcomed by the staff with an introduction of the history of the family and the company.
You'll then visit the vineyards, in particular the terraced ones that overlook the Gulf of Naples with a breathtaking view from Sorrento, passing through Capri, Ischia, Procida, with the great cone of Vesuvius behind. All in a corner with benches of wood and the coolness of a pergola of white grapes.
After this you visit the Natural Cave, the old cellar where grapes were vinified from 1780 and until 1906. The cellar that you see is under the slab of lava rock datin back to the eruption of Vesuvius in January 1037.
Today these ares are used to refine the red wines in oak barrels and as a deposit of bottled wines before the sale.
We will then have the wine tasting with 2 options
Option #1: one red and one white wine at 18 € per person.
Option #2: two white and one red at 23 € per person.
Rate will also include a typical italian bruschetta with olive oil and tomatoes
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Booking Policy & Details
Min. 2 person
How much does it costs?
Option 1: 18 € per person
Option 2: 23 € per person
- Winery visit
- Ancient cellar tour
- Wine tasting