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Thumbnail Tasting of Colli Bolognesi wines and typical products at the AGRIVAR winery
5 (4 Reviews)

Tasting of Colli Bolognesi wines and typical products at the AGRIVAR winery

Castel San Pietro Terme, Bologna (Colli Bolognesi)
1 Hour 30 Minutes
From €21.00
“A unique sensory journey to discover the food and wine traditions of the Colli Bolognesi at the charming Agrivar winery.”
Thumbnail Visit and Wine Tasting at Alessandro Fedrizzi's Winery in Colli Bolognesi
5 (2 Reviews)

Visit and Wine Tasting at Alessandro Fedrizzi's Winery in Colli Bolognesi

Valsamoggia, Bologna (Colli Bolognesi)
1 Hour 30 Minutes
From €18.00
“Visit Alessandro Fedrizzi's winery and discover together three wines accompanied by local agricultural products”
Thumbnail Sparkling Wine Tasting at Alessandro Fedrizzi's winery in Colli Bolognesi
5 (2 Reviews)

Sparkling Wine Tasting at Alessandro Fedrizzi's winery in Colli Bolognesi

Valsamoggia, Bologna (Colli Bolognesi)
2 Hours
From €26.00
“Giving up bubbles? NEVER! Enjoy this tasting of 4 different bubbles accompanied by delicious local products”
Thumbnail Bonzara Experience at Tenuta Bonzara in the Bologna Hills
5 (2 Reviews)

Bonzara Experience at Tenuta Bonzara in the Bologna Hills

Monte San Pietro, Bologna (Colli Bolognesi)
2 Hours
From €35.00
“Live the full Bonzara Experience, visit the vineyards and winery & taste the best wines of the Winery in combination with typical products”
Thumbnail Sensory Tasting at Tenuta Bonzara in the Bologna Hills
5 (2 Reviews)

Sensory Tasting at Tenuta Bonzara in the Bologna Hills

Monte San Pietro, Bologna (Colli Bolognesi)
2 Hours
From €29.00
“Visit Tenuta Bonzara and enjoy a special experience, tasting 4 wines paired with typical local products from historic local producers”
Thumbnail Wine Tasting with the winemaker, Alessandro Fedrizzi, in Colli Bolognesi
5 (2 Reviews)

Wine Tasting with the winemaker, Alessandro Fedrizzi, in Colli Bolognesi

Valsamoggia, Bologna (Colli Bolognesi)
3 Hours 30 Minutes
From €65.00
“Let Alessandro, awarded one of the best young winemakers of Italy, introduce you to his wines in this exclusive experience!”
Thumbnail Oil Tasting in the Colli Bolognesi at the AGRIVAR winery
5 (4 Reviews)

Oil Tasting in the Colli Bolognesi at the AGRIVAR winery

Castel San Pietro Terme, Bologna (Colli Bolognesi)
1 Hour
From €19.00
“Taste the renowned oils of Palazzo di Varignana in the new evocative wine cellar of Agrivar Farm, in the heart of the Colli Bolognesi”
Thumbnail Tenuta Santacroce wine tasting experience
5 (2 Reviews)

Tenuta Santacroce wine tasting experience

Valsamoggia, Bologna (Colli Bolognesi)
1 Hour 30 Minutes
From €22.00
“Guided tour of the Tenuta Santa Croce estate and tasting together with a detailed analysis of our wines”
Thumbnail First Encounter Tasting at Tenuta Bonzara in the Bologna Hills
5 (2 Reviews)

First Encounter Tasting at Tenuta Bonzara in the Bologna Hills

Monte San Pietro, Bologna (Colli Bolognesi)
2 Hours
From €24.00
“Live a unique experience among the vineyards of Tenuta Bonzara & taste 3 wines paired with IGP cured meats and other delicacies from Bologna”

More information on Colli Bolognesi

Located south and west of Bologna, the Colli Bolognesi area (which literally means Hills of Bologna in Italian) boasts great historical and cultural richness, as well as a wonderful hilly landscape. During your wine tastings in Colli Bolognesi, you will taste some high-quality red wines, as well as Pignoletto, a local white wine.

Your wine tastings around Colli Bolognesi will include a wide variety of options, thanks to the ample choice of high-quality wines produced in the area. During your winery visits in Colli Bolognesi you will be able to discover the various Colli Bolognesi DOC appellations; Rosso Bologna, Bianco Bologna, Barbera, Spumante Bologna, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Bianco, Chardonnay, Sauvignon, Riesling and Pignoletto.

Which food to taste in Colli Bolognesi?

Bologna is considered by many the food capital of Italy. During your time around Colli Bolognesi, we recommend taking time between a winery visit and a wine tasting and taste some of the Italian culinary excellences that originated in this area, like Tortellini, Tagliatelle with Bolognese ragù, lasagna, Mortadella di Bologna IGP, crescentine.

Which wines to taste in Colli Bolognesi?

The territory around Colli Bolognesi is characterized by a high diversity in soil, altitude and microclimates. This diversity favored the presence of different vine varieties, which led to diversifying the area’s production into the various appellations you will discover during your wine tastings. One variety, in particular, was present in the territory since the Etruscan times, Pignoletto. Wine made with Pignoletto grapes can be sparkling, still, Spumante, Passito or Superiore.

Which is the best season to visit Colli Bolognesi?

Thanks to the many activities offered in the area besides wine tastings and wine tours, Colli Bolognesi is a great destination to visit throughout the year. Keep in mind that summers around Bologna can be quite hot, so if you prefer a more moderate climate, spring and autumn could be the best seasons for you.

What things to do in Colli Bolognesi?

The hills surrounding Bologna are rich in historical sites, as well as some special natural landscapes. While around Colli Bolognesi, combine your winery visits with trips to some of the area’s highlights, such as San Luca’s sanctuary, Belvedere di San Michele in Bosco, Borgo di San Pietro, Villa Ghigi’s park, Grotte di Labante, Rocchetta Mattei.