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Fall in love with our winery in the heart of Friuli: Welcome to Colutta Farm

Manzano, Udine (Colli Orientali)
1 Hour 30 Minutes
From €12.00
“Fly trough wines, smells and aromas of Colutta Winery”
Thumbnail Friuli wine tasting experience at Il Roncal Winery
5 (2 Reviews)

Friuli wine tasting experience at Il Roncal Winery

Cividale del Friuli, Udine (Colli Orientali)
1 Hour
From €40.00
“Discover the heart of Friuli with this wine tasting experience at the Roncal Winery!”
Thumbnail Superior Wine Tasting at the Bastianich Winery in Colli Orientali
5 (2 Reviews)

Superior Wine Tasting at the Bastianich Winery in Colli Orientali

Cividale del Friuli, Udine (Colli Orientali)
1 Hour 30 Minutes
From €22.00
“A tasting of 6 wines to learn more about the history, land, and passion for wine of the Bastianich winery!”
Thumbnail Nadalutti Wine Tasting experience
5 (1 Review)

Nadalutti Wine Tasting experience

Manzano, Udine (Colli Orientali)
2 Hours
From €25.00
“Nadalutti, quality wines with respect to traditions and nature”
Thumbnail Wine Tasting at the Bastianich Winery in Colli Orientali
5 (2 Reviews)

Wine Tasting at the Bastianich Winery in Colli Orientali

Cividale del Friuli, Udine (Colli Orientali)
1 Hour 30 Minutes
From €15.00
“A tasting of 4 wines to learn more about the history, territory, and passion of the Bastianich winery: wine!”
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Wine and Flavours

Manzano, Udine (Colli Orientali)
2 Hours 30 Minutes
From €56.00
“Sensory Experience at Cantina Cantarutti with a walk in the vineyard and tasting of wines and typical Friuli delicacies”
Thumbnail Standard wine tasting at Marina Danieli Estate
5 (1 Review)

Standard wine tasting at Marina Danieli Estate

Buttrio, Udine (Colli Orientali)
45 Minutes
From €17.00
“Discover the world of Marina Danieli”
Thumbnail Wine tasting experience at Casali Aurelia Winery

Wine tasting experience at Casali Aurelia Winery

Carlino, Udine (Colli Orientali)
1 Hour 30 Minutes
From €12.00
“The vision of the Filippi family is the love for their grapes, passion in turning them into wine and ambition to share the result”
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Walking the Vineyards

Manzano, Udine (Colli Orientali)
2 Hours
From €31.00
“A walk in the vineyards to discover the scents and landscapes of the Colli Orientali del Friuli with a tasting of 2 labels.”
Thumbnail Wine tasting of Friuli's autochthonous vines at Isola Augusta

Wine tasting of Friuli's autochthonous vines at Isola Augusta

Palazzolo dello Stella, Udine (Colli Orientali)
1 Hour
From €15.00
“Let's discover the typical wines of Friuli accompanied by local products.”
Thumbnail Wine tasting experience at Vitas Winery

Wine tasting experience at Vitas Winery

Cervignano del Friuli, Udine (Colli Orientali)
1 Hour 30 Minutes
From €5.00
“Walking & tasting into the charm of another era at Vitas Winery”
Thumbnail Deluxe wine tasting at Marina Danieli Estate
5 (1 Review)

Deluxe wine tasting at Marina Danieli Estate

Buttrio, Udine (Colli Orientali)
1 Hour
From €32.00
“Discover the characteristics of each vinification tank, then combine every single glass of wine with a traditional dish of our region.”
Thumbnail Large wine tasting at Marina Danieli Estate
5 (1 Review)

Large wine tasting at Marina Danieli Estate

Buttrio, Udine (Colli Orientali)
1 Hour
From €25.00
“Discover the vinification process and understand the importance of wine pairing.”
Thumbnail Vintage tasting at Marina Danieli Estate
5 (1 Review)

Vintage tasting at Marina Danieli Estate

Buttrio, Udine (Colli Orientali)
1 Hour
From €37.00
“Learn the changing of colour, bouquet and taste of the wines during the years.”
Thumbnail The ancient flavors of agriculture at Tenuta Beltrame

The ancient flavors of agriculture at Tenuta Beltrame

Bagnaria Arsa, Udine (Colli Orientali)
2 Hours
From €25.00
“In a XVII village you will relax sipping elegant wines accompanied by products deriving from small agricultural farms”

More information on Colli Orientali

The wine area of Colli Orientali (Eastern Hills of Friuli) is located along the hills of the province of Udine, with its heart in Cividale del Friuli, close to the border with Slovenia. In this destination, characterized by gentle hills and terraced lands in the natural backdrop of the Julian Pre-Alps, you will find picturesque villages, scenic hiking trails and many wineries that you can visit for a wine tasting.

During your wine tastings in the area of Colli Orientali, you will learn how this has always been a land of wines, as good quality wines were produced on these hills already during ancient Roman times. Nowadays, the wines produced in this area are also called the “super whites” of Friuli. In fact, the Friuli Colli Orientali DOC appellation includes twelve types of white wines made with different grapes. In addition to them, the appellation includes eleven types of red wines.

Which food to taste in Colli Orientali?

Your wine tastings in Colli Orientali will often be paired with a selection of local products such as cheeses and cold cuts. While here, we also recommend trying the interesting cuisine of Friuli, which is very particular thanks to the influence of the neighboring cultures. Make sure to try frico (a sort of cheese and potato pie), cjarsons (dumplings with ricotta, raisins and spices), jota (a sour kraut and potato soup) and gubana (dough filled with raisins, walnuts, pine nuts and grappa).

Which wines to taste in Colli Orientali?

When visiting the wineries in the surroundings of Colli Orientali you will find a good balance between white and black grape varieties, as well as between international and local varieties. The white grape types included in the disciplinary of Colli Orientali DOC are Malvasia Istriana, Ribolla Gialla, Tocai Friuliano, Verduzzo Friuliano, Riesling, Sauvignon, Pinot Blanc, Gewürztraminer and Chardonnay. The black grape types used in this DOC are instead Tazzelenghe, Schioppettino, Refosco nostrano, Refosco dal peduncolo rosso, Pignolo, Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Carmènere, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc.

Which is the best season to visit Colli Orientali?

The best period to organise wine tastings and winery visits in the area of Colli Orientali is between April and September, when the temperatures are mild and the rains are less frequent.

What things to do in Colli Orientali?

In the area of Colli Orientali you will surely find wine tastings and wine tours that suit you amongst the various options offered. During your stay in this area, we recommend visiting at least a few of its highlights, such as the city of Udine and its museums, San Daniele del Friuli, where the iconic Prosciutto di San Daniele is made, Fusine’s Lakes, Cividade del Friuli, Aquileia. The area of Colli Orientali is also perfect for a bike tour across its rolling hills.