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Campi Flegrei (or Phlegraean Fields) is a wine appellation and area located north of Naples, in Campania. Thanks to its ancient enological traditions and breathtaking landscapes, this spectacular volcanic area of Italy is the perfect destination for wine lovers who want to combine wine tastings and visits to the area’s wineries with some unforgettable excursions in Italy’s largest volcanic caldera, about 12x15 kilometers wide.

During your visits to the wineries located in the area of Campi Flegrei, you’ll have the opportunity to discover the local wine appellation, Campi Flegrei DOC. Characterized by fruity and delicate notes and a round body, the DOC Campi Flegrei includes both white, red, rosé, and passito wines. The vicinity to the Mediterranean sea and its breeze, together with the warmth of the southern sun and the porous volcanic soils, support the production of these fine wines.

Which food to taste in Campi Flegrei?

The area of Campi Flegrei is not only a great destination for wine tastings, it also corresponds to one of the many hubs of Italian cuisine. While Naples is most famous for its pizza, other delicacies we recommend trying while in the area include totani imbottiti (stuffed squid), zuppa di cozze (mussels soup), alici alla scapece (anchovies marinated in vinegar), spaghetti alle vongole.

Which wines to taste in Campi Flegrei?

The majority of grape varieties you’ll encounter during your wine tastings in the wineries of Campi Flegrei will be ancient varieties. In fact, viticulture in the area of Campi Flegrei dates back to ancient Roman times. The majority of white wines are produced using the Falanghina variety, while the main varieties used to produce red Campi Flegrei DOC are either Piedirosso or Aglianico.

Which is the best season to visit Campi Flegrei?

The best moments of the year to organize your wine tastings in Campi Flegrei, especially if you’re planning to do some sightseeing, are either spring or autumn when the temperatures are not too hot but the area is still lively and its restaurants open.

What things to do in Campi Flegrei?

On top of exploring the local wine traditions during your visits to the wineries of Campi Flegrei, make sure to visit at least a few of the area’s highlights, which include Pozzuoli with its Flavian Amphitheater and Temple of Serapis, Baia and its Aragonese castle, lake Fusaro and its Casina Vanvitelliana.

Which wineries to visit in Campi Flegrei?

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Where to do wine tastings in Campi Flegrei?

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