Dreaming of a day in the vineyards near Rome? Whether you’re looking for a wine tour in Rome or in the surrounding countryside, you’ll find our top tips below.
The region of Lazio has some beautiful wineries that are well worth the visit, particularly in the Frascati wine area which is located conveniently close to the capital. Prefer a Tuscan adventure but don’t have enough time to stay in the region? Join a Tuscany wine tour from Rome for the day to make your Chianti dreams come true.
The Best Rome Wine Tours
Really want to get an education on Italian wine and food in a fun way? Why not join a wine tour in Rome Italy! If you’re a solo traveler, this is a great option to get you out and meeting people with the confidence of a small group. If you’re traveling as a couple or with friends and want someone to take care of all the logistics, this is likewise for you. Keep reading for our favorite Rome wine tasting tours in 2024.
1. Trastevere Food and Wine Tour with Devour Tours
We’ll let you in on a secret. In Italy, wine and food go together always! You won’t see people popping in for a glass of wine without at least some crisps or nuts on the side. And if we’re honest, that’s how we love to drink too. This fun tour from our friends at Devour really embrace this in their sunset food and wine tour in Trastevere. It includes:
- 5 food and wine stops in Trastevere
- Learn how to do aperitivo and dinner in Rome with tips from your expert foodie guide
- Taste five excellent Italian wines and learn the fine art of pairing them with food
Run by Eating Europe, this is a great tour to get a little off the beaten track in Rome. In fact, it’s our neighborhood here in Rome! This tour isn’t strictly just a wine tasting tour in Rome but includes a market visit, food tastings and even a visit to Rome’s only pyramid!
3. Semi Private Rome Food Tour with Liv Tours
Enjoy traditional Roman food and Italian wine in good company with fellow foodies on this evening tour with Liv Tours! This tour is in the Jewish Ghetto, an area somewhat tucked away in the historical center. Start with prosecco and tasty appetisers before moving onto pasta and Italian wine.
The Best Wine Tours near Rome in 2024
If you’re looking for wine tasting from Rome and don’t want to rent a car (or be designated driver!) then the closest wine region is Frascati. There are some great wineries near Rome that definitely warrant a countryside escape for a few hours with a spot of wine tasting! Here’s our top pick of wine tours from Rome:
You’ll need to make your own way from Rome Termini train station to Frascati station but then you’ll be in the knowledgeable hands of a local sommelier. Together you’ll explore the charming town of Frascati before visiting a family-run winery and enjoying a tasting. Afterwards, it’s off to a local trattoria for a typical lunch.
Enjoy a beautiful day in the Lazio countryside on this 4-hour wine tour from Rome. You get the chance to visit a a wine cellar in the medieval village of Borgo and taste three different wines before enjoying a full Italian Roman lunch at a local restaurant.
3. Pompeii with Vesuvius Winery Tour with Walks of Italy
Outside of the Lazio wine region, this tour takes you to nearby Campania for the day for a tasting of volcanic wines! Your morning starts with a guided tour through incredible Pompeii before you sit down to a hearty three-course lunch and a tasting of four wines from a Vesuvius vineyard led by a local sommelier. Incredible and all in just one day!
Wine Tours from Rome to Tuscany
Dreaming of your Under The Tuscan Sun moment but don’t have enough time to stay in Tuscany? The absolute best way you can make this happen is by joining a Rome to Tuscany wine tour. The driving is completely taken care of and all you need to do is sit back and relax as you sip your way through the best Chianti wines.
Quintessential Tuscany from Rome Day Trip with Walks of Italy
If you want to experience the Tuscan countryside plus get a winery visit in, you really couldn’t do it in one day without joining a tour. We love this one from Walks of Italy as it takes you to the lesser known southern part of the Tuscan wine region rather than Chianti. Visit picturesque Pienza, eat a farm-to-table lunch, drink wine at a Montalcino vineyard, and scale the walls of a castle—all in just a day!
Ready to join a wine tour from Rome? Let us know your experiences in the comments!