Day excursion Piave wines route, this is a full immersion tour of this landscape. Close to Venice, in a flat area, you can find this important wine region, located along the Piave river. You will visit an important Palladian villa that is considered the perfect connection between a Castle and a Venetian Villa to taste their wines. You will continue the visit of this part of the Veneto region in a vineyard tasting their wine with a light lunch with their local product. On the afternoon you will have a visit and wine tasting in another important Venetian villa.
Day excursion Piave wines route
The territory of the Piave DOC wines extends within a vast plain. First of all, it borders in the south with the Adriatic Sea. Hence, in the northwest, we find the hills of Conegliano and Montello. Furthermore, the Friuli is in the north-east. And the river Piave flows in this vast plain from the Dolomite mountains to the Adriatic sea. Therefore, this river has the right composition of the soil to be the perfect solution to grow magnificent vines.
The Venetian Republic
Most of all, in the past, the Venetians brought in the territory ideas, and also knowledge. Now, just around the beautiful villas, we find hectares of vineyards. Most of them which belonged to the nobles of the Serenissima.
The DOC Piave wines
And about the products, the sorts of the DOC Piave Wines are different. Hence, we find the Cabernet, the Cabernet Sauvignon, and the Chardonnay. As well as the Merlot, the Pinot (Black, White, and Grey), the Tocai, and Verduzzo. But the authentic flag of the viticulture and enology in this land is the Raboso. Most relevant, it is a native vine whose first traces of cultivation date back to the seventeenth century.
We can find the other wine regions of the Veneto in our section reserved to “Wine and Food“.