Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 21, 2014
The web-based travel company Select Italy (http://Selectitaly.com) is presenting its recently launched Antinori Wine Roads Experience, a never-seen-before set of wine tours and vacation packages that will brings wine tourism to a whole new level. Select Italy, the leading Italian travel expert in the United States, and Antinori, the renewed Italian winemaker, have partnered up to create this new concept of wine tours. The opportunities target not only wine aficionados but also travelers who love to experience hidden locations, history, traditions, and culture of Italy. The services consist in a vacation package, winery visit and tasting, cooking class, restaurant experiences, and vineyards.
Antinori is known worldwide for its superior quality wines and has been producing wines for the last 26 generations. The flagship service of Select Italy and Antinori’s partnership is the seven-day Antinori Experience from Salento to Chianti.
“We are thrilled to have established this partnership and to offer such unique services and suggested itinerary. Each service was co-created specifically for Select Italy clients through a joint effort of Antinori and Select Italy to provide the fullest experience to our clients possible,” says Martina Mirandola Mullen, Food and Wine Specialist, “We are also excited to have the suggested itinerary, Wine Roads of Italy: The Antinori Experience from Salento to Chianti, which is tailored specifically to each traveler’s personal preferences.”
The full Wine Roads of Italy: The Antinori Experience from Salento to Chianti includes lodging, transportation, private tours of the surrounding areas, a cooking class, and wine tasting and visits to the various properties.
This luxury vacation package begins in the region at heel of the boot, Puglia, recently awarded as one of the world’s Top Ten Wine Destination of 2013 by Wine Enthusiast. After arriving in the city of Bari, the stay begins in Antinori’s Masseria Torre Maizza, a five-star resort on the Adriatic Coast, and follows with a wine tasting at Masseria Maime, one of the two Tormaresca Puglia estates. The trip moves to Florence with an aperitivo at Antinori’s Procacci and a VIP dinner reservation at the Cantinetta Antinori, in the Renaissance Palazzo Antinori. The luxury vacation includes also a special visit to the Antinori Cantina in Chianti Classico and at Badia di Passignano, concluding with a stay at Fonte de Medici, where the vines of Tignanello are grown.
Select Italy and Antinori have also realized a set of wine tours and unique experiences that include a private cooking class with the Chef at Osteria di Passignano or, as an alternative, it is possible just consider an exclusive dinner at the one star Michelin in Chianti Classico, preceded by a visit to the Chianti vineyards at Badia di Passignano. Food and wine services also include a two-hour group or exclusively private visit to the new Cantina Antinori in Chianti Classico. For those interested in staying in a rustic Tuscan baglio with the highest quality of service and amenities, Antinori’s upscale agriturismo Fonte de Medici is a perfect option.
To learn more about Antinori Wine Roads Experience offered by Select Italy visit Selectitaly.com or send an email to Select Italy travel at info(at)selectitaly(dot)com.
About Select Italy
Select Italy is The Ultimate Source for Travel to Italy® and offers a wide array of superior Italian travel products and services, including customized itineraries, state-of-the-art tours and packages, wedding/honeymoon trips, unique culinary classes, a complete pre-departure ticketing service for museums and musical events, private guided services, yacht charters, transportation, hotel reservations, villa bookings and more. Through a vast network of suppliers and cultural contacts, anything and everything you need for optimum Italian travel – and now Croatian travel, too – is possible at Select Italy. Based in Chicago with an office in New York and representatives in Italy, in 2010 Select Italy opened a full-service branch in Shanghai, China.