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Tasting of ancient Roman wine

Novello, Italy

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Experience hosted by Simone

90 mins
Includes food
Up to 10 people
Hosted in English, French, Italian

What you'll do

I will take you on a time travel to discover the ancient sensations of Roman wine and you will understand how more than 2000 years ago our ancestors cultivated the vine and how they produced wine. It will also be possible to touch an ancient Roman press and the production amphorae. Finally we will taste together the ancient Roman wines: L'Aureum and Purpureum. We will analyz the sensory characteristics and food pairing!
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It is absolutely a unique experience, you can relive sensations that the ancient Romans could experience more than 2000 years ago!
I will take you on a time travel to discover the ancient sensations of Roman wine and you will understand how more than 2000 years ago our ancestors cultivated the vine and how they produced wine. It will also be possible to touch an ancient Roman press and the production amphorae. Finally we will taste together the ancient Roman wines: L'Aureum and Purpureum. We will analyz the sensory characteristics and food pairing!
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What's included

  • Food
    In combination with the wines, savory and sweet snacks will be served
From G$2,058
/ person
No dates available

Meet your host, Simone

Host on Airbnb since 2016
  • 5 Reviews
  • Identity verified
I am the archaeologist and sommelier Simone Tabusso, for 4 years I studied the production of wine in ancient Rome through the translation of the ancient Latin texts and the excavation of archaeological remains between Pompeii and Piedmont. After 2000 years of history I have brought to light two versions of the ancient Roman wines: the Aureum and the Purpureum that allow you to make a sensory journey in antiquity!
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Where you'll be

Our unique tasting in the world will take place in the Villa Anselma winery in Novello surrounded by an ancient and fascinating atmosphere. In which I also set up a museum tour in which the equipment of a 2000-year-old cellar is displayed!

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 5 reviews.

Pascal
July 2020
Une belle expérience dans le pays du vin avec une originalité incroyable. L’histoire, le vin et une très bonne dégustation, du goût, de l’histoire, que du bonheur avec un hôte très gentil.
Giulia
February 2020
Esperienza molto piacevole e unica. Simone e la sua famiglia sono stati attenti ad ogni dettaglio, preparando un'esperienza di degustazione fantastica! Altamente consigliato!
Apple
February 2020
Once in a life experience...! Who knew! Being an archeologist and a sommelier, Simon has transformed the sublime house of his grandfather into a museum. The each details of this house is the crystal of the craftsmanship of Piedmont. The antique wine pressing machine that had been actually used, imported from southern France, the Roman coins from Piedmont Simon himself excavated, little simulated marché bar of Pompeii...... Such a dedication. You will taste the wine Simon has fought extremely hard for to simulate that of the ancient Roman time. The wines are truly so unique to the extent which made the process of administration extra difficult, since it did not fit into ANY Italian wines existing today. A patient, talented, kind, genuine and trustworthy person. I walked 5 km in the mountain because of my stupidity and a train problem, but every aching of my muscle and my heart (because I made him and his mum wait for such an outrageous time), this experience reignited my passion in wine.
Once in a life experience...! Who knew! Being an archeologist and a sommelier, Simon has transformed the sublime house of his grandfather into a museum. The each details of this ho…
Maria
December 2019
Simone é muito profissional e teve a ideia genial de combinar a arqueologia com a paixão pelo vinho. Uma experiência única! Recomendo!
Marco
September 2020
un interessante viaggio nella storia del vino romano e un prodotto unico

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend.