A taste of Italy through food and wine
Get to know the area, the rich wine and food culture, and the limitless hospitality of the Italian people together with a sommelier.
Get ready for an Italian experience!
Wine tasting experience with sommelier
Get ready for a memorable wine tasting experience! A must do in Italy and great fun for wine lovers of all levels.
New: Virtual wine experience in Montepulciano
Do you miss Tuscany? You had planned a trip to Italy and cannot go now? With this FREE virtual wine experience I will bring you through a virtual tour of Montepulciano and the wine Vino Nobile di Montepulciano.
By tasting the wine I will explain you the aromas, characters and flavors.
Meet the wine maker and enjoy the landscape and vineyards by a video I have made.
While you are at home, I am in the wine cellar of Gattavecchi.
The English Virtual Noble Wine Tasting Experience takes place from mid June 2020 every Thursday at 3pm local time (CEST) / 9am EDT (East Coast) / 6am PDT (West Coast) and every Sunday at 5pm local time (CEST) / 11am EDT (East Coast) / 8am PDT (West Coast).
I hope to see you online!
Your host Sylvia
The world of wine is all about passion, history, culture and food pairing. As a sommelier it gives me pleasure to be able to share my knowledge of wine with other people.
I speak Italian, English and Dutch. Furthermore I have a lot of information for you and truly want everyone to have a great experience.
Read more about me here.
Welcome to Montepulciano
The Wine and Food Experience in Montepulciano is a unique and unforgettable experience. On this wine tour we visit a historical family winery where we taste four quality wines paired with local food.
“It was a fantastic experience. The atmosphere, wine and food were superb. Sylvia is a wonderful and very kind host. Strongly recommended!”
~ Patryk (Poland) 20 September 2019
I am a certified FISAR sommelier. I have passed all my exams and I have gathered plenty of experience in the world of wines. I also completed the level 2 WSET study Award in Wines. WSET is an international recognized diploma.
Sylvia Italy Blog
Here you can read background articles about various topics, not only Italian wines, but also about running.
Have a good read!
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