Frascati is one of the most historic wine regions of Italy! Just a quick train ride from Rome, discover the culture & traditions, the food & wine of Frascati! Half-Day Food & Wine Tours, Cooking Classes, Pizza Making and Wine Tasting Tours. We can’t wait to meet you and share our passion for Italian food, wine, traditions, history, culture & love with you!
So we’ve said before that autumn was our favorite season in Frascati… This was last year after the hottest summer on record in Rome and Frascati, and definitely the cooler temperatures were a much needed break in 2017… This year however, the summer has thus far been temperate, sunny and dry (and not too hot… yet;) Summer is now quickly becoming our favorite season at The Old Frascati Wine Tour. This summer, the grapes are growing beautifully and the flowers, fruit trees & butterflies are all on full display. We’ve also begun offering our ‘Sunset Wine Tour’ in the PM on Tuesday, Thursday & [...]
The Castelli Romani are nine communes or townships southeast of the city of Rome. Technically, the Castelli Romani are a part of the Metropolitan City of Rome, despite being tucked away in the beautiful volcanic hills. The fertile soil courtesy of volcanic activity has provided a flourishing agriculture since ancient times. The Castelli Romani has been a reliable source of wine production, and different areas specialize in other agricultural specificities, from frutti di bosco (fruit of the forest) to mushrooms. The Castelli Romani are the towns around the dormant volcano just south-east of Rome. Frascati is the crown jewel of the Castelli Romani and most [...]
After a few days of sightseeing in Rome, the city can begin to feel like an eternity of churches, monuments, ancient Roman ruins and tourists. Don’t get us wrong, Rome is amazing! It is by far our favorite city in the world, however… taking a day-trip out of the city can be a much needed break from the crowds. Frascati is an easy 25 minute train ride from Rome and is the quintessential Italian village where locals like to hang out in the piazza and shoot the breeze.Few people in Frascati speak English and since the town has yet to be discovered by many tourists, [...]
Welcome to our website and Blog! Old Frascati Food & Wine aims to offer a truly unique, personalized and unforgettable experience to all our guests. Frascati has an amazing wine tradition and is just a 25 minute train ride from Rome. With our tours we hope to showcase all the best Frascati has to offer from its charming city center, artisinal bakeries, our family-run wineries and delicious food! Starting in 2016, we are excited to announce that the ‘Classic Half-Day Wine Tour’ will now be bringing guests to visit our co-op member’s newly remodeled 16th century farmhouse and cellar. The Ceccarelli family are one of the oldest winemaking [...]