Monday, May 6, 2019

Wine Country

My friends and I went on a wine tour on Tuesday April 30.

Thank you to the 4 ladies from Ad Maiora for taking the time to accompany us in your cars and spend the entire day with us!! Much appreciated!

We drove up to the Valpolicella where Suzi had organized a fabulous day for us.

Visit to 2 villas. Gorgeous gardens at Villa Giona.

Wine 11 am? Well ok!

Lunch at a small place in Fumane.

and then Suzi's house for dessert.

A surprise for the group! What a treat to go into such a special home. People loved her studio!!

She has been organizing this segment for me since 2011 and she is amazing!! I couldn't do it without her.

Entrance to Suzi's home.

We visited Masi. The president, Dott, Sandro Boscaini greeted us.

Notice the flags behind the ladies? What a welcome!
Our group was made up of 8 Canadians,
2 British and one American (living in Germany)

Look at the size of the barrel!!

The Serego-Alighieri homes.

Masimilla Serego-Alighieri (right)
direct descendant of Dante, 21st generation of Alighieri
gave us our tour. 
We ended the tour with another wine tasting.

We drove up to San Giovanni for a great view of the Valpolicella valleys and a visit to a roman church.

Thank you, Suzi!! It was a memorable day.

(Note: This post is a late addition because I had problems with my internet provider and wasn't able to post.)

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