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Pramaggiore: Ornella Bellia Winery Guided Tour & Tasting

1. Pramaggiore: Ornella Bellia Winery Guided Tour & Tasting

Discover “Ornellia Bellia” Winery and the story of three generations who have expressed their passion for wine, quality and hospitality as a life’s mission in a territory naturally suitable for excellence. The winery is set in fact in the DOCG Lison area for controlled deonomination wines and the Lison Pramaggiore area for controlled denomination and origin wines, taking their names from the small towns of Lison – district of Portogruaro – and Pramaggiore, located on the plain a few kilometres from the beautiful Venetian coast, between the rivers Tagliamento and Livenza, offering suggesting views. Receive your welcome from the staff for a guided visit to the winery: from the vineyards to the bottling room, by way of the wine cellar. Join the bright and cozy Tasting Room to enjoy a guided tasting of the most iconic company’s wines, accompanied by local delicious gastronomic products. Choose the option you prefere, proposing the tasting of 4, 6 or 8 wines, each of them together with typical food specialities.

Portogruaro: Walking Tour With Local Guide

2. Portogruaro: Walking Tour With Local Guide

Get an insider’s view of Portogruaro’s Venetian-style architecture and canals on a walking tour alongside a local guide. Begin your urban walking adventure by meeting your guide at the Portogruaro bus station. Make your way to the greenery of the beautiful town park and head towards the Villa Comunale, a breathtaking example of Renaissance architecture. Turn the corner towards the ancient St. Andrea mills, which were the center of Portogruaro's ancient economy and now provide the best views of the town. Marvel at the leaning bell tower and the Cathedral of Sant'Andrea with its beautiful frescoes. As you stroll, your friendly local guide will tell you interesting facts and anecdotes about the city’s past and the people who have lived here. The tour will end at the Tourist Info Point in the amazing Piazza della Repubblica, wirth the opportunity to find further infos and insights as well as to purchase, if you wish, amazing gadgets and souvenirs, local wine&food products and hand made items: in short the excellences of the town and of the surrounding area, that you only can find here. Definitely an added value to this unforgettable experience.

Villa Bogdano 1880: Guided Winery Tour and Tasting

3. Villa Bogdano 1880: Guided Winery Tour and Tasting

Discover “Villa Bogdano 1880”: a historical Estate and the name of a Label as well, that identifies the fine wines produced here. The amazing wine estate is set in Lison di Portogruaro, in the renowned “doc Pramaggiore Wine Area” area, close to Venice and between the Alps and the North Adriatic Coast. Listen to the compelling introduction of the guide to the historical and environmental context, and then reach the panoramic terrace from where you can admire the medieval forest - Natura 2000 biodiversity site - and the historical vineyards: some of them date back to the end of the 19th century, are meticulously restored and still used to produce Villa Bodgano 1880’s fine wines. Return to the estate and admire the cellar with its historical wine cement tanks, which are still used. Enjoy then a very pleasant tasting of 3 wines labeled “Villa Bogdano 1880”, guided by WSET-qualified staff and accompanied by delicious bakery products, in the amazing scenery of an antique dinner room in the historical villa.

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What people are saying about Portogruaro

Paolo was an excellent guide providing a local perspective with lots of history bringing the town to life.

An experience that will last forever!! We recommend!!