Guided tour

Verona: Cheese Tasting and Pairing

Activity provider: LaBotteghetta

Verona: Cheese Tasting and Pairing

Activity provider: LaBotteghetta

From US$ 44.48 per person

Learn to distinguish five different types of local cheeses and create basic combinations. Understand the production philosophy and traditions of important regional products.

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Duration 1 hour
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English, Italian, Russian


  • Taste important regional flavors that have defined cuisine in the area for centuries
  • Round out your experience of Verona with a tasting experience that includes all your senses
  • Taste five different regional cheeses
Full description
Learn firsthand why the Veneto area is known for its incredible cheeses. Take part in a tasting experience that involves all your senses and gives you a better understanding important regional gastronomic traditions. Let your experienced guide expand your sensorial relationship with delicious cheese and understand why relying only on your sense of taste will not suffice. Start by viewing the piece of cheese you are about to taste. Continue priming your palate for the first bite by touching and smelling it, beginning the tasting experience long before it enters your mouth. Finally, discover its true flavor by taking a bite.  Appreciate the artistry of the cheese platter. Learn how the arrangement of the cheese alongside fresh fruit, honey, and sweet jams create a complementary cornucopia of fragrances, aromas, and flavors that will saturate your palate.
  • Cheese tasting
  • Tasting of jams, honey, mustards, fresh fruit
  • Sparkling and mineral water
  • Bread and breadsticks
  • Wine pairings (on request)
    Not suitable for
    • Wheelchair users
    • Children under 18 years
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Meeting point

    As the meeting point you will find the historic shop Botteghetta.

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Passport or ID card

    Know before you go

    • Minimum drinking age +18. Please bring your ID
    • No wheelchair access
    • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the activity starts
    • The cheese tasting also includes jams, honey, mustards, fresh fruit, bread, and breadsticks
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    5 /5

    based on 7 reviews

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    This was a boutique experience, Nathalie was wonderful, and there were just the two of us, it was a very personal experience. The fare was outstanding, the cheeses and the accompanying relishes and home made bread, superb. Getting to know Italy isn’t all about museums, experiences like this is about history to be sure, but about real Italian life.

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    December 5, 2019

    Our guide was extremely nice and knowledgeable about the products’ history and origin. She gave us a lot of information about how a tasting should go and what to pay attention to. The cheese itself was delicious, and we got to taste some wine and balsamic vinegar as well. Would definitely come again for different tastings. The stores are very authentic.

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    September 5, 2019

    We had such a blast! Thank you for hosting this amazing cheese tasting for us! The host is super friendly and knows so much about cheese, wine, balsamico, and so on from the veneto region. She walked us through a nice variety of cheeses with some wine, bread, honey and jam which all was just insanely tasty! She was also so kind and gave us some restaurant tips for verona (which also turned out to be super tasty!) All in all totally recommendable!

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    November 5, 2021


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