🍷Today our Italian Wine Trails & Tales take us to an absolutely splendid event with Tom in celebration of harvest at a winery very close to Venice. Reading about his sumptuous evening in exquisite and mouthwatering detail is almost as good as being there.
A Wine Harvest Draped in Bottega Gold
There is nothing better in a travel-foodie blogger’s life than to receive an invitation to attend a special event involving a knife, a fork, a spoon and a wine glass. I scored such an invite several harvests ago from Bottega S.p.A, an award-winning Italian estate built inside Villa Rosina, a renovated and expanded 19th century manor house surrounded by ten hectares of just-picked vineyards, in tiny Bibano di Godega di Sant’Urbino, just 45 km (27 mi) north of La Serenissima, Venice.
I was here, smack dab in the middle of Italy’s Prosecco and grappa-producing Veneto region, to experience Bottega’s sixth annual Festa della Vendemmia (Harvest Festival). Continue reading