Experience a two and a half hours of refreshing opera music from a classically trained singer and take it down with a glass of fresh wine. Get a first-hand experience of opera bites from the best in the art. The highlight of the moment is a wine tasting session of the Valpolicella wines and foods while overlooking the beautiful scenery of Valpolicella hills.
When you attend one of our Opera Bites , you will hear wonderful music
sung by a classically trained singer. You’ll have the opportunity to
listen to and enjoy arias from famous operas, some of which will be
performed in Verona this summer at the Arena. Whether you’re new to opera
or a seasoned aficionado, you’ll come away with a deeper appreciation of this
spectacular art form.
At the conclusion of the performance, you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy a " wine break " with tastings our amazing Valpolicella wines and local foods. The tasting includes a selection of our fine wines Valpolicella, Ripasso and Amarone; you 'll learn the evaluation by sight, smell and taste.
You’ll enjoy the wines tasting with our organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil , local cheeses called Monte Veronese and Soppressa della Valpolicella (a kind of salami).
You’ll know how to dry Amarone grapes in the traditional drying room, a process called Appassimento.
You'll visit our rural house with the cellars from the 17th century used for winemaking and refinement.
We’ll be waiting for you on our terrace overlooking the best panorama of the Valpolicella hills!
Don't miss this experience! It's seasonal: we offer it only in the summer.
Private Aria 's performance from famous operas by classically trained singer in the vineyard.
Wine tasting throught a selection of our best red wines from Valpolicella:
Valpolicella Superiore , Ripasso DOC , Amarone della Valpolicella DOCG , Recioto DOCG.
Tasting of local dishes from the traditional Veronaesis Cuisine: Monte Veronese cheese (different aging); Soppressa della Valpolicella , Pane croccante di tipo Sant 'Anna della Lessinia.
Discover the pairing Amarone &chocolate: our little secret!
This an adults only event
Dress code is smart casual but be sure to wear comfortable shoes to walk in.
Tenuta Santa Maria Valverde, loc. Gazzo 4 Marano di Valpolicella Verona 37020 (with transportation: Verona city area according to your needs)