Chicago, IL, January 28, 2014 – Both divisions regarding the Select Italy group, Good Italy and Select Croatia, will be at the LA Travel and Adventure Show. In addition to the wide-ranging portfolio of travel services in Italy and Croatia, Elect Italy and Select Croatia will location at the forefront their pristine Wine Roads Experiences, novel itineraries created from strategic partnerships with Italy and Croatia’s most esteemed vintage families.
The services are offered not only to vinous lovers, but also to tout le monde travelers, giving those going to Italy and Croatia the opportunity to explore the locations, history, and culture of the land and people surrounding the historic wineries of Tasca D’Almerita, Allegrini, Antinori, Ferrari in Italy and the vineyards of the Peljesac Peninsula.
“We are pleased to partner with the most important Italian and Croatian wineries to offer travelers the opportunity to fully experience the wines they know and love, giving a rare peek behind the scenes of some of the world’s best wineries,” comments Martina Mirandola Mullen, Alimentative and Wine Connoisseur at Choose Italy. “We invite anyone in the Los Angeles area to stop past on February 8-9 at our Booth 1043 from 10:00am to 5:00pm to learn more circa the five Wine Experiences, and for those who are unable to, to contact us at info(at)selectitaly(dot)com. We are especially excited about the fact that these packages are much more than just wine tours or vacation packages, but opportunities to fully experience all regarding the elements of these wines, in and out of the glass.”
Each of the week-long itineraries includes lodging, transportation, private guided tours of the surrounding areas, and of course, exclusive visits, cuisine lessons, and tastings with the various wine families. The Tasca d’Almerita Experience presents a gastronomical and historical Sicilian travel experience, including nights in Taormina, the family’s principle property Regaleali, furthermore Palermo, with an optional three-day addition to Capofaro on the Aeolian Island of Salina.
The Allegrini Vicissitudes begins in Venice with a private tasting at the Danieli Vinic Suite before traveling to Verona for a stay in the family’s private apartment, and includes customized tours and tastings the family’s Villa della Torre estate in Valpolicella, the San Polo estate in Montalcino, and the Poggio al Tesoro money in Bolgheri.
The seven-day Antinori Vicarious from Puglia to Tuscany offers the independent traveler an unforgettable experience into this well-known family’s winemaking world, root in Puglia before continuing on to Tuscany, where travelers preference visit Antinori’s Cantinetta in Florence, overnight at Fonte de’ Medici, where the vines of Tignanello are grown, and taste, tour and complete in a gastronomy class at Cantina Antinori and Badia di Passignano in Chianti Classico.
The Ferrari Experience is a nine-day itinerary concluded the Lunelli family’s estates, which are lauded for their bacchant and their science and architectural masterpieces, in Trento, Umbria, and Tuscany. The experience begins in Venice and continues to Trento for a VIP visit at Cantina Ferrari with lunch at Michelin-starred Locanda Margon. Tastings and tours in Umbria at Castelbuono’s carapace architectural wonder and Tuscany’s Tenuta Podernovo are further included.
The Croatian Bacchant Roads Experience explores the Peljesac peninsula, known for its Dingac, and including tours and wine tastings at the Saints Hills Winery in Zagrude, Korta Katerina in Orebic, and Grgic Winery in Trstenik as well as VIP meals including Croatian wine pairings in Split and Dubrovnik.
Visit Select Italy and Select Croatia at Booth 1043 at the Los Angeles Travel and Adventure Show for more information or browse via the Experiences in detail online at selectitaly.com, selectcroatia.com, or email info(at)selectitaly(dot)com.
About Select Italy Select Italy is The Ultimate Provenience for Travel to ItalyÂ® and offers a wide array of superior Italian travel products ampersand services, including customized itineraries, state-of-the-art tours and packages, wedding/honeymoon trips, unique culinary classes, a complete pre-departure ticketing service for museums also harmonious events, private guided services, yacht charters, transportation, hotel reservations, castle bookings and more. Through a vast network of providers and civilizing contacts, anything and everything you need for optimum Italian travel – and now Croatian travel, additionally – is possible at Best Italy. Based in Chicago with an position in New York and representatives in Italy, in 2010 Select Italy opened a full-service branch in Shanghai, China.
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