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Winetasting in the Venice Lagoon

Venice boat experienceWine tasting on the islands of the Venice Lagoon

Can you imagine seeing wineries in the middle of a lagoon?

Cruise from Venice to the islands were grapes are still cultivated making a wine which is really unique. The first stop will be at Sant’Erasmo, the vegetable garden of Venice. Here, beside the famous violet artichoke, some important vineyards have been created to produce a tasty white wine. The wine tasting will be in the garden facing the lagoon among fruit trees and cultivated grounds.

Proceed along Sant’Erasmo island to reach the small and picturesque island of Mazzorbo, connected by a wooden bridge to the more famous Burano. The Venissa estate features an ancient walled vegetable garden as well as a vineyard originally from Venice. On this unique island, in fact, the ancient Venetian vines cultivated during the Serenissima Republic, only recently rediscovered, have been wisely replanted. The wine has a slightly salty taste as grapes absorb some salt from the ground making it very tasty and different from Sant’Erasmo’s white wine.

Enjoy your visit to these two islands where, beside the wine tasting, a lunch with local food can be arranged.

The 1964 Cabin Cruiser Bora was totally renovated in 2015, maximum capacity 6 persons (including captain and guide) The boat features padded seating and sundeck areas, fresh water shower, private toilet,  mineral water and Audio Sound System.

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