Each dinner with us becomes a rich tasting!
The sommeliers of Villa Rey will serve the perfect wine for each dish carefully selected from the best of central Italy. And the cheese and dessert will be combined with the finest sweet wines. You can taste wines from highly qualified wineries that will offer also organic products. Join us for a trip to the wineries in the region. Or take part in the tasting in Villa Rey. The winemaker Fabrizio Fiamini will take you through the vineyards of Villa Rey and will explain the principles of organic farming. In the next tasting (3 glasses), you can learn all about the wines produced biologically through the detailed descriptions of our winemaker.
Dates: every week
Price tasting wines from 15€ per person
Viticulture in Umbria
The wine-growing region in the heart of Umbria is a region of Italy with a cultivated area of 16,500 hectares. Due to its hilly mountain landscape, this region is characterized by different soils , which have a large number of different grape varieties . In cooler areas of Umbria produces white wine , which represents about 90% of the production volume . The volcanic soil in the warmer layers instead is excellent for full-bodied red wines . The climatic conditions of the region of Umbria wine are comparable with those of neighboring Tuscany: the winter months are usually rainy , summer ones are instead very sunny . Many vineyards have a dry clay and sandy soil , irrigation can be ensured, however, by numerous rivers . In Umbria dominate in particular grechetto white varieties , trebbiano and Verdello. Among the red varieties are more popular instead Sagrantino, Sangiovese, Ciliegiolo Nero, Nero Cannaiolo and Montepulciano. The white wines of the region are internationally recognized for its fruity taste fresh , red wines are considered to be harmonious and full-bodied . The wine is grown in Umbria since the time of the Romans from the tribe of the same name of the Umbrians and Etruscans . After the fall of the Roman Empire , however, the production of wine has suffered a setback, recovery after the Second World War. Today the most famous wine producers in the wine region of Umbria have become big companies are able to offer wines of high quality and accessible to all.
All wine lovers can taste wines from our small private property.
Wineries in the area
Panicale : Lamborghini, Morami, La Querciolana
Citta della Pieve : Paolo Bolla
Mercatello : Monte Vibbiano
Orvieto : Le Velette, Palazzone, Castello di Sala
Montepulciano : Boscarelli, Poliziano, Fattoria del Cerro
Montefalco : Fattoria Colleallodole, Tabbarini, Fongoli, Scacciadiavoli, Arnaldo Caprai
Torgiano : Lungarotti
Bevagna : Di Filippo