The Tenuta Travaglino and the Locanda di Calvignano in the Oltrepo’ pavese

Winery visit + wine tasting + free bottle + lunch | Duration: Approximately 3 hours

The Tenuta di Travaglino (Travaglino estate) in Calvignano, in the Oltrepò Pavese, dates back to 1111 and since 1868 it has been owned by the Comi family. Vincenzo Comi chose Travaglino because of the beauty of the landscapes and because it’s an extremely fertile area for wines. The most important vines and wines here are Pinot Nero and Riesling Renano. The modern Travaglino winery boasts centuries-old traditions and the oenological evolution is accompanied by a patient and meticulous work. This has led the estate to incarnate the most authentic expression of the Oltrepò pavese area. The property stretches along 400 hectares in a single unit, of which 80 hectares of vineyard. It boasts 12 farmhouses, a historical village and an inn (locanda) with a restaurant and rooms for guests. Just a shade over an hour from Milan, you will get the chance to visit the Travaglino Farmstead, taste 5 wines accompanied by cured meats and cheese and relax at the inn in Calvignano, where you can also have lunch and try the typical Lombard cuisine with a modern twist.


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Meeting point

  • Meeting at Tenuta Travaglino
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Activity and tasting

What’s in the activity:
  • Visit to the old winery
  • Tasting of 5 wines
    • 1 Spumante Metodo Classico DOCG Millesimato + 1 Riserva DOC + 3 DOC wines
  • Cured meats and cheese (including the local Varzi salami)
  • A free bottle of Pinot Nero
  • 4-course lunch at the Locanda di Calvignano
Guests can find accomodation at the inn upon request
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End of the visit

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Additional information

DestinationLombardy
DurationAbout 3 h.
DifficultyEasy
Groups | IndividualGroups min. 5 pax

The Tenuta Travaglino and the Locanda di Calvignano in the Oltrepo’ pavese

Winery visit + wine tasting + free bottle + lunch | Duration: Approximately 3 hours


The third area in the world for the production of Pinot Nero after Champagne and Burgundy, the first in Italy with over 3300 hectares of vines, with a particular shape that recalls a bunch and dubbed ‘Old Piedmont’ in the past, the Oltrepò Pavese is an area in Lombardy wedged among Piedmont, Liguria and Emilia, where very different vines and wines coexist. Characterised by the prevalence of hilly terrain, the area is blessed by a particularly favourable climate that allows the ripening of the grapes in late autumn too. It is right here among these hills that Travaglino, a millenary estate dating back to 1111, produces Pinot Noir, Croatina, Barbera and Riesling Renano wines in oak and steel barrels. Calcareous clay soils, between 250 and 350 metres a.s.l., with southwest exposure help to fully maintain flavours and aromas. The respect for grape and consequently for wine is the main philosophy at Travaglino, every step being important to guarantee and improve the wine quality.

What’s on the tour:

Visit to the winery + Tasting of 5 wines + Free Pinot Nero bottle + Cured meats and cheese + Lunch at the Inn (duration: approximately 3 hours)

DEPARTURE/ARRIVALTenuta Travaglino | Località Travaglino, 27045 Calvignano – PV
ACTIVITY TIMETABLEA richiesta
INCLUDED
1Visit to the wineryCured meats and cheese + Lunch at the Inn
Tasting of 5 wines + Free Pinot Nero bottleInsurance
NOT INCLUDED
Taxes
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