Orvieto Italy: Family-run Winery

published 7 years ago by Rick Steves

Italy is literally covered in vineyards. An hour north of Rome, near the hill town of Orvieto is the Tenuta le Vellete winery. A tour of this family-run property includes the main house with its atmospheric Etruscan cellars, stunning views from the terrace and a chance to taste several wines including the famous Orvieto Classico. For more information on the Rick Steves' Europe TV series — including episode descriptions, scripts, participating stations, travel information on destinations and more — visit www.ricksteves.com.

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