Trastevere by Night: Gourmet Food & Wine Tasting Experience
Explore the world of Italian wines, aperitivo and authentic Roman food in the vibrant neighborhood of Trastevere.
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- Learn the secrets to enjoying Italian wine, aperitivo and dinner in Rome—and use them during the rest of your stay!
- Discover the scenic Trastevere neighborhood, a favorite of creatives and artists from all over the world
- Enjoy both pasta and meat courses at a 13th-century convent-turned-osteria
- Dive into the world of Italian wine with five different varieties—and make your own aperitivo cocktail!
- Taste Roman essentials including local meats and cheeses, seasonal veggies and pre-dinner gourmet bruschettas
- Decode the difference between enotecas, osterias, trattorias and ristorantes and learn what to order at each of them
Our guide was amazing, very personable and spent time getting to know the group so if you’re flying solo you’re in great hands. She also has the most amazing relationships with each venue we went to and everyone went out of their way to be so wonderful to us. They are small local businesses who all have sustainable practices which was important to me.
The pace of the tour was very leisurely and I would highly recommend this tour to those seeking a true Roman experience that is very comfortable and worth every dollar/euro. Abbie is much more than an amazing tour guide, she is like your personal Roman Food and Culture Coach and you can not go wrong with a Devour Rome Tour with Abbie!
I am from Rome, so I usually do not go on tours and such around my own city, but I decided to accompany a British friend and I could not have organized something better myself. If you are wondering if this will be a genuine Roman experience, listen to a Roman. DO IT!
What to Expect
Spend an evening exploring Rome’s picturesque Trastevere neighborhood. We’ll hop from enoteca to local bar, from osteria to gelateria, as we dive into the world of Roman gastronomy and Italian wines. Get ready for regional cured meats and cheese, delicious local pastas, a variety of different Italian wines and, of course, our favorite aperitivo cocktail. Consider this your crash course in all things Italian wine and dining, setting you up to eat and drink better for the rest of your stay!
STOP BY STOP:
We’ll start things off by saying “cin cin!” with a glass of prosecco in hand. We’ll pair it with a variety of local meats and cheeses at this wine bar known for its extensive wine list and warm, laid-back atmosphere.
At our next stop, you’ll learn that the Italian drinking scene is not just about wine. Here, you’ll have the chance to make your own negroni! After a quick course in Italian mixology, you’ll learn the secret behind making this famous aperitivo cocktail for yourself.
Next up we’ll weave our way through the charming backstreets of the neighborhood to visit a fantastic enoteca with a modern twist. Here we’ll sample a spread of local delicacies. Think tomato, pesto and mozzarella bruschetta and a traditional balsamic vinegar salad paired with two different regional varieties of white wine.
Not done yet, it’s time to hit up one of the area’s most renowned osterias for a dining experience true to the city. Enjoy classic Roman pasta and meatballs prepared by an award-winning chef. And if you thought it couldn’t get better—we’ll be sipping two types of hearty Italian red wine selected by an expert sommelier.
And what would dinner in Rome be without dessert? We’re off to an artisanal gelateria famous for its local, seasonal flavors. You’re going to love the gelato here, and we’ll show you what you need to look out for to separate the real-deal gelatarias from the tourist traps.
And as with all Devour Rome tours, your guide will give you a copy of our Devouring Rome guide, which is packed with all our favorite places to eat and drink in the city! So put down your guidebook and get ready to experience Rome like a local on our evening food and wine tasting experience!
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Explore the charming cobblestone streets of Rome’s Trastevere district, famous for its abundance of bars, restaurants and nightlife