Enjoy highlights of the city and a visit to a leading wine producing estate in the land of farmers, olive groves and vineyards; where harvest after harvest, from parents to children, the tradition has been handed down. Stop in front of the Basilica of Bonaria for an explanation of the history of this Church, from the outside. Ascend to Monte Uprino for a great panoramic photo opportunity of the city below. A scenic drive takes you to Serdiana where you’ll visit a local winery and enjoy a wine tasting.
It all started in 1918, when Francesco Argiolas started from scratch and planted the first vineyard with the assistance of some war prisoners; the rest is history, and you’ll hear it all during your tour. Visit the cellars where the juice is fermented and the wine is aged in barrels, in the company of an expert. Three generations of the family work together to produce a high quality product. After visiting the cantina, you’ll taste their wines accompanied by Sardinian snacks to help you discover the flavors and sensations that centuries of know-how can offer. Before returning to your ship, you’ll have some free time in Cagliari.
Need to Know:
Note: Tour involves approximately 1/3 mile/500 meters of walking over a relatively flat terrain. There are approximately 20 steps in the wine tasting room. Guests are suggested to wear comfortable walking shoes.