The Best Wine Tasting & Tours In Basilicata

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Wine Tasting & Tours in Basilicata2021-02-22T08:38:41+00:00

Wine Tastings and Tours in Basilicata

There are so many options for wine tasting and tours in Basilicata. Savor their refined wines with great delicacies ideal for gourmet breaks with a difference. With stunning mountain and hill ranges, this region is a paradise. We are here to help you to choose!

At WineTourism.com, we provide a wide selection of wine tastings and tours in Basilicata together with our local partner wineries. Below you will find a list of wine tastings and tours in Basilicata with a direct booking option and a map of the region with the exact location of each winery. Choose your favorite wine tasting in Basilicata or the Weingut[Winery] tour, let us know and we will guaranty your memorable experience.

A beautiful stone stove in the cellar of the winery Cantine del Notaio.

Experience an amazing Wine Tasting and Tour at the Cantine del Notaio, one of our partners from Basilicata

Browse through the best selection of exciting wine tasting and tours in Basilicata

Be surprised by the wine tasting and guided tour at Cantine del Notaio

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Via Roma, 159, Rionero In Vulture, Basilicata, 85028, Italy

Enrich your taste buds with exquisite wines, paired with a guided visit at Michele Laluce Wine Tasting & Tour

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Azienda Agricola Michele Laluce, SP10, Venosa, Potenza, italy

Understand the history of viticulture and wine production with a glass of wine in hand at Terra dei Re Wine Tasting & Tour

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Cantine Terra Dei Re, Rionero In Vulture, Potenza, 85028, Italy

Map of Wine Tastings and Tours in Basilicata

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How to Get to Basilicata

Tips on how to reach wine tastings and tours in Basilicata by different means of transportation.

Bari-Palese International Airport (BRI) is just 64 km from Matera and it is also connected to the town by the regional bus lines. This airport is the best choice to reach the area of Basilicata, while Naples International Airport (NAP) is the best option to explore the western-Tyrrhenian area of the region. The local bus lines provide linking between Naples International Airport and the different towns of Basilicata, where you can enjoy the wine tastings and tours in a countryside setting. 


There are weekly direct flights to BRI and NAP from major airports in the UK, and other European cities throughout the summer season to explore wine tasting and tours in Basilicata.

If you decide to visit Basilicata by car, and you are traveling from different parts of Italy, here are three highways to reach the region from other parts of Italy:

– Via A2, the Motorway of the Mediterranean Sea, links Salerno to Reggio Calabria passing through the area of the Pollino National Park (southern part of the region);
– Via A14 Adriatic Motorway, links Bologna to Taranto passing near Matera and Metaponto;
– Via A16 Motorway of the Two Seas, links Naples to Canosa passing near Melfi and the Vulture area.

Once you reach the heart of Potenza, you can take a direction to the countryside and experience wine tastings and tours in Basilicata.

You can travel by train to Potenza from Rome in about 5 hours with one change at Salerno station. Ferrovie Appulo Lucane is a regional operator that provides connections from Potenza and Matera to Bari. Potenza Centrale railway station and Matera Centrale are the stations you should arrive at to start your journey to discover wine tasting and tours in Basilicata.

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Everything you need to know before you experience wine tastings and tours in Basilicata.

Experience wine tasting and tour in Basilicata sitting amongst the rich natural beauty- rugged mountains and mesmerizing view of the seaside.

Almost all the wineries and cellar houses are equipped with a tasting room where you can enjoy a glass of their finest wine. Many wineries offer a guided tour to the cellar room. Gain first-hand knowledge about the ecological and sustainable organic winemaking techniques. Wine tastings and tours in Basilicata will let you fully experience the beauty of the region, winemaking traditions as well as local cuisine.

For each wine tasting and tour experience for Basilicata presented on our website, you will see a bullet point list of what you can expect to experience.

Here are some wines you should try during your wine tastings and tours in Basilicata:

  • Body, rich texture, firm tannic structures, and chocolate cherry flavors.
  • Matera wines are semi-dry with ruby red color, the scent is complex and fruity, with an aromatic profile and the taste is typical and harmonious.
  • Grottino di Rocanova wines are deep ruby red in color, perfectly balanced, and refreshing. On the palate, you can easily feel lots of berries and hints of dried herbs.

The best months to experience wine tastings and tours in Basilicata are those between May and September because this period is characterized by milder temperature. If you plan to stroll around wineries in Basilicata, you will appreciate the months of May, June, and September when the weather is not too hot and the island is less crowded.

If you would like to combine the beach holidays and wine experiences in Basilicata, The months from June to September are the best.

Apart from astonishing wine tasting and tours in Basilicata, you can visit the Metaponto – Well preserved remains of the ancient Greek city of Metapontion, Pollino National Park – the largest national park of Italy and UNESCO World Heritage site and villages of Castelmezzano and Pietrapertosa – Two of Italy’s most beautiful villages.

Besides wine tastings and tours in Basilicata, you can also take a relaxing day and take a bath in one of the resorts along the ionic coast. 

Some words to remember before you experience wine tastings and tours in Basilicata:

  • “Vino”- Wine
  • “Cantina” – Winery
  • “Vigna” – Vine
  • “Vigneto” – Vineyard
  • “Uva” – Grape
  • “Vino Bianco” – White wine
  • “Vino Rosso” – Red wine
  • “Rosé” – Rosé wine
  • “Strada del Vino/dei Vini” – Wine route
  • “Salute!” or “Cin Cin” – Cheers!

Are you interested in reading more about Basilicata? Read our travel guide to Basilicata Wine Region, or visit our selection of the very best wineries in Basilicata that you can visit during your stay.