Delta Vacations’ new tastes of Italy itineraries feature wine and olive oil-themed tours, private car service for up to six guests, and English-speaking guides. On the Florence Countryside and the Chianti Classico Wine Tasting Tour, starting at $826 dbl, guests spend the day learning about the production and aging process of Chianti wines, in addition to going on wine tastings and enjoying a traditional lunch at Ristorante La Scuderia. The Olive Oil and Wine Tasting Tour is a 1-day excursion priced at $943 dbl; it takes place in the Frascati Hills of the Lazio region near Rome. The tour features visits to the Azienda Agricola Casale Marchese Winery, the Tenuta Colle Picchioni Winery, and a sampling of olive oils, as well as a tour of the ancient town of Frascati plus lunch at Osteria Zaraza.
Delta Vacations also added five new properties to its Italy portfolio, including The Hotel Lungarno in Florence; The Hotel Delle Nazioni in Rome; the Ludovisi Palace in Rome; the Hotel Monaco and Grand Canal in Venice; and the Hotel La Palma Capri. For more information, call (800) 727-1111 or visit worldagentdirect.com.