Raft & Wine 2019

Discover the river and the architectural beauties of the city of Verona from an unusual point of view! A special descent that will also be an opportunity to taste Veronese wines in the three stages of the aperitif on the Adige, accompanied by a substantial buffet at the stop on the wonderful terrace of the Officers Club in Castelvecchio.

Meeting time is scheduled at 17.45 pm at Navi bridge – S.Fermo side. From here with our shuttle you will reach the nautical base in Chievo, where before boarding, you can taste the first of the aperitifs.


The departure of the navigation is scheduled at 18.45, from the Bottagisio Sport Center, where the first stop will take place, the participants can taste the first aperitif organized with cheese platters and cured meats combined with sparkling wine.

The next stop at the terrace on the river at the Officers Club in Castelvecchio, where a first dish with buffet service will be served, combined with a wine that enhances the flavor of the dish proposed by the chefs of the Officers Club.

Finally, when the river is restored to the eighteenth century river customs in the Filippini area, the third tasting is offered, combined with a dessert this time. In addition, it will be possible to visit the Museum of the Adige housed inside the building.

Participants will complete a “traveling dinner“, combining the beauty of Verona seen from the river, tasting of typical local products in unique and unforgettable locations.

Our rafts can accomodate up to 12 people in addition to the F.I.Raft river guide. Participants will be provided with a life jacket and, for those who wish, a paddle.

APERITIVE STAGES with wines from the Albino Armani Winery in Dolcè (VR)
Chievo nautical base: Sauvignon appetizers
Officers Club in Castelvecchio: Schiava + Buffet Club Officers
Customs: Pinot Grigio snacks

The wines that will be tasted during the evening are produced by Cantina Albino Armani Verona, and in particular the following wines will be offered for tasting: SCHIAVA (Valdadige DOC), PINOT GRIGIO (Terradeiforti Valdadige DOC) and SAUVIGNON (IGT Trevenezie).

All participants will receive a 10% discount voucher to use at the Albino Armani winery.

web: www.albinoarmani.com/en/home/

 

HOW MUCH?

€ 35 for adults / children

including river gear, F.I.Raft. guide, three aperitifs, Adige Musem Visit, shuttle to our base and insurance.

DETAILS:

Minimum age: 3.
A pair of spare shoes and pants are raccomanded.
No personal skills needed
Reservations required at +39 339 2322491 or eventi@adigerafting.it

WHEN?

Friday 24 May
Saturday 1 June
Friday, June 14th
Saturday, June 29th
Friday 5 July
Saturday 20th July
Saturday 27th July
Saturday 3 August
Saturday, August 17th
Saturday 31 August
Saturday 7 September
Saturday 21 September
Saturday 5 October

Available any day – any time for groups of minimum 10 people

TIMETABLE

  • 17.45 : meeting at the bus stop of San Fermo (Stradone San Fermo, 2 – Verona – see map and image at the bottom) to reach our base at Chievo – Bottagisio sports center by private shuttle.
  • 18.15 :  arrival at the base, check-in, first aperitif, and technical briefing.
  • 18.45 : boarding.
  • 19.30 : arrival at the Officers Club in Castelvecchio for the second aperitif and stories on the ancient use of the river.
  • 20.00 : restart.
  • 20.30 : arrival at the ancient river customs in the historic center, last aperitif and illustration of the Museo dell’Adige.
  • 21.00 : end of activity.