Food and Wine tasting on lake garda - Relais Forte Benedek


Lake Garda is a place that enchants the senses and delights lovers of good food and wine. Your experience at Fort Benedek allows you to explore the culinary delights of Lake Garda (Pastrengo), offering a multi-sensory journey through the unique flavours and aromas of this area.

Imagine yourself in an old Austrian fort dating back to 1861 near Lake Garda, surrounded by vineyards and lush olive groves. A table set with local delicacies, prepared with fresh, high-quality ingredients. This is just the beginning of a culinary journey that will take you on a discovery of the unique flavours of Lake Garda.

The tasting of our organic wines is a highlight of this experience. Indigenous grape varieties provide fresh, aromatic wines that go perfectly with local dishes. Our expert guides will guide you through the tasting, revealing the secrets of winemaking and telling fascinating stories about the local wineries.

You cannot visit Lake Garda without tasting the area’s famous extra virgin olive oil. In many places, you will have the opportunity to taste different varieties of olive oil and discover the nuances of taste and aroma that make it such an extraordinary product.

The local cheeses are another delicacy not to be missed, along with homemade sausages and focaccia.

At Forte Benedek you can delight in a first-class food and wine tasting: an experience that envelops your senses in an embrace of authentic flavours, culinary tradition and natural beauty. It is a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in Verona and discover its hidden treasure, Lake Garda, through its food and wine delights.

What do we propose?

  • Explore an original Austrian fort from 1861
  • Panoramic view of Lake Garda
  • Tasting of 6 local organic wines
    • Pinot Grigio Doc
    • Rosé Ice Cuveé Brut IGT
    • Rosé del Re IGT
    • Rosso del Re IGT
    • Valpolicella Superiore DOC
    • Rosso La Carica IGT
  • Tasting of quality local cured meats and cheeses
  • Tasting of exta virgin olive oil produced by us combined with an artisanal focaccia made from ancient grains

Our guides will accompany you on this food and wine tour (in both Italian and English)