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9 Best Sorrento Wine Tasting & Tours by an Italian [2024]

In the hunt for spectacular Sorrento wine tasting & tours? Check out this comprehensive list – curated by an Italian! – of the ultimate wine experiences in Sorrento.

Sorrento is a charming town, a getaway to the super popular Amalfi Coast in southern Italy. It is famous for its stunning views, picturesque streets, and delicious cuisine. Besides, it is also home to a rich and diverse wine culture. The wineries and vineyards in the surrounding hills produce some of Italy’s finest wines.

Did you know? Even I, born and raised in northern Italy, didn’t know much about wines from this region until some time ago! For those who love wine and want to explore the region’s viticulture, Sorrento offers a range of wine-tasting tours

Image of lush vine rows with mountains in the background, inserted in a post about Sorrento wine tasting tours

While on these tours, you have the opportunity to explore these vineyards and wineries. You’ll learn about the unique terroir of the region and the techniques used to produce each wine. You can also enjoy tastings of the various wines produced on-site, often paired with local cheeses and other traditional foods.

In this article, we will take a closer look at nine of the best Sorrento wine tasting tours available. 

Whether you’re a seasoned wine connoisseur or simply looking to sample some of the region’s best vintages, Sorrento’s wine-tasting tours will leave you with a deeper appreciation for the art of winemaking.

I use Get Your Guide and Viator to book tours when I travel, and I especially recommend them for their cancelation policy. If your plans change, you can cancel most activities up to 24 hours in advance and get a full refund.

The 4 Very Best Sorrento Wine Tasting Tours 

➤ Experience the thrill of hiking up the infamous volcano with this Mount Vesuvius Tour & Wine Tasting. Then, reward yourself with a delicious lunch and wine tasting at a nearby winery. Bruschetta, cheese, salami, spaghetti…yum!

Capture stunning views of the Bay of Naples and explore the winemaking process in the picturesque vineyards. Sip on three delicious, different wines – a white, a red, and a rosè. Each boasts unique flavors thanks to the mineral-rich volcanic soil!

This tour includes: Transfers from Sorrento, entrance fee, a guide, lunch, and wine tastings. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

➤ Embark on a food lover’s dream with an E-bike Wine and Food Tour. You’ll be off the beaten path and onto the winding mule tracks of the Sorrento Peninsula. 

Then, stop in the charming hamlet of Schiazzano. Taste wine, local cured meats, and renowned Provolone del Monaco D.O.P., and savor homemade lemonade, olive oil, and marmalade on melba toasts. Lastly, witness the production of mozzarella and caciottina at a local family farm to finish this Sorrento wine tour on an excellent note. 

This tour includes: E-bike and helmet rental, visit to the farm, food and wine tastings, and a guide. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

➤ Indulge in an immersive experience at Cortecorbo with this Tour of the Vineyards. The tour will be guided by a real-life Irpinian winemaker.  On top of sipping wine, you’ll learn how to make pizza and hand-made pasta.

Then, taste six different kinds of wine from the winery. The star of the show is Taurasi DOCG, the wine diamond of the south, which improves with age. You’ll be treated to a countryside lunch featuring local dishes that celebrate the unique characteristics of each wine.

Cortecorbo Irpina wines: tour of the vineyards - Cooking Class - Wine Tasting

This tour includes: Cooking class, tour of the vineyards, lunch, wine tasting, and private transfers. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

➤ Join this 3-hour Wine and Food Tasting Experience at the Casale Villarena Old Cellar in the Campania region. Learn about the wine-making process while surrounded by vineyards. Sample local wines paired with cheeses like Provolone del Monaco and Parmigiano. 

And if you’re feeling fancy, you can upgrade your tour and choose a wine and cheese tasting for the ultimate flavor explosion. I mean, is there anything better than cheese and wine – together? Don’t forget to end the experience with homemade limoncello on the terrace as the sun sets.

Wone & Food Tasting in Villarena

This tour includes: Food and wine tasting, a guide, and limoncello. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

The Best Private Sorrento Wine Tours

➤ Get ready to sip and savor on a Private Irpinia Wine Tour from Sorrento through Italy’s Irpinia region! Led by a private sommelier guide, this day-long experience takes you to two prestigious wineries in the Apennine Mountains. 

Taste three varietals at each winery, including the local Fiano and Aglianico grapes. Learn about the unique attributes of each wine and hike through the beautiful vineyards while learning how the wine is made. 

Private Irpina WIne Tour from Sorrento with Sommelier

This tour includes: Private transfers, a guide, and wine tastings. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

➤ Escape the chaos of public transportation and immerse yourself in the stunning beauty of Mt. Vesuvius’ fertile slopes on this stress-free Organic Wine Tasting & Lunch experience. It’s a private winery tour in which you’ll get to indulge in an unforgettable tasting experience at Cantina del Vesuvio Winery, a charming, family-run vineyard nestled on the mountain’s lush slopes. 

Enjoy a guided tour of the vineyards and cellar. Then, have a three-course lunch paired with five locally-produced Lacryma Christi DOC wines. You’ll be able to take in panoramic views of the Bay of Naples from the winery’s terrace as you savor traditional Neapolitan dishes. 

Organic Wine Tasting & Lunch on Vesuvius with Transfer from Sorrento Peninsula

This tour includes: Lunch, wine, olive oil and vinegar tastings, roundtrip transportation, and a guide. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

Pompeii + Wine Tours from Sorrento

➤ Sail away on a Pompeii and Vesuvius Boat Trip with a licensed guide, who’ll give you the lowdown on the historic town and towering volcano. Take in stunning views and enjoy a dip in the clear waters of the Mediterranean. 

You’ll also indulge in a traditional vineyard lunch with wine tasting. End the day with a beautiful sail along the coast and back to Sorrento!

From Sorrento: Pompeii & Vesuvius Tour by Boat with Lunch

This tour includes: Roundtrip transportation, entrance fees, a guide, lunch, and wine tastings. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

➤ Indulge in an unforgettable adventure that combines history, relaxation, and culinary delights with this Full-Day Combo Tour from Sorrento. Explore the ancient ruins of Pompeii with a guide.

Then, visit a winery on the slopes of Mount Vesuvius for a vineyard tour, wine tasting, and a delicious lunch of cheese, cured meats, and other specialties. You’ll sip three regional varietals including the unusual Lachryma Christi wine. 

With hotel pickup and drop-off included, sit back and enjoy the stunning views of the Sorrento Coast.

Full Day Small Group Pompeii Tour from Sorrento with Local Wine Tasting

This tour includes: Transfers, skip-the-line tickets for Pompeii, lunch, and wine tasting. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

➤ Get ready for the ultimate Italian adventure with a private Pompeii, Mt. Vesuvius, and Wine Tour from Sorrento. Explore the ruins of Pompeii and hike up the infamous volcano that buried the city 2,000 years ago. 

Catch breathtaking views of Naples and the bay from the top of Mt. Vesuvius. And to cap off an unforgettable day, visit a local Sorrento winery for a wine tour and light lunch. Don’t miss out on this chance to taste Italy’s finest wines and get a glimpse of ancient history!

Pompeii, Mt Vesuvius and Wine Tour

This private tour of Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius tour includes: Pick-up and drop-off, a professional guide for Pompeii, and a driver/guide. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

Are you looking for wine tours, but you’re staying in Positano, Amalfi, or another town on the Amalfi Coast? Check out this other post about the best wine tours in the Amalfi Coast.

Sorrento Wine Tasting Tours FAQs

What are the best wine tastings in Sorrento?

In my opinion, the ultimate wine tasting tours in Sorrento include the following:
Mount Vesuvius Tour & Wine Tasting
E-bike Wine and Food Tour
Cortecorbo Vineyards Tour
Wine & Food Tasting in Villarena

Is there a wine country near the Amalfi Coast?

Campania, where the Amalfi Coast is situated, is a wine region with an abundance of vineyards and wineries producing high-quality red and white wines.

  • Stefania Guglielmi

    Stefania Guglielmi is the founder of Every Steph. Originally from Bologna, Italy, she's been traveling full-time since 2016 and has visited over 50 countries across 6 continents. She believes sustainable travel and luxury travel can go hand in hand and has been advocating for responsible tourism since 2014. Stefania's advice and travel experiences have been featured in important publications such as Business Insider, Refinery29, and Yahoo Money.