Vino! Vino! walking tour is a great way to get to know Little Italy, San Diego – one of the chicest neighborhoods in the Downtown area. With many unique boutiques, historic buildings, and luxury high-rises, this area is known today as a great area to stay and find some of the best food and drink establishments in all of San Diego. On this tour, you will visit 4 establishments and sample a variety of wines. You will meet local wine enthusiasts who are eager to share with you small production wines, as well as Italian favorites. Spend the day learning about the different styles of wine, and taste your way through Little Italy. Taste not just wine, but Italian foodie favorites such as bruschetta, pizza, calamari and a special sangria.
Little Italy is a historic area hugging the coast of the harbor, built from a love of community and strife. Italian immigrants came to California in the mid 19th century, and used their skill at fishing to make a living. The fishing industry in San Diego was dominated by Italians, and was known as the tuna fishing capital of the world. You’ll learn about how the Italians worked together to fish, can, market, and distribute a food that is part of day to day life in America today.
Experience the all that Little Italy has to offer – from the the quaint piazzas to the trendy shops and restaurants – while learning about the rich history that helped shape the beautiful town to what it is today.