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A Gourmet's Tour: Tasting the Traditional Florentine Delights
From the savory to the sweet (and, of course, the world-famous wines) - experience the gourmet side of Florence!
Exclusive Tour: Discovering the Brunello di Montalcino
Montalcino is an ancient hilltop town, famous for the Brunello wine - enjoy a day discovering this enchanted place and its wine!
VIP Cooking Class in Patrician Villa, Market Visit, Wine Lab
Learn Chef Giovanni's secrets of Italian cuisine in an intimate and friendly atmosphere with this small-group cooking class.
Life is Grape: Wine, Food, and Beauty of the Val d'Orcia
Get acquainted with beautiful Val d'Orcia - taste the specialties (both wine and cheese), and take some home.
Tour: Chocolate Manufacturing Co-op Quetzal Modica
A chocolate manufacturer dedicated to combining local ingredients with the traditional processing of cocoa - in a fair way.
A chocolate lover’s dream: chocolate workshop Modica
Put your hands in cocoa and make some chocolate bars - nothing is better if you really want to learn about chocolate!
Rome through its Pasta Traditions: Roman Cooking Lesson
Learn how to prepare three kinds of traditional and fresh pasta, followed by a tasting, and your self-made lunch!
Vatican Museums: Art, Politics, Cookbooks of the Popes
Food during the Renaissance, the first cookbook ever published, the political power of culinary events in history - with wine tasting.
A Look At The Wine Cellar - Castello di Fonterutoli - Mazzei
The hamlet of Fonterutoli, an old bastion of Florence only a few kilometers from Castellina in Chianti, is blessed with an extraordinary view of Siena, which is so close that it is possible to discern the Torre del Mangia and the outline of the Duomo.
A Look At The Wine Cellar - Argiano
The Argiano estate develops around the nucleus of buildings, extending across an area of about 135 hectares, occupied by vineyards, olive groves and woods. Access to the estate is via roads marked by traces of flavours and dusts that date back centuries and which intersect unique atmospheres and panoramas
A Look At The Wine Cellar - Col d'Orcia
Col d’Orcia literally means the hill overlooking the Orcia River. The Orcia River marks the South West border of the Brunello di Montalcino territory and the name of the farm is intrinsically linked to the physical location where the vineyards are planted. It is the mission of Col d’Orcia to produce the best possible wines that the exceptional combination of soil and climate of this part of Montalcino can achieve
A Look At The Wine Cellar - Castiglion del Bosco
Castiglion del Bosco extends over 1,800 hectares, with 62 of them dedicated to vineyards. It is one of the most prominent producers in Montalcino, both for the history of the estate and for its size, unchanged in the last 400 years
A Look At The Wine Cellar - Rocca di Frassinello
Rocca di Frassinello lies on the right hillside heading north that forms on either side of the old Aurelia road and which forms a sort of canyon through which the sea wind blowing from the plain between Castiglione della Pescaia and Grosseto travels across
A Look At The Wine Cellar - Podere Le Ripi
Discover the estate in a relaxed atmosphere and taste a fine selection of wines. The visit includes the tour of the vineyards, walking through the Bonsai – the densest vineyard in the world – with an explanation of the biodynamic philosophy
A Look At The Wine Cellar - Boscarelli
Experience the vineyard with a particular study of the breeding techniques and the nature of the lands that host our Sangiovese and the local varieties with an explanation of the specificity of local production, vinification and aging of wines
A Look At The Wine Cellar - Felsina
Every type of cultivation at Fèlsina — the grapevines, olive trees, grain, vegetables and forest — is characterized by the exaltation of the terroir. An important patrimony of various Sangioveses – crus — grown at Fèlsina, a constant factor in our labours, giving true meaning to the word tradition.
A Look At The Wine Cellar - Bindi Sergardi Fattoria di Mocenni
Mocenni’s origins date back to 1076 when it was a mill. Its name comes from “macina” (millstone). In 1765, in the real estate registry of Granduke Pietro Leopoldo, it was called “Moceni”, until today’s Mocenni.
A Look At The Wine Cellar - Villa di Geggiano
Villa di Geggiano has been the family home and winery of the Bianchi Bandinelli family since 1527. Just six kilometres north-east of Siena, its façade looks out onto the enchanting hills of Chianti classico, a region of Italy world famous for its wines, natural beauty and rich history
A Look At The Wine Cellar - Barone Ricasoli Castello di Brolio
The castle has been rebuilt and modified several times and today it bears the marks of the different eras: there are the fortified medieval bastions, Romanesque and neo-Gothic additions and unique nineteenth-century Tuscan details