One of the reasons why people come to Italy is food because experience local specialties often tells more about Italy and about the Italians than museums and monuments. Our Food and Wine Tours will take you discovering the traditional flavors of Tuscany and Liguria: red and white wines, olive oil, cold cuts and cheese, pasta dressed in several ways, traditional soups and rediscovery of the traditional flavors.
The Food and Wine Tours used to include the visit to historical places and learn more about the local uses and customs during which taste some street food and sipping a glass of local wine. For those that during a Food and Wine Tour wish to have an insight view of the local cuisine, a full meal in a restaurant can be arranged or even more in-depth by visiting the cantine (wineries) where the most famous wine is made and aged.
Other thematic and customized Food and Wine Tours can be arranged on request, contact us for more information.
The wine tours take place in the Chianti and other famous wine regions of Tuscany like Montalcino, Montepulciano, Bolgheri and Liguria like Cinque Terre.
In the cooking classes, you learn how to make the home-made pasta and its traditional dressing like the Ligurian pesto, meat sauce, tomato sauce, seafood sauce. We organize lessons also for vegan and vegetarian people and for those who desire to improve his skills or learn how to prepare a full Italian meal we have the right thing for you.
The olive oil tastings will teach you how this is made, and how to recognize a good from a bad olive oil. While the food-oriented walks will make you taste the local specialties combined with the highlights of a certain place.