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Italians Do it Better: Wine, Food and Culture Tours around Italy

02 Feb, 2016

Pizza, Pasta, Prosecco are some of my favourite things and they all happen to come from Italy.  There is no doubt that when it comes to wine and food travel, Italians do it better than most. There are few places in the world where you get as much variety of wines, cuisine and culture. As the new holiday season is about to start in Europe, we have added even more tours for you to enjoy in 2016. There are also new wineries ready to welcome you all around Italy. From boutique places to stay such as Venissa, near magical Venice to the Tuscan hills and our exclusive Chianti wine bleding experience at Viticcio, there is something for everyone to choose from.

As I plan my next trip to Puglia, I wanted to share with you some of my favourite spots around Italy. Brought to you from Puglia, Tuscany, Sicily and Veneto, I hope you love these as much as I do.

Puglia Food Experiences

    During this cooking and wine experience you will learn how to cook tasty, healthy food using the freshest ingredients from local mums in Puglia! Here are some highlights: 

    • shop for local ingredients at the local market
    • cook a 4 course traditional meal
    • enjoy a tasting of 4 local wines
    • a personalised apron and recipe book to take home with you!

    Learn to cook with local nonnas

      Sicily for Culture Lovers

       

      If you are a history lover, you certainly can’t miss this great tour to explore one of Sicily’s most beautiful towns – Taormina. Here are some highlights:
      • take a tour of Sicily’s historic sites
      • enjoy a delicious lunch
      • wine tasting on Etna with our winemakers

      Sicily Culture and Wine

        Bolgheri Wine Tour and Ornellaia Lunch

        Begin your day at Ornellaia, one of the most exclusive wineries in Tuscany, followed by a wine tasting at Redigaffi winery, which gets awarded 100 points by Robert Parker. Here are some of the highlights:
        • visit Tuscany’s beautiful region of Bolgheri
        • enjoy a premium delicious lunch at Ornellaia
        • taste Tuscany’s most fine wines

        Ornellaia Lunch and Wine Tasting

          Prosecco Wine Tour

          V isit an old winery inside a rural Venetian villa and enjoy a visit to a fantastic Prosecco producer. Here are some of the highlights:
          • Prosecco and Raboso Tasting
          • visit two wineries, including an Organic Producer
          • enjoy a local lunch
          • visit Little Florence or the Borgo of Serraville

          Prosecco Wine Tasting with Winerist


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