Food and Wine

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Breathtaking views of mountain peaks and valleys from a cheese maker’s chalet, silvery green olive groves terraced down to the blue sea, a cool tufo cellar where you sip a wine that is the liquid essence of the fiery Sicilian sun, dawn hush of chestnut woods wreathed in autumn mist, in the company of the “tartufaio” and his faithful dog.

Your search for the secrets of the traditional flavours of Italy will take you into the heart of the Italian countryside, from the Alps to the islands.

Italians cling jealously to the age old rituals that produce the superb foods and wine they are so proud of, so entwined with their history and identity. In the vaulted hall of a medieval castle with its echoes of banquets long past, in the stone flagged kitchen of a Puglia farmhouse, you will discover the soul of Italy.

Our itineraries:

  • Vineyards and castles
  • Italian cooking courses
  • Cellar tours
  • Gourmet tours
  • Customized wine tours
  • Wine tasting courses with famous Italian sommeliers
  • Wine cruises
  • Wine trail walking tours
  • Olive and grape harvest vacations
  • Cheese making on high alpine pastures
  • Truffle tours with expert “tartufaio”
  • Italian cusine tours
  • Country stays in olive groves
  • Farmhouse stays in Masserie (Puglia)