Food and Wine tours

 

Franciacorta is a splendid region of Lombardy. Nature has over thousands of years sculpted this ancient land, creating a breathtakingly varied landscape awash with colour, that yields its most prized treasure, wine.

THE FINEST FOOD&WINE ON LAKE ISEO AND FRANCIACORTA

1° day: arrival in the Franciacorta region and check-in at agriturismo (Farmhouse)/ hotel***.
Evening free and overnight accommodation.
2° day: breakfast at the hotel. 9.00 a.m. - Cookery course (in English): vegetable picking in the vegetable garden, preparation of a complete menu and visit of the wine cellar. Lunch consisting of the dishes prepared, complemented with regional wine. Participants will be given an apron and recipe book as souvenirs of the course. Evening free and overnight accommodation.
3° day: Breakfast at the hotel. 9.00 a.m. – Transfer to Lake Garda and visit to a Lugana wine cellar and olive oil mill (Extra virgin olive oil Dop Garda). Tasting including local salami and cheese.
3.00 p.m. – Travel inland to the farmhouse/hotel, along the ‘Strada dei vini e dei sapori del Garda’ (Wine and gourmet road of Lake Garda region). Evening free and overnight accommodation.
4° day: Breakfast at the hotel.9.30 a.m. – Meeting with the guide for a visit of an olive oil mill on Lake Iseo. Olive oil tasting. 11.00 a.m. ~ - Departure by boat to Monte Isola, the biggest lake island in Europe, that was awarded first place in the Italian Classification as the European destination of excellence (Eden) in 2010.
Free time in the fishing village for a visit to the small shops with typical food products.
Lunch including lake fish (incl. 1 glass of wine, half a bottle of mineral water, espresso)
3.00 p.m. - Return to Iseo and short guided tour into the historical centre.
Evening free and overnight accommodation.
5° day: breakfast at the hotel. 11.00 a.m. – Visit to a wine cellar of the Franciacorta region, with Franciacorta sparkling wine tasting and appetizers.
2.00 p.m. – Visit to a distillery in an ancient location, date back to the Early Middle Ages. Tasting of grappa and appetizers. Evening free and overnight accommodation.
6° day: breakfast at the hotel. 10.00 a.m. – Visit to a farmhouse with animals, small dairy and shop: the guests are involved in making cheese. Evening free and overnight accommodation.
7° day: breakfast and departure.
 
The tour includes: six overnight accommodation with breakfast in double room (agriturismo or 3 star hotel – Franciacorta – Lago d’Iseo); all the services mentioned; day 4 guide service FD.

Price on request for group minimum 15 participants

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WINE TASTING IN MILAN

Taste fine, local wines, with the assistance of an expert sommelier Enjoy the delicious traditional dishes from Lombardy during this incredible wine experience Be blown away by the atmosphere of a traditional wine bar in the heart of Milan, and discover the secrets of the wine you are tasting.

From Tuesday to Friday from 17 to 18.30.

Number of persons: Minimum 2, maximum 30 persons

Enjoy some of the best Lombardy flavours. Experience a wine tasting in a charming wine bar located downtown in Milan;
this magic moment will be accompanied by an exhaustive explanation regarding the various flavours and their roots.
Proposed menus are prize examples of the product’s quality: they can change according to the season.
a glass of Pinot Nero red wine;
a glass of Chardonnay or Riesling Italico and Renano white wine;
a glass of classic method sparkling wine.
Tasting is accompanied by samples of Lombardy country typical salamis and cheeses.
The experience includes a wine tasting with samples of salamis and cheeses as per program.
 
Our package includes:
2 overnight stays at 3/4/5 star hotel with breakfast;
1 wine tasting in Milan;
 
 
PIEDMONT - THE VINEYARD HILLS OF LANGHE-ROERO AND MONFERRATO… Gourmet experience

The vineyard hills of Langhe, Roero and Monferrato have been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. It is an important award for a land where grape growing and wine making have been performing the leading role for ages: a knowledge that has been handed down from generation to generation, a masterpiece of humankind in harmony with nature, a cultural  treasure that is finally awarded at the highest level.

Program includes:

7 overnight stays in 4 star hotel with breakfast;
Welcome drink;
1 dinner at the hotel the first day (beverages not included);
dinner in a typical restaurant the sixth day (beverages not included);
3 typical meals including drinks;
6 visits to wineries and vineyards with tasting (1 per day) in the areas of Roero, Monferrato, Barbera, Barolo, Barbaresco, Moscato;
6 days of guide service / accompanying sommelier (English language) – night service not included;
1 wine tasting with brunch;
1 visit to a producer of truffle products;
1 demonstration research truffle;
1 visit to a producer of deli meats or cheeses;
1 visit to a distillery and tasting of brandy.
 
Price on request for group minimum 15 participants
 
MAGIC LANGHE - 3 days / 2 nights

You will discover a landscape, rich in castles, beautiful nature, beautiful old towns, chocolate manufacturers, culinary tradition of great prestige, and wines that have become famous ...
The production of Barolo and Barbaresco will be discovered after a visit to historic cellars such as Poderi Luigi Einaudi, Pelissero and Cisa Asinari of the Marquis of Gresy. You will love the unique taste of the famous'' Kisses'' from Ravera chocolate maker. Grinzane Cavour castle, prestigious regional enoteca, will amaze you with its impressive selection of brands and food and wine from Piedmont, with its ethnographic museum and especially with the tasting cuisine of its restaurant. And when you want to relax, take a break in Benevello at Villa D'Amelia, an old nineteenth-century farm converted into a 4-star charming relais.
 
Program includes:
2 nights in a double room, bed and breakfast, at the Relais Villa D'Amelia Benevello 4 *;
visit to the Luigi Einaudi cellars and tasting of 4 wines;
1 dinner at the restaurant of the Relais Villa Amelia;
visit and tasting of 3 wines with bread sticks, salami and cheese at the seals Cisa Asinari of the Marquis of Gresy;
lunch at the '' The Castle'' restaurant located in the Castle of Grinzane Cavour;
visit to the Castle of Grinzane Cavour;
chocolate tasting at the Ravera Chocolate factory.
 
Price on request for individuals and groups
 
 
EMILIA ROMAGNA - PARMA - FOOD AND WINE TOUR

A tour that gives you the opportunity to visit the most famous Italian food museums in an area considered the Food Valley of Italy, known worldwide for its typical products such as Parma Ham and Parmigiano Reggiano. The Parma Ham Museum allows the visitor to re-construct the production process from the animal to cured meat and the Parmigiano Reggiano museum, set in an ancient dairy farm, shows the production process and the ripening of the cheese. Not only food but also art will be the protagonist of the excursion with a guided tour of Parma, an ancient city seat of many historical monuments.

Price on request for individuals and groups

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