4 Day Holiday: Cooking + 2 Wine Tours in Umbria and Tuscany

Small group Culinary Tour of Italy

 

A perfect program for lovers of wine and gourmets!
In this program our involving cookery courses will be accompanied by interesting wine tours to learn about the peculiarities of red and white wines of Umbria and southern Tuscany.
One wine tour will be focused on the Sagrantino wine, one of Italy’s most celebrated red wines of the region.
The destination of the other tour is the Val d’Orcia in southern Tuscany, known as the birthplace of red wine. You will have a guided tours of the lovely villages of Pienza and Montepulciano and tasting of the wines of this area.
Reservations are on request for any day, year round, based upon availability, for a minimum of two people.

 

 

Details of the Cooking Holiday

 

Trip Length: 4 Days/ 3 Nights
Departure Dates: Any day! Contact us for details.
Destinations:Italy, Umbria (Perugia – Bevagna and Montefalco ) Tuscany ( Pienza and Montepulciano)
Activities: Culinary, Wine tours, Cultural exploration

 

 

Day by Day Itinerary of the Holiday

 

  • Day 1 – Arrive in Perugia
    Arrival at the country farm “La volpe e l’uva” (Perugia, Central Italy, Umbria, near Tuscany). Check-in your apartment at 4:00pm.

 

  • Day 2 – Cooking + Wine Tour in Montefalco.
    Morning: Hands-on cooking class starts around 10:00am. You will prepare a four course lunch that you will eat at the end of the class, accompanied by our wines.
    Afternoon: It is a wine tour in a winery that produces Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCGS. You will have a guided tour of the vineyard, cellars finishing up with a test of local Umbrian specialties and the wines. You will also visit the medieval cities of Bevagna and Montefalco.

 

  • Day 3- Cooking + Tour in Val D’Orcia (Tuscany)
    Morning: Hands-on cooking class starts around 10:00am. You will prepare a four course lunch that you will eat at the end of the class, accompanied by our wines.
    Afternoon: During the tour you will visit the medieval town of Montepulciano which offers a picturesque view over the Val d’Orcia and Val di Chiana.
    You will visit its winery to do a tasting of typical local products and taste the famous wine Nobile di Montepulciano!
    From Montepulciano can then reach Pienza, famous for its pecorino cheese and the beautiful Piazza Pio II, with its unique trapezoidal shape and the characteristic herringbone flooring.

 

  • Day 4 – Departure

 

 

More about the COOKING CLASSES
Read what MEALS are included in the Cooking Program
More about your ACCOMMODATION in the farm

 

If you are interested in a culinary holidays without tours (only accommodation and cooking classes) please visit the page Cooking Vacations.

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