Cooking & Wine – 5 Days Holiday

 

3 Cooking classes + Wine Tours in Umbria and Tuscany + accommodation

Small group Culinary Holidays in Italy

 

Five days to taste the best wines of the Umbria region up to the boundary with the near  Tuscany.
We offer a selection of guided wine tasting tours of Umbrian and Tuscan wineries combined with our popular traditional cooking courses.
The umbrian wine tours will bring you in the land of Sagrantino wine (Montefalco),  in the prestigious Umbria winery of the  Torgiano wine area and in the green hills around the Trasimeno Lake, on the border between Umbria and Tuscany.

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: 5  Days/ 4 nights
Departure Dates: Any day! Contact us for details.
Destinations: Italy, Umbria (Perugia, Montefalco, Torgiano and Trasimeno lake)
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 starting from 2,00 pm.

 

  • 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 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 + Wine Tour in Torgiano + Deruta Ceramic Tour
    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: In Torgiano you will participate on guided tour accompanied by a in a professional sommelier where you discover how wine is created, the how’s and why’s of vineyard cultivation, respect for nature, supporting and protecting it. The visit will end with a rich wine tasting accompanied by typical Umbrian appetizers.
    Then you will visit a famous ceramic laboratory in Deruta where the majolicas are completely handmade. Deruta ceramics are a milestone in the history of Italian pottery. They gained worldwide fame during the Renaissance thanks to their creative and qualitative excellence. Their high quality products keeps the tradition alive and evokes the classic decorations of the various periods of Deruta. The production cycle is completely carried-out within the company and rigorously worked by hand in all its phases.

 

  • Day 3- Cooking +  Wine tour in the Trasimeno Lake
    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: The tour includes the visit of an organic winery  in the Trasimeno wine region including walk in the vineyard,  tour in the cellar and tastings of the wines. You will know the story of the winery and you will appreciate the quality of the organic wines. You will have free time to visit the city of Passignano.

 

  • Day 5 – 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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