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Food and Wine Tours (30)

A selection of food, wine, gourmet tour and gastronomic vacation proposals from Veneto to Sicily put together by passionate local operators who live in and know their territory best.

They include incoming tour operators, hotels, official guides, tour service companies and local agencies.

Parma Golosa Food Tours

The gourmet food tours organised by Parma Golosa consist of guided visits to the production sites of some of Italy's most famous DOP food products such as Prosciutto di Parma ham, Parmigiano Reggiano cheese as well as Traditional Balsamic Vinegar from Modena. You will have the opportunity of admiring and experience the different steps involved in the production. The visits are formed around 4 main single tours, which we list below, but are flexible to be combined together in a pair, or three or all four if you wish to fit in with your travel plans.
Last modified on 23 November 2012
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Palermo Home Cooking and Street Food Tour

Francesca Lombardo is a licensed guide and driver who has been working as a tour escort since 1992. Her services range from day excursions from her home town of Palermo to full seven day guided tours around Sicily. Below are 2 proposals based in Palermo, both with a strong home cooking and local cuisine element which will get you to the heart of Sicilian gastronomy and local life.
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Coppede Food Market Tour in Rome

This new food tour in Rome is located in a part of the Eternal City known locally as the 'Quartiere del Re' which stretches from Via Salaria to Villa Torlonia along the Via Nomentana. This zone wrote the history of Rome of the last century and starts in the spectacular Coppedè district before winding its way to the covered food market of 'Trieste'. Read more about the artictect Coppede on the Italian Dinner Family Blog It's an area practically free of tourists and your tour continues with the preparation of the seasonal ingredients bought in the market at the home…
Last modified on 18 June 2013

Turin Coffee Bar and Pastry Shop Tour

Two fine tours of Turin offered by Turin based Language Point. The first is for anyone seeking the very best of the city's gastronomic culture and in particular the famous coffee bars and pasticcerie. The second is an itinerary taking you past the most significant historical landmarks of the historical center. Both tours also end with a chocolate tasting.   SWEET TOUTHED TURIN TOUR This tour gives you the opportunity of discovering some of Turin’s most important historical cafés, confectioners and pastry shops, most of which can still boast their original interiors and furnishings. In each of these historical places…
Last modified on 28 November 2013
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Winter Food Breaks in Tuscany near Siena

Terre di Nano is a Tuscan country house and wine estate dating from the 1800's and situated in the hamlet of Monticchiello located between Pienza and Montepulciano in the province of Siena. The country house is surrounded by vineyards and olive trees and produces fine wine and olive oil as well as offering warm hospitality for anyone seeking a totally relaxing vacation in an enjoyable and friendly atmosphere of rare calm. Terre di Nano overlooks beautifully preserved oak woods, rolling hills and the endless valleys of the Val di Chiana and the Val d’Orcia as far as Monte Amiata in…
Last modified on 19 December 2013
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Wine in Tour, Frascati Wine Visits

Wine in Tour is the first Italian travel agency specializing in wine tours for business & leisure travellers and for anyone who loves and appreciates life and wine. 25 different types of wine experience all over Italy are offered on the website and many can also be tailored to your needs. Large groups can also be catered for as well as corporate events. As well as being the official partner and provider of wine tours along the Wine Route of the Roman Hills, Wine in Tour is also founded and run personally by one of the territory's finest wine producers.…
Last modified on 01 February 2013
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Grand Barolo Wine Tours

This special wine tour in Piemonte by Tasting Tours takes the visitor to some of the best barolo producing wineries in the region. Piedmont is a wine region rich in history yet there are viticulture and enology methods have only taken root over the past two decades. Nebbiolo is the great grape of the Piedmont region where it makes a wine of prodigious quality that is worshipped by wine lovers around the globe – Barolo. It is stubbornly insistent on the right place and most would agree that despite efforts to cultivate it elsewhere, Piedmont is the only place where…
Last modified on 09 February 2013
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Grand Barbaresco Wine Tour

Tasting Tours based in Asti propose this Grand Barbaresco wine tour to discover three producers located in the 3 villages of the Barbaresco region where only 1,200 acres are planted (the area is much smaller than the Barolo district). Made from the same nebbiolo grape which gives Barolo, Barbaresco is in a way the younger brother of Barolo. More elegant and aromatic, it is though very powerful and great over ageing. While Barolo has been around for centuries, Barbaresco is only a few hundred years old and started to be popular in the world of wine thanks to Angelo Gaja…
Last modified on 09 February 2013
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Fattoria di Palazzo Vecchio, Montepulciano

If you are looking for the authentic Montepulicano wine experience in Tuscany then look no further than the estate of Palazzo Vecchio near Valaiano. It is situated in 80 hectares of the most typical Tuscan landscapes you can imagine and dates from the 14th century. In 1470, it formed the bulk of Fattoria di Valiano, an ancient estate of the Hospital of the Innocents in Florence which, after the end of the Second World War, became the property of the Zorzi Counts whose heirs now run it. The land is particularly well suited to the cultivation of vines and they…
Last modified on 08 April 2013
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Eating Italy Food Tours, Rome

Eating Italy Food Tours are mouth-watering Food Tours in Rome which take place in the Testaccio and Trastevere neighborhoods of the Eternal City. These zones are the historical gourmet heart of the city and still an obligatory stop for anyone interested in discovering authentic Roman cuisine. Both are guided walking tours and in 4 hours you will enjoy fabulous food tastings (enough for a hearty lunch), lively anecdotal stories about local life, and personal insights into the culture, history and architecture of this corner of Rome. Every tour participant also receives a Locals’ Guide to Eating in Rome filled with…
Last modified on 05 April 2013

Visit Culatello Producer Tour

This new culatello tour by Parma Golosa can be done as a single stand alone tour or in combination with other classic tours offered by the company based in Parma. We suggest you combine it with a visit to a producer of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese or, if you have time and you don’t mind to drive, also with a visit to a Traditional Balsamic Vinegar producer. See below. All tours include lunch at the restaurant with cuts of Culatello and Parma Ham, Parmesan Risotto and homemade cakes.
Last modified on 23 November 2012
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Sicily Food and Wine Tours

Catania based Incoming Operator Soleintur proposes a number of food related tours for independent travellers looking to discover not just the fabulous typical products and wine of Sicily, but gastronomic events taking place each year. Below we will be highlighting selected tours. Contact Soleintur for more information and to book your trip.   CHOCCOBAROCCO Choccobarocco takes place every Autumn and is a huge celebration of the famous chocolate from the zone of Modica, province of Ragusa. This 3 night itinerary is designed for independent travellers and includes hotel bookings with the option of car hire and a personal guide. Prices…
Last modified on 12 August 2013

Italian Days, Bologna Food and Wine Tours

Italian Days are a series of one day wine tours and Italian food tours in Bologna. They are the brainchild of Alessandro Martini who is based just outside the city in the small town of Savigno. In the words of Alessandro 'a culinary expedition on the trace of taste and typical products of Emilia Romagna'. But not just a very personal and personalized discovery of the gastronomy of the region, but cooking classes, wine tours and special guided tours to local events and traditional sagra and tour of a Parma ham or prosciutto. Ask Alessandro for a visit to a…
Last modified on 06 May 2013
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Wine Tasting in Venice

The Venetian Vine is the name of this fabulous wine experience and wine tasting tour in Venice proposed by Venice and Veneto Gourmet . Created and hosted by qualified sommelier Sara Cossiga, you will be tasting some of the best wines of the Tri-Veneto territory, that's Veneto, Trentino Alto Adige and Friuli Venezia Giulia. Each tasting lasts two hours and is usually held in late afternoon in a typical Venice wine bar. You will try sample six different wines each paired with suitable appetizers. The Venetian Vine includes: Two hour tasting of six different wines, chosen according to quality, theme…
Last modified on 02 August 2012
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Experience Organic Food Production in Umbria

La Corte del Lupo in Nocera Umbra, only a few miles from Assisi, prides itself in offering its guests the finest of traditional Umbrian cuisine all made with locally sourced or organic products directly produced in the agriturismo. The menu is always based on fruits and vegetables in season and the locanda specializes in cheeses and cold and cured meats. Special gluten free menus are also available for celiacs. In the warmer months guests can enjoy their meal on the lovely veranda overlooking the countryside or in the dining room in front of the fireplace during the winter. An agriturismo is, of…
Last modified on 19 November 2012
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