Cooking lesson and wine tasting in Tuscany from Rome
Departing from Rome, enroll in an enriching Italian culinary class at our authentic Tuscan Farmhouse, where our chefs will reveal to you the many secrets that resulted in Tuscany being one of the world's capitals for gastronomic indulgence.
Cooking experience and wine tasting in a Tuscan farmhouse activity close to Rome highlights:
- Take a smooth respite to an authentic Tuscan farmhouse and winery with pre-booked, all-inclusive to-and-from train tickets.
- Discover the secrets to preparing a delectable 3-course Italian lunch using home-grown and seasonal ingredients from the farm
- Enjoy a degustation of your lunch prepared with your newly acquired skills in a stunning outdoor dining area overlooking the vast greenery
- Be enlightened at the farm and winery as you witness the production of fresh produce and award-winning wines.
- Indulge in a tasting session of perfectly aged wines and learn about the various blends with a professional sommelier.
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Spend a fulfilling afternoon in a functional Tuscan farmhouse; immerse yourself in the warm hospitality of its professional owners who will be giving you a complete tour and guiding you in your preparation of superfine Tuscan specialities from farm to table. Rest assured that you will be doing the tour with a cosy group of 12 other participants, allowing you ample opportunities to interact with your guides and learning about their bucolic lifestyles.
Take an authentic tuscan gastronomic tour
Embark on a picturesque train ride from Rome to Tuscany where your friendly hosts will pick you up from the quaint train station and drive you along the winding pastoral roads to their cosy farmhouse for an enriching day of touring and hands-on cooking lessons. Take a relaxing stroll through their vast 40 acres of rolling hills covered in pastel hues, lush olive groves, aromatic vineyards and serene fig trees as you are educated on the authentic production process of fine olive oils, fresh fruits and award winning wines. Different seasons bring a different sight, so you could be watching the workers harvesting thick honey or the milling of liquid gold (olive oil).
Discover the secrets of tuscan cooking
After watching the sophisticated process of growing fresh local produce, it’s high time to prepare your gourmet lunch with these superfine ingredients. Step into the fully functional kitchen with the farm’s matron or their resident chef and start your Tuscan cooking course. You will be exposed to centuries-old Italian culinary secrets. Learn to cook seasonal dishes, pasta-making, concocting the perfect pasta sauce and blending exotic flavours. Whip up an excellent three-course lunch including dishes such as delectable bruschettas, flavourful Tuscan Ragu, delicious pastas and traditional tiramisu under the professional guidance of your chef.
Indulge in your own creation and take an insightful winerary tour
Once the cooking is completed, it’s time to indulge in your decadent creations in their tranquil outdoor setting overlooking the vast vineyards. After which, you will begin a tour of their cool wine cellar, stocked with over 2500 bottles of fine wines. You will be guided by the daughter of the owner, who is a professional sommelier overlooking the entire wine production here and she will be sharing with you valuable insights to Tuscan wines.
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- Departure from Rome
- Farmhouse in Tuscany
- Return to Rome
- Train tickets from/to Rome
- Guided visit of the housefarm
- Cooking class
- Wine tasting with sommelier
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
We suggest wearing comfortable clothes and shoes.
Please notify us if you have food allergies or other special requirements and we will do our very best to accommodate you.
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability. Once your booking is confirmed we will email you a voucher. This is your ticket and proof of purchase.