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Chocolate school
Workshop: about 1 hour and 30 minutes, you will learn how to temper chocolate, use molds and you'll create delicious chocolates. No tools needed accessories except desire to have fun and at the same time learn some easy techniques that you will always carry with you. The chocolates you create should be eaten or back at home :) you'll receive a funny diploma too So....just relax and put your hands in ... chocolate - how chocolate come from - how to temper chocolate - we make some chocolates with molds - white chocolate - dark chocolate - milk chocolate filled with nuts,almonds, hazelnuts - tasting moment :) Other things to note I'm waiting for you in front of lab door 10 minutes before
Wine-tasting in a family-run winery
Wonderful winetasting experience in one of Italy's smallest wineries. You will be tasting three different wines and you will learn how they are made: - One red wine - One very rare wine (we are one of only two producers in the world): Vernaccia di Cannara Doc, a sweet fruity red passito - Our aromatic white passito. You may also take a stroll in the vineyard.
Cooking class in a Tuscany Villa
We'll prepare together different kinds of fresh pasta, the Tuscan ragù and a traditional Italian dessert. We'll only use high quality and homemade ingredients . We'll cook with oil produced from our olive trees and with vegetables grown in our garden. We'll savor that we cooked during the lesson , sipping red wine produced by a local farmer. You will be immersed in a wonderful atmosphere, in an 18th century Villa on a charming hill in Val di Chiana. Surrounded by woodland where you can see squirrel, hares and deer. An ideal place to learn to cook. The experience last about 3 hours. Other things to note Please let us know if you have allergies or dietary restrictions . If you don't find an available date, contact us.
Behind the Label - Wine tasting & tour
We want you to see, smell, touch and taste the elements that combine to make our wines. On arrival you’ll be welcomed by Piero, Ramona or Sarah. We’ll introduce you to the rich wine-making heritage of the Orvieto area and go on a tour of the winery. You’ll be able to walk among the vines, feel the soils in which they grow and at the right time of year, even taste the grapes. From the vineyard we’ll move to our small cellar where you’ll learn about the winemaking process for our white and red wines and the final part of your time with us will be spent in the tasting room. Here you’ll be able to gain a greater understanding of how the wines are an expression of the place in which they’re made. We’ll sample both red and white wines, together with a selection of locally made breads, cheeses and artisan salumi. Other things to note Please inform us of any food allergies or dietary requirements. Please note that due to the terrain and property layout the tour is unfortunately not suitable for guests with physical impairments.
Wine Tasting | A glass of Tuscany
Visit of the new winery of Via della Stella, including a wine tasting. We will have a nice walk through the olive grove and the vegetable garden, accompanied by Chiara or a collegue. We will then take you to the new cellar where you will feel the place where our wines come to life. The modernity of the equipment combined with the charm of the old farmhouse make it a unique and authentic experience. Followed by the tasting of wines and a small tasting of typical products of our land.

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Truffle Experience Roma - Lazio
Truffle Experience is a walk in the woods with truffle dogs, the various types of autumn truffles that can be tasted and appreciated on our table in the autumn season will be illustrated, the natural habitat and what to do to preserve it, the organoleptic qualities of the truffles, their reproductive cycle and, very importantly, how to recognize the difference between a "real" high quality truffle compared to "fake" or "flavored" products, all accompanied by our faithful 4-legged friends. At the end of the truffle hunt for this experience there is a lunch based on truffle with egg with white truffle, gnocchi with truffles, fillet with lard from colonnata and truffle, pumpkin and truffle ice cream with buffalo milk and truffle. The price of the day is 80 euros per person, limited places max 10 people for info and reservations 3318016650. communicate allergies and intolerances. IMPORTANT NOTES · All the services offered, from research to tasting, are aimed at making the TRUFFLE TRUFFLE known and appreciated and therefore we guarantee that what you will see and eat will only be FRESH TRUFFLES quarried in the day.
Chocolate school
Workshop: about 1 hour and 30 minutes, you will learn how to temper chocolate, use molds and you'll create delicious chocolates. No tools needed accessories except desire to have fun and at the same time learn some easy techniques that you will always carry with you. The chocolates you create should be eaten or back at home :) you'll receive a funny diploma too So....just relax and put your hands in ... chocolate - how chocolate come from - how to temper chocolate - we make some chocolates with molds - white chocolate - dark chocolate - milk chocolate filled with nuts,almonds, hazelnuts - tasting moment :) Other things to note I'm waiting for you in front of lab door 10 minutes before
Tasting with the winemaker - I Cipressi Winery
The Cypresses Winery Come discover the landscapes of Montepulciano through the tour - tasting of our company! Together we will visit the vineyards adjacent to the company, to see how the magic of our work is born. The tour will continue in the heart of the cellar where you can learn and see all aspects of the winemaking and finishing process. Finally, we will taste the wines accompanied by typical local products. Not only will you be able to taste our wines but you will also learn the differences of different types!
Santa Fiora desde los ojos de una española
Conoce a una poeta española viviendo la Toscana. Formarás parte de mi hogar por un día, te enseñaré a cocinar tortilla española, comeremos juntos y te haré conocer el pueblo de Santa Fiora y las maravillas que esconde.
Olive grove tour and extra virgin olive oil tasting
Come and visit me at the farm and find out everything you need to know about extra virgin olive oil and olives. I am agronomist, specializing in fine arboretum cultivations, and since 2015 I have opened my olive farm. The visit begins in an olive grove where you will learn the different methods of cultivating the olive trees, how to harvest the olives, how the oil is produced and its characteristics. After the walk, we'll head up to the farm for a tasting course and you'll learn how to recognize the sensory qualities of olive oil. You'll taste the oil with the tulip: the glass used by tasters for professional analysis. The experience closes with the tasting of our organic oil combined with very good local products: - Organic Verna wheat bread stone-painted - Fresh veggies and underoil - Pienza Pecorino cheese - A glass of Rosso di Montalcino "Dulcis in fundo" , for the brave, with an unusual but must-try combination: Cream ice cream with extra virgin olive oil. I look forward to sharing everything you need to know about the oil! I look forward to seeing you at the farm!
Wine-tasting in a family-run winery
Wonderful winetasting experience in one of Italy's smallest wineries. You will be tasting three different wines and you will learn how they are made: - One red wine - One very rare wine (we are one of only two producers in the world): Vernaccia di Cannara Doc, a sweet fruity red passito - Our aromatic white passito. You may also take a stroll in the vineyard.
Tour of Norcia farms & shop
First of all we will meet and introduce ourselves! I like to discover who the people who visit the area are! We will take a brief tour of the city, I will show you the most interesting points and some details of what was in the past. If it is not a problem for you we will go to Piazza San Benedetto and we will do a direct "social" to share with your friends, communication is very important! Then we will visit: the dairy, we will taste the products made from cow's and sheep's milk, as soon as they are made, we will discover an incredible the farm and the farmers. Here in our country it is said that the sheep are "pecunia" ... then I'll explain better what it means! We will then move on to the farm that works the land: it will host us to show us how it produces: lentils, wheat, barley, spelled, ... according to the season we will also look at the production of roveja, cicerchia, saffron ... do you know them? At the end we will go to the butchery: with local salamis we will close our tour. Norcia is the original NORCINERIA (the Italian name for old grocery store) city, did you know? So you can't refuse to try some sausage or some jambon! The snack will be accompanied by a beer made in Norcia (or other beverage as you like) A TASTING IS PRESENT IN EVERY STOP (the dairy, farm, norcineria). ALL INCLUDED IN THE COST of the experience, you can also make shopping in the store/farm (shopping cost will be paid directly to the merchant, of course). Other things to note The timing of the tour is estimated at around 3 hours, around 30 minutes, about 45 minutes for each company / meeting point (3) and then, if you wish, you can take a walk to get to a nice viewpoint (about 45 additional minutes)
Aperitif and oil tasting in the olive grove
Vi proponiamo un aperitivo nel nostro oliveto, a poche centinaia di metri dallo splendido lago di Bolsena. Avrete occasione di passare qualche ora immersi nella natura tra i nostri olivi secolari, veri e propri monumenti naturali del territorio. Vi faremo conoscere la nostra tecnica di coltivazione raccontandovi ogni passo necessario alla produzione del nostro olio EVO "Cisterna31". Faremo poi una degustazione dell'olio, scoprendo i sapori e gli odori caratteristici della cultivar Caninese. Infine, assaggeremo alcuni dei migliori prodotti caratteristici della Tuscia tra cui salumi, formaggi, ortaggi, legumi, pesce di lago, vino e naturalmente pane e olio!
Cucina da me
The cooking classes take place in the kitchen overlooking the garden and the beautiful Tuscany landscape of my home in the centre of Città della Pieve. For the classes we will use only fresh, seasonal, and local products. The lessons include the preparation of different kinds of pasta or lasagne,or parmigiana aubergine or gnocchi or rice from scratch, sauce and a dessert; you' ll learn how to use he rolling pin, the pastry board, and the pasta machine. During the experience, in the garden of my home overlooking one of the most beautiful panoramas of Tuscany, I'll offer first italian appetizers with red and white wine, and then we'll have the lunch in my dining room upstairs. From June to August and from October to December I can organize extra a Truffle Hunt in the surrounding woods: the truffle experience lasts about 1,5 hour and then, in the following cooking class we'll learn how to clean and prepare the truffles and how to cook them. Other things to note Minimum 2 guests. I give you all the necessary: food, water, wine, apron, tools to cook and make pasta, diploma, booklet of recipes and a lot of fun! We use only fresh, organic and seasonal products .
Alpaca del Castello - Passeggiate
Una volta arrivati nella fattoria poco distante dal Castello di Crocicchio, immersa nel verde delle colline umbre, vi verranno presentati i nostri simpatici Alpaca. Dopo avervi mostrato la loro "casa" e il contesto in cui vivono, sarete proprio voi i protagonisti dell’esperienza, sarà vostro compito infatti prepararli per la passeggiata che ci aspetterà, spazzolandoli e mettendo loro la cavezza. Questo vi permetterà di conoscere tutte le sfaccettature del loro carattere e di entrarci sin da subito in sintonia: capirete che sono facili da gestire e per questo adatti ad ogni tipo di età. A questo punto saremo pronti per addentrarci tra emozionanti, quanto agevoli sentieri avvolti dalla natura incontaminata. Durante il percorso, dalla durata di 45 minuti, vi racconteremo la storia, le caratteristiche e tutti gli aneddoti e le curiosità riguardanti questi curiosi animali. A metà percorso apparirà di fronte a voi un luminoso laghetto i cui colori verranno esaltati dal paesaggio che lo circonda. Il percorso si presterà a foto che sapranno valorizzare l'esperienza che state vivendo con i nostri Alpaca. Da qui ripartiremo per tornare al loro rifugio vicino al Castello dove avverrà la sistemazione degli animali. Daremo loro fieno ed acqua, sistemeremo il ricovero se necessario e ci saluteremo, sperando che questa esperienza sia stata per voi esaltante!
Santa Fiora vista dagli occhi di una donna spagnola
Incontra una poeta spagnola che vive in Toscana. Sarai parte della mia casa per un giorno, ti insegnerò a cucinare la frittata spagnola, mangeremo insieme e ti farò conoscere il paese di Santa Fiora e le meraviglie che nasconde.
Tuffati nel mare di Olivi di Montecchio
Inizieremo la nostra Esperienza partendo dal Frantoio. Da qui partiremo per una suggestiva passeggiata nelle campagne di Montecchio che ci porterà all'Oliveto "Il Pero". Qui conosceremo le diverse tipologie di piante e ci rilasseremo un pò tra gli olivi. Dopo una breve introduzione sulle varietà e le loro più importanti caratteristiche, ognuno avrà il suo tempo per camminare tra gli olivi e fare ciò che preferisce in questo posto magico. Inizieremo poi la passeggiata di ritorno al Frantoio dove ci attende una visita al Museo dell'Olio, una curiosa raccolta di pezzi di antiquariato, Foto e pezzi d'epoca . Finiremo la nostra esperienza tutti a tavola per conoscere e scoprire insieme la bontà di un buon Olio Extravergine artigianale. Anzi di diversi Olii Extravergini, ognuno diverso e ognuno da gustare e abbinare in modo diverso.
Cooking class in a Tuscany Villa
We'll prepare together different kinds of fresh pasta, the Tuscan ragù and a traditional Italian dessert. We'll only use high quality and homemade ingredients . We'll cook with oil produced from our olive trees and with vegetables grown in our garden. We'll savor that we cooked during the lesson , sipping red wine produced by a local farmer. You will be immersed in a wonderful atmosphere, in an 18th century Villa on a charming hill in Val di Chiana. Surrounded by woodland where you can see squirrel, hares and deer. An ideal place to learn to cook. The experience last about 3 hours. Other things to note Please let us know if you have allergies or dietary restrictions . If you don't find an available date, contact us.
Behind the Label - Wine tasting & tour
We want you to see, smell, touch and taste the elements that combine to make our wines. On arrival you’ll be welcomed by Piero, Ramona or Sarah. We’ll introduce you to the rich wine-making heritage of the Orvieto area and go on a tour of the winery. You’ll be able to walk among the vines, feel the soils in which they grow and at the right time of year, even taste the grapes. From the vineyard we’ll move to our small cellar where you’ll learn about the winemaking process for our white and red wines and the final part of your time with us will be spent in the tasting room. Here you’ll be able to gain a greater understanding of how the wines are an expression of the place in which they’re made. We’ll sample both red and white wines, together with a selection of locally made breads, cheeses and artisan salumi. Other things to note Please inform us of any food allergies or dietary requirements. Please note that due to the terrain and property layout the tour is unfortunately not suitable for guests with physical impairments.
Wine Tasting | A glass of Tuscany
Visit of the new winery of Via della Stella, including a wine tasting. We will have a nice walk through the olive grove and the vegetable garden, accompanied by Chiara or a collegue. We will then take you to the new cellar where you will feel the place where our wines come to life. The modernity of the equipment combined with the charm of the old farmhouse make it a unique and authentic experience. Followed by the tasting of wines and a small tasting of typical products of our land.
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