A food&wine itinerary among the traditions of Northern Italy

A bespoke food and wine experience in Italy

During your private holiday, you will discover how geography and history have influenced the regional cuisine of the two main gourmet regions in Italy: experience the best of the many local specialties through amazing wine tastings, cooking classes and culinary touring.

Theme
Gourmet Experiences
Duration
Multiple days
Groups
No

This is only an example of a multiple-day wine experience in Emilia-Romagna, Italy. Our wine tours are entirely tailor-made to suit visitors' preferences, they can be shorter or longer depending on their needs. Please contact us to design your own bespoke wine tour.

Your travel will start in the Langhe region (Piedmont), one of the best less known gastronomic area in Italy: birthplace of the Slow Food movement, this area is famous for its authentic and outstanding food and wine traditions.

In Piedmont the main ingredients for typical desserts and biscuits are hazelnut and chocolate: visit a local producer and have tasteful specialties samplings, and enjoy a sweet workshop with a maître chocolatier and learn more about the chocolate properties.

For an unforgettable experience plan your travel in autumn during the Alba International Truffle Fair, when the rare and prized white truffle exalts the traditional recipes.

You will certainly fall in love with amazing landscapes with colorful vineyards surrounding tiny hilltop villages and their castles. Take time to visit the beautiful and lively town of Alba, the capital of Langhe region.

The second step of your Italian journey is in Emilia-Romagna, recognized as one of Italy’s great epicurean region and incomparable food capital.

Enjoy a private gourmet tour in Emilia-Romagna, with stops to an artisanal raw ham producer and to a local small “Parmigiano” cheese maker and don’t leave Italy without taste the original balsamic vinegar in an ancient “acetaia”.

You will have time also to visit the Bologna’s cultural highlights, such as grand churches and its frescoed porticoes; visit the University, the most ancient in Europe.

Highlights:

• Accommodation in 5 star hotels

• Chauffeured private luxury car

• Two regional cooking classes

• Visits an tastings to food artisans: Parmesan, traditional Balsamic Vinegar, Parma raw, chocolate, hazelnut, cheese, salami

• Chef-led farmers’ market tours

• Wineries visits and wine tastings

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