Food and wine tours

Jump start your day with a brief walk into Lucignano, fresh Italian pastries and cappuccino. Explore the local trattorias you may meet up with one our chefs, Marcello, from Ristorante La Rocca. Enjoy one of his fabulous traditional Tuscan meals with a touch of trend-setting cuisine. You'll soon return! Adventure to the nearby towns of Monte San Savino or Civitela on market day, shop for your pantry and grab some schiacciata topped with rosemary for your trip home. Appreciate the food artisan's committment as you learn of the Zanetti's 300 year old Tuscan olive harvest. We will guide you to some of the most famous vineyards and wine cellars of Tuscany... Villa Dievole, Castello D'Albola and Avignonesi, Barbi, Fattoria del Cerro, Greve in Chianti, Gaiole, Volpaia, and Montalcino to name a few. Sample some of Italy's most exciting wines including Vino Nobile, the flagship of Montepulciano's cantinas. Tour unknown smaller producers like Villa Palma and Cantina Del Giusto or stop for an al fresco wine-tasting lunch at a family-owned countryside osteria in charming Pienza. Here you will discover the world's most-prized, artisanal pecorino cheeses and hospitality as generous and heartening as their food! Dine at Locanda dell'Amorosa, a stunning 14th century manor house. Truly a paradise with an inspirational menu to match! Carpaccio, limoncello, gnudi di ricotta e spinach al tartufo, farro con calamaretti e rucola panzanella, cinghiale, coniglio in umido and not to forget the best gelato in the world... the possibilities are endless and delicious! Mangia Bene!