When we think of going on vacation, most of us see ourselves lying on a beach somewhere or gazing into a sunset. If you are looking for something different to do when you travel, an authentic Italian food and wine vacation may be just the thing for you to try. There are several places in Italy where you can learn how to cook the Italian way. Who knows, you may even be the next Rachael Ray when you return home!
Experience a genuine Tuscan cooking class to learn the traditional Italian recipes, that have been handed down through the generations. Learn about the pairing of food with specific wines. Tour the vineyards of Tuscany to taste the many different wines. Take a tour of a family run olive oil, or balsamic vinegar estate to learn about the flavors we love.
When in Rome, no visit would be complete without taking a pasta cooking class to make your own fettucine. Add a tiramisu workshop to complete your meal, made with your own hands. If pizza is your thing, they are many different options to choose from to learn how to make pizza on your authentic Italian vacation.
In Venice, eat like a local on a food tasting walking tour. Get an insider’s perspective on where to drink and dine in the city. Sample a variety of local specialties including fresh seafood, homemade gelato, traditional Venetian cookies, and regional wines.