Photos - Wine, Cooking, Truffles & Chocolate: A Foodie's Paradise in Umbria and Tuscany

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Our Norcia vacation features a visit to a Sagrantino winery for a tasting and tour of the intimate location The hands-on chocolate class at the Perugina factory are highly customizable and always come out delicious During our food vacation in Umbria and Norcia we taste several local, traditional products well-known all around Italy We will drive up to Castelluccio in the National Park of Sibillini to enjoy poppies field during the end of June Getting everyone involved during our Umbrian cooking classes makes the fresh pasta that much better Butchers in Norcia originated many of the current day practices used today for making Italian cured meats Castelluccio is an undiscovered gem of Italy that we love to highlight on our Umbria vacation During harvest season we like to pick, press and pour our own olive oil during the Norcia vacation we host in Umbria Winery Experience in Umbria, visint local winery with lunch and wine pairing included. Prosciutto of Norcia is known as one of the most delicious and sought after meats all over Italy Pizza Experience making pizza with a local masterchef or mkaing the traditional umbria pizza in a loca pastry shop Oilve oil it is an experience we cannot miss in Umbria. During our cooking vacation we visit an ancient family run mill Our Norcia vacation is a great opportunity to discover some of the rare untouched beauty of Italy Our week in Norcia features a visit to a free range pig farm to see the special pigs that can only be found in this area Cooking classes with locals in Umbria. Our week includes classes with michelin star chef and local "mamma" or The Experential week in Norcia and Umbria includes local town market and local shops where buy food before cooking class Shops like a local and experience Umbria visiting local small fruit and butcher shops before cooking with your chef Our Norcia vacation features making fresh pecorino and ricotta cheese from scratch, taught by a local shepherd Food vacations and food tours in Umbria. We include even a chocolate class at Perugina Factory Walking in Norcia in Umbria you can experience a lot of butcher shops selling traditional salami, prosciutto, sausages One of our night during Norcia cooking week we will enjoy a party night with some local friends Make new friends during our vacation it is one of the experience we want to guarantee during our week in Norcia Our Umbria olive harvest vacation features an excellent in-depth look into Italian lifestyle and culture We like to do our own shopping for our hands-on cooking classes any chance we can. It is a great time to meet the locals We make fresh ricotta and pecorino cheese with a local shepherd in our Norcia and Umbria cooking vacation Making fresh pasta is an awesome hands-on experience that includes everyone in the culinary process Our day trip to Montefalco includes a tour, tasting and lunch at a Sagrantino wine cellar in Umbria Harvesting umbrian olives from an orchard with a family run mill Enjoying the largely undiscovered beauty that is the Umbria region The black truffles of Norcia are known all around Italy as the best in the country The Perugina chocolate is the perfect time for everyone to let loose and be silly Harvesting umbrian olives from an orchard with a family run mill During our Norcia vacation, we discover Castelluccio in the National Park of Sibillini Mountains Norcia it is a small village in Umbria, in the national park of sibillini mountains, base of our experential and cooking Tagliatelle with balck truffle of Norcia are a must in Umbria cusine...and we will not miss them Tons of Sausages and Cold Cuts are everywhere in Norcia where it is centenary tradition make them The valley of Castelluccio blooms with poppies in June, creating amazing photo opportunities for our Umbria guests We will make tagliatelle with truffle from scratch during our cooking classes in Norcia and Umbria. Our vacations are all about cultural immersion. Teaching our guests the most we can about Italian culture fuels us We spend the day with local truffle hunters and their award winning dogs during our Norcia vacation in Umbria