Photos - Wine & Cooking in the Heart of Chianti and Florence, Tuscany

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We only choose restaurants popular among the locals for our vacations, and Chianti is no exception. Our guests experience a whole new world of wine tasting on our winery tours in the Chianti region of Tuscany This is an up-close and personal experience on a Tuscan cashmere goat farm, overlooking vista from the hills of Chianti Our guests truly become our family after spending a week with us in Tuscany Meeting locals is one of the best ways to appreciate and discover the local culture of Tuscany. Our Tuscan vacation is so much more than food and wine, it's about making lasting friendships and memories There is nothing better than learning how make delicious Tuscan specialties and having fun doing it Our hands-on cooking classes in Chianti are all about highlighting dishes unique to Tuscany All of our Chianti cooking classes include recipe books so favorite recipes can be replicated at home All our cooking classes in Tuscany and Chianti are hands on, you will always make fresh pasta from scratch Enjoying a small-group hands-on cooking class and wonderful meal with friends overlooking the Tuscan landscape There's no shortage of wineries and wine tasting in our vacation in the Chianti region of Tuscany Tuscany offers up some of the best views and vistas in all of Italy and Florence is no exception The Cathedral of Siena is one of the most beautiful in all of Italy. It houses many famous works of art. Learning how to make dishes unique to the region we vacation in is a major part of the cultural experience we offer Guest giving love to Chianti cashmere goat deep in the hills of Tuscany at a local artisan's goat farm During our Tuscan winery tours, we get a wonderful explanation of how the renowned Vin Santo dessert wine is made Soaking up the "Under the Tuscan Sun" lifestyle at local winery in the Chianti region of Tuscany Piazza del Campo in Siena comes to life under the night sky Farm to table ingredients in our hand-on Chianti cooking classes build anticipation for a delicious Tuscan dinner Private lunch at a family owned winery overlooking the beautiful Tuscan landscape. Our hands-on cooking classes are a great opportunity to learn how to make the famous Italian liquor, Limoncello We make the trip to Cortona, the setting of Under the Tuscan Sun for a private, hands-on cooking class Tours and tastings at various winers in Chianti create a true appreciation for these wonderful Tuscan wines Enjoying a wonderful evening of singing and dancing at a Tuscan-style barbeque Our cooking classes do an excellent job showcasing local specialties and these biscotti are no exception Romance is truly in the air throughout our adventures and experiences across the Chianti region of Tuscany The views of Tuscany are unparalleled, we make sure to take advantage of every opportunity to appreciate them Going to small family farms and places only locals know about are what make our trips truly immersive experiences We love making tasty food during our cooking classes, but we love having fun even more Florentine steak is a must-have culinary experience in the Tuscan region. We enjoy ours deep in the hills of Chianti The Duomo in Florence is one of the most iconic buildings in the world. We visit Florence during our Chianti Vacations A great opportunity to take in and appreciate the beautiful city of Florence, the capital of the Tuscan region of Italy Our cooking class in Cortona, the setting for Under the Tuscan Sun is hosted by a local family in a private villa Italian piazzas are a great place to sit back with a glass of wine and observe Italian culture and lifestyle Our small group class is getting ready to make a myriad of delicious local Tuscan dishes A beautiful antipasto served by our friends on their local farm in the hills of Greve in Chianti, deep in Tuscany! Of course, on a Chianti cooking vacation in Tuscany you cannot skip delicious pasta! Our immersive Chianti vacation offers many chances to interact and learn from locals of the area Having a cooking class in Cortona, the setting for "Under the Tuscan Sun" An afternoon spritz is a small example of how deep we dive into everyday Italian culture Two of our guests helping out with the antipasto before our incredible meal at a family-run winery near Greve in Chianti