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A Midsummer Night's Dream Montepulciano™

Cooking Classes, Farm Tour & Wine Tasting Lunch – Montepulciano, Tuscany

Zuppa di Fagioli Tuscany

Great Tuscan classics, hearty healthy cooking, an old-world kitchen and a beautiful view from the hilltop town of Montepulciano, the location for our 1 day cooking class with Chef Massimo.  Hands on classes limited to a small group has you preparing traditional Tuscan recipes and new ones with a twist, along with Nobile wine pairs at the table.

Step into our Tuscan kitchen and get ready for a half-day of cooking, followed by lunch or dinner at our lovely family-owned property.  Wine is included. Seasonal menus vary, you will create traditional Tuscan foods such as Pici with a slow cooked ragù, ravioli stuffed with a walnut sauce, tagliatelle with Porcini mushrooms, steak Florentine, artichokes & tomatoes stuffed with herbs and cheese, Chianti Etruscan sauce & beans all’uccelletta, cantuccini-traditional biscotti dipped in Vin Santo, Schiacciata all’uva, Tuscan cake with red grapes and rosemary, foods filled with the unmistakable flavors of Tuscany.

Cooking classes start at 9:30am and is approximately two hours. After the cooking class, everyone enjoys the full course menu of Tuscan fare that was prepared in class with local wine included.

Tuscan Pasta Making Class

Tie on your apron for a pasta making class in Tuscany!  This speciality cooking class show you how to prepare fresh pastas with seasonal sauces the Old-World way.  Learn to make pici, papadelle, ravioli or tagliatelle and savory polenta with delicious sauces and ragùs to accompany each.  Although pasta is important, polenta is also a staple in Tuscan cooking.  Our Tuscan pasta making class includes the preparation of two fresh pastas, or one pasta and polenta with two seasonal sauces. After the cooking class, everyone enjoys the full course menu of Tuscan fare that was prepared in class with local wine included.

Program Prices

$265 per person, based on based 2 guests.

Cooking classes start at 9:30am and last approximately two hours. After the cooking class, everyone enjoys the full course menu of Tuscan fare that was prepared in class with Tuscan wine included.

For Single Guests: If you are traveling on your own, please call us for the best group price. We are happy to welcome you into an already scheduled group.

* Please note: One-day cooking classes do not include transportation, accommodations, or any other excursions.  If you would like to add on transfers to and from your hotel or cruise ship port ~ please let us know your group size and we will be happy to provide a price and reserve the transfer(s) for you.

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Tuscan Traditional Cooking Class

Tie on your apron and get ready to prepare a full Tuscan menu from antipasto, fresh pasta and dessert to dessert using farm-to-table ingredients from Montepulciano.  Our chef forges, grows and selects the freshest local ingredients in the immediate area of Montepulciano.  From spring artichokes, peas, fava beans, to autumn pumpkin, summer zucchini, eggplant and tomatoes, you will use local ingredients in hands-on Tuscan cooking classes to create a full menu with local wine included.  After the cooking class, everyone enjoys the full course menu of Tuscan fare that was prepared in class with Tuscan wine included.

Program Prices

$295 per person, based on 2 guests.

Cooking classes start at 9:30am and last approximately two hours. After the cooking class, everyone enjoys the food that was prepared during the cooking class with local wine included.

For Single Guests: If you are traveling on your own, please call us for the best group price. We are happy to welcome you into an already scheduled group.

* Please note: One-day cooking classes do not include transportation, accommodations, or any other excursions.  If you would like to add on transfers to and from your hotel or cruise ship port ~ please let us know your group size and we will be happy to provide a price and reserve the transfer(s) for you.  If you have a non-cooker who would like dine, but not cook, please let us know and we will also send you pricing.

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Tuscan Farm Visit, Pasta Experience, Wine Tasting Lunch

Join us for a farm visit where you will see artisans grow wheat in the field and transform it into pasta before your eyes.  Discover the growing process and how it is ground into flour on the Old World mulini, stone wheel.  During the tour, discover the art of pasta making with organic wheat and how it is rolled and cut then dried.  Discover Tuscan pasta like pici, papadelle and tagliatelle, then enjoy a Tuscan farmer’s lunch with the pasta prepared on site garnished with seasonal sauces – think tomato, mushroom and hearty ragù.  Following the tour including wine with the artisan makers.

Program Prices

$145 per person, based on 2 guests.

For Single Guests: If you are traveling on your own, please call us for the best group price. We are happy to welcome you into an already scheduled group.

* Please note: One-day cooking classes do not include transportation, accommodations, or any other excursions.  If you would like to add on transfers to and from your hotel or cruise ship port ~ please let us know your group size and we will be happy to provide a price and reserve the transfer(s) for you.  If you have a non-cooker who would like dine, but not cook, please let us know and we will also send you pricing.

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2022 Dates: This program is available daily throughout the year. Rates are subject to change based on currency exchange. Call for updated rates. Airfare not included. Group transfers for any cooking tour or tours that include transfers, are for the group and are not private. Transfers before, after or to another destination outside of your cooking tour are not included in the program price. If you would like to add on a private transfer or transfers, let us know and we will send you pricing.