October 5-16, 2017

Join us for a special wine and culinary tour with Chef Dan Bonanno from Madison's restaurant "A Pig in a Fur Coat". Bonanno, a first generation American from Kenosha, Wisconsin, served as sous chef for Tony Montuano at Spiaggia in Chicago and studied culinary arts in Florence, Italy.

Spend 10 nights in beautiful and charming accommodations that include Tuscan villas, country estates and medieval restored castles.

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Trip Highlights

  • Sample Umbrian and Tuscan wines and gastronomic specialties at a Tuscany food and wine fair.
  • Become immersed in the local culture with a hands-on cooking class together with Chef Bonanno.
  • Visit Tuscany’s famous butcher, Dario Cecchini and sample his award-winning Chianina beef.
  • Become immersed in the local culture with a hands-on cooking class together with Chef Bonanno.
  • Learn about the great masters of Italian art and visit some of the most beautiful architectural sites in the world.
  • Discover the Etruscan sites of Umbria and Tuscany.
  • Enjoy time on your own for shopping, relaxation and other activities in the most beautiful Umbrian & Tuscan villages.
 

gallery: ENJOY the people and places of tuscany and umbria

View exclusive original photos from our recent food and wine-related travels in Italy.

 
 
'A closer connection to Italians ... takes you off the beaten path.'

— S.A.

 

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