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La Cucina Sabina: Perfect for lovers of wine and an opportunity to enjoy Italy’s beautiful onset of Fall, our wine harvest week, or as Italians call it “Vendemmia”, is a celebration of the grape harvest and production of wine. Included in this week is a winery tour where you will see first-hand the grapes being harvested and crushed and wine being produced, with experts to explain the process. After a tasting and lunch at a beautiful estate-like setting with wonderful views of the countryside. You will have a half-day visit to the ancient Roman spa town of Viterbo and a luxurious spa with thermal bath. This week also features a wine expert to discuss pairings, a variety of recipes that include wine, and ample opportunity to enjoy one of Italy’s finest exports.
Our week-long program includes plenty of fun in the kitchen as well as day trips to discover the wonderful region of Lazio, the hills of Sabina and its medieval villages, vineyard, culture and people. We have planned a memorable dinner at a rooftop apartment of a Rome resident, complete with its sunset over the Eternal City. Our itinerary also includes a sunset wine and cheese reception at an ancient medieval castle, market visit, winery tour, visit to Tivoli and three hands-on cooking lessons.
• All inclusive pricing
• Wine reception at medieval castle
• Tour of the world famous Renaissance Gardens of Tivoli
• Private roof top dinner in Rome
• Four hands-on cooking lessons
• Winery tour
• Olive mill tour, class and tasting