Resources

Resources

We only list products and services we know to be of the quality we demand and whose ethics coincide with those of Sapori e Saperi Adventures. In most cases we know the owners of the businesses personally.

  • Fattoria Colleverde

    Piero Tartagni produces some of the best wines of the Colline Lucchesi, as well as award-winning olive oil. This is where Sapori e Saperi takes wine lovers for a tour of the estate and a wine-tasting to remember. http://www.colleverdevineyards.com/    
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  • French Broad Chocolate Lounge

    Dan & Jael hosted a Slow Food convivium meeting at which we shared the podium talking about and tasting chocolate. If you’re anywhere near Asheville, North Carolina, stop in for some sensational artisan chocolates.

    http://frenchbroadchocolates.com/

       
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  • Neal’s Yard Dairy

    Neal’s Yard Dairy: Farm cheeses from the British Isles.

    http://www.nealsyarddairy.co.uk/

       
    Neal's Yard Dairy
  • Northfield Farm

    Northfield Farm produces premium quality beef, lamb and pork which has been naturally reared, has lived well and has been humanely killed

    http://www.northfieldfarm.com/

       
    Northfield Farm
  • Squisito

    Using local Warwickshire ingredients, Sara and Alex Chambers make delicious fresh and seasonal Italian food which they sell at upwards of 30 farmers’ markets and their on-line deli.

    http://squisito-deli.co.uk/default.aspx

       
    Squisito
  • Il Vecchio Mulino

    An alternative gastronomic universe. Andrea Bertucci has collected the best produce of the Garfagnana and surrounding areas for you to enjoy at long communal tables with hams and salami dangling overhead. Worth a detour.

    http://www.vecchiomulino.info/

       
    Il Vecchio Mulino
  • Insider’s Italy

    Marjorie Shaw provides personalized travel planning to individuals looking for an experience far beyond the traditional tourist

    http://www.insidersitaly.com/

       
    Insider’s Italy
  • My Hidden Croatia

    Food and wine tours with Robyn Vulinovich, a former Slow Food convivium leader committed to ensuring her travellers have a wonderful and memorable time in a part of the world that has become her second home.

    http://myhiddencroatia.com/

       
    My Hidden Croatia
  • Arte al Sole

    A day camp for international children offering week-long sessions based on the art, culture, and natural science of Tuscany set in Lucca (and other places in Italy).

    http://www.artealsole.com/

    Arte al Sole
  • Italiakids.com

    A complete resource guide for international families in Italy.

    http://www.italiakids.com/

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  • Tots to Italy

    Provides holiday properties in beautiful Italian locations fully stocked with child-friendly kit, ensuring a relaxing holiday for parents with young children.

    http://www.totstotravel.co.uk/

       
    Tots to Italy
  • Weschenfelder & Sons Sausage Making Supplies

    Once you’ve taken our Advanced Salumi Course, you’re going to need sausage casings and equipment. Our British students will have no problems finding what they need at Weschenfelders, a family firm that specialises in supplying artisan salumi makers.

    http://www.weschenfelder.co.uk/

       
    Weschenfelder & Sons Sausage Making Supplies
  • Roots, Shoots & Leaves

    If you can’t come to Italy, all is not lost. Roots, Shoots & Leaves offers a wide range of courses in rural skills and crafts in south Hampshire (England).

    http://www.rootsshootsandleaves.com/

       
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  • Real Bread Campaign

    If you love bread (and hate the fake pre-packaged stuff and the baked in a supermarket stuff masquerading as ‘real’ bread), please help support real bread made with flour and water (yeast and salt are allowed, but no processing aids or any artificial additives). Not only will you have greater access to good bread, but you’ll be helping lots of small-scale bakers, people like you. The quarterly magazine True Loaf is full of stories by people who have followed their passions to a more fulfilled life.

    http://www.sustainweb.org/realbread/

       
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  • To Tuscany

    If you want to rent a villa in Tuscany, To Tuscany has a great selection. They’re so nice to deal with that it gets your holiday off to a good start.

    http://www.to-tuscany.com/

       

Tours & Courses

  • Small Group Tours

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    Special interest tours for fibre and textile enthusiasts, connoisseurs of the Tuscan cigar and the excellent food and wine of Tuscany.
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  • Personalised Adventures

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    These fascinating learning holidays are specially designed for you and your family, friends, club or organisation
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  • Family Adventures

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    In Italy families delight in all aspects of food and enjoy convivial meals together. You and your children can experience these pleasures whilst…
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  • Day Adventures

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    Even if you only have a day, you can meet an artisanal food producer, visit a handloom weaver, lunch in a family restaurant known only to the locals and…
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  • Cooking Lessons

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    Immerse yourself in the food culture of Italy, and discover the age-old ways of cooking with a private lesson in an Italian family kitchen or your own apartment or villa.
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  • Courses with Artisans

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    Intensive courses for professionals and keen amateurs consisting of theoretical and practical sessions during which you learn with…
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    Kaye & Bryan Dillon, Australia

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    Libby Saylor, USA

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    Kimberly Tortorice & Jay Hochman, USA