Tours & Courses

Tours & Coursestasting

Inspiring culinary tours of life behind the scenes that you won't find in any guidebook — get to know the food artisans and crafts people of Tuscany, Emilia-Romagna, Piedmont, Lombardy and Liguria.

Tap into the full depth of Heather's insights and experience. Her lively curiosity has unearthed the electronically invisible heroes of food and drink. With her as your guide, you experience the thrill of discovery without the risk of missing the rough diamonds you might mistake for coal. If you've come to Italy for the gastronomic treat of a lifetime, you deserve a guide whose local knowledge and enthusiasm can make every minute of your trip more enjoyable and valuable.

Reserve your place now and unwind in the gentle pace of this unmodern world when you join Heather and her Italian friends and dip into a lifestyle where lunch is more important than business.

  • 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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