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					                             7 day trip to Italy:

                      3 days at Salone del Gusto and

           4 days of Wine & Food Experience in Tuscany……




Thursday 23 October - Salone del Gusto in Torino

The members will arrive from every part of the world, so our gastronomic
experience in Italy will start in Turin, capital of Piedmont, city of Salone del
Gusto.

We will meet all at the reception of the hotel:

At 19.30 for a brief meeting for the presentation of the tour programme.

We will distribute to you the entrance tickets at the Salone del Gusto for
Friday and Saturday. Dinner on your own tonight



Friday 24 October - Salone del Gusto in Torino

Daily entrance to Salone del Gusto – Lingotto Fiere…..

Today, everybody is free to do what he/she wants do to…….

You will be able to taste products from all presidi slow food in the world
and participate to all laboratories (you should book your own participation
to the food laboratory by your self!!)

At night; meeting at the hotel reception at 20.00 and ready for dinner.

At 20.30 dinner in a “Osteria Slow Food” in Turin



Saturday 25 October - Salone del Gusto in Torino

Daily entrance to Salone del Gusto – Lingotto Fiere…..

Today, everybody is free to do what he/she wants do to…….

You will be able to taste products from all presidi slow food in the world
and participate to all laboratories (you should book your own participation
to the food laboratory by your self!!)

At night; meeting at the hotel reception at 20.00 and ready for dinner.

At 20.30 dinner in a “Osteria Slow Food” in Turin
Sunday 26th – Torino – Portovenere - Bolgheri and Suvereto, land of
Supertuscan (coastal region of Tuscany)

At 9.00 breakfast and departure for Tuscany. …From Torino to Portovenere
it takes 3.30 hours…….. Driving to Porto Venere one of the most beautiful
fish town in Liguria, , having lunch at trattoria La Torre…fish restaurant
……




Portovenere in Liguria

16.00 arrival on the coastal region of Tuscany and visit to an extra vergine
olive oil press with tasting

17.00 Visit to a top producer in Bolgheri of Super Tuscan wines such as:
Michele Satta or Campo alla Sughera or Guado al Melo or Le Macchiole.



Late in the afternoon we will arrive in Suvereto, a tiny medioeval village
(1000 habitants) in front of Elba Island.. http://www.suvereto.net/
Suvereto Awarded Slow City

Check in at Il Chiostro (a medioeval convent made in the historical part of
the village) www.vacanzeilchiostro.it

Tonight, the dinner will be organized by Local Slow Food Convivium in a
small family style restaurant in Suvereto………Tuscan menu (with presidi
from Tuscany) and wines……This is an event!
Monday 27st Brunello di Montalcino Wine Region



After Breakfast departure for Brunello Wine Region, Province of Siena

This visit will enable you to discover how the famous Brunello wine is
created and in doing so, you will visit one of the most prestigious wine
cellars. Lunch in a second winery, serving locally produced specialities.
During the excursion you will also visit the Medieval village of Montalcino
itself and the Abbey of Sant’Antimo, which was founded, according to
tradition, by Charles the Great in the year 781.




Brunello di Montalcino



The first visit scheduled around 11:00 AM will be arranged in one of the
following family managed wineries that, though well established on the
market, will still give the chance to get to know directly a wine producer:

visit to one of the following TOP, family run cellar: Piero Palmucci, Siro
Pacenti, Casanova Neri,

Just before lunch, visit to the Church of Sant'Antimo, if we are lucky we
might even listen to Gregorian carols of the Monks that live in the Abbey

The lunch this time will be arranged in one of the historical Brunello
wineries: Fattoria dei Barbi or Argiano, or Castelgiocondo, or Tenute Nardi
or Poggio Antico – Casato Prime Donne or Corte Pavone winery




Corte Pavone - Loacker Tenute
In the afternoon after departure for Chianti Classico…..

Around 18.00 check in at Hotel Salivolpi in Castellina in Chianti, in the
heart of Chianti Classico




Hotel Salivolpi



Dinner at Trattoria La Torre in Castellina (Tuscan Menu and wines From
Chianti Classico)…



Tuesday 28th - Chianti Classico Region

In the morning, Half day cooking class with Paola e Rosa (2 Slow Food
Members in Tuscany) who manage a very lively, family-run school,
immersed in the Chianti countryside. The menus that you will made will
be based only on Tuscany dishes. www.welcometuscany.com

Lunch at the end of the class. Our Slow Group will eat together with the
family.

Afternoon between Radda in Chianti and Castellina in Chianti (in the earth
of Chianti region), visit to a Top winery such as: Castello di Ama or
Fontodi or Castello di Fonterutoli or Isole Olena or Montevertine or
Capannelle

Back to Castellina in Chianti and relax at the hotel…..

Tonight, dinner at Podere Terreno (a small family style winery, 10 hectars)
in Radda Chianti, with wine tasting



Wednesday 29th October

departure for Rome Airport
Tour Information:

The tour is designed only for Slow Food Members.

(minimum participants 16 maximum of participants 22)

Each participants has to arrive in Turin by his/her self. (however we can
help you giving advices and information)

We recommend you to book the flight back to your country from Rome
Airport – Fiumicino.

Participants who have to leave from other airports (instead than Rome) need
to organize themselves for the transfer. (we can help you to organize the
transportation)

If you need train directions, please check on the following internet web site:
www.trenitalia.it




Price per person:

1280 € (Double occupancy)

1490 € (Single occupancy)

(minimum participants 16 maximum of participants 24)




Booking information:

Booking of the tour before the 28 of February 2008.

Once, each participant have booked the tour, Filippo Magnani (owner of the
travel agency) will send the Bank Details for wiring the amount due.

Deposit of 300 euro before 20 of April (not refundable).

Payment of the rest of the price before the 10 of September 2008 (not
refundable).



Cancellation policies:

If the minimum number of participants it is not achieved before the 30 of
April

the tour will be cancelled or eventually modified for the people who have
booked.
The price includes:

2 daily entrances of the Salone del Gusto in Turin (24th and 25th October)

3 nights in hotel 4 stars with breakfast in Torino

nights of 23rd – 24th – 25th October

1 nights at Il Chiostro in Suvereto – Livorno with breakfast
www.vacanzeilchiostro.it (beautiful 10th century convent) night of 26th

2 nights in 3 stars hotel Salivolpi in Chianti Classico with breakfast

nights of 27rd – 28th October



24th October

1 Dinner in Osterie Slow Food in Turin + wines

25th October

1 Dinner in Osterie Slow Food in Turin + wines

26th October

1 Lunch in Porto Venere + wines

1 olive oil tasting

1 wine tasting

1 dinner + wines

27th October

1 wine tasting

1 lunch + wine tasting

1 dinner + wines

28th October

1 Cooking class + lunch + wines

1 tasting

1 dinenr + wines

Tour guide (expert in Food and Wine for the all trip)

Bus Trasportation of 25 seats from Turin to Rome (from 26th October to
the 29th October to Rome Airport)
The price does not includes:

Airfare ticket to reach Italy and Turin.

Transfers to different airports for people who are not flying back from
Rome Fiumicino airport.

Baggage insurance.

				
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