Pure Food Wine and Cooking Tours

 

Discover the true world of travelling through the eyes of the locals with Dominique Rizzo, chef, TV presenter and food writer, as she passionately designs and hosts a series of personally escorted food, wine and cooking tours. For anyone who loves to explore beyond just the sights and sounds of a country, these unique tours will give you an insight into the people and history of each country, immersing you in their local culture, and giving you an experience you will carry with you for the rest of your life.

 

19 September to 4 October 2018

Food Tour: Spain is an area known for its gastronomy and culinary delights and Catalonia boasts over 50 Michelin starred restaurants, home to the wold famous El Bulli and Ferran Adria and is one of the most wonderful locations for foodies. Not only is there delicious food on the Costa Brava to tempt the palate but there is also outstanding vineyards and some of the most beautiful seaside towns, history and unique architecture.

Perfect for any type of traveller and leading you away from the usual tourist destinations, this tour takes you on a wonderful journey visiting medieval towns, coastal villages, markets, and well renowned wineries. We share cooking classes, food tastings and demonstrations from passionate chefs while staying in unique and historic 4 and 5 star accommodation.
This is a once in a lifetime tour not to be missed. We have done all of the research and work for you to bring to you a tour that includes the absolute best of this region of Spain.

5 May to 28 May 2019

This fully guided and all inclusive boutique food tour is a tour of a life time.  Claiming to be more popular than Tuscany, Sicily is a must for your next European destination.

During the tour we personally guide you through some of Sicily’s most important landmarks showcasing the best of Sicily and its surrounding Aeolian and Egadi Islands. We give you a Sicilians insight into the history, culture, food and wine of this magical island. Personally selected by Dominique Rizzo, each activity, restaurant, hotel and place of interest has been hand picked to give you more than just a taste.  This tour is about leading you on a journey through land, sea and city and the foods, characters and experiences we meet and share along the way.

With a private group of only 16 people, we take you back in time, meeting the locals and discovering the rich culture and history of its people and their traditions. Enjoy hands on cooking classes and demonstrations, wine tastings, appreciation nights and dinners, long relaxed lunches, olive oil, chocolate, salumi, cheese and market tastings,  degustations, street dining and a spectacular dinner based around the historical Sicilian novel The Leopard.  This tour will capture the historic and ancient Sicily, allowing you to experience some of the most stunning examples of Arab Norman art, gold mosaics,  art, Baroque architecture, historical ceramics and some of the most important churches, monuments and must see world heritage listed sites.  

This tour really captures everything that Sicily is and has to offer, with breathtaking scenic views of sea and mountain.  Why is this tour different from any other? Hand picked, hand selected and personally designed by Dominique Rizzo of Sicilian heritage. Dominique has been travelling to Sicily all her life. This is one of those tours where you can really just sit back and relax, everything is included on the tour, no extra costs, and we include exclusive extras and specialty events you will not find on other tours.