Best of Tuscan food and wine with Karolina & David from Follow Your Senses in Tuscany

With Karolina Lenart

At Lucca, Tuscany

12 September - 20 September, 2024

You have been asking about this for years now and at last we found time in our busy schedule to organise this for you. Best of Tuscan food and wine with Karolina & David from Follow Your Senses in Tuscany is finally here! We are so excited to offer this bespoke week of winning and dining in our favourite places in Tuscany. You will be spoiled by the best wine from 6 local vineyards - including Chianti! Dawid's passion for wines will be showcased in those trips. He has specifically selected those places as they are all unique and award winning. You spend your days learning cooking from Karolina and her team of wonderful chefs. You come home knowing at least 20 new recipes to surprise your family and friends. You will be surrounded by the smells, tastes and business of Italian markets, farms and kitchens. One of those experiences will be meeting Dario Cecchini- Netflix superstar- the Mad Butcher who will cook a wonderful lunch for us in his place. Are you ready for the trip of a lifetime?

Course Highlights

  1. - 6 vineyard tours
  2. - 3 cooking lessons
  3. - Day trip to Chianti and lunch at MAD BUTCHER (as seen on Netflix)
  4. - Dinner in Lucca
  5. - Carrara Marble tour and lunch
  6. - San Gimignano tour

Day by Day Workshop Schedule

  1. Day 1: Welcome to your accommodation for the next 7 days. Will welcome you with an aperitivo and day to day plan of your holidays. Time to unpack, relax. Dinner by Chef Karolina
  2. Day 2: Breakfast. First cooking class. We spend day in the villa’s kitchen learning Mediterranean diet cooking techniques with wine pairing. Afternoon wine tasting and aperitif followed by an evening trip to Lucca for dinner.
  3. Day 3: Breakfast in traditional pastry shop in Lucca with a glass of bubbles :-) Day trip to Panzono in Chianti to the world famous Mad Bucher place! 'Chef's Table' Season 6 Episode 2: 'Dario Cecchini' place! Meat and greet with Dario follow by lunch served by him at the famous butcher table! We have a lovely afternoon in Chianti vineyard tasting wine. Back to the villa for dinner with wine pairing.
  4. Day 4: Morning well-being yoga class than late breakfast home. Second cooking class followed by lunch. Afternoon visit to another Tuscan Vineyard followed by dinner in Lucca - Karolina’s favourite restaurant!
  5. Day 5: Breakfast home. Day trip to Carrara - home of the most beautiful marble in the world! Marble mine tour followed by lunch in Village of Collonata to taste world famous lard. Afternoon visit in vineyard then back home for Pizza evening !
  6. Day 6: Lazy breakfast in the Villa, then day in Lucca. Cooking class with master Chef and Owner of Lucca international culinary school. Free time to Shop. Afternoon wine tasting. Back to the villa for dinner by Chef Karolina.
  7. Day 7: Early breakfast on route. San Gimignano day trip! We will visit beautiful Agriturismo. Family own organic farm where their bred cows, produce olive oil and wine. Will have a lovely lunch cooked using only farm meat and ingredients followed by wine tasting. You will have opportunity to see San Gimignano on your own- time to explore and shop. Back home for aperitivo and Finall dinner by Chef Karolina and her team.
  8. Day 8: Home time. Will say arrivederci to you and your new friends and we hope to see you soon on one of our bespoke holidays!

Course Cost: 3499 euro

Best of Tuscan food and wine with Karolina & David from Follow Your Senses in Tuscany