Learn about Tuscany’s farm-to-table cuisine at Il Campo Cucina – a unique cooking school located in a picturesque hill town near Siena. Meet the “teachers” – local women who hold classes in their homes, on their farms, and in other historic buildings. Discover the secret to making perfect lasagna, gnocchi, tiramisu and other traditional Italian dishes.
This Food and Wine Adventure in Tuscany is hosted by Marlane Miriello, an Italian-American who was drawn to the sense of community and sustainable lifestyle of tiny Radicondoli and is passionate about the foods, wines and culture of authentic Italy. This passion caused her to create Il Campo Cucina in 2010.
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- My favorite book (fiction or non-fiction) about Italy or my favorite movie set in Italy is _________________________. Examples: Under the Tuscan Sun, Tea With Mussolini.
WHAT THE GETAWAY INCLUDES:
This Food and Wine Adventure in Tuscany includes one week for one person at Il Campo Cucina, based in the beautiful, undiscovered medieval village of Radicondoli, near Siena.
Included in the week are:
- Six nights lodging in a beautiful eco-sustainably restored Tuscan farmhouse (double occupancy): single room upgrade available for US$400
- Pick-up and drop-off on Day One and Day Seven in Florence at specified times and locations.
- All ground transportation during the week.
- English speaking tour guides.
- Four hands-on cooking lessons with Italian mammas and top chefs in village farms and kitchens.
- A cheese tasting and tour of an organic sheep farm and artisan cheese factory followed by lunch with the shepherd and his family.
- A wine, olive oil and Tuscan products tasting.
- Excursions to famous Tuscan villages including Siena and San Gimignano.
- Hikes around the village and farms surrounding Radicondoli.
- Meals in trattorias in the village and countryside as well as in Siena and San Gimignano.
- All meals, wines and beverages during the week.
- A recipe journal and Il Campo Cucina apron.
SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT:
The winner of the Food and Wine Adventure in Tuscany has the option of enjoying the trip or transferring the prize. Wouldn’t this make a wonderful gift for someone special?
- The Food and Wine Adventure to Tuscany excludes airfare.
- The value of the trip is $3,800.00 (USD)
- The winner can select their week from Il Campo Cucina’s 2013 or 2014 calendar.
- Participation is dependent on space being available.
- The Palio week 2013 or 2014 is not included in the contest.
- The drawing will take place on August 3, 2013 and announced the following day.
- Entries must be submitted before midnight (Pacific Standard Time) August 2, 2013.
CONDITIONS OF ENTRY
- Participants must be 21 years of age or older residing within or outside of the United States.
- Winner will be drawn at random by computer and notified by the email you used to subscribe to this website.
Only one entry per person please (leave only one comment on Food and Wine Adventure in Tuscany).
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