Indulge yourself in the Tuscan lifestyle and discover the region’s passion for food and wine with Tuscan Women Cook. The best cooks, the nonnas, these invaluable cooking classes in Tuscany. They share regional techniques, ingredients, and family recipes that have been passed down over the centuries. Put on your apron, gather around the old farmhouse table, get wrist-deep in pasta dough and learn Tuscan cooking from the source. You’ll learn first-hand how to make gnocchi, tagliatelli, and pici—thick strings of handmade eggless pasta originally made in the area of Montefollonico.
For wine lovers, Tuscan Women Cook is located in the Orcia DOC in the heart of Brunello de Montalcino and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano country, and border on the Chianti wine region. Guests stay in luxurious suites at I Castagni, perched cinematically above the magnificent Tuscan countryside. A gentle, fragrant breeze brings the heady scent of fresh lavender mingled with wild rosemary wafts into your room as you begin your day.
This is the center of the new Italian wine renaissance and a dream locale for your next getaway with family and friends. Wine connoisseurs plan the ultimate Bucket List trip here to sample new wines and visit the spectacular vineyards. Tuscan Women Cook owner and host Coleen will provide you with exclusive introductions to renowned Tuscan vintners and opportunities to purchase their award-winning wines for your personal cellar.
Multi-generations of family members gather here with Tuscan Women Cook to raise a glass in celebration of family milestones such as anniversaries, birthdays, and retirement. They even helped one family stage an impromptu wedding!
Tuscan Women Cook also hosts many girlfriend getaways, where friends gather together from across the world to enjoy fine wine, food, and friendship. Where better to bond than in a Tuscany cooking class? Tuscan Women Cook offers week-long programs in May, June, September, and October—this is an all-inclusive (not including airfares and transfers), week-long program. The cost is $5,775 per person, based on double occupancy (single supplement is $750). Also offered are daily classes at $250 per day per person for groups of 6 or more people not enrolled in the week-long program. Visit www.TuscanWomenCook.com.
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