“We don’t get old at the table”:
in the Castelli Romani area
4 giorni/3 notti
Accomodation at a historic estate of secular tradition with welcome aperitif at the farm and dinner based on typical produce.
Picking aromatic wild herbs in the Tusculum area with a local guide. Cooking sessions on how to use these herbs. Lunch.Guided tour in the historic center of Ariccia in the afternoon and dinner in a “fraschetta” with its typical “porchetta” and other food based on Roman culinary traditions.
Visit to the historic estate with the owners, cooking session on how to make pizza and bread. Lunch. In the afternoon guided tour at the wine museum in Monteporzio Catone. Wine tour and tasting at a local winery. Walking tour in Frascati and dinner on your own in a “fraschetta”.
Visit to a local farmers’ market with lunch shopping.Departure.
Tour includes: overnight stay in double rooms, meals (beverages included), tastings and entrance tickets to cultural sites. Apron and chef’s toque with the logo of the local business network.
We are proposing an exciting journey to discover the flavours of the Castelli Romani tradition with wine tastings in some of the best wineries in the area, cooking sessions, a guide to the recognition of wild herbs and their use at the table.
You will learn to recognize and appreciate the ancient natural flavours of dandelion, borage, swiss chard, calendula, wild fennel, dill, wild asparagus and other wild herbs.
An experience you will live immersed in the landscapes that have made the Castelli Romani famous in the world where you will also discover the “Tusculum” archaeological site, an ancient city founded (according to a legend) by Telegon, Ulysses and Circe’s son.
There will be some time to visit a wine open air museum in Monte Porzio Catone with its fascinating collection of tools and machinery related to the various phases of grape processing in the local farming culture.