“Il vecchio pianta la vigna e il giovane la vendemmia”
“The old plant the vineyard, the young harvest the grapes”.
For your stay we propose you the Falconiere Relais, an elegant 5 star country resort near Cortona that will welcome you for an authentic experience telling about Tuscany. You’ll find a luxurious Spa, a Michelin star restaurant, winery and all the modern comfort you may need in a real in style enviroment. Welcome cocktail with Silvia Baracchi your host for the week. The aperitif will be followed by a delicious Gourmet dinner in the Michelin star restaurant.
Welcome in Silvia’s kitchen for your cooking lesson in the residential style kitchen, using local ingredients personally selected by the Chef under healthy, ethic and land’s protection criteria. Visit local farm: you can see sheep , chickens, rabbits, geese and many other animals. We’ll buy the milk we will use for lesson focused on making cheese, ready to become expert cheese makers. For the third lesson will visit a local vegetables producer: we will buy some fresh seasonal vegetables that will be the genuine ingredients of your last coking lesson at the Locanda del Molino. Lunch and dinner based on your creations, paired with the homemade productions wines of the Baracchi Family. At the end you will receive your cooking class certificates.
A guided sightseeing tour of Cortona for a visit of this charming city, setting of the book and movie Under the Tuscan Sun and oscar winning movie La vita è bella. During the week you will have the opportunity to visit Montalcino and Montepulciano : you’ll be
captured from the enchanting landscape of Val d’Orcia. We’ll visit outstanding wineries and will taste the famous Rosso di Montepulciano and his majesty, Brunello of Montalcino. You’ll enjoy a tour also of the Baracchi estate vineyards and winery with a guided walking and an in depth explanation of the chain of wine production from the vineyards to the bottling. Following the sabrage of Metodo Classico and wine tasting during the dinner at the restaurant.
Tour: what is included or excluded
Included in the price
- Overnight luxury accommodation
- Welcome Aperitif
- 3 Cooking lessons with the star Chef
- Guided tours
- Wine tasting
- Access to the Spa
- Assistance 24/7
- Itinerary planning
Excluded from the price
- Return Transfer
- City tax (wherecompulsory)