food and wine tasting in Italy

Top 5 Food and Wine Tours in Tuscany

What comes to mind when you think of Tuscany? Perhaps it’s the cityscape of Florence, steeped in history and dominated by the grand Duomo cathedral. Maybe it’s the rolling green and yellow fields of the Tuscan ...

Best Foodie Experiences in the Italian Lakes

As is true in much of the rest of the country, meals in the Italian Lakes are usually long and leisurely affairs that roll on for hours. You’ll spot plates of fresh lake fish, cheese-topped polenta and risotto ...

Best Foodie Experiences in Puglia

The cuisine of Puglia, much like the region itself, remains relatively undiscovered. Which, makes it the perfect opportunity to take your tastebuds on an adventure. Like much of Italy, you'll find olive oils, m...

Best Foodie Experiences in Umbria

Umbria has the perfect climate for producing pretty much everything delicious. The wine is sun-drenched and fabulous and the olive oil deliciously sapid - and don't even get us started on the cheeses and famous...

Best Foodie Experiences in Sicily

The focus of the Sicilian food is simple, local, seasonal and ages old. Tomatoes, olives and aubergines all play huge roles in the dishes here, and most things you try will feature them heavily, along with the ...
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The Cheat’s Guide to Tuscan Wines

If you find yourself staring at the unpronounceable labels in the supermarket wine aisle with anxiety, confusion and just a hint of mistrust, fear not. We've created an Oliver's Travels guide to the finest wine...

Top Prosecco Tasting Vineyards in Italy

There's nothing much better on a sunny summer afternoon than a chilled glass of Prosecco, except perhaps enjoying that glass in the lush surroundings of an Italian vineyard. Produced in the Prosecco valley...