Top 5 Emilia-Romagna (regional guide)

Top 5 Emilia-Romagna “The people of Emilia-Romagna eat more, care more and talk more about food than anyone else in Italy,” says food writer Claudia Roden. And in my experience, she’s right! Join me on a Food & Wine Tourof this Delicious Italian Region! Emilia-Romagna stretches almost right across central-northern Italy, from the Adriatic coast […]

Top 5 Northern Italian Cheeses

Top 5 Northern Italian Cheeses Before refrigeration and modern transport, especially in remote mountain regions like The Alps, butter-making and cheesemaking were important ways of preserving milk. Join me on an Italian Food & Wine Tour of Northern Italy! Large, cooked, well-pressed wheels, with as much whey as possible extracted, had a long shelf life […]

Top 5 Italian Sparkling Wines

Top 5 Italian Sparkling Wines Italy’s sparkling wines, or ones named for them, were many people’s first foray into the world of bubbles. Join me on an Italian Food & Wine Tour of Northern Italy! Coming of drinking age in Australia in the early ’80s, it was a glass of lambrusco or Asti spumante that […]

Top 5 Milan Walking Food-Tour

Top 5 Milan Walking Food Tour Milan, Italy’s second largest city, is such a convenient spot to fly in and out of – and there’s that unforgettably breathtaking view of The Alps as you drive towards Malpensa Airport. Join me on an Italian Food & Wine Tour of Northern Italy But I really don’t enjoy […]

Top 5 Florence Food Tour

Florence Mini Food Tour Everyone loves Tuscany, especially Florence. My love affair with Italy began in 1989 when I first saw Florence. The imposing Duomo with its green and pink marble walls and distinctive terracotta-tiled dome won my heart at first sight. Join my Small Group Food & Wine Tours of Northern Italy To this […]

Top 5 Venice Cheap Eats

Top 5 Venice Cheap Eats Everyone says Venice is expensive, but that’s not my experience, at least not for eating and drinking. My top tip for enjoying one of my favourite cities at a good price is to go in winter when it’s relatively tourist-free. Eat with the Locals on my Food & Wine Tours […]

Top 5 Walking Tours of Italian Food Markets

Walking Tours of Italian Food Markets One of my favourite parts of any food and wine tour in Italy is walking around the food markets found in every city, neighbourhood, town and village. Join my Italian Food & Wine Tours For Walking Tours of Italy’s Best Food Markets A walking tour of Italian food markets […]

Top 5 Romagna Food & Wine Tour

Romagna Food & Wine Tour Emilia-Romagna may be one political region – but culturally it contains two very different territories. Emilia, in the northwest – home to the foodie cities of Parma, Modena and Bologna – draws most of the attention, while Romagna, in the southeast, remains relatively undiscovered. Join me on a Northern Italian […]

Top 5 Bologna Food Tour

Bologna Food Tour Home of mortadella and Maserati, Bologna is routinely ranked among Italy’s top 10 most liveable cities and has one of the most extensive food markets I’ve ever seen. Join me on an Italian Food & Wine Tour Finishing in Bologna! Bologna is famous for its porticos (covered walkways), all 45 kilometres of […]

Top 5 Modena Food Tour

Modena Food Tour Cars and cucina – perhaps Ferrari and Francescana – are the two things that bring most visitors to Modena in Italy’s ‘food valley’. The startlingly white Romanesque cathedral, with its 90-metre-high bell tower, is impressive, as are the passion and skill of Enzo Ferrari explained through the museum in his family home. […]

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