The bespoke Val Trebbia Tour

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The Tuscan hinterlands

Visiting the rivers and valleys of this beautiful untouched corner of Italy

... and of course tasting it’s beautiful offerings

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Piacenza Fine Food Tour summary

Vintage wines and tastings FWT


SCHEDULE: THE ANCIENT PIACENZA CHEESEMAKING

Ancient Val Trebbia – Little Tuscany


 

Meeting at 9.00am Piacenza

  • Monks to Masters: Visiting the master cheesemaker
  • Castle tour
  • Vineyard visit and tasting
  • Hillside Gourmet Lunch

 


 

DESTINATION  1

The Last maker

Meet point Piacenza: 9.00am Head to the first destination.

Watch the cheese-masters turn their magic, cooking and lifting the freshly cooked grana cheese. The safe handling, salting and storing for the stagionatura ageing of the wheels. We see and tour the ageing rooms then head to the counter for tastings and purchases if you like.

Below: the wheels of the famous yet rare Grana Padano Piacentina, cleaned and ripening for 24 months. Only 1 maker remains.

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Traditions going back 1100 years.

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Making the Great Cheese and its cousin

Below the Spinola used for pounding the whey and granulating it into ‘grana’ cooked grains.

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Cacio del Po a local delicacy cheese.

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By Hand… artisan cheesemakers continuing the steps of their ancient brothers, will show you extraordinary traditional skills, up close on the tour. Aromas and tastings.

Read about the fascinating History


DESTINATION 2

Castle tour and Vineyard Tastings

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Rivalta

Into the foothills for a special tasting of Gutturnio and Ortrugo speciality wines from the region.

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Book me!!!Booking is easy talk to your tour planner Nick or Cate +39 3383111950


DESTINATION 3

Fantastic Gourmet Lunch  lunch awaits

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Grana on fresh pasta with a twist of pepper. Simple yet good starters.

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Info, prices and next steps

Tour info form


 

Heading on… more quality things to discover!!

Platter Culinary vegetarian days FWT Parma

Fantastic cooking course near Parma starts at 3.00 pm with all the rustic regional; speciality dishes… then you get to eat it all!!

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