Extraordinary, authentic, local life experiences…in Italian food, wine and cooking so you feel part of your Italian friends’ lives! Our guided gourmet culinary tours in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Umbria, Le Marche, Piemonte (Piedmont), Puglia (Apulia) and Veneto (Prosecco area) give you a personal connection with the cast of local people you’d never meet on your own in hidden corners of small towns and the countryside. Bluone a fully-licensed tour operator has been featured in the New York Times and on Food Network.
Bluone Cooking tours owners Marcello and Raffaella, are geniuses at creating cooking wine and cultural tour itineraries with amazing breadth and depth, especially in Emilia Romagna where they were born, grew up and live now. This outgoing couple scours the countryside to find undiscovered gems. They nourish a vast network of specialists selected cooks, food artisans and small food business owners who love sharing their culinary traditions and recipes with you.
Guests tell Marcello and Raffaella that the memories of traveling through the Italian countryside for a lesson with a pasta maker in her farmhouse, join a winemaker for a barrel tasting in his cellar, or walking in the woods with a truffle hunter and his dog are experiences that are unforgettable and enduring in their simplicity and authenticity. Marcello and Raffaella offer you a passion for the gastronomic richness and cultural heritage that is our Italy.
- Go somewhere new. Try something adventurous! Love yourself, love your day, and love your life.
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