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Umbria & Tuscany

Tuscany & Umbria, Italy Wine & Food Tour - September 21-28, 2024

Students enjoy an intimate exploration the wines, food and culture of Eastern Tuscany & Umbria with Tanya Morning Star

Tuscany & Umbria, Italy Wine & Food Tour  - September 21-28, 2024
Tuscany & Umbria, Italy Wine & Food Tour  - September 21-28, 2024

Time & Location

Sep 21, 2024, 4:00 PM – Sep 28, 2024, 7:00 AM

Umbria & Tuscany, Umbria, Italy


About the event

Students spend 7 nights in Tanya’s family villa in an ancient, walled hilltop village in Umbria, not far from the Tuscan border. Travelers will enjoy a private pool overlooking the vistas of the Umbrian hills, en-suite bathrooms and a chef kitchen where the group will cook and gather in the evenings.

Travelers will spend 6 immersive days, discovering the intersection of food, wine, history and values that makes Italy one of the most vibrant and healthy wine cultures in the world. Travelers will be received like family everywhere they go, from gastronomic Michelin restaurants to exclusive wineries, to small biodynamic farms, and winemaker’s home tables, engage in farm to table cooking and foraging experiences, visiting historic sites, and ancient Etruscan caves where sparkling wine sparkling wine is re-fermenting.

These experiences are so personal that one might call them exclusive - yet the words, “intimate”, and “inclusive” are more apropos.

In short, this life-changing week will bring travelers into deep understanding of what it means to eat, drink, and gather in a culture where wine has keen the center of the people’s identity for 3,000 years.

This trip is limited to 15 travelers.

The trip includes:

7 nights accommodation at Villa at L'Antica Vetreria, a 10th-century former glass factory with a great hall, library, piano, kitchens, outdoor swimming pool, and private bathroom for each bedroom. Rooms can be configured with either one King, or two twin beds, occupancy depending.

6 full days of touring & winery visits where many inside secrets and otherwise unattainable experiences will be enjoyed through the intimate local relationships of Tanya and her family with this region, its people, history, and wines!

7 breakfasts

6 gourmet lunches (at restaurants, in wineries, and 1 Regional farm-to-table Cooking Class with Michelin Experienced chef) 

2 dinners with fine wines

Casual Group Cooking Experiences

Truffle foraging experience

Cultural visits

And more!

Registration: $3,750

Single Supplement: $350 per person

This Trip does NOT include travel to or from Umbria.

A non-refundable deposit of $850 guarantees your spot! (Deposits will be refundable in the event that travel to Italy is not possible at that time due to COVID-19.)

A full refund (not including deposit) is available for cancellations 60 days before departure. 

*Must be 21 to register


  • Deposit

    Deposit to reserve your spot

  • Single Supplement

  • Final Registration Payment




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