For an incredible culinary and travel experience, join “Iron Chef” judge and Michelin-rated restaurateur Donatella Arpaia, in Puglia, Italy. She is leading two luxurious tours in Puglia, Italy this summer.
In partnership with Southern Vision, these exclusive food trips offer an unforgettable chance to experience the cultural gem of southern Italy.
The Puglia region of Italy is well known for its abundance of fine food, such as seafood, grains, wine, salumi, olive oil, and vegetables. Tour guests can indulge in a true, Southern Italian food paradise.
Donatella Arpaia is a popular judge on the Food Network’s “Iron Chef America”, restaurateur and cookbook author. Donatella spent her summers in Puglia and learned how to cook the area’s native cuisine. The region’s ideal climate offers perfect growing conditions to produce wonderful white and red wines.
Guests will stay at the beautifully restored 17th century manor house – Masseria Lamacoppa. You will be treated to both comfort and luxury during your stay. This magnificent lodge allows you to immerse yourself in Italian culture and enjoy everything Donatella and Puglia have to offer.
When not partaking in a cooking class offered by Donatella Arpaia, unwind by lounging near the large pool or wandering around the expansive courtyard. Masseria Lamacoppa offers vista views overlooking a lemon grove.
Thee 7-day tour includes the following highlights:
• Hands-on cooking classes with Chef Donatella Arpaia
• Lunch at Donatella’s ancestral home with the Arpaia family
• Olive grove tour and oil tasting at an ancient underground olive mill
• Tour of a prestigious winery including tastings and vineyard walks
• Visit to a pastry chef in Lecce
• Hand-made pasta lesson at home with local legends in Bari
It’s a once in a lifetime experience to meet and work with Donatella Arpaia. The trips are targeted to pay homage to her Italian heritage and share the region’s delicious food and local culture of Puglia.
If you would like to plan a trip to Puglia, Italy and be part of a culinary tour led by Donatella Arpaia, please contact us today. Follow our leading luxury blog to hear about other luxury travel opportunities from around the world.
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