Upcoming Workshops Past Workshops

FOOD AND WINE WRITING WORKSHOP With Dianne Jacob and Demet Güzey, June 30 – July 6, 2019
Join an intimate group of 6-8 food lovers for a writing retreat in a magnificent 500-year old villa in Northern Italy. Now in its third year, this writing workshop takes place in July. You can enjoy the best of the Italian countryside, and even catch an opera during the famous Verona Opera Festival on one of our free evenings. Read more…

FOOD AND WINE ADVENTURE IN NORTHERN ITALY With Chef Nancy Waldeck – second edition to be scheduled in 2019

In this trip we travel from Milan to Venice, covering a good part of Northern Italy and its fertile valleys and hills, visiting wineries and artisan food makers of Veneto and Emilia-Romagna. Read more…

A CULINARY WEEK IN VALPOLICELLA With Chef Amanda Cushman – To be scheduled

Join an intimate group of Italian food and wine lovers and immerse yourself in the food and wine culture of Valpolicella on a 7-day, 6-night hands-on culinary excursion staying at a Palladian villa. Send a message if you want to be notified once we schedule the event!


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Mustard: A Global History

Winner of Gourmand World Cookbook Awards. Published by Reaktion in December, 2019

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Food on Foot: A History of Eating on Trails and in the Wild

Published in April 2017 by Rowman & Littlefield

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