October 8-20, 2012 ￼
September 22 - 29, 2012 ￼
Sept 29 - Oct 6, 2012 (post conference week)
If you have been attending the morning lectures during the prior week, the post conference week will give you an even more leisurely pace. This second week is also open to any travelers interested. We begin the journey from Florence. We’ll enjoy diverse hills towns and country landscape of verdant vineyards and fields. It is the time of harvest and glowing colors. ￼ On September 29 we depart Florence and make our way further south. We will take in the towers of San Gimignano, elegant Siena with its glorious Duomo, spectacular del Campo, a complete cooking experience - more wine and food pairings, including a private tour and lunch at an intimate family winery. We visit Montepulciano - the ultimate hill town of the famous Vino Nobile fame. We will end our journey in Lucca, the medieval jewel, nestled within its 16th century walls. Our days in Tuscany are filled with unimaginable dining experiences and local tradition, absorbing the passion of land, people and heritage. Read more here.