Michael Schafer, The Wine Counselor©, will be leading a journey dedicated to the discovery of great wines and cuisine in Tuscany and the Piedmont regions of Italy - two of the great wine and culinary areas of the world. The Wine Counselor© has an unmatched breadth of knowledge and passion for wine, and a unique style of “edutaining” his guests about the incredible wines they will experience.
- Round trip airfare from Detroit to Italy*
- Italian tour leader (fluent English) throughout our journey
- Tastings of the great wines of Italy including Chianti, Guidalberto, Ornellaia, Sassicaia, Sciacchetrà, Barolo, Nebbiolo, Dolcetto, Spumante, and others.
- 9 nights in beautiful 4* hotels
- Daily breakfast
- 7 dinners including a Welcome Dinner in Florence
- 7 lunches at spectacular wineries in Tuscany and The Piedmont
Walking tours of Florence, Siena and San Gimignano
- Truffle hunting in Alba
- Luxury motor coach with WiFi
*Land only options available
Our Select Hotels:
Florence 5/19/20 – 5/20/20 Grand Hotel Baglioni **** (www.hotelbaglioni.it)
Montaione 5/20/20 – 5/24/20 UNAHOTELS Palazzo Mannaioni **** (www.gruppouna.it/en/unahotels/unahotels-palazzo-mannaioni-toscana)
Genoa 5/24/20 – 5/25/20 Hotel Bristol Palace **** (www.hotelbristolpalace.com)
Pollenzo-Bra 5/25/20 – 5/27/20 at Hotel Albergo Dell'Agenzia **** (www.albergoagenzia.it)
Induno Olona 5/27/20 – 5/28/20 at Hotel Villa Porro Pirelli **** (www.villaporropirelli.com/)
Join The Wine Counselor® on an upcoming wine vacation. Michael accompanies small groups to amazing destinations around the world in search of the best in food, wine and spirits. By traveling with The Wine Counselor® you get to see a side of the wine and spirits world rarely seen by others.
Michael is a Certified Culinary Travel Professional and has led groups to a variety of locations to explore what's best of a region. Travel is always fun and educational!
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