Past Program - 2013

Traditional Agriculture, Wines, and Foods of Italy

From the seaside villages of Cinque Terre to the countryside villas of Chianti region, we learned the secrets of organic winemaking, ancient and modern farming methods unique only to Italy, modern enology and sustainable land management practices that Italy has established wholeheartedly.

Emily enjoys the evening view over the city wall in Pienza.

The sun sets on the Leaning Tower of Pisa.

The cellars of Castello di Monsanto.

Solare, just one of the many fine wines we sampled along the journey.

Emily listens carefully as a restaurant owner explains the traditional techniques of their family’s business.

Pat enjoys a carriage ride through the streets of Lucca.