Puglia culinary tours

Puglia for foodies: enjoy Italian food & wine experiences in a traditional Masseria 

Are you looking for an unprecedented venue where you can enjoy an authentic Italian food & wine experience? With our tours to Puglia you’ll live an incredible experience spending a day or the night in a typical Apulian Masseria, immersed in the rural countryside.

Apulian Masserie are rural complexes in land estates housing cottages, farmhouses and stables which are normally surrounded by crops and vineyards. During history, life unfolded here slowly and autonomously.
Nowadays, you can relive this ancient past and take part in exclusive wine tasting and inspiring cooking classes. Puglia is namely still rich in ancient rural traditions related to land cultivation and animal breeding. This legacy is mirrored in its varied culinary heritage. 

Here you’ll find the authentic soul of this region. Embrace this atmosphere and unwind. History, authenticity, genuineness, produce quality, cozy atmosphere combine to give you a dreamlike experience!

Which are the best food & wine experiences in a traditional Masseria that you can do in our tours to Puglia? 


Dairy farm tour - local production of organic Mozzarella & Burrata cheese 

Have you ever wondered how organic hand-made Mozzarella is prepared? 
In the typical family-owned Masseria you can visit the diary and discover first-hand the cheese-making tradition. Every day the cows are milked, the curd is produced and processed at high temperatures and then hand-shaped to reach this particular spun cheese. Watch the "mastro casaro" (cheese makers) at work and get to know closely this skilled craftsmanship. Finally, taste the fresh and tasty dairy products, after having witnessed personally this ancient and secret production. 

Mozzarella tasting

Lunch and dinner based on the freshest and seasonal ingredients

Choose from the best dishes of Apulian cooking heritage: your choice ranges from orecchiette, ear-shaped pasta with turnip tops and with meat sauce, fava beans and chicory, “panzerotti fritti”, savory and fried turnovers, stuffed eggplants, roasted octopus, fresh fish and so on. Be ready to be delighted and spend the day as a real local Apulian in a cozy and welcoming location!

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Cooking classes with Apulian grandmothers 

Cooking classes are the best ways to learn the secret recipes which were passed down from generations: are you ready to join and to experience first-hand our Apulian rural roots, putting into practice the Apulian Mediterranean flavors that you have tasted and smelled? Committed Apulian grandmothers will bring you through a cooking journey that will leave you with indelible memories. 

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Wine & Extra Virgin Olive Oil tastings 

Masserie are the architectural treasures, which boast centuries-old hypogeous oil mills, wine casks surrounded by thousand-year old olive trees and vineyards. Experience the wine and oil-making process, two flagship products and prides of Apulians. Taste the olive oil which is produced in 18th century farmhouses: an expert olive oil master will lead you through the scents and flavors, from fruity to some spicy nuances, of the world of extra virgin olive oil, the healthiest seasoning in the world! 

Walk through the vineyards, and you will be guided through different types of Apulian wines from different grape varieties: Primitivo, Negroamaro, Nero di Troia, Moscato di Trani.  Discover the local wineries housed in Masserie where wine is produced with passion, commitment and dedication. 

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extra virgin olive oil tasting

Our beloved Puglia is a living and thriving land! Take part in our tours to Puglia and live it with us!