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Alghero: Dinner in the Vineyard with Wine in Sassari

1. Alghero: Dinner in the Vineyard with Wine in Sassari

Experience an evening of wine and food in a winery located in Alghero, north-western Sardinia. As the sun sets, indulge in a blend of modernity, relaxation, and tradition amidst the serene surroundings of Porto Ferro and Lake Baratz with a dinner under a starry sky. Visit a winery that has become a benchmark in the production of quality wines in Sardinia. Before tucking into dinner, take a self-guided tour of the winery and its charming cellar, adding to the unique sensory journey. Visit the charming wine cellar and walk through the lush vineyards. Then, delve into a specially curated menu featuring typical Sardinian specialties, perfectly paired with wines produced on-site. Be treated to local products and seasonal produce from the local vegetable garden. For hors d'oeuvres, enjoy cold meats, cheeses, olives, caramelized onions, omelets, savory pies, and bruschetta with tomatoes. Next, relish a first course of ricotta ravioli, pasta (tagliatelle, malloreddus, or fregola) with tomato sauce or lamb ragu, Campidanese sauce, vegetable ragout, or sheep stew sauce. Next, get a second course of porcetto, lamb, sheep, wild boar, and mixed grilled or zucchini bread. Finally, satisfy your sweet tooth with local desserts such as seadas, fig and apple tart, fruit tart, or Papassini – all accompanied by water, a liter of wine for every 4 people, coffee, and liqueur. If you opt for a vegetarian menu, savor an appetizer with olives, cheese, omelets, vegetables in oil, and bruschetta with tomatoes, followed by vegetable ragout or tomato sauce, and a second course based on pies and omelets.

Olmedo: Saffron trail with Sardinian Shepherd & tasting

2. Olmedo: Saffron trail with Sardinian Shepherd & tasting

Immerse yourself in the captivating world of saffron at our specialized laboratory in Olmeno, where an expert and skilled shepherd will guide you through the process of creating a truly remarkable cheese: the Saffron cheese inside a traditional Pinnettu, the typical Sardinian shepherd's hut. This unique experience unfolds amidst the serene nature of the Sardinian countryside in the north-west region. As you embark on this journey, prepare to be treated to a delightful tasting session featuring an array of typical products, skillfully seasoned with the precious saffron spice. Indulge your senses as the sight and aroma of the surroundings blend harmoniously with the exquisite flavors on your plate. Discover the fascinating stories, insights, and techniques shared by our knowledgeable shepherd, making this experience both enriching and entertaining. Don't hesitate any longer, let yourself be enchanted by this remarkable adventure of flavors and traditions. - The experience will take place at a farm specialized in the organic cultivation of Saffron - The cultivation method is organic according to the law and certified

Sassari: Market Walking Tour and Private Meal

3. Sassari: Market Walking Tour and Private Meal

Uncover the secrets of Italian family recipes on your travels and experience Italy's first and finest network of home cooks. Taste regional Italian cuisine made by your own host. Feel the warmth of Italian hospitality as you connect with local people. Visit the local market with your host. Enjoy the atmosphere of an Italian market and learn how to recognize the best produce from the land. Return to your host’s home and attend a private cooking demo where your host will share the secret of their family cookbook while preparing one of the dishes right in front of you. Sit at an authentic Italian table and enjoy a four-course seasonal menu.

Cagliari: Castelsardo & the Sardinian Pyramide Private Tour

4. Cagliari: Castelsardo & the Sardinian Pyramide Private Tour

Explore the charming town of Castelsardo on a guided tour. Pass by beautiful landscapes on the way to the town, and once you're there, wander through enchanting alleyways and visit the pyramid of Monte d'Accoddi. Begin your tour with pickup and a 3-hour drive in a comfortable minivan through the amazing Sardinian countryside towards the northwest of the island. Discover one of the monuments considered a unicum in Sardinia: the steep pyramid of Monte d'Accoddi which recalls the famous Mesopotamian Ziqqurat. The site, dating back to the fourth millennium BC, is surrounded by a mysterious mist. The excursion will continue in the beautiful city of Castelsardo (formerly known as Castel Aragonese and Castel Genovese), overlooking the Gulf of Asinara. The tour also includes a visit to the Elephant Rock, Domus de Janas, a symbol of the Anglican territory.

Sassari: Market Tour, Home Cooking Class and Dinner

5. Sassari: Market Tour, Home Cooking Class and Dinner

Go food shopping like a local in Sassari, enjoying the distinctive Italian local market experience and learning how to recognize the best products by sight. Then immerse yourself in a cooking class at a local home, learning the secrets of the most famous dishes of regional cuisine. At the end of your lesson, savor the fruits of your labor, washed down with local wines. During the lesson, learn the tricks of the trade for 3 authentic local recipes from your local chef guide and have fun putting your cooking skills to the test. You will have a workstation equipped with utensils and all the ingredients to make the dishes. Then, taste everything you have prepared, accompanied by a selection of red and white local wines. Instead of loading your suitcase with souvenirs, take home Italian cooking skills that will stay with you for life.

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