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Tuscan Women Cook - Day Classes

Via della Madonnina, 88 | La Chiusa Restaurant, 53040 Montefollonico, Torrita di Siena, Italy
+39 0577 669444
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" Fantastico "

Colleen and Rhonda are just as fabulous as the food and wine we ate and drank. The itinerary is a... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
audigirl2
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Whitefish, Montana
Not just cooking

I just finished up a week in Montefollonico with Tuscan Women Cook. It was an awesome experience... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
ironfollower
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bedford, nh
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Indulge in Tuscan lifestyle & discover the region's passion for food & wine. The best cooks in Tuscany, the local women, teach our classes. They'll share regional techniques, ingredients, & family recipes that have been passed down over the centuries. You'll learn first-hand how to make gnocchi, tagliatelli, & pici-thick strings of handmade eggless pasta made originally in Montefollonico & more !
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Via della Madonnina, 88 | La Chiusa Restaurant, 53040 Montefollonico, Torrita di Siena, Italy
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

Colleen and Rhonda are just as fabulous as the food and wine we ate and drank. The itinerary is a diverse and enjoyable. I believe I experienced the trip of a lifetime. I would highly recommend this to anyone who is thinking about a travel...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2017

I just finished up a week in Montefollonico with Tuscan Women Cook. It was an awesome experience in SO many ways. The location is breathtaking, the excursions are well timed and professionally guided, and the cooking classes are more fun than you can imagine! And...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

This was our second time with Tuscan Women Cook. We are so glad we returned. The food, cooking, sight seeing and time spent in Tuscany make for a wonderful vacation. You certainly don't need to be a chef (or even a decent home cook) to...More

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Rhonda V, Owner at Tuscan Women Cook - Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Thank you for your kind words. It was beyond a pleasure to spend the week with the two of you and we look forward to seeing you again!

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Reviewed 23 September 2017

One of the most beautiful and memorable experiences of my life. Coleen and Rhonda were the perfect hosts, we were wined and dined, chauffeured and pampered the entire week, in the magnificent Tuscan countryside. We cooked, laughed, made new friends, explored beautiful towns and did...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2017

Just spent a week with the lovely Coleen and Rhonda from Tuscan Women Cook. The food and wine were superb, and the day trips were very well organized and packed full of fun. If you love food, wine, beautiful places and great company, sign up...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Outstanding trip with the best hosts.!!! Great tour with perfect logistics and choices of restaurants and tour guides.

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Rhonda V, Owner at Tuscan Women Cook - Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2017

Thank you for the kind words. Hospitality is very important to us.

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Reviewed 28 July 2017

My week spent with Tuscan Women Cook was extraordinary! From the moment that we arrived at La Chiusa, we were in awe! This was truly my very own "Fantasy Island". Tuscan women (and men) don't just cook. We ate and drank the most magnificent foods...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2017

I was lucky enough to enjoy this Tuscan experience and words can barely express how truly remarkable it was! It is so much more than cooking and I have recommended it to every person I have spoken to since getting back! This week long trip...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Montefollonico is a real secret of Tuscany, very typical for that area,but unknown. The cooking class is one of the most popular events in the village. The other are the great 4 restaurants nearby,one of them with Michelin Star. There is a small shop for...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

This was a truly unforgettable trip to paradise. The setting is so beautiful. The hosts Rhonda and Coleen are so warm and friendly. All you have to do is show up and they take care of everything. The hands on cooking classes taught by the...More

Thank Janet M
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Blacksmith12
20 October 2017|
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Response from Angie C | Reviewed this property |
@ $4000 maybe a little more or a little less. I can't recall the exact amount as I paid for it well before we traveled.
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Response from Susan S | Reviewed this property |
I took the week long program. Our classes took the full morning and then we all ate our creations for lunch together. I am a fairly experienced cook now, but learned a lot of technique. I recommend the full course... More
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