Culinary Tours in Lecce and Salento

For Lovers of Italy and Italian Food

During your stay, our trip Discovering the flavours of Salento, Products and Recipes of Tradition will introduce you to some of the food excellencies of our territory, that you can actually taste. We will take you into the wine cellars among the barrels to taste high quality wines, into the olive oil mills to taste the extra-virgin olive oils, to small farms where they produce pecorino, ricotta, burrata, fresh cheeses, cured meats, taralli.

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In Salento, there are many culinary tours that you can choose:

  • Wine Tours. Salento offers an ideal habitat for a diversity of grape varieties and contributes subtle nuances to the personalities of its various wines (Negramaro, Primitivo, Susumaniello, Verdeca, Fiano). You will visit prestigious cellars, where experts of the Houses tell the company's story, the methods of production of wines and talk about the "Art of Wine" and the "secrets" to produce a great wine! Into the wine cellars among the barrels, enjoy a tasting of high quality local wines served with delicious local produce.
  • Pecorino cheese, ricotta and burrata.Visit to a farm that produces pecorino, ricotta and cheeses.The owner will tell and show you how to produce cheese. Tasting of products and possibility to eat cheeses and freshly made products!
  • Extra-Virgin Olive Oil. Visit to a traditional olive oil mill, in Italian "Frantoio", where the owner will explain and show us the Oil process. Lunch in the Frantoio and tasting of the Extra-Virgin Olive oil, along with other delicious organic products produced by the Farm.
  • Taralli. Small and circular, these crackers make for a wonderful snack… especially alongside a glass of Pugliese wine! They are made with flavors like fennel, black peppercorns or poppy seeds or sweet, with white wine and sugar.
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