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Food and Wine and Sunshine and the Best of the Best - Having Clare and Rhonda leading the way!

Spent a wonder-filled October week in the Tuscan hills, in the company of a dozen people who would... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
InkyBagwell
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Shenandoah Valley, Virginia
Outstanding week with Tuscan Women Cook!

The week that we spent with friends at Tuscan Women Cook in Montefollonico was outstanding! It was... read more

Reviewed December 3, 2018
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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...more
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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All reviews tuscan women cook la chiusa new friends my wife and i tuscan cooking food and wine spent a week local women cooking school cheese tasting perfect hosts pasta local restaurants love food cooking class the kitchen amazing week
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Spent a wonder-filled October week in the Tuscan hills, in the company of a dozen people who would all became fast friends by the end of the week. Rhonda and Clare planned everything to perfection and their deep joy and sense of fun set the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed December 3, 2018 via mobile

The week that we spent with friends at Tuscan Women Cook in Montefollonico was outstanding! It was a fabulous combination of cooking, sightseeing, relaxing with friends, wine tasting and outstanding meals! The stay at LaChiusa was charming, and a good base for working with chefs...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed December 2, 2018

Tuscan Women Cook was truly one of the best experiences I have ever had. Wonderful foods, great wines and terrific trips to the various villages in the Tuscan region. Coleen and Rhonda have put together a one week vacation that has everything. The women who...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

Was the best trip ever , the people were wonderful, had an awesome group and Collen and her staff made us feel like family. My husband went with me and he says it was the best ever , he loved the cooking classes . We...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 29, 2018 via mobile

I cannot day enough about this fabulous culinary immersion vacation - I literally did not have to think for a week. The little Tuscan hamlet of Montefollonico was everything I hoped it would be, and the chefs, winemakers, various locales, shop owners, shuttle driver, and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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RhondaV41, Owner at Tuscan Women Cook - Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2018

Your opinion means quite a lot to us and we thank you for the kind words.

Reviewed November 29, 2018

My week with Tuscan Women Cook was incredible and it surpassed all my expectations. The week was well planned, efficiently executed and filled with incredible food, wine, excursions and fun! The friendships we gained from the week will continue as we formed a very special...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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RhondaV41, Owner at Tuscan Women Cook - Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2018

Getting to meet and share the week with you and your friends is why we do this. We are so blessed to be able to make connections and friendships with all our guests. Thank you for spending the week with us!

Reviewed November 9, 2018

A week in the little village of Montefollonico was a wonderful surprise. The people and the unspoiled village away from tourist was wonderful. We spent a week cooking, eating and tasting wine from the region. We stayed a La Chiusa, a old olive oil mill...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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RhondaV41, Owner at Tuscan Women Cook - Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2018

Our groups always walk away having made new friends and for that we are grateful. Not to mention the friends we are lucky enough to make each and every week.

Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

This adventure surpassed all of our expectations! We learned so much while having fun doing it. We had an amazing group of people which made this trip that much better! Very well run and organized. Would come again in a heartbeat!!!!

Date of experience: October 2018
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RhondaV41, Owner at Tuscan Women Cook - Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2018

It is guests like you who make it all the more fun for us. Thank you for joining us.

Reviewed October 27, 2018

We recently finished a memorable week of learning to prepare and eating the best Tuscan food. We also did some cheese tasting, wine tasting and sight-seeing in small hilltop towns in Tuscany, as well as a full day in Siena. We were busy and active...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

The perfect week of cooking, wine tasting, making new friends and beautiful views. Couldn't ask for a better experience just wish we didn't have to leave ! Rhonda and Colleen are awesome. Treat yourself and book a week !! Nancy T

Date of experience: October 2018
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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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