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Poderi Val Verde - Chianti Cooking Lesson

Loc. Casanova di Ricavo, 53011, Castellina In Chianti, Italy
+39 0577 740266
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So much fun for the family!

What a great way to spend an evening with the family. We were two adults and two children, with a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ben W
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We had a fabulous experience with Ulrike at Polderi Val Verde! I was staying outside of Castellina... read more

Reviewed June 17, 2018
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i offer real hands-on cookery course - also vegetarian - of mostly typical Tuscan farmer's dishes using vegetables and herbs from my garden, eggs from my chicken, meat from my lambs or wild game from surrounding woods. dishes are selected depending on availability of ingredients and are easily reproduced at home for your family or friends. we do from a minimum of 4 to 7 or 8 dishes- depending on number of "cooks" (also children)- . our rates (as of Euro 90 depending on type of course and number of participants) incl. 3 hrs. of cooking and dining as well as standard beverages . times: either 1100 to 1400 hrs or 1700 to 2000 hrs. monday through friday or on special request. a special highlight is the extended half day course - 10.00 to 1500 hrs.- which includes a visit to a local street market or other shopping facilities, eventually with a tastings of cheese and cold cuts , balsamico vinegar, local wine etc. - always on Tuesdays or Fridays - Euro 140 per person -
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Loc. Casanova di Ricavo, 53011, Castellina In Chianti, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great way to spend an evening with the family. We were two adults and two children, with a wide range of cooking experience from loads (one of the adults) to virtually none (both of the kids). Ulrike got each of us started with...More

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Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

We had a fabulous experience with Ulrike at Polderi Val Verde! I was staying outside of Castellina with my two adult children and their fiancés and booked a cooking lesson for all of us. From start to finish it was delightful. We made a liver...More

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Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I took a 5 hour private cooking class, which included going to the market and shopping with Ulrike. This was our favorite experience in Tuscany! It was truly special. It was like hanging out with family all day cooking, talking and drinking....More

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Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

A group of 6 of us attended the cooking class at Poderi Val Verde and had a great time. We made 9 dishes that provided us with a fantastic meal. Throughout the 3+ hours cooking time, we were all engaged in making various dishes such...More

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Reviewed August 23, 2017

Cajuns in Chianti: Life in south Louisiana revolves around food, and Ulrike made the 6 of us feel at home. The evening was truly the highlight of our trip, and something we will do again, when in Tuscany. Thanks to Ulrike and her son Fabian,...More

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Reviewed August 22, 2017

This was an amazing experience! Ulrike took the 6 of us in (3 couples from Louisiana) and made us feel at home! She and her son are unique and have a most special life in Italy! We cooked, visited with Ulrike and her son, drank...More

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Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

The cooking class was amazing. Very hands on unlike many other cooking classes Ulkraine was a delight teaching us the tricks of chianti cooking while also telling us some history! Thank you so much !

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Reviewed July 12, 2017

This was a really fun day in Tuscany. Ulrike took the 9 of us ages 10 - 68 to the local market where we tasted cheeses and meats included by a little wine. We then went back to her kitchen. She had arranged for each...More

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Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I were welcome by Ulrike with a huge smile and hug. Ulrike had gone to so much trouble to ensure that our gluten free requirements were met without comprising a true Tuscan experience. We were both quickly put to work on our...More

Thank Jo H
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Reviewed November 8, 2016

A place that feels at home. Great food, great instruction, great music, great conversation. What an incredible treat. We have been to other cooking classes but nothing remotely close to this. I give it the highest recommendation possible. I cannot wait to go back.

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