Private Sorrento Epicurean Tour for foodies, full day departing from Naples port or Sorrento Hotel in Campania Italy, where you will view the production process and taste the end product of Olive Oil, Wine tasting (optional ), Mozzarella production, ,Lemoncello factory and Gelato – Italy’s famous icecream made with real fruit and cream. Foodies, you will love this tour!
We start this exciting tour with a visit to Gargiulo extra virgin olive oil factory. With breathtaking views over Sorrento, we take a stroll through orchards of olive, lemon and orange trees, where you will be surrounded by the perfume of the different blossoms.
Enjoy a demonstration on the production of Olive Oil from the olive on the tree to the bottle. Followed by a delicious tasting of this fine Extra Virgin Olive Oil on freshly baked bread, also a surprise tasting … great for any chocolate lovers!
On our way to the next stop, the Buffalo mozzarella and cheese makers, we make a fantastic photo stop over the two gulfs, the bay of Salerno and the bay of Naples, for a bird’s eye view of the famous Amalfi Coast.
You will be welcomed with open arms by the family at the cheese farm, who have over 50 years of experience. After touring the farm, watch the making of mozzarella (a cheese that originated from the Naples area), participate in a wonderful explanation of the entire process from the 1st drop of milk to the final product, which you will taste with lunch…
On our way to the next stop we stop for a fantastic photo opportunity over the two bays – the bay of Salerno and the bay of Naples – with a bird’s eye view of the famous Amalfi Drive.
Wine tasting at a local winery, full demonstration, visit to the cellar and tasting of up to 9 wines. A hobby adored by generation after generation turned in to a successful business, they now supply most of the hotels and restaurants in Sorrento. The newest addition to their line is the DOC 2006 red and white.
Time for a light lunch, included in price, set in peaceful grounds of the family run farm. Sit back and relax with an antipasto of local ‘in season’ vegetables and salami, followed by freshly made pasta and tasting the fresh mozzarella you have just witnessed being made. All ingredients are from the area.
Lunch is served with local wine and soft drinks, followed by Limoncello – a local liquor used as a digestive drink by the Italians – and a great way to freshen your taste buds for our next stop !!! ….
We now head back into the heart of Sorrento for Italy’s famous GELATO (similar to ice cream but not so frozen, and a lot tastier!) as they say ‘no visit to Italy is the same without gelato’.
Here we meet Mario, award winning celebrated TV personality, duly noted in RICK STEVES guide to Italy 2014. A 3rd generation master of the famous Sorrentine Gelato, Mario will happly show you the secrets to making the perfect Gelato with lots of tasting during the process.
A perfect end to a day tasting the delights of Southern Italy.
All tolls, parking, petrol and taxes are included.
Light lunch, demonstrations and tasting all included!!!
Duration: 8 hours
Start: 9 am
Tour Runs: Everyday except Wed