Join me, Rosetta Costantino, cookbook author, cooking teacher and experienced guide, along with my husband Lino, as we take you on an insider’s tour of Calabria, Western Sicily and Puglia.

Visit top wine and olive oil producers and local cheesemakers. Stay at working farms and luxury resorts, and dine at my favorite restaurants off the beaten path. Come experience breathtaking vistas of the Mediterranean sea, hands-on cooking classes and life as it's lived by locals.


CALABRIA culinary vacation

September 24 - Oct 2, 2019 (SOLD OUT)

September 15-23, 2020 (SOLD OUT)

September 21-29, 2021

Travel off the beaten path to the toe of Italy’s boot…to my native Calabria. We’ll journey from the majestic Pollino mountains in the north, through the Terre di Cosenza and Lamezia wine regions, to the dazzling west coast, Tropea, and Reggio Calabria in the south at the tip of Italy’s toe, savoring the best local foods and wines, and Southern Italian art, history and culture along the way.


October 6-13, 2019 (SOLD OUT)

Sept 27 - Oct 4, 2020 (SOLD OUT)

October 3-10, 2021

Known for centuries as the crossroads of the Mediterranean, Sicily produces food and wine as alluring as its storied history.  On this insider’s tour of Western Sicily, we will search local markets for fresh, seasonal ingredients from land and sea, learn to cook regional specialties, enjoy meals prepared by fabulous local chefs, and of course, sample and learn about the regional wines that match the deep flavors of the food.



June 4-11, 2020 (SOLD OUT)

October 9-16, 2020 (Two SPOTs LEFT)

May 21-28, 2021

Explore the stunning sights and local flavors of picturesque Puglia at the heel of southern-Italy’s boot, from the crystal-clear Adriatic Sea to the turquoise Ionian Sea. Our culinary tour gives you a wide range of the distinctive flavors that Puglia offers. You’ll enjoy tasty street foods, rustic family meals and memorable feasts at restaurants and eateries where locals go – rather than at tourist spots.


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May 23-31, 2020 (SOLD OUT)

May 31 - JUNe 8, 2021

This nine-day food and wine trip is specially designed to completely immerse you in Calabria’s culture, lifestyle and traditions, from the Ionian Sea to the Pollino mountains. Learn how to cook the authentic Calabrian way, make friends and soak in the local magic.