Fall 2024 Food & Wine Workshop
October 21-28, 2024
Olive oil and grapes are the focus of our fall workshop. We'll harvest olives right on Borgo La Pietraia's property, learning ancient and modern methods for picking and pressing. We'll explore the countryside of Cilento to visit other olive farms and enjoy a fall truffle hunt with dogs high in the mountains.
In Prignano Cilento we'll have a tour and lunch at Santomiele, an artisan producer transforming figs into luxury products. The fall is when the late summer figs have been sufficiently dried and ready to be stuffed with chocolate, nuts, and orange peel.
In Castelfranci, we'll head into the vineyards at Il Cancelliere to learn the ins and outs of the harvest, then enjoy a homemade lunch with the winemakers.
This tour includes a free day to relax at the Borgo, or take an an optional day trip to Matera.
Junior Suite: $3,900 per person, based on double occupancy, single supplement is $700.00
Junior Suites are the largest rooms with a queen sized bed and room for two additional single beds. These rooms have a large terrace and full sea view. There are seven Junior Suites in total.
Superior Suite: $3,600, based on double occupancy, single supplement $400
Superior Suites are ideal for 1-2 guests, with a queen sized bed and a small terrace and partial sea view. There are 4 Super Suites in total.
If you would like to bring children, please let us know so we can customize the room price for you.
Room with en-suite bathroom and daily cleaning
6 dinners and 3 lunches including wine
Private transportation including pick-up and drop-off at Naples train station
All entrance fees, tours and local guides
Gratuities for local guides and drivers
PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Optional day trip to Matera ($120)
Mini-fridge charges or room service
$1,000 reservation fee to secure your place (non-refundable).
Balance due 90 days before departure.
Pickup and Dropoff
All workshops begin and end in Naples. We'll pick you up at the Naples train station (Napoli Centrale) at 2pm on the first day of your workshop, and drop you off at noon on the last day. We're happy to give you recommendations for hotels and guides in Rome or Naples if you would like to arrive early or stay a little later.
Unpack your bags once to stay at Borgo La Pietraia. The Borgo has 12 suites, each with their own terrace and view of the sea. The Junior Suites are the largest room and have one queen sized bed and the possibility to add two additional single beds for families. The Superior Suites have one full sized bed and are ideal for singles or couples.
The Borgo has a pool, an on-site restaurant, and massages available by appointment in your room. All bathrooms have rain head showers and heated towel racks.
What to Wear
Dress is casual throughout the trip. Bring comfortable shoes and clothes you don't mind getting dirty. For dinners out, you may wish to dress a little nicer, but overall, everything is casual.