Design & Wine Italy 2017 Tour

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Design & Wine Italy 2017 Tour Highlights

  • Design & Wine Italy 2017 features one week in of dazzling design, architecture, gardens, wine, food, lakes, villas, and cultural immersion including free time to shop, explore Milan’s design district just steps from your hotel, discover the charming Langhe town of Alba’s for shopping, restaurants, truffles, and other local points of interest on your own.
  • Tour Milan, Franciacorta, Lakes District, Alba and the Langhe region of Piemonte (home to Italy’s world class Nebbiolo wines from Barolo, Barbaresco, and around the Langhe)
  • Tour organized and led by (1) Adam Japko; Esteem Media, Design Bloggers Conference, and WineZag founder; and (2) Jeremy Parzen, Ph.D; Italian food historian, Italian wine expert, and founder of DoBianchi
  • Sample Design destinations include: Santambrogio Milano rooftop reception, Villa Necchi Campiglio, The Triennale di Milano, Promemoria Showcase Apartment reception, Gessi, Gufram, Ceretto Chapel, Corso Como, and much more
  • Top modern and classic Piemonte wine producers and winery visits and on site meals including Ca del Bosco, Ceretto, and more
  • Hands on cooking class in Piemonte
  • Michelin starred meals and traditional local cuisine spots
  • 6 nights double or single occupancy: 3 night’s stay at  the luxurious Grand Hotel et de Milan, just steps from the financial district, the Scala Opera House, the Fashion district and the Duomo Cathedral; and 3 nights at the charming Hotel Calissano in Alba
  • Transport from Malpensa airport to Grand Hotel et de Milan and to other destinations on tour and to Malpensa airport upon conclusion of the tour
  • 6 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
  • Not included: Airfare and meals not listed on your final itinerary
  • Price: $4,375 per person/double occupancy
    ($375 per person/single occupancy surcharge)

“Amazing! I went on this trip last year not knowing anyone and not quite sure of what to expect but you had me at “design and wine” so off I went with high anticipation and excitement to explore new places and meet new people…. it was all that and more! I was often asked, “what’s been your favorite part so far”. Every day was a new experience and I couldn’t pick just one, but looking back, the gatherings around the table everyday, toasting to each day’s event and experiences, laughing and enjoying the food, wine and people really sums it all up. I’ve come back with so much more than I could have every anticipated and I’m grateful for the journey. Thank you!… Where to next?”
-Joanne De Leon, De Leon Design