Gourmet RETREATS PLANNED:
2023 OR 2024 tbd
Le Altane (roof terraces) di San Zaccaria
Discovering the four phases of Venetian history from above, from seven rooftop terraces! Plus, exclusive insights into the ancient monastery San Zaccaria and its forgotten gardens. (1 DAY)
2023 or 2024 tbd
Spices and Monastery Gardens
Introducing the four phases of Venetian culinary history. Visits to spice shops and restaurants, while discovering the story of the spice path in the city (1 DAY)
2023 or 2024 tbd
Breakfast and Aperitif on the Terrace
Mini cooking classs on Nonna Lina’s terrace in the garden. Discovering breakfast treats, aperitifs, and dishes for a summer feast. (0.5 DAY)
Discover our past events and green gourmet retreats in Venice. Descriptions will be available soon.
JUNE 2013, 2015, 2o17, 2019
Solstizio a Venezia
Started with a leisurely breakfast in the campo, followed by a visit to the market, an aperitivo on an altana overlooking the Rialto market. On Day 2, guests enjoyed the pomegranate spritz and lavender cordial in the garden and can choose between an exclusive dinner in an exotic garden, or a candle light feast with musical performance and wine tasting.
NOVEMBER 2015, 2017, 2018
Festa della Madonna della Salute
Coffee in Piazza San Marco is followed by a long walk along Riva degli Schiavoni, discovering two secret gardens along the way, while exploring the true meaning of the most heart-felt feast in Venice. Just before night falls, we drink tea and warm up with hot chocolate and Byzantine-Greek cakes, and discover more stories of the feast at a favorite cafe in the neighborhood. Finally, a candlelight dinner is ready in a restaurant based on Nonna Lina’s recipes.
JULY 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2019
The Rialto Market and the Story of the Venetian Spice Masters
Morning visit to the Rialto Market. We stop at the market stalls to discover the bounty of sesaonal food and spices, and taste a lush historical spice menu for lunch. This is followed by a pre-dinner meeting discovering the district of the spice masters in Venice, and a wine tasting in the evening.
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