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Decugnano Dei Barbi Cooking Class

Localita Fossatello 50, 05018, Orvieto, Italy
+39 0763 308255
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Beautiful experience at Decugnano de' Barbi's estate!

It was a windy morning in the late fall going all downhill from the main house of the Barbi's... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2017
daccoPerugia
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Perugia
A Delightful Afternoon and Evening at Decugnano Dei Barbi

Anna Rita welcomed us as if we were family. The tour of the vineyard and caves was so interesting... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
Zelda628
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Calgary, Canada
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In the magnificent setting of Saint Mary of Decugnano Chapel, overlooking Orvieto in the distance through rolling hills and ancient vineyards, Decugnano dei Barbi Estate has the pleasure to present traditional Umbrian cuisine cooking classes.After a tour to the winery, lead by our qualified guide you will gain a deep understanding of wine making techniques, followed by cooking lessons in the Chapel, where our local cook will be delighted to share her knowledge of traditional cuisine. Simple recipes taught through generations, using ingredients only available in season for everyday meals or for special regional festivities, specially paired with Decugnano dei Barbi wines, which have been produced in this area for over eight centuries. The perfect match for an authentic experience! WE ARE OPEN Saturday and Sunday
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

It was a windy morning in the late fall going all downhill from the main house of the Barbi's estate, the ancient place named "Decugnano" [maybe "The well-known Janus field"], in front of the Cliff on which the town of Orvieto was built-up by the...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2017

Anna Rita welcomed us as if we were family. The tour of the vineyard and caves was so interesting and informative and relaxed. Rosanna gave us cooking instructions and encouraged us to "try this at home". Next came dinner with wine pairings that you can...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2017

We were a group of six women staying in Orvieto. Anna Rita arranged our taxi to Decugnano (20 euros p/p). It was a lovely 30 min. drive We thought the outing was just for us, but another group of about 8 joined us for the...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2017

Highly recommend this great experience to learn to cook your own Italian meal. Learning from Rosanna, who hardly spoke English, was awesome. She was a fabulous teacher. Anna Rita's tour of the property and winery was so interesting and getting to taste and pair the...More

1  Thank Jen A
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

This is highly professionally done, and an absolute blast. The wine tour itself is spectacular as our guide Anna REALLY knows everything there is to know about wine, and her passion shows. The class itself moves along well, and gives a diversity of things to...More

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taby69, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Decugnano Dei Barbi Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Dear bordeauxbound, Many thanks for your kind contribution, Rosanna and I are delighted you had a good time with us. We hope you can repeat the recipes we did together and we might see you again at Decugnano dei Barbi for more dishes to share....More

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Reviewed 10 January 2017

This was by far my husband's and my favorite activity when touring Italy! Our cooking instructor, Rosanna, barely spoke a word of English but she showed us how to make homemade pasta, pizza, and other Italian classics just by using her hands and her wonderful...More

Thank Megan P
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

I whole-heartedly recommend this cooking class/winery tour! It was the highlight of the entire trip! We booked this and hired a driver to take us to and from and it was worth every last euro!!! Great fun. What an experience! The food was scrumptious, the...More

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Reviewed 24 October 2016

We were picked up from Orvieto at the pre-arranged time, driven through beautiful countryside, to arrive at Decugnano Dei Barbi. A tour of the winery with Anna showed us how the wines are made, and the history of the property. I couldn't quite believe how...More

Thank Shirley D
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

It starts with excellent communication from the winery (thank you Anna Rita!!). She assisted in arranging a transport service for the 30 minute drive to the winery from town (cost 40 Euro a person). After a tour of the winery we as a group all...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2016

It started with great communication before our trip with Anna, she was very responsive to my emails and to accommodating our group of 3 adults and 2 children. Once we got to the winery we were in awe of the history of the land and...More

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