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Ancient Cheese-Making Class & Tasting


Learn how to make cheese from award-winning local cheese-makers! Head to the foothills of the Abruzzi wilderness in Italy’s countryside for a rugged foodie adventure. Make your own cheese in a hands-on workshop, then sample organic raw pecorino along with meats from neighbouring farms and wine produced in the local valley.

Abruzzi Foothills Cheese-Making Workshop Highlights

  • Take a cheese-making class with award-winning artisan producers recognised for their knowledge of old-world cheese production
  • Enjoy a tasting board of 0-kilometre cured meats, organic raw pecorino D.O.P. and wine from the Val di Comino vintners
  • Explore a rustic villa where D.H. Lawrence was inspired to finish his novel The Lost Girl, and sip a cup of English tea while browsing the mini library
  • Relax amid the foothills of the Abruzzi Mountains, home to the Mariscan bear and the largest wolf population in Europe

Inclusions: Local English-speaking guide, tasting board of local meats, wine, artisan bread and cheese produced by nearby farms and vineyards, and the small wheel of primo sale pecorino that you made and can keep.

Exclusions: Transportation to and from the meeting/end point, additional food and drinks, and tips/gratuities for your guide.

Schedule details

  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Meeting point: Casa Lawrence, Contrada serre, 03040 Picinisco FR. Lazio, Italy. View on Google Maps.
  • Starting time: 11.30 AM
  • Ending point: Casa Lawrence, Contrada serre.