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Sprezzatura! Fall Foodies Edition 2021

Sun, October 17, 2021 (Departure Date)

Cost: $3995 Per Person, Dbl Occupancy, $500 pp to Reserve - 4 Seats Open

***Update: Italy is still open to American travelers with proof of vaccination AND negative PCR Test within 72 hours of travel. ***

October. Wineries and agriturismos have just finished harvesting grapes for wine, bottling wines from the previous year, and pressing olives for wonderful olive oils. Now it's time to celebrate the year's hard work! Vintages that have completed their aging process are released, new olive oils are ready for bruschetta and it's truffle season! This is the perfect time to visit for foodies! My name is Jenner Southerland, owner of Vivace Gourmet Cafe in Colorado Springs. I have been conducting these wonderful boutique tours of Tuscany since 2016. Your home away from home is a stylishly remodeled in the heart of fashion district that boasts rooftop views of the city and the Arno River. This tour will take all the precautions necessary to abide by the new social distancing recommendations.

Tour Price is $3995 Per Person, Double Occupancy, Single Supplement of $695

Non-Refundable deposit of $500 Per Person to Reserve

Maximum Tour Capacity is 10 travelers. Join other travelers or form your own group with a minimum of 6 people.

Deluxe Accommodations include:

◇Luxury Airport Transfers on Arrival in a Mercedes Sedan E Class

◇7 Nights at a 4-Star Hotel, featuring a rooftop pool and beautiful City or River view in Florence, Italy!

◇WiFi Access

◇Daily Continental Breakfast Buffet 

◇Four Group Lunches 

◇Two Group Dinners

◇Luxury Transportation for all excursions in an air conditioned Mercedes Minivan with reusable water bottles included.

“5 Star tour. Everything was well thought out and well planned. Hotel was fantastic including the continental breakfast. Obviously the small group approach (not on a bus tour with dozens of other guests) was critical to my enjoyment. We loved the variety of wineries that we visited. From the large corporate to the smaller family run operations (which were our favourite - especially Giuseppe). The choices that you made for us to visit were fantastic! We also enjoyed both the welcoming dinner and the goodbye dinner - both were amazing experiences. Hugely appreciated Marco and the personalized service he provided. He was amazing. Foodie tour and David's Museum was a very pleasant addition to this tour.


I greatly appreciated your professionalism and lovely personality. Thank you so much for making our trip of a lifetime spectacular!!”

— Christine S., Toronto, Canada

Sprezzatura 2018

Arrive in Florence, Italy Sunday, October 17, 2021

  • Short Orientation, Aperitivo with Heavy Appetizer Buffet


  • Piazzale Michelangelo.  

​   We start our day at the most beautiful viewpoint of Florence!​​​

  • Siena and San Gimignano

Enjoy these two picturesque villages at your leisure during our stop. Lunch and wine tasting at a beautiful bio organic winery with an amazing view of San Gimignano. Lunch and wine tasting Included.

  • Dinner is open.


  • Nude and Food

We embark on a unique "Nude and Food" journey , a half day walking tour starting with a morning visit to the Accademia to see just a few of the works of Michelangelo, including David. Then it's off to discover the many food attractions of Florence including Mercato Centrale. 

Museum tickets and all tastings, including wine, are included. Bring your appetite!

  • Dinner is open.


  • We start the day with a scenic drive through the Chianti region, followed by lunch and a tour of the organic vegetable gardens, vineyard, cellars and art collection (including works by Goya, Picasso and Warhol) of a prestigious winery in the area. Lunch and wine tasting is included.
  • Dinner is open.


  • Truffle hunting and cooking class. We will head out to the Tuscany countryside to learn the secrets of truffle hunting. Then we go off the beaten path in a Range Rover to find them! Afterward, we will go into the kitchen to craft several dishes with our newly found treasures! Lunch and wine is include.
  •  Dinner is open.  

Friday is Open.

  • This is the perfect day for museums, shopping or a side trip. Chef Jenner will provide a list of suggestions. Hotel concierge will assist with any museum reservations.


  • Pre-dinner cruise on Florentine style Gondola with Prosecco.
  • Farewell dinner with wine pairings.


Depart Sunday, October 24, 2020, 11:00 am local time

More information:


  • trip
  • tuscany
  • Chianti
  • Brunello
  • Vernaccia

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Vivace Gourmet Personal Chef Services

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