Educative Wine and Olive Oil Tastings

Learn more about Puglia’s wines, join us for this educative and fun 2 hour tasting experience.
We’ll taste together some great wines and olive oils and talk about the area, its wine identity, its food tradition.

This class requires no background knowledge and it includes:

  • Tasting of 6 Puglia wines and 2 Puglia Extra Virgin Olive Oils
  • Cured meat, cheese and bruschetta Puglia style

Tasting can be in English and Italian. Open every day of the week inclusive of weekends.
Classes are held in the beautiful and picturesque Piazza Plebiscito in Squinzano.

Highlights:

  • Short intro on Puglia lifestyle, wine and olive oil culture
  • Tasting of 6 Puglia wines + 2 extra virgin olive oils
  • A delicious light meal consisting of breads, cheese, bruschetta, cured meats, pasta, dolce
    (vegetarian menu can be provided upon request)

Instructions: by our local wine, food and lifestyle experts
When: 7 days a week, from 11 to 7 pm
Private transfer from/to your hotel in Lecce can be arranged

Cooking Classes

We offer half day cooking classes in the center of Squinzano.
Our small group cooking classes are guaranteed to run with just 2 people signed in.

The menus are seasonal and depend on what is available at the local market.
We will give you an apron and printed recipes.

Our cooking classes are hands on so you’ll participate in all the phases of preparation.
At the end of the cooking class we will sit down, relax around the table and have lunch with the food you’ve prepared.
The duration of the classes ranges from 2 to 3 hours and they can be arranged in the morning or in the afternoon.

The preparation of your dinner or lunch includes a couple of starters, one main course (primo and secondo according to the Italian tradition) with side dishes and a dessert. During the following meal, local red, rosé or white wines will be served as well.
During all the experience, there will be a friendly assistant speaking English.

The main focus of our cooking school is traditional Puglia Cuisine: our lessons combine a mixture of both ancient and family recipes that have been passed down for many generations, coupled with only the healthiest and most authentic local ingredients.

Fall in love with Puglia through its food.

Team Building

Exploring Puglia's food, Oil and Wine Culture

We offer experiential team building programs for your corporate groups. Our programs are customized to fit your team's needs, individually tailored to suit the group's specific desires.

  • Cooking Program: participants are provided with all tools, ingredients, the apron of our cooking school, ready for a fun a cooking challenge (pizza, pasta, focaccia & breads).
  • Wine Tasting: guided by a sommelier, participants will learn the story, curiosities, sensorial evaluation techniques about wine production in Puglia and enjoy a final gorgeous lunch.
  • Grape Harvest: 2 hours in the vineyard, grape harvest and wine tasting with lunch.
  • Olive Picking: 2 hours in the olive grove, olive picking and oil/wine tasting with lunch.

It's a lot of fun and awesome energy, connecting people and enjoying the time spent together. Depending on your group or company's specifc needs we can tailor these unique experiences Puglia Style.

Please feel free to contact us for more information about our team building programs

How to Book

If you would like to book a Tasting Experience or Cooking Class, please fill in your information. We will check availability and send you a confirmation voucher. Steps to book your tasting experience or/and cooking class:

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Wine at your villa

Have your wine and oil delivered to your villa during your stay in Puglia

Let us help you with the perfect wine and extra virgin olive oil list.
Tell us your favorite varietals and our wine and oil concierge will select outstanding wines and extra virgin olive oils tailored to your taste.
The wines and oils are delivered on a daily base between 9:00 am and 17:00 (urgent delivery service available upon request).
If you have any special requirements please send an email to info@pugliawineschool.com
and we will go out of our way to accommodate you.

For more information and to inquire about our daily deliveries, please contact us.

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