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Collio: Cividale Del Friuli and Wine Tastings from Trieste

This is an ideal choice for wine lovers visiting Italy. Spend a day discovering the highlights of the picturesque Collio wine region. Avoid the hassle of booking taxis between sites, and enjoy the convenience of having door-to-door transfers included. See incredible scenery, visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Cividale del Friuli, and get the chance to try delicious wine along the way too.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Cooking Class at a Cesarina's Home in Trieste

Immerse yourself in a private cooking class at the Cesarina's home, and learn the secrets of the most famous dishes of Trieste cuisine and taste the fruit of your labor accompanied by a glass of local wine. During the lesson the Cesarina will reveal the tricks of the trade of 3 authentic regional recipes. Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test. Each participant will have a workstation equipped with utensils and all the ingredients to make the dishes. Then, taste everything you have prepared accompanied by a selection of red and white local wines.Le Cesarine is Italy’s oldest network of 600+ home cooks all over the country in more than 120 cities. They are passionate and welcoming hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Karst Wines: winery visit with wine tasting

The fascinating old village of Prepotto del Carso within the Province of Trieste is home of some of the finest wineries in the Karst area, producing particular red and white wines from peculiar native grapes here growing in unique climate and soil conditions.You'll get the chance to visit a renowned family-run local winery, gaining access to the precious wine cellar for a tasting of 4 different regional wines to go with a board of homemade cured meats and cheese from the Karst plateau. All this will be enhanced by magnificient views over the Gulf of Trieste.Over the winery visit, the wine tasting will include 3 wines from native local grapes, 3 whites and 1 red: Vitovska, Malvasia Istriana and Terrano. Rounding up the tasting will be a special blend of Vitovska, Malvasia Istriana and Tocai Friuliano, without forgetting the selection of regional delicacies.Enjoy each sip of wine while admiring the views from Prepotto down to the Adriatic Sea and the Castle of Duino.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Pasta-Making Class at a Cesarina's Home with tasting in Trieste

Expand your Italian culinary knowledge and taste delicious food by opting for a private pasta-making class at a Cesarina’s home. Learn secrets of making the region’s most loved pasta dishes that you wouldn’t find out about otherwise, and ask questions along the way. The highlight of the experience is being able to eat the dishes you create, accompanied by local wine.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Regional wines tasting in Trieste

With this wine experience you'll get the opportunity to taste fine wines and local produce typical from Friuli Venezia Giulia region by an innovative wine shop & bar right in the centre of Trieste. You'll get introduced to regional sparkling, white and red wines as well as extra-virgin olive oil and vinegar carefully selected by the manager, in a modern and stylish environment.Our 3 tasting proposals feature:3 wines from the Friuli Venezia Giulia region, from sparkling wine to intense red, through fine whites that distinguish local production.3 local wines from the Trieste area: vitovska, malvasia and terrano, ancient vineyards and expression of the particular geological and climatic conditions of this land.1 pure extra virgin olive oil, 1 blend olive oil and 1 vinegar produced using only raw materials from the region of Friuli Venezia Giulia to take you through intense and characteristic aromas and flavours.We can't wait to get through this tasting journey, sip after sip.
  • Duration: 45 to 60 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 45 to 60 minutes
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Hire your local home cook in Trieste

Want to entertain your friends and family in your home away from home? Le Cesarine is your perfect solution; our expert local home cooks will come to your accommodation to create an authentic culinary experience you'll never forget. Put your feet up and relax with your loved ones while our Cesarina takes care of everything for you (clean up included!). Enjoy an aperitivo with sparkling wine and nibbles followed by a 4-course menu including starter, pasta, main course with side dish, dessert and drinks included (water, selection of red and white wines from regional cellars).  How does it work? After you have booked the experience we will contact you asking for the address of your accommodation and any specific requests or preferences including timings. We will then match you with the perfect local home cook from our world-famous network.Le Cesarine is Italy’s oldest network of 600+ home cooks all over the country in more than 120 cities.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Local market visit and private cooking class at a Cesarina's home in Trieste

With fresh produce and secret family recipes dating back generations, Italy’s food scene offers the perfect way to explore the country’s culture. On this private cooking class in Trieste, begin with a visit to the local markets then roll your sleeves up to prepare a delicious 3-course meal—with hints and tips from your host. With the work done, enjoy your meal with a selection of red and white wines.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Carso panoramic tour with wine at a traditional farmhouse

Explore beyond city limits—and discover hidden gems of the region around Trieste—on this immersive, small-group tour. Following morning pickup from your Trieste hotel, set off in a comfortable vehicle. You’ll motor along the Strada del Friuli; will tour the historical village of Contovello; will spy ancient vineyards; will head to a hidden lookout point for panoramic, coastal views; will visit an osmiza (a farmhouse selling authentic, culinary products) for a wine tasting; and more.
  • Duration: 240 to 270 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 240 to 270 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Trieste-style goulash cooking class with a local

Isolated from the rest of the Italian peninsula, Trieste is located near Slovenia and Croatia, which makes its cuisine quite unique to Italy. Learn how to make a Trieste-style goulash, a favorite in this region, during this 4-hour hands-on cooking class. Discover the unique cuisine of Trieste as you prepare your meal and then sit down to enjoy the fruits of your labor with your instructor.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Dining experience at a Cesarina's home in Trieste with show cooking

There is no better way to get a feel for a city than dining in a local home. Delve deep into the culture and cuisine of Trieste with this private dining experience featuring a cooking demonstration in a Cesarina’s home. Sample traditional dishes passed down through the generations during a four-course meal with wine and coffee, and savor warm Italian hospitality around the table. Remember your experience with a Cesarine apron and shopping bag.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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The art of the Italian Aperitivo with a Cesarina: Learn & Enjoy in Trieste

Your day in Trieste is just winding down, the sun's about to set... It's time for an Aperitivo. This glamorous Italian tradition is loved all over the world, and this is your chance to learn how to prepare it for yourself, the perfect souvenir.  Preparing the perfect aperitivo is an art; you will learn how to prepare a selection of five elegant nibbles to pair with with a refreshing glass of fizz, ideal for sharing with friends in the early evening. Your aperitivo will be a bite-size representation of its local culture, using typical regional ingredients and local wines, such as a sparkling prosecco or a light red.Le Cesarine is Italy’s oldest network of 600+ home cooks all over the country in more than 120 cities. They are passionate and welcoming hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 119.81
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Gourmet lunch menu in Piazza Unità in Trieste

The passion for food that expresses our menu and that we want to share with you is made of falling in love and love. It is the pleasure of knowing, we and you, that eating is a pleasure for the palate, and also a matter of the heart.The gastronomic experience that takes you to the table in a unique location: Piazza Unità d'Italia in Trieste.In the most exclusive restaurant of the city you can enjoy a la carte lunch by choosing a three-course menu that will include three dishes including appetizer, first course, second course or dessert.You will have the opportunity to accompany the dishes with the best wines of the Karst of Trieste and the Italian and Slovenian Collio, chosen for you by the sommelier.The restaurant, simple and informal, offers some great classics of Italian cuisine, revisited according to the chef's philosophy.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Michelin-starred dining in the heart of Trieste

The starred restaurant is the highest expression of the service and cuisine we offer: the raw material of excellent quality, the refinement of the dishes, in taste and form, the accentuation of contrasts. The service is personalized and pampers guests from the beginning to the end of the meal. The mis en place is built at the moment, to give importance to every single element.7-course tasting menu:SEA SALAD 2.0: Endivia, oysters, sea bass, green apple, celery, smoked sesameTHE TOAST: Scampi and chicken toast, wasabi mayonnaise, dill herb saladIL TORTELLO: Tortello with eggplant parmigiana, buffalo ricotta, candied tomato, fried basilTHE RISOTTO: Risotto with tomato water, capers, basil, anchovies, planktonTHE ROMBO: Rombo, asparagus, green apple, broad beans, peas, celery, parsley, teriyaki turbot sauceLAMB: Lamb, chamomile, goat's milk, morels, agrettiYOUGURT AND RED FRUITS: yogurt and lime ganache, creamy red fruits, crunchy shortcrust, mint meringue, raspberry sorbet
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Carso War & Wine: nature walk with wine tasting

We're located in the old rural village of Prepotto del Carso in the province of Trieste, where we'll take you to enjoy a nature walk in the vineyards, a passage through a unique cave, exploring a military village from WWI and you'll also have the chance to visit a renowned local winery tasting 4 regional wines, together with a selection of cured meats and cheese.We have designed this experience with nature and wine lovers in mind, for those willing to discover this piece of land starting from hidden trails and unique flavours.After the cellar tour, you will taste 3 pure wines, 2 white and 1 red: Vitovska, Malvasia Istriana and Terrano. Rounding up the tasting is a cuvee that really describes this peculiar territory: Vitovska, Malvasia Istriana and Tocai Friulano. In combination with the wines, cold cuts and cheese of the Karst Plateau will be served.Add wonderful views of the Gulf of Trieste and Duino Castle and you'll get one of the best experiences in the Karst area.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Local Market Tour and Dining experience at a Cesarina's home in Trieste

Visit the vibrant local market and immerse yourself in a private dining experience at a Cesarina's home, enjoy an exclusive show cooking and taste authentic recipes from Trieste treasured in family cookbooks passed down by real Italian Mammas. Feel the warmth of Italian hospitality as you connect with local people.  Enjoy a 4-course menu including starter, pasta, main course with side dish, dessert with drinks included (water, selection of red and white wines from regional cellars and coffee). At the end of the experience, take your souvenir back home: the official Cesarine apron and shopping bag.Le Cesarine is Italy’s oldest network of 600+ home cooks all over the country in more than 120 cities. They are passionate and welcoming hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Karst farmhouse: guided visit with food & wine tasting

Immerse yourself in the flavours and aromas of the typical products of the Karst plateau by visiting one of the most important farms in the area, producing high-quality cold cuts from pigs bred in the wild and refined still and sparkling native wines aged in the underground cellar.You will have the opportunity to access the 'behind the scenes' of the production with a guided tour where you will be taken in the bowels of the Karst soil to discover the wine cellar where the hard work in the vineyard is refining and expressing of the local wine tradition: still and some unusual and interesting sparklings. You will then be accompanied to the maturing rooms where Karst hams, salami and other delicious smoked products are resting.At the end of the visit there will be time to relax in good company, tasting 4 different types of wine and a selection of cold cuts and typical products, all obviously the result of the farm work of in name of sustainability and enhancement of the territory.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Name your recipe: food market tour and workshop with a Cesarina in Trieste

Have you ever been to a local market and traditional food shop in Italy, full of ingredients you'd love to experiment with? This is your chance to visit a market with a local expert, choose your most inspiring ingredients, and create and name your very own recipe.  Go food shopping with your Cesarina and choose 3-5 staple ingredients that capture your imagination before immersing yourself in a private cooking class at their home. With their expert guidance, you will learn how to prepare your chosen ingredients and make your own Italian creations. Cultivate your creativity and confidence in the kitchen by adding an Italian flair to your dishes.  Then, taste everything you have prepared accompanied by a selection of red and white local wines.Le Cesarine is Italy’s oldest network of 600+ home cooks all over the country in more than 120 cities. They are passionate and welcoming hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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