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Toscana Mia

Localita Poggio San Polo 2, 53013, Gaiole in Chianti, Italy
+39 334 247 6098
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One day cooking class at Toscana Mia in Chianti

Both my husband and I signed up for a 5 hour cooking/eating class with Paola and her sister... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
Lyann132
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Calgary, Canada
Cooking classes

A fantastic experience cooking in Tuscany . Traditional methods. We had 3 sessions. We went to... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2016
Colinmargie
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TOSCANA MIA is Simonetta & Paola’s idea for cooking, tasting and language programs in Tuscany Chianti wine region and Florence. An authentic organic food Tuscan experience : Cooking, Markets, Gourmet Shops and Wine tasting. We are happy to welcome in a family ancient home. Food lovers, lovers of Tuscany, lovers of Italian food, lovers of Italy ,Travelling solo, with the family, with friends, for an anniversary ,birthday or for pure pleasure of travelling.
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“cooking class” (49 reviews)
“cooking school” (27 reviews)
“italian cooking” (12 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Localita Poggio San Polo 2, 53013, Gaiole in Chianti, Italy
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+39 334 247 6098

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Reviewed 8 April 2017

Both my husband and I signed up for a 5 hour cooking/eating class with Paola and her sister Simonetta in the beautiful Chianti area. What I like the best was there was only five of us and both the sisters spoke very good english and...More

Thank Lyann132
Simonetta e Pao... d, Owner at Toscana Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2017

Thank you very much for your words and for enthusiasm for all what we cooked and ate together !!! and if GPS is not perfect there are always our written direction we send in the Confirmation .

Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

A fantastic experience cooking in Tuscany . Traditional methods. We had 3 sessions. We went to learn traditional methods and we did. We learnt all about Chianti Classico and toured Chianti , , , beautiful

1  Thank Colinmargie
Simonetta e Pao... d, Owner at Toscana Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2016

Thanks a lot for the review and compliments.We wish you're still enjoying the cooking and the wine. Sincerely, Simonetta & Paola de'Mari

Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

As a bucket list item that I wanted to check off for my 50th birthday, my wife and I headed to Tuscany for a week. We wanted to explore the countryside, stay at a winery (Poggerino), and take some cooking classes in true Tuscan style....More

1  Thank Colin M
Simonetta e Pao... d, Owner at Toscana Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2016

Sincerely thank you so much for taking the time to write this nice and precise review .We are so glad we did really share with you our passion and hope you are enjoying our recipes with your family and friends. Sincerely, Simonetta & Paola de'Mari

Reviewed 1 October 2016

What a wonderful way to spend a morning - cooking, sipping wine and then eating our creations. This is a great cooking course and what made it most special is that we were in Simonetta's and Paola's home learning the authentic way of cooking Italian...More

Thank Jeff R
Simonetta e Pao... d, Owner at Toscana Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2016

We as a family are always so happy to welcome people like you who enjoy cooking ,eating and sipping. Thank you so much for your words. sincerely, Simonetta & Paola de'Mari

Reviewed 18 September 2016

My partner and I did the cooking class with Paola and Simonetta, alongside 4 others and it was so wonderful! The sisters welcomed us into their home, answered all kinds of questions we had about the region and cultural practices, worked with our preferences and...More

Thank Simstar_11
Simonetta e Pao... d, Owner at Toscana Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2016

Thank you so much for your nice review and we are so glad you enjoyed your time with us.We hope you're still cooking Italian! Sincerely, Simonetta & Paola de'Mari

Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Whilst a little on the expensive side the course was very enjoyable. Paola was very humerus and made everyone feel involved. The cooking was simple and fun with everyone getting hands on to make fresh pasta. There was free flow red wine and water and...More

1  Thank droopa
Simonetta e Pao... d, Owner at Toscana Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2016

Thanks so much for the nice review.We are always delighted to hear what people think and we are so happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us . Best wishes, Simonetta & Paola

Reviewed 9 September 2016

8 of us participated - 3 of us > 50; 5 - 20's&early 30's. All loved it. Participation is high; Sunonetta & Paola do a fantastic job instructing & letting the participants be fully involved. The food was amazing. Their family joined us to eat...More

Thank krbl6161
Simonetta e Pao... d, Owner at Toscana Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2016

It was such a pleasure to have you and your group with us .Thank you very much for such a nice review! Really, do not forget us Best wishes, Simonetta & Paola

Reviewed 5 September 2016

We did a half day cooking class with Paola and Simonetta and had loads of fun. The class is carried out in the house of the hosts which makes it a very warm and personal experience. There was only 1 other family with us (7...More

Thank rs85163
Simonetta e Pao... d, Owner at Toscana Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2016

Thanks a lot for the very kind comments following your class with us .So happy to hear you're going on cooking Italian at home. Best wishes, Simonetta & Paola

Reviewed 5 September 2016

On our recent trip to Italy we spent ful day at chianti. For teh first half we took the wine tasting tour and the second half we took the cooking class. My experience with Simonetta and Paola right from booking the class with them till...More

Thank Priti G
Simonetta e Pao... d, Owner at Toscana Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2016

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your lovely review.It is thoughtful compliments like these that makes all our efforts seem worthwhile.We wish your family will go on enjoying Italian Cooking ! Best wishes,Simonetta & Paola

Reviewed 28 August 2016

We had a wonderful half-day cooking class with Simonetta and Paola! What a wonderful, authentic tuscan experience. Very hands-on. Ingredients were local (much from their own garden) and were all delicious. We have replicated several of the recipes at home.

Thank castlelynns
Simonetta e Pao... d, Proprietario at Toscana Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2016

Thank you very much for your compliments and nice review.Absolutely the best compliment for us is to hear you replicated our recipes at home again .Buon appetito !

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jenniehong2012
10 July 2017|
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Response from Simonetta e Pao... d | Property representative |
Hi, as nicely suggested by our previous participant, email us-please-so we can answer you more precisely.
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Jennifer P
14 March 2017|
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Response from Simonetta e Pao... d | Property representative |
Hi Jennifer , thank you very much for your information request , I’m Paola de’Mari and with my sister Simonetta personally give cooking classes , food & wine tours and many other programs. We are Italians, very... More
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mary_vg12
3 August 2016|
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Response from demari2016 |
Thank you very much for your request.We have no more availability for this program for this year but if you are anyway interested you can email us so we can send you complete information .
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