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Toscana Mia

Localita Poggio San Polo 2, 53013, Gaiole in Chianti, Italy
+39 334 247 6098
Review Highlights
Fun Rustic Italian Cooking

Very fun interactive cooking lesson and the results were delicious. The location is beautiful and... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2014
Menlo Park, California
Delicious, fun and learning experience

Mia is a great teacher. A cooking class were you are really cooking yourself from the very... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2013
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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.
  • Excellent90%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cooking class” (48 reviews)
“pasta” (19 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Localita Poggio San Polo 2, 53013, Gaiole in Chianti, Italy
+39 334 247 6098

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Reviewed 7 February 2014

Very fun interactive cooking lesson and the results were delicious. The location is beautiful and the menu selection was great. Myself, wife and two boys all got involved in the cooking. Special highlight was making pasta from scratch, rolling it out and cutting into different...More

3  Thank ElHamanche
Reviewed 1 November 2013

Mia is a great teacher. A cooking class were you are really cooking yourself from the very beginning. Mia gave both practical and theoretical advise. She never ran out of detailed descriptions why things were done as they were. Mia is also very funny. We...More

4  Thank Kulist
Reviewed 16 October 2013

My girlfriend and I took a cooking class with them recently and were both very underwhelmed. With a group of 6, Mia the instructor still did half the work herself. I wouldn't have expected her to do anything so that we could experience the work...More

6  Thank Todd H
Reviewed 5 October 2013 via mobile

This is a cooking school ran by 2 fun and warm sisters. After learning from them, they set the table and serve you in their home with amazing views of the countryside. Even for those like me who are not cooks, it was a great...More

1  Thank NeuroDavid
Reviewed 5 October 2013

Set in the beautiful hills of the Chianti region, this experience topped our list of favorites. The reviews here really are 100% accurate. The cooking class I took, which was supposed to be about 4 hours but turned into all day (due to the great...More

1  Thank volleyflavor
Reviewed 17 September 2013

We had a fantastic day learning the initmate details of Italian cooking. Simonetta and her sister were fantastic hostesses and shared their family heritage in their cooking. Their home is wonderful and the kitchen typically italian, rustic and homely. To be able to pick grapes...More

1  Thank BruceSheree W
Reviewed 11 September 2013

We just completed a 3-day cooking class at Toscana Mia in Poggio san Polo (17 miles from Siena, Italy), since we had promised ourselves we'd do this again after our 1-day cooking class at Toscana Mia three years ago. We had a fantastic experience again....More

Thank Ed R
Reviewed 3 September 2013

Toscana Mia is a cooking school, a language school, an emersion into Italian culture and warmth at its best. I first met Paola, one of the owners, in 2003 when I was looking for a week long language program. The week was more than a...More

1  Thank Anita T
Reviewed 16 August 2013

We had a remarkable experience with Paola in her Tuscan home that was set in the countryside surrounded by vineyards. We were a large group of 3 families with adults and teenagers, and everybody enjoyed the class. Paola was able to tailor the lessons to...More

Thank oznewton
Reviewed 10 August 2013

For years, my wife had dreamed of taking a cooking class in Tuscany. This class met her every criteria. Even I learned a few tricks. We were in a group of about 8 folks in the class. Paolo's English was perfect. She was also extremely...More

Thank johndarden
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10 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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.
Jennifer P
14 March 2017|
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
3 August 2016|
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 .