COOKING with JULIE - Wine Country Cooking Classes in Napa

"A meal without wine is like a day without sunshine." Brillat-Savarin
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Napa Valley cuisine reflects a deep appreciation for nature and the seasons. At Cooking with Julie the hands-on cooking classes showcase the abundant produce and legendary local products. You'll learn culinary techniques to cook delicious meals with confidence. The ingredients come mostly from small local family farms, highlighting the best each season has to offer. You will leave inspired with lots of new ideas and techniques. We invite you to join Julie and savor a fresh taste of the Napa Valley. Read more

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CULINARY TOURS

The Tuscan Table in Springtime
Tuscany, Italy

May 2-10, 2019
Your sojourn to the stunning Tuscany country side is an opportunity to experience the local culture. Walk among the fields of poppies as Tuscany welcomes spring. You'll meet small producers of artisan foods and wine of the region. Spark you imagination with the hands-on cooking classes that focus on the best of Tuscan cuisine, using local ingredients. Tuscany in the spring is special. Enjoy sipping Chianti or a Super Tuscan wine that pairs perfectly with the local food. Andiamo! (Let's go!)

Sicilian Journey... seductive foods and ancient wonders
Sicily, Italy

May 19-26, 2019
Join me on a culinary tour in Sicily, a gorgeous island anchored in the crossroads of the Mediterranean that seduces travellers with its dazzling diversity of landscapes and culinary treasures. For almost three thousand years, Sicily was invaded by such powerful civilizations as the Greeks, Romans, Arabs, French and Spanish, all of whom left their lasting mark on its art, architecture and cuisine.

Umberto the Cheesemaker

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