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Situated in the Lombardy region, food and wine tours in Milan are a fantastic introduction to the cuisine of Northern Italy. As not only is Milan known for being a gastronomical delight, but it’s also famous for its colourful art scene and home to a world of Italian fashion.

Milanese food can often be rich and buttery, whereas dishes associated with Southern Italy tend to use more olive oil and carbohydrates. Therefore, you’re likely to find menus in Milan brimming with dishes such as risottos and fresh fish based in plenty of butter.

Whereas when it comes to wine, Italy is one of the worlds leading producers. As such, there are plenty of bars and restaurants with a wine list that includes those from nearby vineyards. Giving both foodies and wine connoisseurs the perfect excuse to book a tour with

Food and Wine Tours in Milan

Another reason for exploring the authentic local cuisine of Northern Italy is the variety of choice available. As you will see from below, we have everything from local market tours to wine-tasting travelling the region by train.

Food Market Tour and Workshop

What better way to get involved than with a food market tour in Milan? One in which gives you a chance to visit where the local's shop, purchasing the best produce available.

Not only that, but this food tour then goes on to welcome you into your tour guides home. Where work together to prepare some authentic Italian classics, all as part of a fun cookery class.

Local Market Visit and Dining Experience

Here’s another of our food and wine tours in Milan that starts off at the local market. Only this time around, you don’t have to get your hands dirty. As your host will lovingly prepare a 4-course meal in the comfort of their own home.

This is a great way to enjoy the welcoming Italian culture, as well as the chance to experience some real authentic cooking.

Self-Drive Wine Tour from Milan

A great tour if you’re hiring a car and wish to visit wineries at your own leisure. By aiming to leave the city at about 9am, the scenic drive will visit the first family-run winery. Once you have arrived, the sommelier will give you a tour of the vineyard, which of course includes a wine tasting session.

Then, it is to discover Pavia, where you meet another wine producer. This wine tour will be more informal, but still with plenty of lovely wine to taste! Afterwards, enjoy some free time in Pavia. As you travel back to Milan, there’s one more stop at the Cantina Urbana of Milan, a popular urban winery.

Private wine day tour from Milan

However, the downside of driving yourself is you need a designated driver. While a self-drive tour certainly has its benefits, sometimes you may prefer to travel in luxury.

As such, this private wine tour from Milan is perfect. You will be collected from your hotel or accommodation, ready to set off on a journey into Italian wine. This experience follows a similar route to that of our self-drive wine tour, but with your own personal chauffeur.

Amarone Wine Tasting from Milan by Rail

Some of the best wine tours in Milan, are actually those that take you outside of the city. However, as an alternative to being stuck on the road, Amarone wine tasting takes a somewhat relaxed approach.

Having boarded the train at Milan Central Station, this tour actually takes place at Gamba Winery in Verona. One of the leading vineyards where you will sample 3 wines throughout your tour, as well as an hour of wine tasting.

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