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third annual porchetta tour

Join Sara Jenkins and Barbara D'Agapati in Umbria for the Porchettiamo fair and an exploration of the gastronomy, wine and culture of Umbria


Thursday May 12, 2016

pick up from Foligno or Perugia train station and transfer to Agriturismo La Madonna del Piatto

Umbrian Wine tasting and light lunch on the terrace

afternoon visit to the medieval town of Foligno and dinner in a local restaurant

Friday May 13, 2016

morning cooking class and lunch at Madonna del Piatto with Lettizia our host and Italian home cook extrodinaire.  I usually steal at least one of her menu items to run on my menu back at Porsena

afternoon visit to the basilica di San Francesco Assisi and the historic center of Perugia.  Aperativo at historic bar Sandri on the via del Corso and dinner in a local restaurant

Saturday May 14, 2016

day trip to the prochettiamo festival with porchetta makers from all over Italy assembled in the tiny mediaeval village of San Terenzizno

afternoon visit to historic linen paper making atelier in Bevagna.  Aperativo at a local enoteca and pork centric black truffle dinner in town

Sunday May 15, 2016

porchetta making demo- we will have a demo of butchering a whole pig, how its seasoned, tied and cooked at a local porchetta maker

lunch with Salvatore Denaro- my favorite chef on the planet.  we will dine with Salvatore either in his beautiful organic vegetable garden or if the weather is not good at his nearby friends farm house 

winery visit in montefalco followed by tour of the historic center of montefalco, a gorgeous umbrian hilltown and the center of an incredible wine making region

dinner in Spello, one of the most gorgeous towns in Italy

Monday, May 16, 2016

breakfast and departure.  Bye Bye room with a view!

to book please contact 


Please contact Letizia our host and owner of the Madonna del Piatto agriturisimo where we will stay to book.

Her contact info is



€ 1450.00 (dollar amount depends on current exchange rate)double occupancy

price does not include trasportation to or from Italy

Earlier Event: May 10
regional prix fixe Tuscany