Visitors to Tuscany come for many reasons, it’s the artistic heart of Italy, renowned for fresh food, vineyards, olive groves, rolling landscapes, classical architecture, art and of course Florence, the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance. Gourmets and wine buffs descend on Tuscany to enjoy the simple yet wonderful cuisine and wine.  You’ll get to meet the local Tuscans, the gatekeepers of secret recipes and techniques for making wines, cheeses, cured meats and dishes that have been handed down for generations and best enjoyed locally.