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Bluone - Food and Wine Tours in Italy

Via Parigi 11, 40121 Bologna, Italy
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Exploring Emilio-Romagna's Food, Wine and Cooking

We just returned from Italy having spent a week in Bologna on a Bluone food/cooking and wine tour... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
71Linda2016
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Los Angeles, California
Food, Wine & Cooking in Emilia-Romagna

I just returned by Bluone's 6 day cooking/food tour in Emilia-Romagna and it was truly wonderful... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
DrLeew2018
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Portland, Oregon
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Bluone is a family company based in Bologna. Since 1995 we have organized tours in Bologna, Emilia Romagna and other regions in Italy for food and wine lovers.
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"balsamic vinegar"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just returned from Italy having spent a week in Bologna on a Bluone food/cooking and wine tour organized by Marcello and Raffaella Tori. Every day was a new culinary experience touring the countryside of Emilio and its producers of Parmigiano-Reggiano, Parma prosciutto, and Modena’s...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I just returned by Bluone's 6 day cooking/food tour in Emilia-Romagna and it was truly wonderful. The organizers, Marcello and Raffaella Tori, have developed personal contacts with local people who create Italian foods and wines. Accommodations are in a boutique Bologna hotel near the Center...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

We've worked with Marcello and Raffaella over the past several years and are planning to work with them this summer as well. They are very detail-oriented and at the same time, charming, engaging and I wouldn't work with anyone else! Last summer, they arranged for...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2018

I was captivated by Bologna before I met Marcello and Raffaella of Bluone; once I met them, I felt like I was at home. We had two days with Bluone. The first with Marcello exploring regional food producers making parmigiano reggiano and prosciutto di parma....More

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Reviewed 7 February 2018

Did a girls trip to Bologna and had Bluone set our itinerary. We toured wineries; saw how parmigiano cheese & balsamic are made; ate incredible local food and had a wonderful cooking class in Raffaella's kitchen. They took care of every detail. The best part...More

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Reviewed 2 February 2018

Our family of five had a very memorable day in the market, cooking, and eating with Raffaella and Marcello. We learned what makes Italian food so special at the market, in the kitchen, and at the dining room table of a real Italian home with...More

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Reviewed 21 November 2017

This was our 3rd tour with Bluone and it did not disappoint. Previously, we had done week tours, but this time we did the market and cooking day in Bologna. The next day we did a wine tour, visiting two different wineries. As with my...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

My husband and I recently took the Market & Cooking class in Bologna with Raffaella and Marcello, it was truly an experience we will never forget! The day began shopping with Raffaella in the markets, where we were introduced to different foods of the region....More

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

We were lucky enough to have a one week tour in Puglia with Marcello and Raffaela in late September. We had been recommended to them by a friend and were not disappointed. We had a jam packed trip, and they took care of all the...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2017

I attended this tour as part of a yoga retreat. Raffaella and Marcello partnered with the Yoga instructor to combine our yoga retreat with the Umbria Tour, arranging a yoga space at the agriturismo. I cannot express enough how fortunate I feel to have intended...More

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Yasemin K
3 April 2018|
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Response from photo55 | Property representative |
Ciao Yasemin, thank you for contacting us. Bluone offers several different tours -day trips or more day tours in different areas of Italy- so it is not clear what tour price you would like to know. All tours and prices are... More
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