Since 1990, the Gioffreda family has invested energy and passion into Casa al Vento, in the area of Gaiole in Chianti (Siena).
Borgo Casa Al Vento offers 9 types of accommodations:
Enjoy a cooking class with our chef Antonio Sapienti. Classes are three hours of fun in our large kitchen with view. Prepare home made pasta with different shapes, learn how to marinate and cook wild boar, listen to the secrets of the most authentic home-made tiramisu, and more.
Gaiole in Chianti is the city where L’Eroica started for the first time almost 20 years ago. If you love biking this is your chance to ride the white roads that made this race a cult for bicycle lovers.
Visit Lorenzo Chini’s butcher shop, one of the oldest butcher shops in Gaiole in Chianti, watch him break down a pig and map out animal fat through basic butchery, taste different cured meat at different ages and enjoy lunch with the butcher.
When was the last time you had dinner in an Italian restaurant in Canada and you thought you were dining in Italy? That’s exactly how “Ospitalità Italiana Certified”restaurants want you to feel when you visit their fine dining establishments.
Ospitalità Italiana is an official certification from Unioncamere, Italy’s federation of local Chambers of Commerce and Industry, that tells you that the food you are enjoying is unquestionably Italian: products are authentic, ingredients genuine and recipes true to the thousand year history of Italian cuisine.
Canada is home to some leading Italian Chefs. Passionate and innovative, many have refined their skills and advanced their knowledge directly in Italy. In addition, Montréal boasts a fabulous cooking school ITHQ where young aspiring chefs learn Italian technic and Italian traditional recipes from the masters.
So the next time you make reservations for an Italian dinner in a Montreal restaurant, ask if they’ve received the Ospitalità Italiana seal of approval. You will enjoy the true Italian taste.