Food & Wine tour in Aix en Provence
Do you know what open air markets are? Do you feel like learning how to cook Mediterranean recipes based on fresh and local products while tasting Provincial wines ? Have you ever wanted to feel French for a day and understand what the famous French way of life is ?
With this full day tour, we would like to share our love for Provence and take you to the heart of Aix life for a unique experience : discovering the wonderful ambiance of a typical open air market ! Together, we will choose fresh and seasonable products and then go to our appartient situated in the historical center of Aix en Provence to prepare them.
Market Visit :
We will meet at our apartment in the historical center of Aix en Provence at 9.30 a.m to visit the famous fruit and vegetable market where you will be introduced to some of our favorite suppliers. We will choose the fresh and seasonable products that we will then cook together for lunch and will discuss French cuisine and the French buying and eating habits.
Mini Cookery Course :
Then, around 11 a.m, we will go back to the apartment and start cooking. In this mini cookery course, we will share with you our knowledge and some tricks to prepare a simple and delicious meal which you will easily be able to cook again at home. For those who don’t feel comfortable with the idea of cooking, you will get the chance to relax and enjoy some friendly chat over a glass of wine.
Full day tour – 8h
Transportation in a luxury 7-seater car
Please note that this is a mini cookery course. Should you wish a more intense and more technical course with a professional French chef, please sign on for our “cours de cuisine gastronomique avec un chef français”.Lunch and Wine Tasting:
Around 12.15 p.m, it’s time to sit down and enjoy the meal you will have helped to prepare. You will also get the opportunity to discover the world of Provence wines, how to match food and wine, how French wine is rated and a lot more !
Menu: to be decided
Please note that although would make our utmost to stick to this menu, it is however subject to the availability of the ingredients. If you have any problems of allergies or food restrictions, please let us know when you make your booking.
Discovery of Vineyards:
At 13.45 p.m, we will go to discover 2 vineyards around Aix en Provence. You will get the chance to put to practice what you have just learnt and thus be spellbound by those landscapes, those smells and those flavors. You should be back in Aix en Provence around 5.30 p.m.
This tour is private and we can also collect you and drop you off at your hotel or B&B up to 10 km around Aix en Provence (Should you wish to be collected or dropped off at a different place, extra travel fees may apply).