Prices for a week-long class

The price of €1800 (Euros) is per person, based on two people sharing a bedroom with private bathroom. This is around $2000 (US Dollars) or around £1500 (British Pounds) based on the current exchange rate. Check the current exchange rate below. The price for a non-cooking guest, based on two people sharing a double room, is €1350 per person. Non-cooking guests are welcome to join us for all non-cooking activities, including all trips, meals and wine-tastings.


 Cooking guest1€1800
 Non-cooking guest1€1350
 Double room for single use2+€450

1) Based on two people sharing a double room with ensuite bathroom.
2) We only have space to accept 2 solo travellers per course. They pay a €450 supplement and are offered their own double room with ensuite bathroom.

A 25% non-refundable deposit is required upon booking. The balance is payable ten weeks before departure. Please read our Terms and Conditions.

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What’s included?

  • Seven nights’ accommodation in a beautiful 19th century Tuscan villa
  • Breakfast (bread, tea, coffee, fruit, milk, juice, jams, honey, muesli, cookies, yogurts etc.) every day
  • Four hands-on cooking classes (in English)
  • Lunch or dinner with delicious local organic wines after all classes
  • A welcome dinner with wine
  • A tour of a charming organic winery with tasting and lunch
  • Walking tours with official guides in Florence and Siena
  • A wine-tasting session with dinner
  • A farewell dinner with wine on Friday night
  • Recipes of the dishes you learned during the cooking classes and many others for other seasons

2018 calendar


2020 Calendar

The dates shown are Saturday through to Friday. Departure is actually on the Saturday morning.
April 25th - May 1st
May 2nd - 8th
May 9th - 15th
2 places available
May 16th - 22nd
May 23rd - 29th
May 30th - June 5th
4 places available
June 6th - 12th
Aug. 29th - Sept. 4th
September 5th - 11th
4 places available
September 12th - 18th
2 places available
September 19th - 25th
Sept. 26th - Oct. 2nd
October 3rd - 9th
October 10th - 16th


$30 of the proceeds from your booking of the cooking vacation in Italy will go to support these charities:

charity: water

charity: water is a non-profit organization that brings clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations. 100% of the proceeds given to charity: water will directly fund clean water solutions.


WE CARE Solar promotes safe motherhood in developing regions by providing health workers with reliable lighting, blood bank refrigeration and mobile communication using solar electricity.

What our guests say

  • 5 star ratingRicardo and Shilpa along with their entire crew guarntee you a delightful experience. I feel like I have ten new friends who live and work in Italy doing what they love most. In every sense of the schedule and sights they allowed us to experience were amazing. It just kept getting better and better every day. I highly recommend Organic... read more

  • 5 star ratingA Fabulous Experience To cook in Italy has always been a dream for me and in September, this dream came true. The location was in the hills of Tuscany and the villa where we stayed and which also had the cooking classes was cozy and very comfortable with fabulous grounds and scenic... read more

  • 5 star ratingExperience of a Lifetime My wife and I attended the Organic Tuscany one week cooking class in May 2019. From the very first contact I had with Shilpa and Ricardo I knew we were going to love this cooking class. It's not easy making a monetary commitment like this from half way around the... read more

  • 5 star ratingTime of my life I didn't really know what to expect when my sister and I signed up for this week-long cooking adventure. Little did I know that not only would I leave with new found knowledge of cooking, recipes and techniques, but that I would gain a whole new family of friends.

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  • 5 star ratingI highly recommend this cooking tour My friend and I wanted to do a cooking class for 10 years. We were so lucky to find Organic Tuscany with Shilpa and Riccardo. Everything about the week was spectacular. The accommodations were top notch , the cooking classes were kept to small groups with lots of hands-on instruction.... read more

  • 5 star ratingThe very best culinarily experience If you’re searching for THE VERY BEST culinarily experience, look no further. Make

    your booking right away. You will not be disappointed.

  • Organic Tuscany is the perfect Tuscan experience! Not only do you get to eat and make some amazing food, but you also get to truly experience Tuscany. Visit local towns, learn about the amazing history of the area, and meet some truly remarkable and fascinating people along the way! This... read more

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  • 5 star ratingAmazing Experience with Organic Tuscany This was the third time that my sister and I have travelled to Europe together and we decided to try the Organic Tuscany week-long experience for something new and different. Two months later I am still thinking daily about the things we learned and the variety of memorable moments we... read more

  • A week at the Organic Tuscany cooking class was an incredible experience. Great people, lovely villa and lots of great food.

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  • 5 star ratingSuperb Experience with Organic Tuscany My sister and I signed up for the week long stay with Organic Tuscany, and we cannot say enough wonderful things about the week! The Villa, rooms and service were extraordinary! We truly felt pampered and very comfortable at once. We enjoyed all the lessons, the food... read more