Italian Inspirations

Italian Language, Culture & Cuisine for foodies and travelers

October 2015 Culinary Tour Review

An Intentional Table Signature Tour 

 Inaugural Culinary Tour of Tuscany with Intentional Table

Our delicious trip in review:
Picture this… wine tasting on hilltops, biscotti & vin santo, artisan-made terracotta, saffron farm lunch, brewery tour, cooking lessons and white truffle hunts…


SEPTEMBER 27    5:30-8:00PM
A multi-course Italian meal at Intentional Table 

To build excitement about our culinary tour of Tuscany and provide details about future trips in Italy and beyond, Zoe Bartlett of Intentional Table and Ashlee Redfern of Italian Inspirations, celebrated the delights of Sicilian cuisine and dreamed about culinary adventures abroad.

October 3-10, 2015 Culinary Tour Itinerary Package:

– Small Groups (between 8 and 15 people)
– Accommodations in Impruneta, a scenic hill-top town near Florence
– 7 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 3 Aperitivi, 4 Dinners
– Ground Transfers to and from Tour Itinerary Activities
– Guided Tours & Tastings (ex:  Biscotti, Cheese, Truffles, Brewery, Winery, Firenze foodie walk)
– 2 Cooking Lessons with Recipe Booklet & Cultural Info
– Wine & Craft Beer Tastings
– Free time for Museum Visits, Shopping Excursions, Relaxation, Garden Tours, and MORE (booking services available upon request)

cibo vino buona compagnia

Italian Inspirations is owned by Ashlee Redfern. She lived in Tuscany for nearly 8 years while earning a degree in Intercultural & Interlinguistic Studies at the University of Florence.  She worked as an English teacher and also in the wine, coffee, food and fashion industries to supplement her job at the Centro Studi Jorge Eielson, a cultural association dedicated to the cultural, literary and artistic exchange between Italy and the Americas.  She now lives in the Pacific Northwest, where she teaches Italian language and culture to travelers and professionals, prepares multi-course Italian meals for clients at their homes, and organizes & guides small-group culinary tours in Italy.

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