Rome Walking Tours
Food and Wine

Your Own Italy offers a range of culinary adventures and wine tours of Rome. You can learn to shop for and cook classic Italian dishes … indulge your palate … or stroll through the vineyards of Italy. Choose from below or contact us for a customized private walking tour.
Italian bruschetta and pasta dish served on outdoor table

Your personal chef will meet you at the famed "Volpetti" gourmet food store in Testaccio, a colorful Roman neighborhood with an historic market. You’ll begin with visits to a variety of local stores and marketplaces, such as an artisan butchery, fish shop, cheese store, bakery and produce market. You will then head to the kitchen where your chef will conduct a memorable cooking class which can be tailored to your individual tastes and will include Italian favorites.

Display of fruits at an open-air market in Rome

Your guide will pick you up at your hotel and accompany you to the Testaccio Market. In this culinary tour in this quintessential Roman market, your guide will describe the seasonal products on sale, explain their uses and preparation, and tell stories about the quintessentially Roman neighborhood, Testaccio. After this "taste of Rome," you will understand what locals look for when choosing food, wine, and restaurants, and will gain a basic understanding of Italy’s food culture that will equip you to make the most of your eating experiences throughout the rest of your trip.