Food and Wine Lover's Guide to Sorrento
Tucked between Naples and the Amalfi Coast in Italy’s Campania region, the lush landscapes of the Sorrentine Peninsula are a paradise for foodies, dotted with lemon and orange groves, cliff-top vineyards, and tiny fishing villages. Here are your options for Sorrento food and wine tours.
The Campania region is one of the best places to eat in Italy, home to Neapolitan pizza, Caprese salad, and buffalo mozzarella cheese. Signature dishes in Sorrento includegnocchi alla sorrentina(gnocchi pasta with a tomato and mozzarella sauce),spaghettoni di Gragnano(a thick spaghetti pasta),Risotto alla Pescatora(fish risotto), and an abundance of fresh seafood includingsquid,mussels,octopus, andanchovies. Pair them with regional red wines such asaglianicoandpiedirosso, or whites such asfianoandfalanghina.
Sorrento is also famous for its lemons. The tangy citrus fruits are found everywhere—drizzlelemon-infused olive oilover your salad, try the tasty dessert liqueurLimoncello, or indulge in deliciouslemon gelatoorlemon tiramisu.
Taste your way around Sorrento on a small-groupwalking tour of Marina Grandeand the historic center.
Learn the secrets of Mediterranean cuisine during acooking lesson,a cheese-making masterclass,or a pasta-themed cooking class.
Visit the estates and wineries of Irpinia and sample Campania’s award-winning varietals on awine-tasting day tour led by an experienced sommelier.
Sip Limoncello, try your hand at pizza making, and enjoy a demonstration oftreccia-style mozzarella braiding during avisit to a local farmhouse.
*Hunt for trufflesin Monti Picentini park, then tuck into a scrumptious truffle dinner on a private tour.