Flavors of Northern Italy
May 20 – May 28, 2017
Settle in with your Sisters and spend time learning and enjoying Northern Italian culinary traditions con gusto on this nine-day infusion of wine, cuisine, and culture!
Picture yourself sipping some of the world’s finest wines from Italy’s famed vineyards in the picturesque northern regions of Valpolicella and Trentino. Taste the hand-crafted local varietals at exclusive tastings and presentations, customized just for Alpha Sigma Tau. Join your Sisters, spouses, and guests for one-of-a-kind meals prepared by chefs in the finest Italian culinary traditions – like gnocchi di pane, savory spiedini, and sweet sbrisolona.
Take in the area’s layered history, with visits to Verona’s 2,000-year-old Roman arena, the magnificent medieval Castelvecchio along the River Adige, and the lush gardens of Parco Giardino Sigurtà. See Palazzo Ducale — a UNESCO World Heritage Site that was the royal residence of the Gonzaga family from 1328 to 1707. Bask in the panoramic beauty at captivating Lago di Garda — Italy’s largest lake.