Guided Tour

Discovering the cheese of Lombardy, with Master of Food


Torrazza Coste, Italy

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October 17th at 15:00 in your time zone

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Many of us are gluttons for cheese but often we’re slaves of habit and end up always eating the same types.




Yet Italy is a goldmine of dairy products. On this course you’ll get to know them, how to choose them and how to enjoy them. Starting with firsthand experience on a dairy farm and continuing with in-depth online learning, using a tasting kit that you’ll receive at home, here you’ll have all the tools you need to find out about tasting, biodiversity, animal breeds and milks, production techniques and areas, and much more besides …






On-farm experience: October 17 3pm-6.30pm


First Webinar: October 29 8.30pm


Second Webinar: November 5 8.30pm




Training farm


Fattoria i Gratér


Via Schizzola, 68


27050 Torrazza Coste (PV)






€ 100 Slow Food members, € 110 non-members (inclusive of Slow Food membership card)


The price includes:


guided tour of the farm and tasting with a Slow Food trainer


two online lessons with a Slow Food trainer


print copy of Il gusto del formaggio (The Taste of Cheese, Slow Food Editore)


digital copy of Master of Food Cheese lecture notes


tasting kit with 7 cheese samples of about 100 g each, including: 1 goat’s cheese, 2 pieces of Parmigiano Reggiano at different levels of ripening, 1 stretched curd cheese, 1 fiore sardo,1 blue cheese.








On-farm Master of Food experience program organized by Slow Food trainer Gianni Norese


Arrival and presentation of the program for the day and Terra Madre Salone del Gusto 2020.


Followed by a tour of the dairy and livestock farm guided by owners Marco and Giovanna.


Introduction to cheese tasting and tasting of some of the dairy’s produce guided by Slow Food trainer Giovanni Norese.




To enrol: Master of Food formaggi Lombardia


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Event languages: IT, EN

Event location: 
Lombardia - Torrazza Coste, Fattoria i Gratér
Via Schizzola, 68 - Torrazza Coste (Italy)

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