Building a Personal Legacy

July 9 - 16, 2017

 

Spend six luxurious days in the rolling, vine-clad hills of Tuscany on Blue Zaria’s Journey, In My Footsteps: Building a Personal Legacy.

An intimate and balanced wellness journey inspired by the rich legacy of Tuscany, steeped in indulgent self-care as you experience exclusive culinary excursions.

Gwen Webber -McLeod, President/CEO Gwen Inc., will join Blue Zaria to lead daily reflections. Gwen has specific expertise in helping women create intentional plans which inspire living … as she often says, "in and on" purpose. Gwen is thrilled to design and facilitate high energy, meaningful activities into our days. Zarianistas will reflect on the meaning and purpose of building a personal legacy as a framework for living the life you really want!

 
 
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In My Footsteps Journey

Experience authentic Tuscany on this intimate Blue Zaria journey, designed to accommodate 12- 15 women in a splendid idyllic castle, nestled in a secret valley in the Tuscan hills. Enjoy a fabulous wine and wellness experience as you spend your days sipping wine, eating pasta, and indulging in self-care Italian style. Partake in pasta-making classes with Michelin-starred Italian chef; learn to make risotto and traditional Tuscan dishes from scratch-using local vegetables, meat, and cheeses. Soak in the pleasures of Tuscan wine and gastronomy while actively restoring balance to your body, mind and soul on this sinfully indulgent Italian journey.  


Highlights

  • Private Pasta-Making Evening and Mushroom Foraging with Michelin star Chef
  • Wine Tasting Evenings
  • Visit to a Cheese maker with wine tasting
  • Olive Oil Tasting
  • Pizza Making Class
  • Day trip to Siena,  the heart of Chianti wine country
  • Visit a local organic vineyard
  • Visit to one of the most modern wineries in all of Italy
  • Thermal Baths Spa Day 

 


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TRIP AT A GLANCE

Day 1: Welcome to the Tuscan Countryside

Day 2: Foraging and Pasta-Making Class

Day 3:  Day at the Thermal Baths, Wine and Olive Oil tasting.

Day 4: Wine Tasting and Risotto Making class with local chef

Day 5: Picnic and Pizza Making Class

Day 6: Day Trip to Siena and Antinori Winery

Day 7: Journey Home


Trip in Detail

DAY 1 // SUNDAY, JULY 9 //ARRIVE IN ITALY

  • Arrive in Italy and Transport to Castle
  • Introduction to the Castle
  • Time to Explore
  • Wine Tour and Wine Tasting
  • Welcome Dinner in the Grand Dining Room

MEALS// Lunch, Dinner

DAY 2 // MONDAY, JULY 10

  • Morning Motivation 
  • Foraging and pasta making lessons   
  •  Picnic with wine tasting, Tour of valley, Tour of ancient vineyards and olive groves 
  •  Dinner  
  •  Evening Gathering

  MEALS// Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 3 // TUESDAY, JULY 11

  • Morning Motivation
  • Visit to Podere il Casale for cheese making and cheese tasting
  • Lunchat Podere il Casale
  • Olive Oil tasting -  La Chiarentana Thermal baths - Bagno Vignoni
  • Time to explore   
  • Dinner at Castle 
  • Evening Gathering

MEALS// Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 4 //WEDNESDAY, JULY 12   

  • Morning Motivation
  • Hike in Valley 
  • Risotto making class
  • Wine tasting and tour of Montalcino  
  • Dinner in Montalcino 
  • Evening Gathering

MEALS// Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 5 //THURSDAY, JULY 13 

  • Morning Motivation  
  • Day Out in Siena
  • Winery visit 
  • Pizza Making Class
  • Evening Meditations

MEALS// Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 6 // FRIDAY, JULY 14

  • Blue Brunch 
  • Time to explore
  •  Castle last night dinner - Tuscan butchery display with local butcher

MEALS// Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 7 //SATURDAY, JULY 15

  • Breakfast

Flight back to United States

ROUND TRIP FLIGHT FROM NYC INCLUDED