Italian Delights Tours have chosen some of Melbourne's best Italian food stores. Stock your pantry with great quality Italian products and visit iconic Lygon St where you will find some 'special treat' food items such as fresh pasta, cotechino, fresh quail and delicious pastries. The first stop is an iconic Italian supermarket where they recommend to buy salumi, dry pasta, parmigiano cheese, coffee and wine.
You are then taken to a wonderful butcher from the Friulian region of Italy which stocks fresh quail, great cotechino, friulian sausages, prosciutto and lots more! Across the road is a divine fresh pasta shop which has been owned by the Omizzolo family since 1986. It is one of the first truly fresh pasta manufacturers and retailers in Australia.
The last stop is at one of the best Italian pasticcerias or pastry shops in Melbourne. Here guests can choose to try or buy a delicious treat from the huge range of pastries, cakes and biscuits on offer. After the shopping guests can enjoy a casual lunch at the many great Italian cafes and restaurants in Lygon St, before the tour concludes (not included in price of tour).
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Shopping Day Tour
Days of operation
"Il Secondo" shopping tour Running every Tues and Thurs between the above dates.
Departure details: 01/01/14 - 31/12/14
Tue: 9:15am - 3:00pm
Thu: 9:15am - 3:00pm
Tour starting location
Treat yourself to one of Italian Delights Tours small group private tours (min. 4 guests) of regional Victoria or enjoy a day out shopping at Melbourne's best Italian gourmet food stores!
Provincial Victoria's King Valley is becoming famous for its world class wines, gourmet food, and spectacular natural scenery. This lush, green valley only 2 1/2 hours drive from Melbourne practically takes you to picturesque Northern Italy, without the long haul flight.
On the tour you will be treated to some wholesome and rich velvety reds and a rustic Italian "cucina". These characteristics are more than evident in the eateries that we have chosen, which include the chef hat awarded Simone's of Bright, Brown Brothers winery and Lindenwarrah at Milawa's Merlot restaurant.
For gourmet shoppers, shopping day tours will help you stock your pantries with all things Italian! Feel like a child in a toy shop and discover the excitement of discovering great cheeses, cured meats, coffee, authentic and well-priced Italian wine, along with a host of delicious pastries. During the tours your hosts will take care of all your groceries and once you have bought your items, they will be stored safely away in a cool place in their well-appointed vehicle.
For the gourmet shopping tours Italian Delights Tours have chosen some of the best and most authentic Italian food stores. Unpretentious and unashamedly Italian and great value to boot! They also offer a wide range of products that make great gifts or special treats for you, your friends or loved ones! After the shopping enjoy a casual lunch at the many great Italian cafes and restaurants in Lygon St, before the tour concludes.
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