Leisurely sampling allows the unique flavor profiles of each piece of chocolate to emerge and be recognized.
They still insist on using slightly condensed fresh milk rather than the powder preferred by many commercial manufacturers. Foodies—and chocolate lovers in particular—need to visit to understand the generations of genius behind the genealogy of fine chocolate. To showcase the food traditions of Switzerland, with an emphasis on chocolate,
Guests will be on hand for making fine chocolates, cheesemaking over an open fire, tending a vineyard, learning the craft of and cultivating mountain herbs. They will indulge in the rich culinary tradition of the Alps as they savor fondue, Raclette, alp cheese, artisan rye breads, Pinot Noir wines, and a continual supply of Swiss chocolate.
“Cheese, Chocolate, and the Scenic Alps goes beyond the expected chocolate tastings and visits to commercial cheese dairies. The focus is on personal connections and hands-
“Our guests experience chocolate making with the leading commercial producers like Lindt and Cailler (Nestlé) but also with small artisan chocolatiers and rare bean-
Alpenwild is the leading North American tour operator offering hiking, walking, scenic rail, and food tours in the Alps. With over 30 years of experience, they organize guided and custom tours that capture the inspiring scenery, cultural richness, and undeniable romance of the Alps.
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The rate is $3795 for the 9-