Wine & Dine Ideas for Christmas and New Years Florence, Italy


You or anyone headed to Florence during the holidays? The team at Curious Appetite has put together a couple tasty food & drink crawls for Christmas and New Years in Florence!

They will be progressive feasts, moving from one place to the next, bubbles, truffles, pasta, wine, cheese & meat boards, holiday sweet breads like panettone with an expert guide to explain how these foods connect to the season, peppered with twinkly sights in between. Read on for more details!

On the 24th (Christmas Eve) 25th (Christmas Day) and January 1st (New Years Day) Curious Appetite will be doing a special progressive dining crawl, read on for all the details

Holiday Progressive Dining Crawl in Florence December 24th 25th & January 1st

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This special occasion dinner crawl will be $155 per ticket all inclusive of 3 dining stops, wine pairings, sommelier/food expert guide, group size will max out at 8

Inclusions, 3 stops total:

  • -Sparkling wines w/ charcuterie antipasti kick-off and seasonal mostarde (i.e. a candied fruit with a touch of mustard oil for a spicy hint, a delicacy with cheeses. Think pear & ginger)

  • Festive Pastas like tortellini in brodo and Sardinian stuffed pasta dumplings "culurgiones"

  • Rich meats and sides and bold red wine pairings

  • Artisanal Panettone baked sweet breads, these are traditional to Northern Italy but consumed nationwide during the holidays.

tickets are limited, book here now:

*PLEASE NOTE* Tours booked on these dates will not follow the same route or same # of stops or certain inclusions as advertised on the tour page listing, please refer to this page or ask our booking team if you have any qs on specifics.

New Years Eve Aperitivo Food & Wine Crawl in Florence


 Aperitivo in Italy is- in part- the social ritual of getting together after work, before dinner (or before lunch) and partaking in an aperitif drink (like a prosecco, spritz, negroni, light wine, even alcohol-free bitter aperitifs, etc) along with small appetizer bites in local bars or at home.

Our aperitivo crawl is unique since we basically imbibe in what feels like 3 aperitivi as we progressively snack and drink at 3 local-loved stops but all with a complimentary range of traditional beverages and pairings, which fit in the aperitivo theme/tradition. Join this special aperitivo crawl with us to kick-off the new year! Read on for more details on inclusions.

Holiday Aperitivo Food & Wine Tour in Florence for New Years Eve, December 31st 2018

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Inclusions, 3 food & drink stops total:

-Prosecco or aperitif and truffle bites at an iconic bar with over a century of history
-Traditional method "champagne-style” sparkling wines paired with artisanal meat & cheese charcuterie at a charming local family-run enoteca
-Small plates and red wine pairing (i.e. fresh pasta)
-BONUS dessert dolci of panettone sweet breads served during this time

This special occasion crawl will be $130 per ticket and include 3 small bites & wine pairings led by a sommelier and art history expert who will blend a guided cultural tour into this unique culinary wine walk of Florence, max group size 8.

Tickets and booking here:


We hope to saunter around town with you this holiday season!

Curious for more info? Don’t hesitate to contact us.

Salute e Buon Anno! From the Curious Appetite Team