Let's make cheese together

In addition to the tastings, you might want to roll up your sleeves with us and be in contact with the animals as well as learning how cheese is made in the Podere le Fornaci dairy.
The experience begins at 8.30 in the milking shed with our goats, which are few but good. Then we bring the milk to the dairy to begin all the phases of the cheesemaking process. We usually share in the production of fresh goat’s cheese as it’s one of the most popular cheeses in our range.
After all that work comes the well-deserved cheese tasting. If you wish, you may finish off the experience by having lunch with us.

What to bring to make cheese with us

  • shoes and clothes suitable for milking in the goat shed
  • clean clothes and a pair of slippers to access the laboratory
  • a big smile with enthusiasm to learn

How much does it cost

Minimum 4 people – maximum 8

  • Workshop + tasting: 85€ per person

  • Workshop + tasting and light lunch: 100€ per person

  • Children 0-3 years old: free

  • Children 4-10 years old: 50€ o 55€ with lunch

For couples

  • Workshop + tasting: 130€ per person

  • Workshop + tasting and light lunch: 150€ per person

FAQ Frequently asked questions for all experiences on the farm.

In general, we would prefer at least a minimum of two days’ notice in an experience of cooperation and respect for our farm work and our mutual experience begins right from the reservation.

We will be waiting for you in our farm among the Chianti hills. Since we’re in the country, you should expect to find some mud, buzzing insects and barnyard smells. So please bring some spare boots or shoes, insect repellent in summer and a smile on your face.

If you have dogs, keep them in the car or always with you on a leash. Our Gida and Thea are sweet to humans, but they do their jobs well by becoming protective of goats in the presence of their peers.

The variety of cheeses we offer is subject to seasonal production and availability during the season.

You can pay by bank transfer made out to Azienda Agricola Podere Le Fornaci
IBAN IT39S0501802800000011237781 – BIC/SWIFT: ETICIT22XXX Reason: tasting + your name and surname
or through PayPal.
After filling out the form, we will send you confirmation and a summary with all the relevant information including payment.

You can cancel:

  • within 72 hours prior to the tasting, i.e. max 3 days before, which entitles you to a full refund
  • within 48 hours prior to the tasting, i.e. max 2 days before, which entitles you to 50% of the cost
  • within 24 hours, i.e. the day before, means the full cost will be charged.

Book your visit with
tasting or light lunch

We are waiting in anticipation for you in our farm in the Chianti hills.