Aubergine Parmigiana…Old tradition and authentic flavour

Aubergine parmigiana

Aubergine Parmigiana is a “classic” of the Italian traditional food and among the Italian dishes most imitated in the world. However there are still different opinions regarding the region where the popular recipe comes from. The word “parmigiana” in Italian means literally “from Parma” and this is just one of the reasons why Emilia Romagna is between the […]

Pesto: yesterday, today and wine pairing


Pesto is one of the Italian masterpieces and among the most famous cold sauce in the world. Although the classic “Pesto alla Genovese” was created in Liguria only in the XIX century, the practice of blending aromatic herbs with cheese and garlic has a very long tradition. Virgilio ,in one of his scripts, says that […]

Moscato d’Asti DOCG… Simply unique

  Moscato is one of the oldest grape in the world and there are plenty of mutuations that came up from this variety but the italian Moscato d’Asti is really a special one. The name Moscato comes originally from Muscum that means musk referring to its typical aroma. The first evidences of Moscato dates back […]

Primitivo or Zinfandel?


Primitivo is a black-skinned grape grown in the south of Italy that , because of the similar characteristics profile than the American Zinfandel, has caused many discussions in regards of its origin. After several theories, in 2001 a researcher of Davis University proved that Primitivo and Zinfandel actually share the same Croatian ancestor. In fact, […]

History of wine

Grapes bacco tours

The word wine probably comes from the indoeuropean Vin (life) which has the same root of Venus, the goddess of love and beauty.  The first evidence of wine was found in Ararat, Turkey. This is also confirmed by the Bible when Noah planted a vineyard after the famous great flood.  In Italy wine appeared with […]

The Origin of Pizza


Pizza is the most famous food in the world.  American people are the first consumers, with 350 slices of pizza per second.But did you know that Pizza was not invented in the US? The word Pizza comes from Latin “pinsere – pinsa” which was a pressed white bread that already existed during the Ancient Romans […]

Post your photo on Facebook and WIN A TRIP TO ITALY

HOW TO WIN: Post your favourite picture during your last stay in Italy on facebook Use the hashtag #baccotours Share the post on your wall and get a lot of likes The photo with most Likes within the 24.12.18 wins You choose when to travel THE PRICE: The photo with most likes on Facebook within […]

Italian Football Weekend

Stadio olimpico baccotours

Serie A football GameTickets for a game of AS Roma or SS Lazio at the Olimpic Stadium of RomeCentral accommodation in RomeChoose among our cosy and nice apartments or hotel rooms in the cool areas of Rome. We have a big selection of rooms for all different needs and desiresAssistance of an authorized Tour Leader […]