July, 9 – Friday
After breakfast at the hotel, we will board the van bound for Nina’s cheese shop and get to know her work with goat’s cheese in the company of specialist Prof. Dr. Daniel R. Menezes from UNIVASF, representing the Queijos do Sertão project.
The morning continues with a PRIVATE tour guided by the vineyard of the Terra Nova Winery, Miolo’s home in the São Francisco River valley. We will then be welcomed at the winery with a tasting of special sparkling labels. An experience of enogastronomy that will remain in memory.
With renewed energies in the rural area, we will embark on Vapor do Vinho – a PRIVATE navigation on the Sobradinho Lake with a bath, lush landscapes under the sound of forró pé-de-serra. Lunch will be shipped and the activity takes place until sunset. An afternoon dedicated to celebrating life in a private and exclusive way for Food Safaris.
July, 10 – Saturday
Departure after breakfast towards Lagoa Grande / PE to visit the traditional Bianchetti Winery, the oldest in Petrolina with its production of organic grape juice and wines. Our third experience of enogastronomy in the script.
On the way back to Petrolina, we will visit the food production cooperative Casa de Cambraia, where a group of women cook around 3 thousand delicacies daily, among them cambraia (dry kiss), seasoned cambric (oregano, garlic, onion, carrots, cabbage) and beet), beiju (tapioca) and sweet sequilho.
Lunch break in the city center and return to the hotel to rest.
In the middle of the afternoon, we go to Café de Bule to discover the Bolo de Rolo and Bolo de Noiva – both Patrimonio Imaterial de Pernambuco and enjoy them with a delicious cup of coffee. We are also going to try Dona Nina’s cheese in the Cartolas filling.
Then we will visit the Samba de Véio of Ilha do Massangano – an Afro-descendent cultural manifestation that involves a lively samba circle with stools and the palms of the participants. Children and adults play and we are invited to join the circle to dance and sing. Return to the hotel and overnight.