Via Senatore Tranfo 24, 89861 Tropea (VV) – Italy

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Sweet & Spicy Experience

The Sweet & Spicy Experience is a tour into the world of the two most famous food products in Calabria:

The red lady, Tropea’s red onion, and the Queen of Calabria, the Nduja from Spilinga.

Two real stars in the kitchen, loved by the greatest national and international chefs.

The Cipolla Rossa of Tropea, known for its sweetness, is a humble ingredient of the Calabrian peasant tradition with many curative properties.

The Nduja, a traditional spicy spreadable salami with an intense and unique taste, symbolizes an entire region.

During the sweet & spicy experiences, guests will visit an Onion farm and a Nduja factory, discovering all the farming steps, the production inputs, and the life cycle of plants and animals.

Learning how to pair and how to use them in the kitchen. Tasting a top selection of both products directly on the farms.


Experience info & details:

  • Duration: approx. 4 hours
  • Visit to the Onion farm and the Nduja factory
  • Gourmet tasting of Tropea’s red onion
  • Nduja and salumi tasting
  • Local wine
  • Participants: 2 – 8
  • Every Thursday (upon request, we can organize the experience on other days)
  • Starting: from 9:30 AM
  • Shuttle Service from Tropea

At the end of the experience, you can have the chance to shop on the farms

Book your Red Onion and Nduja Educationl Tour

Step into the world of the two most famous food products in Calabria

A must-do tasting and educational experience in Tropea 

  • Destination

  • Departure

    Tropea
  • Departure Time

    9:30 AM
  • Return Time

    1 PM
  • Included

    Educational experience
    Food and Water
    Linguistic Support in English
    Local Wine and Food Tasting
    Tasting
    Transportation
    Visita Azienda
  • Supplementary services