Feast on History's food & wine classes, travel program and custom events bring food and culture to the table.


Food & Wine tours in italy

We take you to undiscovered corners of Italy to experience food, wine and art like the locals do. Join us in 2015 for a wine tour of Irpinia and retreat for creative innovators in the ancient ruins of the Cilento.

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Wine events

 Custom Events 

Our bespoke events make history leap off the pages and onto your plate. Among our best events are wine tastings for the Morris-Jumel Mansion & the New York Botanical Garden, and a dinner for innovators inspired by Michelangelo at Science House.

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Little italy food tour

History lives and breathes on Arthur Avenue. Experience Little Italy in the Bronx with people who have an intimate knowledge of its stories and traditions.

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We believe in the universal experience of gathering people at the table for food, wine and meaningful conversation


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About Us:

Danielle Oteri, Founder & Curator

Danielle Oteri

Danielle is an art historian who uses food and art to tell stories from history. She is an adjunct professor of art history at Seton Hall University and Lecturer at The Cloisters, Metropolitan Museum of Art and Program Director of the International Center of Medieval Art. She has given talks at Yale University, Princeton University, New England Institute of Art, Fashion Institute of Technology, University of Pittsburgh, New York Institute of Technology and Fordham University. 

Danielle is a contributor to the most recent edition of the Grove Dictionary of Art published by Oxford University Press. Her food and history writing has appeared in Gothamist, Manhattan Times, Metropolitan Museum of ArtAbout.com and Good. Food. Stories. In 2010, she won an award from the American Institute of Wine and Food for a piece about where to eat when you're stuck with jury duty in Manhattan.

Christian Galliani, Wine Director

Christian is a wine consultant and CEO of Wine for the 99. A native New Yorker born to Italian and Argentine parents, Christian uses wine to explore culture and history. He leads tours, classes and tastings in New York and Italy and is a wine consultant for Columbia Wine Co. 






Laura Massoni

Laura Massoni, Italian Travel Expert 

Laura is Italian born and raised and her passion for travel began as a child. In 1992 she moved to the United States and after several years of working for some of the top travel agencies in the country, she opened her own Travel Company in 1999. Laura Massoni Travel agents are experts committed to providing a high-level of service. This high standard of expertise, service and commitment to quality, is exceeded only by Laura's passion for travel.

Laura also serves travel industry professionals at See Italy.