You could get paid to eat and drink gourmet Italian food and wine on holiday - here’s how to apply

Does this sound like your dream job? (Photo: Shutterstock)Does this sound like your dream job? (Photo: Shutterstock)
Does this sound like your dream job? (Photo: Shutterstock)

If you haven’t found your dream job yet, an opportunity to sample gourmet food and wine in Tuscany could be just the role you’ve been waiting for.

What A Life Tours is on the hunt for a new Tuscany Tour Tester to try out its new food and wine experiences in the beautiful Italian region for free - and they will pay you for your time.

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Food and wine delights

The tour company is introducing a new range of food and wine experiences across Tuscany in 2020 and is looking to recruit a passionate traveller and food aficionado to have an exclusive first taste of its new tours.

The successful candidate will be tasked with providing comprehensive and constructive feedback of the tours before they launch to the market.

As part of the role, the winning applicant will get to sample a new full-day food and wine tour in Chianti and San Gimignano, a new food and wine tour of Florence and an array of other foodie themed activities, all while staying in a beautiful wine estate.

You will also be paid $300 (approximately £232) for your time

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The all-expenses paid trip for two in includes the following:

Three night stay at Torre a Cona, a luxurious villa and wine estatePrivate transfers in a luxury carCellar tour and wine tasting at Torre a ConaGourmet dinner at Torre a ConaFully day Chianti and San Gimignano tourPrivate cellar tour and wine tasting at organic Chianti Classico wineryLunch and Vernaccia di San Gimignano white wine tasting at organic farm II CastagnolinoFood and wine tour of FlorenceAn array of foodie activities at Torre a Cona, ranging from cooking classes to truffle hunting, or tastings of their olive oil and honey productions

The lucky candidate will enjoy an all-expenses paid trip for two for three nights (Photo: Shutterstock)

How to apply

A passion for travel, food and wine is essential for this role, as well as a willingness to throw yourself into a new environment.

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The job also requires good analytical and critical thinking skills in order to provide a comprehensive report of the tours, and constructive feedback of the tours to ensure a first class experience for other clients.

If you think you have what it takes to be a Tuscany Tour Tester, you need to fill out an online application explaining why you are the best fit for this unique opportunity.

Applications close on Sunday 30 November 2019 at 11.59pm.

This article originally appeared on our sister site, Edinburgh Evening News.