Food & Wine

Food & Wine Travel Experiences to Tempt Your Taste-buds

North America – United States 

Private 3 Day Sonoma Valley Wine and Walking Tour

  • Create your own private group with a minimum of only four people.  
  • Don’t just settle for a tasting room, explore where 90% of the wine making occurs – in the vineyard.  
  • Gain inside access to private Sonoma County vineyards.  
  • Connect with people within the wineries that you may otherwise never see or meet.  
  • Travel with a personal guide as he shares his knowledge about grape growing and wine making.  
  • Walks are moderate in difficulty, you should be able to walk a mile or two, including some ups and downs.
  • Click here to see a detailed itinerary

Washington & Oregon Wine Tour

  • Create your own private group with a minimum of only 6 people
  • Explore the scenic wine country gems of the Pacific Northwest – Washington and Oregon
  • Two to three wine tastings per day, ranging from established well-known favorites to family-owned businesses
  • A wine blending session in which you can produce your own favorite wine
  • A tasting of aging wines still in the barrel
  • Take in the natural beauty of the Multnomah Falls
  • Click here to see a detailed itinerary

Africa – South Africa 

9 Day Wine & Safari Vacation

  • Combine wine with a safari adventure in one epic vacation!  
  • During your 9 day adventure, you will visit a variety of wineries ranging from small to large, from modern to historic.  
  • You will have an opportunity to visit the most famous wine regions of South Africa including the Cape, Stellenbosch, Franschoek and Paarl.  
  • After touring this amazing wine country you will hop on a plan and head to Kruger National Park where along with a ranger and spotter you will track a pride of lions or a herd of elephants in an open Land Rover.
  • This is a small group tour with no more than 16 guests.  
  • Private tours can be arranged with a minimum of only 6 guests.  

Europe – Belgium 

7 Day Belgium Beer Vacation

  • Take private,customer brewery tours with a local brewer and beer guide.  
  • Experience Belgian cuisine, including locally-made cheese & chocolates.  
  • Visit breweries such as Brasserie Cantillon and brewing abbeys such as St. Sixtus Abbey.  
  • Stay in unique accommodations including a B&B attached to the St. Bernardus Brewery.  
  • Enjoy the Poperinge Beer & Hop Festival.  
  • This is a small group public tour with no more than 16 guests.  
  • This is also available as a private tour with just 6 guests.  

Europe – Italy 

Private 7 Day Tuscany Wine Vacation

  • Create your own private group with a minimum of four guests. 
  • Engage in truffle hunting and a cooking class with famous agriculturist Augusto Verando Tocci.  
  • Tour a local pecorino (sheep’s cheese) farm in Pienza followed by a picnic.  
  • Taste the region’s wines:  Brunello di Montalcino, Chianti, Nobile de Montepulciano, Super Tuscans.  
  • Learn about the art of coffee roasting and chocolate making at a cafe in Arezzo.  
  • Sample artisanal gelatos and small-batch family made olive oil.
  • Choose your own departure dates

Europe – Italy/Monaco/France/Spain 

7 Day Culinary Immersion Cruise

  • This specialty cruise will include special dinners, cooking demos with local chefs in the ship’s cooking lab, market visits and gastronomic excursions in each port. 
  • 7 Days/7 Ports/4 Countries
  • Excursion examples 
    • Bocelli Essence of wine with lunch
    • Tour of Castagneto Castle, interactive cooking demonstration with castle chef followed by lunch in a room of the castle enjoying the dishes you just helped prepare
    • Ricco Di Frassinello Winery with lunch
    • Truffle hunting
    • Discover Genoa through food; Rapallo and culinary experience
    • Sustainable Monaco with market tasting
    • Cassis Experience:  Sea views, cheese and wine
    •  Visit Mas Marce (a local dairy farm) and learn about the production of sheep dairy products like cheese and yogurt
    • Rice route.

Europe – Italy/Monaco/France/Spain/Portugal 

10 Day Culinary Immersion Cruise

  • This specialty cruise will include special dinners, cooking demos with local chefs in the ship’s cooking lab, market visits and gastronomic excursions in each port.  
  • 10 Days/9 Ports/5 Countries 
  • Excursion examples 
    • Sustainable Monaco with market tasting
    • Oeno tourism – winery tour and tasting
    • Bocelli Essence of wine with lunch
    •  Tour of Castagneto Castle, interactive cooking demonstration with castle chef followed by lunch in a room of the castle enjoying the dishes you just helped prepare 
    • Etruscan countryside & Olive oil tasting
    • Boat ride on Bracciano lake followed by a degustation at a local winery
    •  Kayaking experience and tasting
    •  Exclusive wine tasting at Gonzalez Byass
    •  Quinta Da Bacalhoa Palace wine tasting with licensed sommeliers

Europe – Portugal 

7 Day Portugal Food & Wine Vacation

  • Explore the wines of more than 8 different Portuguese wine regions.
  • Enjoy wine-paired lunches and picnics at several different wineries.
  • Expand your knowledge with educational tastings.  
  • Participate in a private cooking class to learn all about traditional Portuguese cuisine.  
  • This is a small group tour with no more than 16 guests.  
  • Private tours can be arranged with a minimum of only 6 people.   

Europe – Portugal/Gibraltar/Spain

 9 Day Culinary Immersion Cruise

  • This specialty cruise will include special dinners, cooking demos with local chefs in the ship’s cooking lab, market visits and gastronomic excursions in each port.  
  • 9 Days/8 Ports/3 Countries 
  • Excursion examples 
    • Quinta Da Bacalhoa Palace wine tasting with licensed sommeliers
    •  Taste of Lisbon and Tram Tour
    •  Quinta Da Regaleira & Tea-time at Lawrence’s
    •  Gibraltar Panorama & Tea; Culinary stroll through Cartagena
    • Visit Jumilla wine region
    •  Art of paella and wine tasting; cava and caves tour
    •  Tapas tasting in Palma

Europe – Portugal 

9 Day Portugal Kayaking Adventure

Kayak the Douro River by Day Feast at Classic Vineyard Estates by Night

  • Kayaking the tranquil Douro River in the morning 
  • Hike in hillside vineyards in the afternoon
  • In the evening, enjoy dinner with the hosts of small manor houses and rural inns.
  • This is a small group tour with no more than 12 guests.  

   

Europe – Spain

7 Day Spain Food & Wine Tour

  • Enjoy 7 days exploring the history of winemaking while visiting wineries in Rioja, Haro, Elciego, San Vicente and Laguardia.
  • Participate in a fun local tradition – a tapas crawl with delicious traditional foods paired with wine as you walk from bar to restaurant to bar.  
  • Hop across the border into France for the day and visit the major fishing port and beach resort town of Saint-Jean-de-Luz.  
  • Sample delicious chocolates, breads and macarons.  
  • This is a small group tour with no more than 16 guests.  
  • Private tours can be arranged with a minimum of only 4 guests.  

North America – Mexico – 

5 Day All Inclusive Baja Beer Vacation

  • Enjoy an all-inclusive relaxing beach vacation.  
  • Tour and taste beers from two local Mexican craft breweries.  
  • Taste new beers and meet other craft beer lovers at two themed bottle shares.  
  • Delve into your favorite subject at a blind tasting and beer educational sessions led by beer experts.  

South America – Chile/Argentina 

9 Day Chile & Argentina Food Wine Vacation

  • Explore multiple wine regions in Chile and Argentia.  
  • Cross the Andes by plane, with views of the continent’s highest peak, Aconcagua.  
  • Visit and taste at over a dozen wineries and blend your own wine at Vina San Esteban.  
  • This is a small group experience of no more than 16 guests.  
  • Plan your own private tour with just 6 guests.  

South America – Peru 

 Private 8 Day Peru Food Tour

  • Create your own private group with a minimum of only 4 guests. 
  • Shop in a local market with local chef Gabriel Alfredo Velasquez Castaneda in Cusco and then return to his home for a cooking lesson.  
  • Visit the AFrican-Peruvian community of Chincha and taste their food filled with Peruvian, Spanish and African flavors.  
  • Stay overnight in Vinas Queirolo, located in the middle of a vineyard, and taste the local wines.  
  • Tour an Incan-era salt mine that is still operating today.  
  • Learn how to cook ceviche, a cured fish dish, in the town of Paracas on the Peruvian coast.  
  • Participate in a Pachamanca, a traditional Andean underground barbecue.  
  • Ride the train to visit Machu Picchu, the Lost City of the Incas.  
Scroll to Top