Food & Wine Holiday Ideas
Discover the world while indulging in your love of food and wine
Indulging in the food and wine of your destination is one of the best, and certainly one of the most enjoyable, ways to understand and appreciate other cultures. Travel to some of the world’s most wonderful culinary destinations while enjoying behind-the-scenes access to the people, places, and flavors. Our clients tell us that foodie-focused journeys rank as some of their favorite trips.
So where would you like to go? Here’s some ideas to whet your appetite.
SeaDream Yacht Club | Wine Voyages
SeaDream sails to some of the most beautiful ports in the Mediterranean. With a SeaDream Wine Voyage, you can expand or even begin your knowledge through the intricate world of wine. Days are filled with wine tastings and guided tours to the origins of some of the finest wine in the world.
Exclusive wine tastings are followed by the Winemaker’s Dinner, where SeaDream Executive Chef’s degustation menu is complimented with only the best and most unforgettable reds, whites and champagne the visiting Winemaker. Unique land adventures are exciting, additional excursions to fill your days with unforgettable experiences such as hunting for truffles and strolling around local markets on SeaDream’s Signature Chef Walk. Sound interesting? Give us a call to find out more.
Italian Villa Vacations | Tuscan Chapter
You will enjoy luxury accommodation, exclusive insider moments and ‘skip the queue’ access including to Michelangelo’s David. Each day we will take you on guided tours of the region’s iconic towns including Florence, Siena, Arezzo, and Cortona and provide plenty of time to relax in your home away from home, enjoying the romantic landscapes and the best food and wine on offer.
The specially curated itinerary includes ‘stand-out’ experiences we promise you will remember forever, such as a leisurely Michelin star dining experience, a private tour of the newly excavated Etruscan tombs and the Sanctuary of Saint Margarita in Cortona followed by lunch in a private loggia overlooking the main square. Your day in Florence will include dinner in one of Italy’s most legendary steak houses.
Departing Rome on October 5, 2024, for seven glorious nights.
From $8,000 per person twin share. Single supplement is available.
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Silversea | Culinary Voyages
Enjoy guided market to plate excursions with Silversea chefs and gather a fantastic insight to the area and culture of the area. Join the talented culinary team as they share their expertise through special menus, cooking demonstrations and dinners that highlight regional specialties. With exclusive onboard and shoreside interactive gastronomic experiences, these voyages are a rare opportunity to enjoy select food and wine will surely whet the appetite of any epicurean.
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Hedonistic Hiking | All-Inclusive Guided Gourmet Walking Holidays in Italy and Beyond
Hedonistic Hiking is passionate about three things: food, wine & walking. Their small group (max 16) guided gourmet hiking tours in destinations including Tuscany, Umbria, Piedmont, the Italian Alps & Lakes, Slovenia, Abruzzo, Southern Italy, France, Austria and south-east Australia. Tours take guests off the beaten track to experience the heart and soul of each region. A mix of fine dining experiences in a variety of local restaurants, along with gourmet picnic lunches, ensures that you taste the very best food and wine the regions have to offer. Given the beautiful landscapes explored on foot the tours are a true feast for all the senses. Hedonistic Hiking is eco-certified, and the commitment to sustainability means guests support the local economy through their travels.
Hidden Italy | Guided Walking Tours to Italy
With a focus on fine food and wines of the region, boutique accommodation and exceptional walking, the pace is relaxed giving plenty of time to soak up the local atmosphere.
Food must be a highlight of any visit to Italy – the history and character of each region is best captured in its unique cuisine, which has evolved over centuries and is based on fresh, local and seasonal ingredients. All the restaurants you visit have been chosen to introduce you to the finest regional cuisine, from sophisticated ristoranti of the bigger towns to the simpler homecooking of the country trattorie. Of course, some of the most memorable meals are the simplest – eg outdoor picnic lunches based on the best local produce.
Rosa’s Table | Culinary Tour of Sicily
After eight years conducting cooking demonstrations in traditional Sicilian cuisine, Rosa Malignaggi invites you to join her on the Rosa’s Table Culinary Tour of Sicily. Experience the diversity and authenticity of Sicilian food, culture and traditions, from the East Coast to the West Coast, meeting Rosa’s family and friends along the way.
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