1Customized Experiences :
OUR POINT OF DIFFERENCE:
We start with our itinerary templates for the chosen destination and then customize it to the travelers reflecting their personal wine experience level and social, cultural and travel interests and budget based on their responses to our proprietary Wine Lover’s Survey. The result: each tour is unique and no two tours are alike!
2Total Cultural Immersion:
Wine and food forays are balancedwith meeting the locals, viewinglocal arts and architecture, visitingmuseums, galleries, castles andcathedrals, enjoying concerts, clubs and “must-see” historical sites for a ‘total’ cultural experience.
With our guides, guests are part of the “inner circle” learning insider anecdotes and local history about winery families, industry movers and shakers and even ‘gossip’ about the black sheep of the local industry!
4You Don’t Have to be a Wine Expert:
Our chauffeur wine-expert guides know the different types of grapes, how wine is made, the impact of terroir (weather & soil) on the various grape varietals. Plus guests get VIP access to wineries and wine-makers often not available to the public.
5Get Away From the City:
Think of the grandeur of the Andes, the truffle hunting forests of the Loire Valley or the romantic vistas “Under the Tuscan Sun”. Serenity, fresh air and breath-taking photo-ops of the awesome wine country scenery that can’t be found back home!
6Relaxation & Regeneration:
Our expert wine guides do the driving and are dedicated to pampering so there’s no concern about drinking and driving. Just sit back and enjoy the stress-free ambiance and the awesome fresh air vistas.
7Artisan Tastes & Shopping Discoveries:
Sampling local chocolates, olive oils, home-made charcuterie and cheeses, artisan breads and shopping for the best of local craftsmen silks, ceramics and jewelry reflects the local culture and traditions.
8Unforgettable Culinary Adventures:
The gourmet quotient rises to another level with Michelin-starred dining experiences and delicious encounters in local family restaurants, trattorias, etc. where farm-to-table local fresh and seasonal products are the mantra.
9Learn Secrets from Top Local Chefs:
Take part in high-end cooking school demos & classes – watch, work and dine with local top chefs who will share the secrets and shortcuts of their regional cooking style and the wines that pair with their signature dishes.
10Meet Locals & Make New Friends:
That’s part of the fun because people are friendlier in wine country sharing the same love of wine, food and cultural interaction related to this romantic and genial lifestyle.