We are dedicated to bringing you outstanding learning and travel opportunities with tastings, seminars, and hands-on classes designed to guide you into an enhanced appreciation of wines, spirits, and food.
Tasting one wine, spirit or food tells you little more than if you like it. To fully understand and comprehend you must TASTE & COMPARE as much as possible, while gaining the information you need to raise that understanding to a higher level.
French Wine Scholar !
We are partnering with the Wine and Spirit Archive to offer an instructor led on line French Wine Scholar Program!
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FOOD AND WINE TRAVEL
OUR SPRING 2020 TRIP WILL BE TO
May 22, 2020 - May 31, 2020
Postponed due to the covid emergency. Stay tuned for future tours once international wine travel is again safe
Why is Portugal one of the top tourist destinations in the world?
- Lisbon is the sunniest capital city in Europe
- More than 500 miles of stunning beaches
- 24 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
- World class wines and delicious foods
- Your dollars go further! Portugal is the second best value destination on the European continent after Bulgaria
- Portugal has more fluent English speakers than any country in southern Europe
- Home to Europe's oldest University and borders that have been unchanged since October 5, 1143.
With vibrant cities, stunning beaches, 3000 hours of sunshine, magnificent food and delicious wines, and warm, welcoming people, Americans are discovering why Portugal enjoys a reputation as one of the best places in Europe to travel and live.
Want to see why?
Want to see why?
Join Maxine Borcherding of Taste and Compare Academy, New York Times Travel Show Speaker, Sheree M. Mitchell (Miami, Florida) and local culinary superstars for an exclusive wine, food and culture experience in Portugal!
From off-the-beaten path small production wineries and specialty food shops to ultra-elegant Michelin-starred restaurants, and exclusive trips into the internationally-acclaimed Douro Valley, you are sure to see a side of Portugal that is rarely accessible to most tourists.
Grab your passport, your camera, and your appetite and let's go!
This is a small group tour- 14 to 16 guests only. WE HAVE TWO SPOTS REMAINING, so don't delay: reserve your spot now!
For the complete tour brochure, and to reserve your spot,
Where would you like to travel next?
Perhaps Bordeaux, Cognac and the Dordogne? Perhaps the Loire Valley?
Or Provence and the Rhone? What about the great wine regions of northern Spain?
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Looking for an idea for a celebration with friends or a business team building event? How about an introduction to wine; a food and wine pairing class; a comparison of new world and old world wines; or a virtual tour of one of the world's great wine regions? Let us help you plan a fun and memorable program. Contact us here for more information and to reserve your date.