Everyone loves going on vacation … but not everyone loves planning a vacation. And that’s okay! That’s what tour companies, like ours, are for. You just need to sign up for your chosen tour, book your flights, and we’ll take care of all the logistical details like booking hotel accommodations, reserving tastings and meals, and getting you from point A to point B on our itinerary.
Private tours can be just as easy to plan – you select your itinerary, choose your preferred dates, and gather your group. Unfortunately, some private tours can hit a snag with that last step, gathering your group.
Surrounding most holidays, you’ll find a wide assortment of holiday meal traditions that vary by country and even by region. Nothing says “Happy Holidays” like sitting down with your loved ones to share a hearty meal.
Here, in the U.S., when we hear the words “holiday meal”, we think of roasted turkeys or hams, mashed potatoes, and tasty pies. We thought it would be interesting to showcase a few holiday meal traditions in countries where you can experience a Taste Vacation:
Tuscany has it all – beautiful scenery, delicious wine, and amazing cuisine. No wonder it’s one of the most popular destinations in the world for food and wine lovers alike.
A typical itinerary for a trip to Tuscany would include visiting the beautiful piazzas of Florence, eating as much gelato as possible, and drinking Italian wine at a cafe nestled in a small winding back street. This sounds like a truly enjoyable trip, but why not go a step beyond the normal tourist vacation? Tuscany has many unique experiences just waiting to be discovered by the intrepid foodie.
We can all be creatures of habit in one aspect of our lives or another – including which wines we drink! When is the last time you chose a wine that wasn’t one of the old standards – Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay?
It’s time to change things up a bit and try something new. After all, you never know if you’re about to meet your new favorite wine! Let’s take a little journey through some iconic wine regions and find a few wines that you may not have tasted yet. First up, Tuscany!