Food & Wine Adventure Travel Tours
The best way to learn about a place is to understand its cuisine. Everything from the local culture, religious beliefs, and historical events influence the type of food people eat in a country or a region. The food also depends on the local climate and the types of fruits, vegetables and meat available in the area. A curious food lover can not only appreciate and enjoy various cuisines, but also learn from them. Food is also a great conversation point. You can make new friends and develop new perspectives about everything you eat. If exploring new cuisines sounds like a great idea, try a wine and food adventure travel tour. It will give you an opportunity to visit a new destination and learn about the local culture through a variety of activities. However, the main focus will be on local cuisine and wine.
Finding the Best Gourmet Vacation Destination
A good place to start your culinary adventure is to choose a country or region with a good supply of vineyards. People who like wine usually love food and the regions that excel in wine making tend to have fine restaurants and great dining.
If you think that you can explore local food by simply flying to a destination, you may not be always correct. It is sometimes best to plan your wine and food adventure travel tour through a tour provider who has the experience and the knowledge about the region. We often work with international adventure companies like GAdventure and Intrepid Traveler and others. Many have added wine tours to the agenda. They take care of you the moment you land at the airport to the moment you fly back to your own country. This can be a great asset in a foreign land, especially if you do not know the local language.
The touring agency can also warn you about health and political advisories issued by governing bodies such as the U.S. State Department of State and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The tour agencies collaborate with local guides who know the places to go for tasting authentic local cuisine and wine. Remember that the restaurant at your hotel may be influenced by world cuisine, and may not let you experience the local area the way you want.
Preparation Before the Feast
Before you book your wine and food adventure travel tour, you should consider your personal preferences including any known health conditions, diet restrictions, or food allergies. It is important to learn more about the place and cuisine before booking the package. Your tour provider may be able to address certain questions or concerns. You may also check out the blog postings, videos and reviews shared by other travelers and food critiques. This will give you an idea about the tour and save you some hard surprises during the travel.
Popular Wine Tours in South America
Among the many different adventure tour travels offered by our team, our Southern Discovery tour is one of the most popular one. You can visit exotic locales in Chile and Argentina, especially around the Chile Lake District and the Argentinean Patagonia. Explore the wineries of Santiago and understand the art of local wine making. Hike in the wilderness and enjoy short flights around the area. You will have access to many guided excursions but get ample free time to explore the area at your own pace. You can also taste the local food in the most authentic setting to get the exact feel of the South American culture and heritage.
There is no better way to discover South America than by taking a wine tour of the south. In this “G” tour, you will visit Chile and Argentina and learn about wine making while enjoying the remarkable scenery of the Chile lake District, the Argentinean Patagonia and fine food.
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