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Gastronomy is the zenith of cultural signifiers, epitomizing local dedication to tradition and innovation. Simultaneously, food transcends borders and symbolizes the rich diversity and interwoven narratives of our planet. Food and wine tours are more than just sensual feasts; they are a paradigm that elevates travel experiences to their most unique and luxuriant.

Sample Itineraries

Get inspired with our sample trips below. You can have any trip tailor made for your private travel. Any number of days.
Any departure date. Any experience you want.

Church of San Biagio in Montepulciano surrounded by Tuscan countryside

Food-Lover's Tour of Umbria and Tuscany

Food-Lover's Tour of Umbria and Tuscany

9 Day Custom Tour

From $2,785

Along with the rich culture and abundant historical sites, this 9-day tour of central Italy is designed to showcase the gastronomic greatness of the places you visit. From Umbria to Tuscany, the beating heart of Italian olive oil and wine production will be yours to enjoy along with the many other culinary delights. By the time you depart, you will have a better understanding of Italy's love affair with food.

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Wine tasting at Church Road Vineyard in Hawke's Bay, New Zealand.  Photo © Tourism New Zealand / Chris McLennan.

Top Tier Food and Wine Tour of New Zealand

Top Tier Food and Wine Tour of New Zealand

11 Day Custom Tour

From $6,595

New Zealand remains a world apart and presents visitors with an abundance of untouched wilderness and pristine landscapes, all of which will be yours to enjoy on this 11-day luxury tour of Auckland, Rotorua, Napier, and Queenstown. From the North Island to the South, the country's fantastic cuisine, unparalleled natural beauty, and warm hospitality will be highlighted with a delightful balance of leisurely and active explorations of the beautiful country.

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Sea of olive trees in the Andalusia region of Spain.  Photo courtesy Turismo Andaluz

Unrivaled Culinary Journey through Spain

Unrivaled Culinary Journey through Spain

12 Day Custom Tour

From $5,035

Your desire to explore Spain through its world-renowned cuisine will be amply satisfied by this 12-day tour of Madrid, Andalucia, and Catalonia. You can learn about the long history and evolving culture of these diverse regions through food and the valued traditions of art, architecture, and dance. This culinary romp will allow you to sample the best of Spain’s wine and olive oil, which have been practiced and perfected since Roman times.

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Vineyard on the island of Crete in Greece.

Greek Culinary and Local Experiences Tour

Greek Culinary and Local Experiences Tour

8 Day Custom Tour

From $2,555

Experience Greece like a local as you tour Athens, the Eastern region of Apokoronas, and the island of Santorini on this 8-day tour. From tucking into authentic Greek cuisine at traditional villages to exploring the spectacular seascapes off the mainland, you will uncover the culinary highlights and capture the breathtaking environments that make Greece such a sought-after destination.

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Taste of Thailand Culinary Tour

Taste of Thailand Culinary Tour

11 Day Custom Tour

From $2,415

There are endless unforgettable flavors to discover and enjoy on this custom tailored tour through Thailand and its remarkable culinary traditions. From sensational cooking classes to magnificent local restaurants, opulent temples to immaculate beaches, you will make a culinary journey from spice to decadence and you will relish everything in between. Uncover the secrets of famous restaurants, delight in the cultural traditions of home cooks, and taste the diverse flavors from north to south that bring you into the unique and unparalleled tastes of Thailand.

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Japan Tour - Chopsticks Scooping Noodles from Bowl of Miso Ramen

Ramen Tour of Japan: Celebrating 60 Years of Instant Goodness

Ramen Tour of Japan: Celebrating 60 Years of Instant...

11 Day Custom Tour

From $5,979

Your 11-day culinary tour of Japan immerses you in the flavors of ramen and the gastronomic delights of the nation’s four classic broths. Follow the timeline of the cuisine from its origins to its newfound international popularity and delight in the mouthwatering bursts of umami in every bit. As you explore Japan, you will relish in essential regional tastes, the beauty of the scenery, and the majesty of preserved custom.

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Dark chocolate made at a cooking class in Umbria, Italy

Italy for Chocoholics! A Unique Tour of Umbria

Italy for Chocoholics! A Unique Tour of Umbria

8 Day Custom Tour

From $2,395

Reset yourself to a new rhythm: rest, relaxation and indulgence. Allow yourself to be pampered at luxurious accommodations in the beautiful Umbrian countryside. Wake up to the sound of church bells and chirping birds. Wander traffic-free ancient streets and enjoy leisurely gourmet meals. This special Italy for chocoholics vacation includes the highlights of Umbria: charming medieval hilltop villages, magnificent historic cathedrals, authentic Italian cooking classes, even a truffle hunt with sniffer dog! The unique tour of Umbria culminates with the EuroChocolate Festival of Perugia October 19th-28th, where you’ll enjoy two days in chocolate paradise.

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Flavors of Sicily Tour: Wines, Private Cooking Classes & Excursions

Flavors of Sicily Tour: Wines, Private Cooking Classes...

8 Day Custom Tour

From $2,195

On the volcanic hills of Mt. Etna grow luscious vines absorbing the varied nutrients of the soil. Orange and olive groves run through the valleys. Farmhouses produce dishes equally as enchanting as award winning restaurants. On your custom tailored Sicily tour, your senses will come alive, enhanced by the gourmet gastronomy and traditional heritage derived from an amalgamation from around the Mediterranean. The wine has succulent notes, the pastries practically melt in your mouth, and the coffee is deeply layered with flavor, every moment bringing another treasure of both cuisine and history for you to savor.

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Ljubljana is the capital of Slovenia.

Adriatic to the Alps: Gourmet Tour of Croatia, Slovenia & Italy

Adriatic to the Alps: Gourmet Tour of Croatia, Slovenia...

12 Day Custom Tour

From $2,695

Taste the unparalleled flavors from the Adriatic to the Alps on this custom tailored tour that will forever more define “gourmet.” From the spectacular Adriatic Sea to the pearled Julian Alps, stretching between Croatia, Slovenia, and northeastern Italy, you will discover the remarkable landscapes and the unforgettable dishes that can no longer be kept secret. Magnificent caves abound and medieval towns decorate the plush countryside. From fabulous truffle hunting to wine tasting in a grand castle, you will venture from the Adriatic to the Alps and find the flavors that will bring you to the top.

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Main course at Restaurant Bareiss, Baiersbronn - rated three Michelin stars

12 Michelin Stars in Seven Days: Journey to Germany’s Unexpected Culinary Center

12 Michelin Stars in Seven Days: Journey to Germany’s...

8 Day Custom Tour

From $2,395

Discard the schnitzel and ditch the bratwurst as Zicasso forges an edible journey to the world’s most exciting culinary center - the Black Forest. With 12 Michelin Star dining blending aromatic opulence and creative finesse, TV-star chefs with meticulous technique, and tantalizing five-course menus, Germany is now positioned on the culinary map. Complemented by five-star luxury accommodations throughout, and three enchanting Christmas destinations to explore, this gastronomic tour beckons to indulge on the most inimitable of experiences Germany has to offer.

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The iconic Sriracha sauce.

The Sriracha Tour: A Culinary Journey to Thailand & Vietnam

The Sriracha Tour: A Culinary Journey to Thailand &...

15 Day Custom Tour

From $3,655

Awaken your senses through the flavors of traditional herbs and spices in this exclusive culinary tour of Thailand and Vietnam. As you discover the origins of the Sriracha sauce by learning how to make it at its birthplace in Si Racha, Thailand, your culinary exploration will celebrate the gastronomic roots that are shared across borders revealing the varying degrees of flavors. With many kitchens moving away from their heritage in an attempt to embody sophistication, your journey will hone in on the delicate balance between tradition and elegance. From dining in chic restaurants to discovering popular eateries hidden in alleyways, your personal guides will unveil the true essence of Thailand and Vietnam’s culinary delights as you discover the spirit of Sriracha.For more culinary trip ideas, visit the Food & Wine tours section on Zicasso.

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Oktoberfest Germany Tour: Munich and Landshut

Oktoberfest Germany Tour: Munich and Landshut

8 Day Custom Tour

From $2,395

Oktoberfest is the world’s largest and best-known beer festival and with more than 200 years of tradition, you’d better believe it’s worth experiencing. Get your fill of Bavarian history, culture and celebrations on an eight-day tour that’ll include city and castle tours, traditional costume shopping expeditions, Bavarian cooking classes, brewery tours and a visit to the festival itself.

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