• Global Cuisines and Cultures Trips to U.S. Hudson Valley and Near Landscapes
  • Global Cuisines and Cultures Trips to U.S. Hudson Valley and Near Landscapes

    Located north of New York City, the Hudson Valley is home to many elegant dining experiences, farms, and wineries along the Hudson River. In fact, this region contains the oldest winemakers in the United States, dating back to 1677. The Hudson Valley is also where the CIA’s Hyde Park campus is located, which includes several world-class dining establishments—American Bounty Restaurant, Apple Pie Bakery Café, The Bocuse Restaurant, and Ristorante Caterina de’ Medici—which serve nearly a quarter million customers every year.

    Other highlights:

    • Explore America’s oldest wine-making region and tour the area’s most popular vineyards.
    • Meet with local food producers, farmers, and chefs.
    • Discover the culinary and cultural heritage of the Hudson Valley.
  • “Almost every profession has an outstanding training ground. The military has West Point, music has Juilliard, and the culinary arts has the Institute.”
    — Craig Claiborne, Celebrated Author and Food Critic, The New York Times