• Spain - Taste the flavors
  • Global Cuisines and Cultures Trip to Spain

    There are plenty of reasons you’ll love your trip to Spain—its rich history, fabulous art and architecture, vibrant culture. And at the top of the list is savory Spanish food. On your three-week journey, experience an amazing diversity of authentic Spanish meals and fine wines. While you’re at it, you’ll interact with local food producers and visit wineries, farms, museums, and world-class restaurants to better understand this globally admired cuisine.

    Get ready to do some admiring of your own, at cooking demonstrations and tastings led by elite chefs, pastry chefs, and chocolatiers, as well as discussions and tastings with well-known enologists. You’ll also tour famous Spanish cities, culinary regions, and historic landmarks.

    Other highlights:

    • Visit local homes and see firsthand traditional Spanish cooking.
    • Meet fishermen off the coastal towns of Basque country and farmers who breed Iberian pigs in Andalucia or Castile and León.
    • Tour large cheese-making facilities as well as the artisanal, family-owned cheese makers and small bakeries.
    • Taste the wines of Spain—Cava from the Penedès region, Sherry from Madrid and Jerez de la Frontera, and vintages from the internationally known Rioja, Ribera del Duero, and Txakoli regions.
    • Experience Spanish architecture and enjoy the beautiful rhythms of the flamenco and the fandango.
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