JUNE 1-8, 2024
Discover the Gastronomic Treasures of PORTUGAL
Explore the Douro Valley and the great city of Lisbon. Your find that Portugal is not only known for Port, but beautiful still wines as well. We will take a day cruise on the Douro River winery hopping, introduce you to traditional Portuguese cuisine, explore local markets, tour UNESCO World Heritage
sites, and taste liqueurs first made by monks centuries ago.
AUGUST 5-9 2024
PASO ROBLES: A Unique Wine Region
What makes it so unique? Let's find out!
For five days and four nights experience Paso Robles's distinct meso-climates, diverse soils and a long growing season in a fashion unavailable to most people. Travel with your experienced wine expert who possess industry-level familiarization of the areas we will visit. Your experience will include winemakers, winery owners, its Spanish mission history, organic local produce, extraordinary fresh seafood, and more!
OCTOBER 13-20, 2024
Experience the Splendor of SICILY
Sicily has been a crossroads of trade and a mix of many civilizations for centuries. You will be introduced to wine makers, enjoy an authentic Sicilian cooking class, UNESCO World Heritage sites, the majestic Mt Etna, the sweet and dry wines of Marsala, and much, much more! We will explore both the east and the west sides of the island to understand what they both have to offer.
Recap of our 2023 Trips...
SEPTEMBER 14-17 PRE-TRIP FOR PIEDMONT SEPTEMBER 17-24
The Stunning Waters of LAKE COMO
This experience is a pre-trip for our Piedmont experience. We will take 3 nights/4 days on the amazing Lake Como! Your time here will be at a different pace. Surrounded by gorgeous waters, you will have plenty of time to enjoy organized activities, explore on your own or relax and enjoy the scenery!
SEPTEMBER 17-24 2023
PIEDMONT: The Burgundy of Italy
Hilly Piedmont, or Piemonte in Italian, lies at the foot of the Alps and is the home of the infamous Barolo and Barbaresco wines. This is the land of castles, boutique wines and outstanding gastronomy including the famous white truffle. We will experience all this and more in Piedmont!
OCTOBER 3–6, 2023 PRE-TRIP FOR PORTUGAL OCTOBER 7-14
Breathtaking Sights of MADEIRA
This is a pre-trip for Vino Venue’s Portugal experience. For 3 nights and 4 days unwind and ready yourself for our tour of the mainland of Portugal! Your time in Madeira will be at a different pace than on the mainland. There are a hand full of organized activities, but also time for you to make some plans of your own.
OCTOBER 7-14, 2023
Discover the Gastronomic Treasures of Portugal
Discover the Douro Valley and the wine areas surrounding Lisbon. We will take a day cruise on the Douro River winery hopping, introduce you to traditional Portuguese cuisine, explore local markets and taste liqueurs first made by monks centuries ago. Ask about our pre-trip to Madeira!