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Food Tour Company Connects Travelers to Networks of Artisan Purveyors

by Aoife O’Riordan

Apr 3, 2023

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Zingerman’s Food Tours offers curated, international excursions centered around unique culinary experiences. The company’s long-standing purveyor relationships allows travelers to enjoy exclusive access to smaller producers and food and wine destinations, many often not available to the public.

On a Zingerman Food Tour, travelers embark on culinary adventures, learn about local cuisine and wine, and immerse themselves in the spirit of a region’s people and traditions. From a jam-making session in Paris or a bike tour in Denmark, every tour promises something unique, memorable and deeply enriching. Here are some of the upcoming tours for the 2023/2024 season:

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Fresh Fish, Wine, Cheese and Grain of the Canary Islands

Guests on this tour go island hopping while dining on fresh fish, indigenous grape varieties, puchero canario and more. This tour, Feb. 24–March 3, 2024, includes a volcano-roasted lunch in the national parks on the Island Timanfaya; a visit to a local creamery in Fuerte-Ventura to learn about Majorero cheese made from goats; and a trip to Vecindario to meet with a specialist in Gofio, who runs the oldest working Gofio mill on the Canary Islands. At the mill, taste different types of grains, including flour, corn and garbanzo grains.

Intersection of Ingredients in Israel

Join Janna Gur, a three-time cookbook author and expert on Israeli food, for this seven-day tour of the foodways of the country. On this trip, guests share meals and stories with world-class chefs and skilled home cooks, taste the flavors of Levant and travel from Tel Aviv to the countryside around the Sea of Galilee. This tour runs Feb. 28–March 8, 2024.

Chocolate, Cheese, Wine, Olive Oil and Salt in Sicily

Offered Oct. 29–Nov. 8, this tour allows guests to explore Sicily’s food culture, from a visit to a 100-year-old chocolate maker in Modica to a cheesemaker in Ragusa. Other highlights of the trip include the salt flats of the region and meeting with a dessert wine producer in Marsala, as well as learning from a traditional olive oil producer in Castelvetrano.

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Coffee Houses, Wine and River Cruises in Vienna and Budapest

This once-in-a-lifetime trip brings travelers to both Austria and Hungary as part of Zingerman’s first-ever holiday program. On this trip, celebrate the best of Austro-Hungarian cuisine, with visits to Kamtal, Austria’s biggest wine-producing towns, Viennese coffee houses and holiday markets, as well as a cruise down the Danube River and a stop at Etyek for local Hungarian sparkling wine.

Visit here for a full list of upcoming tours.

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