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California Food & Wine Holidays

Food & Wine Holidays in California

Introduction

California is rich is flavours, from its fertile local farms and ranches to its 1300 kilometres of seafood-rich coast. What’s more, a long history of immigration and the diversity of its cities means that the Golden State is home to not only what we think of as ‘Californian cuisine’, but also the food cultures of Japan, Mexico, Central America and more. In the same day, you may find yourself on an organic farm picking local fruit, sitting by the ocean for caught-same-day shellfish, and trying fusion cuisine at a trendy new restaurant—the world is your freshly-shucked oyster.

Sip in style in California wine country

Due to its unique microclimates and temperate year-round climate, California boasts some of the world’s finest wine production. Think beyond Napa Valley and Sonoma; with four distinct regions—the North Coast, Central Coast and South Coast, as well at the Central Valley—any visitor is spoiled for choice, making a wine tour easy to work in to any pre-existing travel plans.

Sample local Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir or Syrah, just three of the seven leading local grape varietals. You haven’t really experienced California until you’ve tasted its grapes and meandered through its scenic vineyards.

Discover new flavours right in your hotel

A luxury holiday with Wexas means staying in hotels that go further to make your trip a delight, and we offer a selection of hotels that specialise in gastronomy, ensuring memorable meals and cutting edge west coast cuisine.

Many of our hotels offer farm-to-table eating, working with local farms or growing their own ingredients on the premises. With kitchens led by award-winning chefs, and a staff passionate about food, your meals will become experiences worth writing home about.

One thing is for sure—on a food holiday to California, you’ll want to bring your appetite.

Our top itineraries for California Food & Wine Holidays

California Classic - USA West Coast

14-day tailor-made self-drive from £2,165 pp incl. flights

Discover the beauty of Yosemite National Park, austere Death Valley, the bright lights of Vegas, spectacular Grand Canyon and everything in between on this curated road trip.

Pacific Coast Highway Tour

12-day tailor-made self-drive from £1,590 pp incl. flights

A truly iconic USA fly-drive, the Pacific Coast Highway brings you between San Francisco and Los Angeles, calling into world-class vineyards, pretty coastal towns and sweeping golden beaches.

Southern California Self-Drive

12-day tailor-made self-drive from £2,035 pp incl. flights

There's no better way to explore the USA than by car. The driving is easy with inexpensive fuel and excellent roads that link vibrant cities with wide-open spaces, spectacular countryside and breathtaking coastlines.

Highlights of Northern California

14-day tailor-made self-drive from £2,815 pp incl. flights

Northern California is a region of immense nature, world-leading wines and culture-packed cities, showcased in such icons as San Francisco, Sonoma and Yosemite National Park. Take in its headline acts on this fly-drive holiday.

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Top offers for California Food & Wine Holidays

Miami to San Diego

19-day cruise from £6,635 pp incl. flights

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cruise offer

Exclusive - Receive $300 Spa or shipboard credit per suite

Enjoy a journey through the legendary Panama Canal, calling on storied places like Cartagena and anchoring along the stunning coastline of Cabo San Lucas

Cartegena, Cabo And The Canal

19-day cruise from £5,415 pp incl. flights

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cruise offer

Exclusive - Receive $500 Spa or shipboard credit per suite

Take advantage of special fares and on board credit for you to use in the spa, gift shop or that special vintage bottle of wine.

Wondrous West Coast on Seven Seas Mariner

15-day cruise from £6,280 pp incl. flights

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cruise offer

Exclusive - Save over £3,700 per suite

Enjoy the stunning scenery of Alaska before sailing down the west coast and visiting the iconic city of San Francisco before arriving at Los Angeles.

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Why book with Wexas Travel?

At Wexas, we specialise in bespoke travel experiences. Our itineraries are just samples of what we can arrange, and can be changed depending on your precise needs, finances and ideas by our experienced destination specialists.

Contact one of our consultants on 020 7590 0610 to discuss how we can tailor your holiday.

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