There is no faster way to get to the heart of a destination than through the food of its people. From sambar to sushi, enchiladas to escargots, a luxury food and wine experience with Wexas Travel showcases the best of a region’s cuisine.Our expert travel specialists will help you organise a dining holiday that’s unlike anything you’ve experienced before. Our range of experiences includes luxury trains with world-renowned chefs onboard, hotels featuring Michelin-starred restaurants, and plenty of local insight to help you uncover little-known gems in your holiday destination.
For oenophiles, try a classic tour through California wine country, from Napa Valley to Sonoma and beyond, or seek vintages from around the world in South Africa’s Winelands, Argentina’s Mendoza Province or Australia’s Barossa Valley.
The world is full of exciting new flavours—let Wexas help you find them on your next luxurious getaway.
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The rise of the New Zealand food scene recently means there are now numerous world-leading chefs and restaurants around the country to compliment the already world-class wines the country produces.
From steakhouses and gaucho culinary traditions to the refined wineries of Mendoza and La Rioja, discover the delicious flavours of Argentina on a luxury food and wine holiday.
Australia is a foodie's dream destination. The country's abundance of fresh produce and array of cultural influences means there is no shortage of ‘fusion food', all well worth trying. Or, fall back on the country's classic: a quintessential barbie.
Vietnamese cuisine is a sensational balance of fragrance, taste and colour. With Chinese, French and American influences as well as regional variations, every dish you try in Vietnam offers you something unique.
Colourful, interesting and alien to most visitors, South African food has the potential to be the highlight of your trip. Paired with the first-rate wines available on vineyard tours, restaurants or simply in bars, and you'll see why South Africa's food and wine fame is known the world over.
Fresh, seasonal local cuisine is a highlight of any west coast holiday, as are world-class vintages experienced on a tour of California wine country. From citrus groves to seafood, Asian influences and some of the best tacos outside Mexico, there is plenty to satisfy any traveller’s tastebuds.
Our top itineraries for Food & Wine Holidays
Simply put, this is one of the greatest experiences in world travel. Whether it’s fine dining in the restaurant car or personalised service in your private cabin, you’ll be pampered throughout the journey over the Alps and back to London. It all starts with a luxurious palace stay in Verona.
Each year, the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express takes an exclusive few on its original route, sweeping though France, Hungary and Romania to end in Istanbul. You’ll travel in the utmost opulence throughout, enjoying fine dining, champagne-bar delights and curated stops for expert-led tours.
Pair the city sights of Rio de Janeiro with a stay at one of its most iconic hotels – the Belmond Copacabana Palace. Then, spend a night to remember at the famous Sambadrome as you watch colourful parades of dancers and musicians with included entry and a prime grandstand seat.
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See the best of Kenya from the Masai Mara’s famed wildebeest migration to the Great Rift Valley and Mt. Kilimanjaro’s elephants. Along the way, you’ll enjoy game drives, gourmet dining and luxury stays throughout.
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This exploratory cruise showcases the best of Indonesia’s West Papua – a frontier archipelago of paradise islands. You’ll enjoy fine dining and included excursions throughout, from truly world-class snorkelling and diving to jungle treks, gourmet beach picnics and fishing trips in hidden lagoons.
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Beginning with a luxury stay in Paris, a scenic rail journey will bring you down to your indulgent Rhône River cruise, with gourmet dining, drinks and touring included throughout. There’s everything from Avignon’s Papal Palace and Lyon’s Renaissance grandeur to farm feasts and vineyard tastings.
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While this exploratory cruise takes in the wildlife and wilderness of the Antarctic on included excursions that range from iceberg kayaking to penguin snowshoeing, you’ll also travel in ultra luxury. Your butler-served Veranda Suite is paired with all-inclusive drinks and dining.