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Wexas editors and specialists select the food and regional specialities that sum up a place and ought to be on your list of things to try when discovering a destination.

Our Taste of guides, including reviews and recommendations for essential food experiences around the world, and are designed to get your taste buds tingling in anticipation of your trip.

If you're inspired by something you read, follow the links to the country or experience page elsewhere on the site to see details of possible trips and itineraries all around the world.

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Gambas a la plancha – grilled prawns

The secret gastronomy of France’s southwest

Get to know to cuisine of Occitanie in France's sunny southwest, from the Mediterranean flavours of garlic and fish to some of the finest beef, wine, and full-bodied cheese in the world – this is the home of Grenache, Roquefort, and dishes flavoured with rich, flavoursome duck fat.

Cape Lodge, Australia

Top five foodie experiences in Australia's South West

Originally famous for its chilled out surfing towns and unspoilt beaches, there is so much more to explore in the southwest pocket of Western Australia – gourmet producers, award-winning wines, towering forests, and stunning national parks to name but a few.

Wine Harvest, Agrigento

The traveller’s guide to Italian wine

No holiday to Italy would be complete without a pilgrimage to one of its famous wine regions, so we’ve made this at-a-glance introduction to buying wine in Italy with tips on how to read a bottle, match the wine and what to spend.

Gourmet's guide to the south west of Western Australia

The Margaret River region of Western Australia is well known for its great wine, but now there is a gourmet food culture to match. New truffle hunts and fine dining experiences take visitors off the beaten track into the heart of Australia's South West.

Tali Wiru Dining Experience, Uluru

Tali Wiru: A New Taste of the Outback

Adam joins a small group for an intimate and exclusive outback dining experience in Australia's Red Centre.

Fried doughnuts, or vada, are a common snack in southern India

The flavours of southern India

From Kerala to Tamil Nadu, the food of India's south has its own style and flavour; here's what to expect on a southern Indian holiday.

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