Best 2022-2023 Winter Food & Wine Tours for Your Winter Warm Up

Winter is a great time to travel, and we have plenty of winter food & wine vacation ideas to help you decide where to relax with a wonderful culinary tour. Whether you’re interested in a luxury, high-end international winter vacation or one of our charming winter getaways, we are here to help you plan the perfect December holiday cooking trip.


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USA
Panoramic landscape along the coastline of San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Flavors of Puerto Rico Culinary Vacation

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3 or 6 Nights Starting At $1,365

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Mexico
A view of Zócalo, the main square of Mexico City.

Magical Mexico City Culinary Vacation

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4 Nights Starting At $1,925

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France
A view of Paris at night.

Best of Paris

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3 or 6 Nights Starting At $1,890

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Peru
Typical hand-made boat on a culinary tour of Peru

Colors and Flavors of Northern Peru

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5 Nights Starting At $1,580

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Mexico
Enjoying a Mexican feast prepared during one of your hands-on cooking classes.

Cooking on the Riviera Maya

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4 or 7 Nights Starting At $1,270

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Italy
Chef preparing handmade pasta on a culinary vacation in Italy

Emilia Romagna Food & Wine Tasting Tours 2022-2023

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4 or 7 Nights Starting At $2,875

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Thailand
Taste of Thailand culinary tour in Bangkok and Chiang Mai

Taste of Thailand

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4 Nights Starting At $1,300

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Vietnam & Cambodia
Delicious Asian dish during a cooking vacation in Southeast Asia

Cruise on the Mekong River

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12 Nights Starting At $4,539

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Vietnam & Cambodia
Pho Bo Vietnamese soup on a Southeast Asia culinary tour.

Cooking and Culture in Vietnam and Cambodia

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8 Nights Starting At $3,370

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Argentina
Vineyards in Mendoza, in the shadow of the Andes, during a wine tour of Argentina.

Cuisine And Wine of Mendoza

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5 Nights Starting At $2,300

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France

Cooking in the French Alps

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6 Nights Starting At $3,500

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France
French pastries on display during your culinary tour of France

A Parisian Rendezvous

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4 Nights Starting At $1,400

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Mexico
Tacos enjoyed on our Cooking in the Yucatan culinary vacation

Culinary Yucatan

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4 or 6 Nights Starting At $2,118

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Why Choose Food & Wine Tours in Winter?

There are many reasons to try one of our best winter vacations. First, if you live in a cold-weather climate like we do, it’s a chance for a winter warm-up. Imagine yourself lying on the beach in Mexico, lunching in a vineyard in Argentina, or watching the sunrise over the Sahara desert.

Our winter getaways are also a chance to take advantage of low-season pricing and fewer crowds at our European destinations. Want to see Michelangelo’s David on a Florence food tour or the Mona Lisa during a culinary vacation in Paris? European food tours in the winter can be a perfect way to enjoy the destination without fighting your way through the crowds.

Another reason to try our winter wine holiday destinations is for the wonderful winter foods. If you are traveling to Europe, you can take advantage of the winter produce and hearty winter meals in multiple restaurants. If you head to South America, you’ll find the growing climate of the Southern Hemisphere full of fresh, succulent produce. Where ever you travel on our best winter cooking trip you’ll find the same delicious, delectable food and drink that you would expect from a culinary tour with The International Kitchen.

Where Foodies Can Travel in Winter Season?

Are you looking for our best December vacations for the holidays? We have destinations that feature special Christmas and New Year’s weeks, whether you want a warm-weather winter tour or a snowy European winter getaway like our winter wine tours in Florence or in Paris. Celebrate on our best winter vacations for families and have a Christmas and winter Wonderland that your family will never forget!

If you are interested in our Mendoza wine tours, winter is a perfect time to travel. In fact, all of our South American culinary tours are great options for a winter escape. Visit the magical Cusco and discover the grandeur of the Incas and southern hospitality. Head to the cloud forest in Northern Peru for an utterly authentic and unforgettable exploration of Peruvian cuisine and culture.

Some of our best winter tours are in sunny Mexico, where you can savor the flavors, fresh produce, craft liquors, and beautiful beaches.

Or, if you want a more exotic, luxury winter vacation, why not head to Morocco to explore one of the hottest foodie destinations? Morocco has increasingly become a favorite for foodies wanting a unique and authentic culinary tour, and we can design a custom tour for you depending on the specific season and your personal interests.

If you are perusing our best January vacations you might find that Southeast Asia is a perfect choice. Our culinary tours in Vietnam, for instance, are great options for winter holidays, and you can pair one of our Vietnam cooking vacations with Cambodia and Thailand for a perfect winter-time trip.

How to Choose The Best Winter Culinary Vacations?

Peruse our cooking vacations to see if one of our set culinary tours is the right option for your winter foodie tour, or contact us if you’d like us to design a custom-made trip. We can customize almost any of our cooking vacations, or we can start from scratch and design one to suit your interests and budget. In fact, we believe this ability and willingness to customize is one of the things that sets us apart as a tour company!

So contact us to get started and start planning your December holidays. We’d love to talk to you about our best winter culinary vacations. Or consider the wide selection of amazing and authentic winter cooking tours, including those listed above.

FAQ

Where is the cheapest place to spend the winter?

If you are looking for a cheap trip for winter, you can often find better rates on airfares and hotels in European cities during the winter months. Our tours in Rome, Paris, Madrid, Florence, and Barcelona can be great options for winter travel.

Are French wineries open in January?

Many French wineries are open in winter, and January can be an ideal time to visit them. The winter months are far less crowded, and you can find more personalized attention and quality time at wineries throughout France, including in Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, and the Loire Valley.