Enjoy an extraordinary vertical tasting of seven remarkable wines from the vineyard
Holidays that are made to make your mouth water
A SICILIAN COOKING MASTERCLASS
Nestled on a private beach in Sicily you’ll find the luxurious Verdura Resort. This stylish escape comes with three golf courses, six clay tennis courts and a 60-metre infinity pool. And this is definitely a good thing, as it also features a cooking school that teaches you how to create an array of mouthwatering Sicilian dishes. Learn how to master these dishes using locally sourced ingredients and oranges, lemons and olives picked from the trees that grow around the resort. You can also take part in wine tasting and mixology classes.
THE ONE WITH WINE FLIGHTS IN YOUR SUITE
Oenophiles will want to head to the wilds of Tuscany to discover the vineyard at Rosewood Castiglion Del Bosco. You can take part in the Castiglion Del Bosco Wine Experience, where an expert guide will take you for a tour of the vineyard and tell you about each process from grape to barrel. And then you will be able to test two vintages of yet to be released Brunello directly from the oak barrels. You can also enjoy an extraordinary vertical tasting of seven remarkable wines from the vineyard – and you can also request that this tasting takes place in your villa.
THE ONE WITH A TRUFFLE HUNT
When it comes to gourmet treats, Croatia is a land of riches. Head to Istria to discover farmhouse restaurants, olive groves and hillsides filled with truffles. You can join truffle hunters and their dogs for a walk through the countryside and try and find some truffles of your own. You can also try some of that rich olive oil that the area is famed for when you enjoy a private dinner and wine tasting at Villa Maneghetti, that’s surrounded by vineyards and olive groves.
A VIP WINE AND DINE EXPERIENCE
We recommend that you loosen your belt a little before you book into the Hotel de Crillon in Paris. For it’s here that you can enjoy a six-course feast in a historic suite, followed by a 10-course gastronomic experience by its Executive Chef Christopher Hache, before you are treated to a cognac tasting in the subterranean La Cave and a further with genius chocolatier Jacques Genin. And if that’s not enough you also get to stay in one of the new suites designed by none other than Karl Lagerfeld. Sweet dreams guaranteed.