Our guests enjoy traveling well and traveling smart. They know experiencing the local culture and the best of a destination is done through authentic connections to its people and their unique food and wine.
To accomplish this for our guests we obsess over the details so you don't have to. We choose only the most interesting destinations and work with only the most discerning chefs, winemakers, and local experts. We bring a lifetime of knowledge into your experience so you can sit back and just enjoy. Throughout, our whole team is focused on making it a once-in-a-lifetime experience for you.
We are proud to have worked with many of the world's leading food and wine organizations on their travel programs and have begun offering a select few trips directly to the general public.
Join us on one of our exclusive trips below and see why many guests call us "the best-kept secret in travel."
September 20, 2018
Experience the gorgeous landscapes, historical architecture, centuries-old Tuscan life, and green-rowed vines along picturesque hillsides. Tuscany is where food and drink make you shout "Salute!" As you stroll through walled mountain towns and rolling vineyards you will always feel like family.
Essence of Provence
September 20, 2018
A luxurious blend of relaxed countryside, turquoise coasts, ancient history, and stylish cities. There is no rival to Provençal sophistication. Sun-drenched hills, herb-scented breezes, vine-ripened grapes. Provence is sophisticated elegance at every turn.
Pure Northern Italy
October 21, 2018
Explore authentic experiences and unbelievable cuisine in the historic crossroad of Italy. Learn about the winemaking culture of Northern Italy, from its centuries-old history to modern-day techniques. Discover wine varietals indigenous to this hilly, fertile land deeply rooted in tradition and history that goes back millenia.
November 26, 2018
Cuba is always in motion, full of life and energy. From warm breezes drifting by, to salsa dancers twirling in the streets, and vintage cars cruising along the waterfront. You'll discover the real Cuba — the land of charisma, flavor, and possibilities.
Taste of Peru
September 4, 2018
Explore the mist and mountains of Machu Picchu, the historic significance of the Sacred Valley, the majestic heights of Cusco and the sleek capital city of Lima. With its diverse influences, ancient cultures, unmatched cuisine, and exquisite natural beauty, Peru enchants all who enter its lush borders.
May 18, 2018
Home to delicious tapas and lively flamenco. The rich Duoro Valley lends its richness to the Castilla y León region. Award winning wines, World Heritage historical sites, and friends. Our Spain is the homeland of electrifying culture, historic vines, tantalizing recipes, and the people who make it happen.
Where we go
A businesswoman and entrepreneur, trained chef, and now CEO of Barn2Door, Janelle Maiocco grew up in an agricultural community and has been in the food industry for 20+ years. Recently named Seattleite of the year by Seattle Magazine, winner of Northwest Entrepreneurs FLF, and Top 40 women to watch, Maiocco…Read More
Christina is a friend of Experi and a fellow Pacific Northwestern food lover. A native of Seattle, she developed her penchant for food and travel young, learning about cooking through her mother’s catering business. She travels every chance she gets, touring all of Italy, France, Argentina, India, as well as…Read More
Machu Picchu in Peru. The Colosseum and Forum in Rome. The Taj Mahal in India. The Eiffel Tower in France. All beautiful sites — all places that should definitely be on your bucket list. But what about the historic sites just off the beaten path? Where are the walled towns…Read More
Our new Southern California friends Suzanne and Craig Stavert have a great deal in common with us because they too are passionate about delicious food and intriguing travel destinations. Through her blog Adventures of Empty Nesters as well as her Instagram, Suzanne is able to inspire others to find adventure…Read More