2 Days Culture, Food & Wine Tour Switzerland

Culinary Vacation and Wine Tasting Switzerland

Experience the Grisons, Heidiland, and Rhine Valley regions and their typical terroir wines in these two fun filled days. Discover the cultural part of Switzerland and treat yourself with wine tasting sessions at the regions wineries. You will get the chance to enjoy plenty of wines that the Grisons region has to offer, all followed by the local specialties, including the dried beef and cheese from the region Salsiz.

Meet the instructors

Gian Carlo

Highlights

  • Guided excursions
  • Visit John Knittels exclusive villa
  • Vineyards visits and wine tastings
  • A three-course gastronomic lunch with local wines
  • Private familys library visit
  • 1 night accommodation
  • 1 breakfast

Styles


2 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: German, English
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Accommodation

You will have a choice of standard or luxury hotels in the region.

Program

Day 1

  • Individual arrival and check-in in the morning.
  • A desired hotel situated in one of the scenic villages of the region offers the ideal starting point for your adventure tour.
  • We invite you to join us on a gastronomic lunch at an exclusive restaurant in Weinbeleitung. Prepared according to the rules of the art of cooking, this three-course meal will be accompanied by exquisite complementary wines.
  • The evening will be reserved for the stroll down the history-infused town of Maienfeld, where we will make a stop at the winery located near. There you will have a chance to learn more about this grandiose patrician house.
  • You will also have a chance to experience the exclusive tour of the family's private library, with the impressive collection of more than 30000 publications, all from different fields of science.
  • Many figurines of different mythical creatures and legends displayed allow the history and culture of the region to live on.
  • You can spend the dinner time in one of many exquisite restaurants, 16 of which found their places in Gault Millau restaurant guide.

Day 2

  • Breakfast will be held at the hotel.
  • For the morning time, we have reserved a visit to the exclusive villa, belonging to the famous Swiss author John Knittel. The author of many best-sellers, including the *"Via Mala", lived in this building more than a century old property. With spacious garden and views at the Graubnden's Rhine Valley, you will definitely see why Mr. Knittel was such a prolific writer.
  • On our vineyard route, you will get a chance to immerse yourself in the diverse work of the Rebmeisters.
  • You will also get a chance to enjoy in the other wines that the Grisons region has to offer, all followed with the local specialties, including the dried beef and cheese from the region Salsiz.
  • After returning to the hotel, you will have some free time.

Included excursions

  • Maienfeld town
  • Vineyard tours
  • Visit a grandiose patrician house
  • Visit the exclusive villa of John Knittel

Location

This retreat will take place in municipality of Maienfeld, Switzerland.

Things to do (optional)

You can spend the dinner time in one of many exquisite restaurants, 16 of which found their places in Gault Millau restaurant guide.

What's included

  • 1 breakfast
  • 1 night accommodation
  • Guided excursions as per the itinerary
  • Three-course lunch at Weinbeleitung with complimentary wines
  • Transfers during the tour
  • Wine tastings

What's not included

  • Additional services in the hotel
  • Gourmet dinner on day 1
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned above
  • Personal expenses
  • Tourist tax
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