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All-Inclusive Adventures for Food & Wine Lovers

Cuisine-based travel designed for ages 50+!

Learn the art of Sicilian cuisine · Cook with professional chefs in New Mexico · Meet a dairy farmer in Tuscany · Sample wine with a sommelier in Oregon’s Willamette Valley · Take a class at a renowned culinary institute in France · Dine on farm-to-table cuisine · Explore a California vineyard & much more!


Each Food & Wine Trip Includes…

  • Expert-led excursions and activities
  • All lodging and most meals
  • Gratuities
  • Hands-on educational experiences
  • Road Scholar Assurance Plan and taxes
  • 24/7 emergency assistance

Favorite Experiences for Food & Wine Lovers

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of Sicilians’ passion for food and wine as you explore bustling markets and a historic estate winery.
  • Discover the secrets behind Oregon’s locally sourced farm-fresh fare through cooking demonstrations and lectures on sustainable harvesting.
  • Study the time-honored traditions of French cuisine in Lyon, where you’ll practice wine tasting, enjoy hands-on cooking classes and meet cheesemakers and chocolatiers.
  • Learn about the lively art of craft beer in North Carolina, and taste your way through several local breweries before trying your hand at brewing your own.
  • Satisfy your hunger in southern Mexico as you learn to cook authentic cuisine, and peel back the layers on the region’s archaeological and culinary history.


A university of the world, Not-for-Profit Road Scholar has been leading global educational adventures for adults for nearly 50 years.

Our programs are all-inclusive educational adventures, not superficial tours. When you explore with us, you’ll have a deep, thought-provoking experience delivered by faculty experts on site.

Road Scholar educational adventures are created by Elderhostel, the not-for-profit world leader in educational travel since 1975.