Joanne Weir’s Culinary Tours

Haven't you always dreamed of a cooking adventure in some exotic place? Join me on a Culinary Journey and I promise you an experience you'll always remember.

Luxurious accommodations in some of the most spectacular locations in the world. Hands-on cooking classes. Exclusive winery tours and tastings. Special access to local producers and markets. Memorable meals and lasting friendships. Things you can't get from travel books.

My 2014 Culinary Journeys

In 2014, we will explore the incredible food and wines of La RIoja, Spain and the Veneto region of Italy.  These are two areas that every food and wine lover needs to explore! 

For more information, click on the links:

Veneto and Venice, Italy    


October 6-12, 2014  SOLD OUT!

October 13-19, 2014  SOLD OUT!


La Rioja, Spain     

October 21-27, 2014  SOLD OUT!


I Take Care of Everything
I personally select the best locations and most luxurious accommodations. I also provide for all accommodations, all meals and wine, numerous hands-on cooking classes, and private tours and wine tastings. The only additional cost is your flight and any things you might want to bring home. (And we will go shopping; I'm a serious shopper.)

Everyone is Welcome
Don't think you have to be an experienced chef. My students are from every background and each learns something new, no matter their level of expertise.

Come with your closest friend, your spouse or come by yourself. You can even arrange an exclusive tour for your group. Each trip is limited to 15 students so everyone gets lots of personal attention and a real hands-on experience.

All you need to do is fly into the city where the designated meeting point is and we pick you up. It's that easy. Easy enough to come by yourself.

My Travel Philosophy
My idea of a perfect vacation depends on three things: great traveling companions, incredible food and wine, and luxurious accommodations. So that's how I structure my tours.

I like finding an amazing place to stay, venturing out on day trips and market outings, learning about the local area, shopping where the insiders shop, eating where the locals eat. And, of course, I love being able to cook the great regional specialties using locally-grown, seasonal ingredients.

Itineraries & Scrapbooks
Select one of the Culinary Tour locations at the top of the page to see a sample itinerary for each location as well as photos from previous trips.

Reserve Your Space
Once you find the trip you're interested in, fill out the reservation form or contact us. And then pack your bags for an adventure of a lifetime.

What's Not Included?
Airfare, ground transportation to the group meeting point, and any personal shopping are not included in the cost of the course.

Read the Terms & Conditions for more details.

Have a question?  Send an email to:   journeys@joanneweir.com