Culinary Tour of Wine Country
New York City & Hudson Valley

Take a bite of the Big Apple and some of the freshest ingredients you’ve ever enjoyed while exploring the culinary capital of America and the hidden gem of the Hudson Valley.



7 days, 6 nights
2023 Dates
September 24 - 30

2024 Dates
July 21 - 27
September 22 - 28


New York, NY &
Hudson Valley, NY




  • A carefully curated trip designed to provide you with a deeper understanding of the region

  • Unique, exclusive five-star culinary experiences

  • Insider insights on the wine making and farming industries

  • Instruction by the renowned faculty from the Culinary Institute of America

  • A customer service team that is always on call to ensure your every need is met

  • More experiences, more discoveries, and less stress because we take care of the details


New York City’s status as an American epicenter is unquestioned. While the city never sleeps, many have slept on an area just up the Hudson River. Of course, the Hudson Valley has bragging rights of its own as the birthplace of American wine. Over seven days and six nights, this curated cooking and wine tour allows you to experience all that New York offers. You will eat and drink your way through this incredible region while acquiring new insights and skills courtesy of the Culinary Institute of America.

Take the trip. Experience the world.


Arrive & explore

New York has so much to see and do. Starting just a few blocks from your hotel, you can take to the streets and explore some of its most iconic landmarks, including Times Square, Rockefeller Center, and the Museum of Modern Art. End your first day with an elegant dinner cruise that lets you enjoy a three-course gourmet meal as well as nighttime views of the Manhattan skyline, the Statue of Liberty, Freedom Tower, and more.


City to Farm
to Table

Kick off your time in the Hudson Valley in style—you’ll be treated to a unique chocolate and wine pairing at one of the region’s newest but most acclaimed wineries, Milea Estate Vineyard. After exploring some of their unique wines, you’ll sit down to dinner overlooking their stunning property. The only thing more breathtaking than the view will be Culinary Institute of America Chef Bruce Mattel’s culinary creations. Bon appetit!


Global cuisine
boot camp

Don your chef’s jacket and go to work! Under the guided supervision of Chef Instructors from the Culinary Institute of America, you will learn to cook, bake, and think like a professional chef—all while preparing an amazing lunch in one of the CIA’s professional test kitchens.


From preparing
to pairing

After completing your second day of Bootcamp at the Culinary Institute of America, enjoy a customized front and back of the house experience at American Bounty Restaurant, one of the CIA’s acclaimed restaurants. Focused on the farm-to-table movement, the restaurant features regional and seasonal products and serves contemporary and traditional dishes in a casually elegant atmosphere.


Greenwich and

To round out your experience, we’ll arrange a Chef’s Table dinner complete with small bites and big flavor. Placing focus squarely on the food and the dining experience, the chef of a local gastropub will discuss each dish as you enjoy this culmination to the culinary tour.


  • Transportation to and from JFK International Airport

  • Transportation to all planned events and venues during the trip

  • Accommodations at the Sheraton Times Square and Residence Inn Poughkeepsie

  • The majority of your meals, as well as any gratuities for covered meals

  • Admission to all scheduled events and tours


  • Airfare and transportation to and from New York City

  • Select meals


To learn more about this incredible trip and receive a welcome basket on the first night of any Learn by Adventure trip you book with WorldStrides (a $50 value), complete our form.

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