Wine & Food Blog

Thursday, September, 20, 2018

2018 Wine Sails in Portland, Maine

Join us for our highly-rated wine sails on board the immaculate 74-foot gaff-rigged topsail, Frances, built by her Captains and crew on Portland’s waterfront. Sommelier Erica Archer, CWP, WSET Advanced, will guide you in a tasting and exploration of the wines of renown regions of the world as you sail through Maine’s beautiful Casco Bay with scenic views of Maine lighthouses, islands, and waterways… all while indulging in a wine class.


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Burgundy, France, October 14-20, 2018

Join Sommelier, Erica Archer on an incredible small-group trip to the world-renowned wine region of Burgundy, France, October 14-20, 2018.   This is a exclusive and truly rare opportunity to travel to one of the most sought after and complex wine regions of the world experiencing the magnificent wines, food, architecture, art, and history that the region has to offer. This trip will take you to the magnificent areas of Chablis, Cote de Nuits, and Cote de Beaune. Last years trip sold out. Be sure to book early.  (more…)

Tuscany, Italy April 29-May 5, 2019 + Cinque Terre (SOLD OUT)

You’ll be joining Sommelier Erica Archer on a small-group trip to Tuscany, Italy, on a 6-day trip to the region’s incredible wineries and experiencing the magnificent wines, food, architecture, art, and history that the region has to offer… and we’re adding an optional side trip to Cinque Terre May 5-8, 2019. *** This trip is now sold out. Please let us know if you’d like to be on our wait list.***


Napa & Sonoma, November 3-8, 2018

You’ll be joining Sommelier Erica Archer on a for a 5-night getaway in the world renown wine regions of Napa and Sonoma, California, November 3-8, 2018. If you love wine, food, beautiful scenery, some adventure and relaxing too … You’re in for an incredible vacation. Please consider joining us for this wonderful Fall trip. It has sold out the last two years in a row. We’ve included your arrival hotel night and added a wine reception and wine dinner on arrival night for this 2018 trip. ***There’s currently 3 spaces left for this trip.***


NYC Wine & Food Weekend, March 23-25, 2018 (SOLD OUT)

Sommelier Erica Archer will escort you and be your host this spring to New York City for an incredible 2-night/3-day Wine & Food Weekend Getaway where you’ll enjoy staying in a posh hotel in the SoHo/Greenwich Village area, dining at acclaimed restaurants, including a very special dinner at The James Beard House with Portland, Maine Chef Emil Rivera of Sur Lie, a Broadway show, West Village Food Tour, a leisurely Sunday Brunch, etc. ***Update: This is now sold out. Please contact us to be added to a wait list.***