Why choose Cuvée?
All of our experiences, accommodations and service providers have been professionally vetted, giving you peace of mind that internet searches just cannot match. We personally travel to regions around the world and work with only trusted partners. We regularly participate in wine and travel industry conferences and events, ensuring we are on top of the latest and greatest! Our advisors will recommend experiences that you may not know of and will provide personal service and attention not found with mass tour companies. We are confident you will find our services to bring high value and are proud to routinely receive referrals from our clients.
How do we work?
At Cuvée Wine & Travel, we offer a full range of services - from reserving a food & wine themed cruise to designing a complete land tour itinerary. After an initial consultation, you decide on the service level and we get to work! We'll ask you to fill out a short survey on your tastes and budget. From there we will design a vacation perfectly suited to you. Professional fees start at $250 and vary based on the length of the trip and breadth of services requested. You then simply enjoy a relaxing, hassle-free holiday!
Here is a sample of the services we provide:
Accommodations ~ Thanks to our partnerships with luxury resorts and villas worldwide, Cuvée is able to offer our clients exclusive travel privileges such as complimentary upgrades, spa credits, and dining incentives. Wine regions boast some of the most luxurious boutique inns and resorts in the world. With stunning vistas, unique character and unparalleled service, our partner resorts will ensure that your stay is nothing short of perfection. Whether you desire a quaint hotel in a charming wine town or a secluded spa resort in the mountains, Cuvée will recommend the accommodations best suited to your personal style and taste.
Wineries ~ From exquisite castles and magnificent mansions to a winemaker's dining room table, Cuvée provides insider access to the most intriguing wineries in the world. You will connect with the lesser known, intimate gems as well as experience the grande dames in a new light. We can arrange for behind the scenes production tours, wine cave tastings, personal blending sessions as well as intimate tastings with winemakers and proprietors. Connecting our clients to the people behind amazing wines is our passion, and we believe those relationships make wine country travel unforgettable.
Dining ~ Incredible dining is integral to any wine country trip. Truly experience culinary genius with Michelin starred fine dining, rustic farm to table fare, picnics among the vines, candlelit wine cave dinners, scrumptious artisan brunches, and locally sourced food and wine pairings.
Wine Education ~ Engage in endless opportunities to learn more about the world of wine. Hone your wine tasting skills through private sensory and blind tasting seminars. Educational walks through the vineyard will fascinate you with different agricultural philosophies of grape growing and farming, including organic, sustainable and biodynamic methods. Get acquainted with the old world traditions of winemaking in the cellar as well as the latest technological advances from top universities.
Culinary Arts ~ One of the most unique features of any wine region is the prevalence of local culinary artisans. Fine wine and food comprise the very foundation of wine country culture, and we invite you to enjoy the many local delicacies. Indulge in private cooking classes, gourmet cheese pairings, chocolate tastings, olive mill tours, and farmers market visits to fully experience the heart and soul of wine country.
Active Pursuits ~ Take advantage of the gorgeous scenery and enjoy invigorating health, wellness and sport - wine country style! Cuvée can arrange for yoga in the vineyard, a round of golf, cycling among the vines, mountain hiking, world class croquet, river kayaking or bocce ball tournaments.
Spa ~ After a day of tasting and exploring, indulge in the ultimate relaxing spa retreat. Renowned mud baths, grapeseed antioxidant facials, mineral water therapies, hot stone vineyard massages, grapevine wine wraps: these are just a few of the unique spa treatments offered at wine country spas.
Transportation ~ Looking for a luxury sedan escort for the length of your trip? Or perhaps you need a quick transfer from the airport. Whatever your transportation needs, Cuvée will make all arrangements for a carefree getaway.