With more people proclaiming themselves foodies or just appreciators of good cuisine, it should come as no surprise that many are looking for the best food and drink tourism spots so that they can enjoy some of the world’s most popular foods and drink. While you can travel to areas already known for their cuisines, you can also create your own tour to get to know something new and unique.
For instance, wine lovers have a number of destinations throughout the world where they can enjoy some of the finest in red and white wines no matter their preference. As do lovers of coffee, especailly a great espresso. The United States may be known for its California wine country, but there are also other destinations on the coast in Oregon that have some good wines. Of course, those who can make their way to Europe can tour the vineyards in France and Italy for some of the finest in wines.
If you are someone who likes to keep up with food trends, you can also look to see what each country is showcasing for the season. For example, if you tend to enjoy farmer’s markets and want to get to know how it is done in Australia, you can visit Melbourne during its spring and summer seasons and get a taste of the local produce or find a good show with food theatre.
The really adventurous types can take a page from Andrew Zimmern and make the local food part of a tourism experience to some lesser known destinations in the world. This means you get to know a place in the way that the locals know it and you eat whatever the locals usually eat no matter how weird or unusual you find it. You just may find a tasty new treat you would not have thought otherwise.