Food & Drink Connections

A classic glazed ham recipe to enjoy during the festive holidays!Read more
Revered for centuries, turnips are the hero of one of our most requested recipes!Read more
From beer to music to film, here are some fall festivals you won’t want to miss!Read more
Whether on the Mekong River or in your own kitchen, this chilled pineapple soup is perfect for cooling down any occasion.Read more
As the clock rolls over, what are different countries doing to celebrate?Read more
Christmastime in Budapest is like no place else in the world.Read more
Wine Host Michal Keenan answers questions about his passion for wine and why you should join him on our Medieval Treasures Wine Cruise November 7, 2019.Read more
Taste tradition through this hearty soup – part of many German couples’ love stories.Read more
A passionate Wine Host shares pairing suggestions and moreRead more
This mouthwatering recipe shared by Nice Winery is worth the wait!Read more
A blind taste test forever changed the wine industry and put California on the global map.Read more
Tulips are not the only product for which the Dutch are world-famous. When in the Netherlands, just say ‘Cheese’Read more
Austrians love their pumpkins – and have turned pumpkinseed oil into a delicacy.Read more
Authentic Basque chicken is made with a pepper as elite as French Champagne.Read more
“Basque” in the culture of Northern Spain on our new 4-night land extension in Bilbao and San Sebastian.Read more
This subtly refined cold tomato soup is our chef’s interpretation of gazpacho – Bordeaux-style. It’s the perfect first course on a hot summer night.Read more
Perfect as an afternoon treat or a light dessert, chilled strawberry soup is the perfect seasonal recipe for summers in Provence—or anywhere in hot weather!Read more
A gastronomic tradition dating as far back as 1248, La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs ("The Royal Guild of Goose Roasters") has come a long way from roasting geese.Read more
Goi Cuon is a lighter and healthier choice for spring roll fans.Read more
Turn your holiday meal into an extraordinary experience with some sensational wine choices.Read more
Though many variations of Goulash exist, ours is a traditional, authentic recipe from the very heart of Hungary.Read more
Originally known as the Brussels waffle, named for the capital city from which it comes, this waffle is so crisp and light, it nearly melts in your mouth.Read more
Onion soup has been savored throughout Europe since the ancient Romans first began creating this delectable dish.Read more
Nestled in the French countryside between Libourne and Castillon-la-Bataille, the small village of Saint-Émilion is a jewel of the Bordeaux wine region.Read more
This delectable treat has been enjoyed by the French since 1691Read more
Indulge in Veal ZurichRead more
Black Forest Cake is always a delicious treat.Read more
Indulge in Alsace KugelhopfRead more
Try this Traditional German SauerbratenRead more
A traditional treat is Lamb Navarin Stew.Read more
Enjoy this refreshing dessert that melts in your mouth with a sweet and tangy kickRead more
You can serve it as an appetizer or make it the star of the meal.Read more
Imagine toasting to the good life aboard an AmaWaterways river cruiseRead more
Go for the wines, but say it’s for the history.Read more
Party like an all star when visiting Austria.Read more
Imagine toasting with the perfect glass of sparkling Brut Reserve or a dry, late harvest Riesling or a peppery, fruity Grüner Veltliner right in the Kremstal valley?Read more
Is there any more perfect pairing for wine than a blend of classical romance and legendary chivalry?Read more
Thirsting for a papal history lesson as you enjoy a nuanced, flavorful wine with sumptuous texture, intensity and heavenly aromatics including black currants, blackberries and herbs de Provence?Read more
Actually, the “Verde” in “Vinho Verde” does not stand for the color green, but rather it refers to green in the context of being young or youthful.Read more
Think Port wine is the only sweet wine under the proverbial Portuguese sun? Well, think again.Read more
Hermitage, a French wine Appellation d’Origine Controlée (AOC), is one of the most sought-after wines in the world.Read more
Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, Johnny Cash and June Carter, red wine and chocolate. Some of the best things in life just go even better together.Read more
Austria’s iconic Wachau Valley, a UNESCO-designated World Heritage Site, is not only home to some of the most charming towns and villages but also stunning scenic views and lush vineyards.Read more
Why just settle for a regular cup of joe? Or even a specially whipped up espresso or caffé macchiato when you can indulge in a classic Rüdesheimer kaffee (aka Rüdesheimer coffee).Read more
How many monks does it take to develop the world-class wine of the illustrious Fécamp Monastery, still being served hundreds of years after its introduction?Read more
No need to adjust your beer goggles: when you visit Pilzen, you’re sure to be seeing (and drinking) beer just about everywhere.Read more
Chocolate lovers everywhere, rejoice! And set your sights on Vienna, that glittering city of kaffehaus culture and scrumptious cakes.Read more
Mouthwatering bites (or full-on meals)...Read more
“Drinking a Kölsch beer is more than just drinking a beer: it’s like drinking an entire culture.”Read more
Nestled along the majestic banks of the mighty Danube, Dürnstein is one of the most visited regions in the iconic Wachau Valley.Read more
You’ll want to drink up more than the stunning scenery and incredible history of Portugal during your visit...Read more
If you’ve ever had a taste of Mateus wine – that sweet, frizzante rosé wine that was popular in the swinging 1970s – then the Mateus Palace should feel like an old familiar friend.Read more
Once upon an elegant time, wood-paneled coaches, white-gloved staff and Victorian-era style greeted adventurers ready to be whisked off on the safari of their dreams.Read more
Bordeaux, Provence, Porto, Tuscany, Napa Valley and the Cape Winelands of South Africa.Read more
Celebrate life’s sweetest moments with an intoxicating pairing of ultra-rich, honeyed Sauternes wine from Bordeaux.Read more