Monthly Archives: February 2011

The fascinating and privileged world of Bordeaux wines

Learn more about the fascinating and privileged world of

Bordeaux wines!

July 18th – 22nd, 2011

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The recommended French and Wine course takes place in Bordeaux and has been designed for wine connoisseurs and lovers, gourmets or professionals. Its content enables participants to learn the many secrets of the “Art of Tasting”, but also to appreciate the mind-bending complexity involved in making Bordeaux wines. Discover more about the vineyards of Bordeaux and their world famous wines!

Perfect your knowledge of the wine growing area and discover the great originality of Bordeaux wines.

Weekly Program:

20 general French morning lessons

3 afternoon sessions at a local Wine school

2 afternoon excursions (visiting chateaux) per week

For more information about this program please contact: abroad@EducationandTravelConsultants.com

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Culinary Adventures


Whether you are an amateur or professional in culinary, a great way to discover a city is to take a regional cooking class. Cooking classes offered through Education and Travel Consultants include a local market tour, shopping for the ingredients for the class and a food culture presentation. Classes can last a minimum of a half day  and may be extended for a longer time if you would like to schedule visit a vineyard, an olive, wine or cheese tasting or any other available activities. Programs can be tailor made including activities for children and teens if traveling with the family.

You want to add language classes? Study French, Italian, Spanish, German or the language of the country you are visiting in the morning and head off to culinary adventures in the afternoons.

For more information and to request a quotation contact abroad@EducationandTravelConsultants.com.

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Live a week the French way

Would you like to live a real typical week the French way?

Then join an unforgettable French immersion program where you’ll learn or improve French language adapted to your level in a wonderful surrounding to better understand the secrets of Savoir Vivre: French Etiquette with its table and society codes, the rules of wine tastings, local market tour, Classical French Cuisine classes, French visit of a Château with wine tastings …. This week “à la Française” includes an unthinkable weekend in Paris.

Dates: June 13th – 17th  and October 24th – 28th

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