Culinary Retreats


2017_ramekins_jan-aprPiemonte, Italy / JUNE 5-11, 2017
Our northern Italy culinary excursion combines the richness of Italian tradition with influences from nearby France. Fine wines, excellent cheeses, truffles, hazelnuts, and succulent meats abound. Piemonte also boasts stunning medieval castles, views of snow-covered Alps, and home to Italy’s most prized wines. Join us!

Contact Jennifer for more information (707) 933-5325 or


Auty, France / AUG 26 – SEPT 3, 2017

Cooking with the seasons and perusing brocantes is a way of life in the French countryside. Join Ramekins for a week-long trip of cooking, wine tasting, and antiquing in the most beautiful, lush part of the country! Stay at Chateau Dumas, set upon a hill in peaceful, rolling countryside on a 22 acre private estate with a large pool and glorious panoramic views.

Contact Chateau Sonoma for more information 707.935-8553 or