get a taste of maine
HOPping FROM ONE TASTY TREAT TO THE NEXT
Take a peak behind the curtain when you go on a tasting tour in Portland, Maine and beyond. Discover the history and culture behind our world-class food and beverage scene and learn the story that started it all. You might even leave with a new perspective on yourself and your preferences.
Keep the bites and sips going for hours as you stroll downtown and beyond while sampling the vast and varied delights and hidden gems of the region in one convenient place.
educational, entertaining, and delicious
An ideal introduction to Maine’s rich culinary history, not to mention Portland’s innovative dishes and culinary delights, is to embark on a food and wine tour of the city. Exploring the streets of the Old Port and experiencing its old world charm while getting a taste of what award-winning chefs and nationally lauded restaurants have to offer is the ultimate culinary adventure for both serious foodies and dabblers in foodie culture.
food and wine tours take visitors on a special journey as knowledgeable guides assist in lifting back the curtain of the city’s gastronomic excellence.
Along the way, visitors can expect tastes of Maine’s signature seafood, samples of artisanal cheeses from local farms, creative small plates served as an introduction to new area restaurants, and favorite confections made with regional ingredients.
Those interested in experiencing the region’s rich viticulture will find wine walking tours to their taste, where visitors explore local and global wines from area restaurants, along with some perfect pairings. Engage in a downtown walking wine tour or make it a sailing excursion and sample great food and wine while cruising among Maine lighthouses and islands – a palate-pleasing voyage for all the senses.
Want to find more area food and drink tours? Check out our list below…
Featuring high-quality local food, adventurous menu items, and a symphony of scents, textures, and tastes all over town in upscale venues.
Whether you go for a tasting tour or grab a craft beer at a local brewery, be sure to explore Portland’s prolific brews, spirits, and wines.