Colombian Caribbean Cuisine, Coffee, & Gourmet Tours
Wine in Colombia is still an almost impossible story. Colombia is known for its coffee and brandy, but not as much for its wine. You can also find delicious Caribbean cuisine, Colombian brandy, and of course, Colombian coffee.
With its three Andean mountain ranges and Caribbean and Atlantic coasts, Colombia offers the right climate to grow almost everything that you can imagine and does offer a wild variety of foods and recipes, the colonial tradition of having wine for dinner went away as soon as the conquistadores left. But things are getting better! Recently wine sales are growing in the solid double digit range and wine tasting places in Bogotá are proliferating. You can also find delicious Caribbean cuisine, Colombian brandy, and of course, Colombian coffee.Customize your Colombia Food & Wine Tours
Most Popular Colombia Food & Wine Tours
|Colombia Coffee and Caribbean Tour||$ 5585||14 Days / 13 Nights||Colombia Coffee Tour Plus Cartagena, the Gem of the Caribbean|
|Colombia Coffee Region Tour||$ 2025||5 Days / 4 Nights||Colombia Coffee Zone - Tour Extension|
|Colombia Gourmet Tour||$ 2250||8 Days / 7 Nights||A Delicious Taste of Colombia from the Caribbean to the Coffee Region|
In the 1980s, taxes in Colombia were raised on imported wines and therefore the wine industry re-started. But most is distilled into brandy & rum.
Recently wine sales are growing in the solid double digit range and wine tasting places in Bogotá are proliferating. The two leading supermarket chains (Exito & Carrefour) are now known for their good wine selection, albeit still at high prices, which are explained by the difficult logistics and the lack of economies of scale for transporting wine from abroad to Colombia.