Jackson Family WinesTM Culinary Series by Karisma
A Gourmet Inclusive® Event not to be missed.
Join this celebration of fine wines paired with gourmet food under the blue skies of the Riviera Maya, Mexico. For one week each month, this one-of-a-kind experience will highlight a chef and a sommelier that combine top wines and gourmet dining to create a foodie and oenophile’s paradise.
Taste creations from world-class chefs.
You’ll explore an incredible theme throughout your week of wining and dining. From Italy to California, explore the world with your taste buds by learning from the best chefs and wine experts. Cooking classes, wine tastings and gourmet dining combine into one amazing week on the stunning shores of the Mexican Riviera.
A Week for Foodies and Oenophiles
Learn what to expect from your week at the El Dorado Spa Resort, by Karisma. From dinner galas to relaxing on the beach sipping some of the world’s best wine, and hands-on classes to culinary theater, every day of the Jackson Family WinesTM Culinary Series by Karisma has something delicious in store.
Monday - “Wine Up” Meet and Greet
Meet the international chef and honored winemaker of the month…
Meet the international chef and honored winemaker of the month. Get to know the personalities behind each wine as secrets are uncorked. Explore the nuances of various wines as you enjoy savory gourmet bites in our “Wine Up” social gathering.
Tuesday - Wine Education
Become a wine connoisseur as you delve into everything there is…
Become a wine connoisseur as you delve into everything there is to know about wine. Our master Sommelier or winemaker will guide you through all the ins and outs of wine while you smell and taste various varietals. After this enriching experience, impress your friends back home with your new expertise in the world of Wine!
Wednesday - Cooking Class
Learn the cooking secrets of a world-class chef! Our international chef…
Learn the cooking secrets of a world-class chef! Our international chef and master winemaker will explain various preparation methods and culinary techniques. Walk away with exclusive recipes to recreate these sumptuous dishes back home.
Wednesday - Yucatan Meets California
This exotic culinary experience celebrates the relationship between the Riviera Maya…
This exotic culinary experience celebrates the relationship between the Riviera Maya in Mexico and the Mayacamas Mountains in California. An elaborate 5-course meal showcases the best of southern Mexican cuisine and Californian wines of Sonoma and Napa Valley. Every course will be paired with a different Jackson Family wine fusing the flavors of the Yucatan with the wines of California in delectable harmony.
Thursday - Exclusive Guest Chef & Winemaster Dinner
at Fuentes Culinary Theater
Food and wine are the main performers in this delectable teaser which takes place…
Food and wine are the main performers in this delectable teaser which takes place in a Culinary Theater under a 90-foothigh thatched roof. Chef and winemaker will excite and entertain with culinary tricks as your meal is prepared in front of you. Feast your eyes on four huge screens encircle you projecting the entire process. Here, you can walk through the vineyards as you enjoy superb flavors brought to you with the warmth of Mexican service. All secrets are unleashed as you watch the chef and the winemaker interact with each other and the audience to produce an unforgettable food and wine lovers spectacle.
Friday - “Sips in the Sand”
After an incomparable week of epicurean encounters, treat yourself to…
After an incomparable week of epicurean encounters, treat yourself to a variety of wine keepsakes and escape to a secluded spot on the magnificent white sand beach with bottle of wine and two glasses, where you can lounge on the beach, sipping wine and devouring gourmet tidbits to the sound of crashing waves at your feet.