PERSONALIZED WINE & FOOD EXPERIENCES
Your Epicurean Concierge Jodi Kennedy Gaffey curates authentic and unique French experiences not found in travel books. She’s been a Francophile for decades and takes great pleasure in discovering and sharing unknown experiences that give her clients unique insights into day-to-day French culture.
Why SELECT Jodi?
She is a specialist…her expertise is in French wine and gastronomic experiences in the Provence/Cote d’Azur, Loire and Occitanie regions.
Jodi’s VIP vacation itineraries do not include traditional tours. She designs experiences that enable her clients to learn more about the French way of life.
She does not offer “cookie-cutter” vacations. Each experience is curated based on your interests and passions. Jodi knows one size does not fit all.
Your holiday is designed based on your schedule and your budget.
She is very knowledgeable about French wines. Jodi is Wine and Spirit Education Trust WSET-2 certified (Distinction with Merit) and is currently studying for her WSET-3 certification. She also earned the Sud de France Master-Level Certification on Wines of Languedoc-Roussillon.
WHAT HER CLIENTS SAY:
“Her passion for the country is unmatched.” Lindsay C.
“She is an expert at arranging unique activities and tailoring them to her clients’ interests.” Lori B
“We were delighted and charmed every step of the way.” Barbara A.
“Each day was perfection! Merci Jodi!” Beth-Ann J.
“Jodi did not organize tours, she designed experiences.” Colleen F.
FRANCE YOUR WAY
Do you want a table with the locals, sharing a view that your friends would envy? Perhaps you’ve seen yourself wandering the vineyards in a tiny winemaking town, sharing a sip from the barrel with the winemaker? How about laughing with the kids at a rustic goat farm or snooping the forest floor for truffles? Do you want to experience the farms and artisans who craft products for the best chefs in France and beyond? Of course, your dreams include the best service and the most comfortable beds and the easiest transportation. You want to feel important and relaxed, that’s for certain.
How is this possible? Jodi speaks with her clients to discover their priorities and parameters and then she gets to work. She contact her partners in France and sorts out details to meet her clients’ personal needs. Jodi has one goal: to focus solely on delivering authentic and unique French experiences to her clients. She’s your best friend in France and the secret-key holder to amazing experiences and experts.
From lavender to truffles, from olive oil to chocolate.
From mushrooms to escargot, from saffron to chateaux.
From oysters to vermouth, from salt to sketching.