GROUP TOURS

Booking Contact

Andrew Gross, President

andrew@mainetastingcenter.com

(207) 613-6282

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Your one-stop-shop for learning about food and drink grown and produced right here in our state

Maine Tasting Center offers memorable, multi-sensory experiences designed especially for groups - bus tours, cruise tours, companies looking for team-building experiences, and more! 

Our campus was designed specifically with the comfort of group tours in mind:

  • Dedicated bus parking spaces

  • Accessible campus 

  • Plenty of restrooms, including four ADA-compliant restrooms

  • Special rates for groups

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THE FULL PACKAGE

Come for a 3-hour visit and enjoy all that Maine Tasting Center has to offer. Participate in one of our core classes in the Learning Center to learn more about specific industries within Maine’s food and drink scene...and taste their delicious products! Then, head to the Tasting Room to enjoy a Maine-made beverage of choice, chat with your class presenter and travelmates about all that you’ve learned, and browse tasty souvenirs in our retail shop. Hungry? Stay a little longer and enjoy a custom food package!

Available for the 2021 season!

Choose from the following classes, each of which can accommodate between 25 and 54 participants and include: an introduction to the Maine food ecosystem; a themed, guided tasting experience; a visit to the Tasting Room with one complimentary beverage voucher per class participant.

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FLAVORS OF MAINE 101

Take your tastebuds on a trip around the state and explore the flavors that make Maine food and drink so special. Participants will be introduced to some of Maine’s largest food and drink industries while tasting delicious products that represent them.

WINE + CHEESE PAIRING 101

The right wine paired with the right
cheese is a match made in heaven. Learn about the fundamental principles of matching food and wine based on contrasting and complimentary flavors. Then, put your tastebuds to the test with a sampling of delicious Maine cheese and wine.

ARTISANAL CHEESES OF MAINE

A deep dive into the world of artisanal cheesemaking in Maine. Learn about the various cheese styles produced here and how Maine cheesemaking fits into the growing artisanal cheesemaking movement on both the national and global levels.

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MAINE CRAFT BEER & ICONIC FOODS

Explore the ever-growing world of craft beer in Maine, with a focus on pairing these brews with some Maine’s most iconic foods. Enjoy curated pairings while learning about the state’s craft beer industry, the history of its most recognizable dishes, and of course, the principles of successfully pairing beer with food.

MAINE BLUEBERRIES: THEY'RE WILD!

Discover the difference between the original Maine wild blueberry and hybridized “grocery store” blueberries through a guided tasting experience showcasing a variety of blueberry products made by Mainers. The iconic wild blueberry’s 10,000-year history as the indigenous superfood of Maine is an age-old story packed with flavor – we’ll leave you in good taste as you see for yourself what sets the Maine wild blueberry apart from the rest!

Contact us for more information about Group Tours and to book your group experience!

THE QUICK STOP

Available for the 2022 season!

Stop by for a refreshing 1 hour break from the rigors of the road! Explore the exhibits in the Discovery Center to learn all about Maine’s most iconic food and drink industries before heading to the Tasting Room to enjoy a
Maine-made beverage of choice.

 

A Maine Tasting Center host will accompany your group for the duration of your visit to answer questions, provide direction, and share fun facts about Maine’s food economy. Hungry? Add on a custom food package for your guests!

Contact us for more information about Group Tours and to book your group experience!

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