“Awards are lovely and always welcome.” 


Max von Sydow

Official TripAdvisor customer awarding Brent McTavish  with an Excellent Service Pin
TripAdvisor certificate of excellent award for Cocoa & Grapes

TripAdvisor 2019, 2018 & 2017

Certificate of Excellence

Consistent Achievement of High Ratings from Travellers

Cocoa & Grapes has once again successfully won the TripAdvisor 2019 Certificate of Excellence Award for “For the Consistent Achievement of High Ratings from Travellers”. Founded in 2010, the Certificate of Excellence award honours hospitality businesses that consistently achieve outstanding reviews on TripAdvisor. This award is only given to the the top 10 percent of accommodations, attractions, restaurants, and vacation rentals listed on TripAdvisor.

Luxury Travel Guide Wine Tour Operator of the Year 2019 Award for Cocoa & Grapes

Luxury Travel Guide Awards 2019, 2018 

& 2017

Wine Tour Operator of the Year &

Culinary Experience of the Year 

For three years running Cocoa & Grapes successfully won a Luxury Travel Guide European Award. For 2019 Cocoa & Grapes proudly won for “Wine Tour Operator of the Year”.  In previous years Cocoa & Grapes won for “Culinary Experience of the Year in Carcassonne” in both 2018 & 2017. 

The Luxury Travel Awards recognise and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the affluent travel and tourism industry. A team of experts scour the globe, travelling extensively identifying everything from the very best hotels, airlines and tour operators.

Travel and Hospitality Award for Excellent Service 2019 for Cocoa & Grapes

Travel & Hospitality Awards

2019 & 2018

Award for Excellent Service


Culinary Tour Company of the Year

After twice being shortlisted, Cocoa & Grapes successfully won the Travel & Hospitality Award for “2019 Award for Excellence in Service in Occitanie” and the “2018 Culinary Tour Company of the Year in France”.

Travel & Hospitality Awards is an independent global awards programme. It is an annual celebration of excellence across all sectors of high-end travel. Travel experts, along with a panel of trusted judges, have travelled the globe in order to introduce our readers to the best hotels, spas, restaurants and tour operators.

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40 Avenue du Général Leclerc, 11000 Carcassonne, France

Tour Guide, Brent McTavish receiving a TripAdvisor Excellent Service Pin.