Rascal + Thorn


Rascal + Thorn culinary trips and experiences bring together the food industry and its admirers.  Meet with chefs outside of their kitchens and learn how they use the local ingredients or cultures to influence their cuisine.


Whether it is whisky, cocktails or wine, Rascal + Thorn provides expert, in-depth experiences across the globe.  From whisky tours to cocktail workshops and weekends, our expert guides provide a premium time.

Highlighted Trips.

Kentucky Bourbon Trail: May 18-22, 2022
Kentucky Bourbon Trail: May 18-22, 2022

Join Rascal + Thorn as we head back to Kentucky for another special visit! Included on this 4-night tour are the best whiskey experiences and delicious food. Great distillery visits, a cooperage and some fun at Churchill Downs! You can’t beat it!

John Sconzo

Originally from New York City and an Italian-American family to whom food was of utmost importance, John’s passion for food and wine goes back a long time.  As an early online writer and photographer of chefs and their craft, John has developed a deep relationship with the food industry.

It is this love of travel and food that makes John a great host on our culinary journeys and experiences.

Charles Grabitzky

Growing up in San Francisco and living abroad in both Mexico and Turkey has given Charles a global personality and a love for travel.  Providing a great experience for his guests and seeing how travel can change people’s lives is his ultimate goal.

Whisky is his passion and in the last few years he has focused on leading niche whiskey tours to Scotland, Ireland, Japan and the U.S. He also started the Saratoga Whiskey Club in Upstate New York: Saratoga Whiskey Club

We are proud to announce a truly extraordinary, unique and luxurious itinerary featuring @singlethreadfarms @theharborhouseinn Occidental Vineyards and much more! Please follow the link in our profile.
Autumn in Kentucky!