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A wine tasting at a wine producer’s

Bordeaux for the wine lover – wine tour destination

In some ways Bordeaux and Champagne are very similar. The wines are of course totally different, but both share similar international fame and both have wine producers that many wine-lovers can only dream of tasting. And if you travel to Bordeaux you have the same challenge as for Champagne. If you focus only on the […]

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Bodegas in the Barrio de la Estacion in Haro

Going for tapas in … Haro in Rioja?

We are going to Haro later this season. Haro is the second most important city in Rioja, after Logrono. Logrono is much bigger but Haro is proportionally much more focussed on wine. In Haro you can find the famous Barrio de la Estacion, the train station neighbourhood. It is a curious part of the town. […]

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Wine for lunch

Wine tour to the genuine, the fabulous Tuscany

Once you find your way behind the famous sights of Tuscany this famous Italian region is both small-scale and personal. In our new travel program to Tuscany, we take you to the most exciting wine producers and invite you to delicious food experiences, beautiful nature vistas, and charming medieval towns. You do not need hire […]

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Spectacular views, spectacular wines: new wine tour program to the Douro Valley

Travelling to the Douro wine country can almost take your breath away We have just published our new Douro Valley wine tour program. The Douro is one of the most spectacular wine regions in the world. In the last few decades it has seen a renaissance (or revolution?) both for port wine, table wine and […]

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Lunch and wine tasting at Tenuta di Biserno, Tuscany

Wine, food and grappa at Tenuta di Biserno in Tuscany

A super-Tuscan wine tour lunch at the prestigious Antinori winery Tenuta di Biserno is one of the new wineries in Maremma on the Tuscan coast. It is one of the wineries that produce the famous “super-Tuscan” wines. We were heading towards Biserno for our lunch appointment on one of our recent wine tours to Tuscany. […]

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Pile of bottles of riesling 1999 in a wine cellar in Ribeauville, Alsace

Alsace, a strange (and exciting) wine region

Wine tour to Alsace, with wine, food and beautiful landscapes It is strange this thing with, Alsace and Alsatian wines. But you cannot help loving them, and all the gastronomic goodies from the region. As well as the beautiful landscape and all to pretty, story-book villages. It is strange this thing with Alsace. When I […]

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A Sicilian speciality: rabbit stew and black rice

A wine island worth discovering: Sicily

A wine tour to the biggest island of the Mediterranean, with a unique gastronomy and (wine) culture Sicily, the Mediterranean Sea’s biggest island, today makes wines that compete among Italy’s best. The island also has a magnificent landscape with everything from an active volcano to fragrant orange plantations. They have an Italian cuisine based on […]

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Parmesan cheese, pamigiano reggiano maturing in the cellar

“Fantastic culinary experiences!”

We received a mail from a couple who were travelling with us on the wine tour in Veneto in northern Italy recently, where we tasted a whole lot of excellent amarones, as well as more ”normal” Valpolicellas, Bardolino, Soave and Gambellara. On all our tour programs the food and gastronomy almost automatically get a very […]

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A tower in the vineyard – FEATURE

A day in the Medoc: wine, food and Phelan Segur

Bordeaux is not only many aristocratic chateaux but also excellent wines and nice people For a visitor, Bordeaux can give the impression of a very unwelcoming place: few winery tasting rooms, few signs at the big chateaux proclaiming “open for wine tasting”, no winery restaurants… And very aristocratic with all the impressive châteaux. But if […]

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Organic champagne in the cellar

An opulent lunch at Champagne Duval-Leroy

On our champagne wine tours you learn how it is made – and how it is drunk Champagne is a popular destination for our wine tours. It is conveniently close to Paris and, of course, it is a very interesting region to visit. To fully understand the way champagne is made you have to go […]

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View over an early morning landscape

They have everything in Tuscany!

Tuscany has Chianti Classico more or less as its centre, the famous wine district that was recently named Wine Capital of the Year, but that is not the only thing they have. Åsa, our person on site among the Tuscan vineyards, says that “Tuscany has everything”! She takes you on a short virtual tour through […]

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