restaurants

Calle Laurel in Logrono with tapas bars

Spain FAQ: tipping, restaurants, transport, shopping

Handy tips on tipping customs, shopping hours, restaurant etiquette, taxi and transport, and more One should perhaps not take too seriously rules about how to behave. On the other hand, it can be dangerous to

A cup of strong espresso in a café

Italy FAQ: tipping, restaurants, transport, shopping

Handy tips on tipping customs, shopping hours, restaurant etiquette, taxi and transport, and more One should perhaps not take too seriously rules about how to behave. On the other hand, it can be dangerous to

The Medieval town of Saint Emilion

Saint Emilion, a short city guide

A highlight on a Bordeaux tour is a stroll around the small town of Saint Emilion. A picturesque town with its steep (sometimes very steep) cobblestone streets, cafés, wine bars, beautiful old houses and its

Two people by the car, a Citroen 2CV

France FAQ: tipping, restaurants, transport, shopping

Handy tips on tipping customs, shopping hours, restaurant etiquette, taxi and transport, and more One should perhaps not take too seriously rules about how to behave. On the other hand, it can be dangerous to

Tasting rosé wine at Rickety Bridge Winery in Franschhoek in South Africa

Eating out in South Africa. Wine touring tips.

South Africa has a very diverse restaurant scene. You can find excellent and very affordable restaurants, as well as very expensive. I would not dare to characterise the Western Cape cuisine (which is the extent

Le Carceri, a nice restaurant in Florence

A friendly family restaurant to visit when wine touring in Tuscany If you are coming on one of our wine tours to Tuscany it is likely that you will spend a day or two (or

Enjoying aperitif before lunch in Florence

Restaurant recommendations in Tuscany

Italian wine and food is not only pasta, pizza and wine in a straw basket There are many good restaurants in Tuscany, anything and everything from starred gourmet restaurants to the simplest taverna and wine

Steenberg Vineyards in South Africa – video

Steenberg Vineyards Winery is one of the wine producers that we have had on our trip schedule for our wine tour to South Africa. When we were that last we had the occasion to make

A vineyard in Burgenland in Austria

Vienna: wine bars and base camp for wine travel

Austria is one of those wine regions that when you go there you think “why didn’t I come here before?” Not only has it excellent wines, both white and red but it has beautiful scenery

A new wine bar in Bordeaux: l’Introuvable

A new wine bar has just opened in Bordeaux: l’Introuvable, and indeed it is not easy to find on the rue des Bouviers. It’s not far from the end of Rue Ste Catherine and the