Don’t be fooled by “grand cru” on a champagne bottle. Grand cru and premier cru are famous words. You see them on many champagne bottles. Probably, most people take it as a sign that the
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If you want to learn about Champagne, the best way is to go there. We want to give you the whole picture of this famous region, and therefore we will visit both huge and famous
In 2020 the world’s wine production increased a little to reach 260 million hectolitres. This is slightly below the long term average. Italy is still the biggest wine producing country, followed by France and Spain.
Bordeaux has long been France’s and the world’s most coveted red wine. Today the competition is fierce. Bordeaux is changing. Today there are a large number of exciting initiatives, not least when it comes to
The biggest vine-growing countries in the world. The world’s vineyard acreage (the planted surface area) has been slowly declining for several years. 2020 was no different; the vineyard plantings declined, but only slightly. There are
Our popular and spectacular South American tour takes you to some of the most interesting wine regions and producers in Argentina and Chile. We start in Buenos Aires, a large and lively city, lovely for
Instead of choosing between Champagne and Bordeaux, you can go to both. This Grand Wine Tour is a 9-day tour where you will get to know both these two prestigious, classical French wine regions. We
People all over the world are drinking more and more sparkling wine. Not everything is champagne, far from it. But even if people drink more prosecco, Champagne is prestige and why it is so you
Bordeaux today is a dynamic wine region that looks to the future. On top of the agenda is the environment. The producers know that they need to be open-minded to attract new wine consumers. All
Chenin blanc is one of the world’s top white grape varieties. Yet, sometimes chenin wine producers in Vouvray are frustrated. Selling a chenin blanc is not as easy as selling a sauvignon blanc, they say.
A great experience in a small country: wine, gastronomy, culture and nature on the wine tour in New Zealand 2023
Our tour to New Zealand is not “just” a wine tour. It is also a journey where we get to know the country, the culture, the food and nature. The tour starts with a couple
South Africa has superb, almost unique natural conditions for making exciting wines. Today the growers take advantage of these conditions to create great wines. And they want to experiment. They use old vines whenever possible;
South America 2023: A spectacular wine tour in Argentina and Chile to discover the wines and winemakers
A wine tour in South America is a real adventure. We start in Buenos Aires, we will get acquainted with Argentina’s tango tradition. Then we will continue to Mendoza, the most prominent wine region in
Meeting the winemakers adds an extra dimension to the wine and the experience. It makes you better understand what they want to achieve. It gives you even more enjoyment from what you have in your
The Grand Wine Tour that combines two world famous French wine regions, Champagne and Bordeaux, for you to enjoy
You don’t have to choose whether to go to Bordeaux or to Champagne. How could you choose between the two? Instead, you can go to both wine regions. This aptly named “Grand Wine Tour” combines
Even though champagne always is a sparkling wine, there are many different styles. Much more variation than one might think. You actually never tire of tasting champagne. Who could tire of champagne? You can always
It is a must for every wine lover to visit Bordeaux, at least once. It is the world’s most famous and classic wine region. But it is also a region with lots of exciting new
We have tasted a wide range of the top echelons of red Bordeaux from 2018, the latest vintage released from the big chateaux. 2018 is an acclaimed vintage, but challenging weather meant the producers had
New Zealand is an unusual New World country. It is cooler, which gives aromatic white wines and fine acidity in the reds. Their sauvignon blanc wines took the wine world by storm in the 1980s
Can you not decide between Bordeaux or Champagne? Then go to both of them. This tour combines these two great regions during an intense 9-day tour. We will stay in Reims in Champagne for four
Champagne is famous and prestigious, but it is not the only sparkling wine made in the world. Is there a big difference? Most of the time, yes. You will learn the reasons for the success
South Africa’s wine industry has come a long way since the end of apartheid in the 1990s. The export snowballed. The wines were often unpretentious and pleasant. But after a while, the ambitions grew as
South America: Two exciting weeks in the vineyards of Argentina and Chile | wine tour in South America
South America is different and very easy to fall in love with. Our wine tour in January takes us to Argentina and Chile, the two most important wine countries in South America. They are close