Tasting wines and drinking wines in the region where they are made is always different from doing it at home. Yes, you are influenced by the atmosphere, seeing the vineyards out there, from the tasting
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Here you will find information about upcoming wine tours and about tours that have been. We talk about plans for future trips and tell stories about what’s happened when we travel in wine regions. Sometimes we have articles about wine tourism in general and also posts with lovely pictures from wine regions and wine countries that we have visited.
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Why choose between Champagne and Bordeaux? Hard to decide? If the choice is too difficult, why not go on our Grand Wine Tour, a 9-day wine tour where you will get to know these two
The wine champagne comes only from the region of Champagne in north-eastern France. You can find plenty of sparkling wines elsewhere, but if it is not from Champagne then it is not champagne and it
Franschhoek in South Africa is famous, both for its wines and for its spectacularly beautiful location. A visit to the Holden Manz Wine Estate confirms that Franschhoek is well deserving of this fame. The wines
In many ways, New Zealand is a big surprise. Before you get there, you have of course formed an idea of what it is like, but it is different. It’s a bit English in style
South Africa is a handy wine country in a way. You can get to almost every wine district in not much more than an hour and a half or two from Cape Town. Much like
Fourteen days may seem like a lot, but how many times will one travel to South America? And in fact, fourteen days is not much, considering all the experiences that we will have time for.
Top ten destinations for wine tours, according to Munskänkarna (*): Champagne, Piedmont, Tuscany, etc.
Munskänkarna, (*) the large Swedish association for wine tasters and wine enthusiasts, recently conducted a survey among its members about which wine regions they prefer to travel to or have travelled to. The three wine
Quite recently there was the “primeur” season in Bordeaux. That’s when the worlds wine merchants and wine journalists (well a quite few of them, at least) descend on the region to taste the last vintage,
There are different philosophies. Some say that to use the “natural” yeast, i.e. the one found “naturally” on the grapes and in the wine cellar, is the only way to bring out the genuine character
Champagne and Bordeaux are almost diametrically opposed geographically in France. Champagne in the north-east, not far from Belgium, Bordeaux in the south-west an hour and a half’s drive from Spain. The are just as different
A country far away with a unique culture, a unique landscape and unique wines | Wine tour to New Zealand
New Zealand is a young wine country, it shows in many ways. The producers still have a feeling of being pioneers who experiment with different grape varieties (New Zealand is not only sauvignon blanc!) and
South African wines. Some think of chenin blanc, others of pinotage. There is a lot to choose from, and there will be more. This extraordinary wine country is getting more exciting by the hour as
You often recognize a Bordeaux when you have it in your glass. Not always, but fairly often. The notes of tobacco and cedar wood, a touch of oak and the tannins in the background are
Champagne and Bordeaux go well together. Maybe not at the same time but during the same dinner. The French always (or at least very often) serve champagne as a pre-dinner drink. And red Bordeaux is,
Amazing scenery, unforgettable lunches, and exciting meetings with winemakers | Wine tour in Argentina and Chile
Argentina and Chile are wine countries on opposite sides of the mighty Andes Mountains. We will cross these mountains by bus halfway into our wine tour, a fabulous experience, one among many during our two
We like to show our guests how it works behind the scene in Champagne, and that is why we mostly visit small producers and small houses on our tours, where the people will tell us
A country with great variety and fantastic quality in wine, gastronomy and culture | wine tour to South Africa
South Africa actually has eleven different official languages. And a further 26 that are “recognised”. The most spoken is Zulu. The South African wine world is not quite as complicated. Almost all of the wine
New Zealand is, of course, considered a “New World” country in wine. And compared to other countries in the New World, wine arrived here not long ago, at the beginning of the 19th century (1819),
Many wine producers struggle to make both ends meet these days. Not so Bernard Arnault, a French businessman, who controls an empire that dominates both champagne and cognac. He is now the world’s richest person
What do you think of when we say “Argentina“? Tango for sure, and it will certainly be a fantastic tango evening in Buenos Aires. Malbec of course, we’re talking about wine after all. And don’t
Bordeaux is one of France’s largest wine regions with around 110,000 hectares of vineyards. But it is not only large but also very varied. You probably think most often of the Médoc Peninsula, with the
Some would say that the perfect dinner would start with a bubbly glass of champagne, perhaps continuing with it on to the starter. And when the main course comes on the table, there’s a sophisticated
2022 was an exceptional year in Champagne (as well as in many other regions in France). It was exceptionally hot all summer and very dry. But in spite of that the vintage promises to be