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My Top 10 Tips for Falling In Love with Cape Town

Everyone told me that I would fall in love with Cape Town… the sun, the beaches, the wine, the food. It was love at first sight. It’s the perfect destination for any age, any gender and any group of people. I urge you to visit so you...
by Eppie on Aug 18, 2016

Tasting the wines of Burgundy on a Uniworld River Cruise

We visited the Burgundy region of France as part of our Uniworld river cruise and despite the rain, I was excited to see row upon row of vines, as we were driven through some of the most famous wine villages in the Saone-et-Loire region of France. F...
by Heather on her travels on Jul 28, 2016

A Second Visit: Flora Springs Gamut, NV First Release

We made a gallant attempt to give up wine during Lent. With Lent in the rearview mirror, it was time to revisit a favorite from the cellar. Second Bottle Sipping We first tasted Gamut two years ago. I’m a fan of Flora Springs winery and this propr...
by Toledo Wines and Vines on Mar 31, 2016

40th Vintage Release Wolf Blass Black Label

Congratulations to Wolf Blass wines on the 40th consecutive release of its premium Wolf Blass Black Label Vintage wine. Wolf Blass was established in the Barossa Valley in 1966.  It was grown from a humble vineyard to one of the world’s most su...
by Gourmet Getaways on Mar 29, 2016

Zinful Tasting Boutique–A Wonderful Addition to Downtown Perrysburg

What happens when the Toledo Wines & Vines publisher is traveling in Spain for a week? It’s a Green Dragon takeover and an article about a great new tasting venue. By TWAV Tasting Team Member Green Dragon The house was too quiet. Had my dinner.
by Toledo Wines and Vines on Mar 15, 2016

Skyline 2012 Red Blend, California

This red wine provides a twist, veering away from the typical Cabernet or Zinfandel based blend. Artistry In The Bottle? When Green Dragon brought this bottle home, I didn’t think much of it. She often says she need to buy wines that she can have...
by Toledo Wines and Vines on Mar 14, 2016

Toledo Exchange Club Scores With Fine Wines And A Charity Boost

Each year the Exchange Club of Toledo Annual Wine Tasting continues to unite wine lovers with a great charitable cause. With a swanky setting and top flight wines, it makes for just the right blend of fundraising and fun. Wine and Education Last week...
by Toledo Wines and Vines on Mar 4, 2016

Dos and Don’ts During Wine Tasting 

Wine tasting tours are getting more and more popular these days. However, as much as we would not like to admit it, very few are familiar about the etiquettes behind the practice. If you’re new with... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my w...
by Travel on Feb 18, 2016

Wine and Dessert Pairing

February is an exciting month for couples who celebrate their love on Valentine’s Day but what about single people who also love wine, desserts, and surprises? Well, Village Green of Rochester will host an evening of Wine and Dessert Pairing in...
by Village Green Detroit Blog on Jan 26, 2016

Try Something New: Sicilia DOC Wine

When I was in grad school I jumped at the opportunity to take a week-long class in Tuscany where we would learn about the whole foods movement. My degree is in public administration and I’m not exactly sure how this class fit, but why wold I tu...
by Fantabulously Frugal on Dec 18, 2015

Wine tasting in the Moselle region of Luxembourg – with St Willibrod’s blessing!

From the wall of the Moselle Valley winery in Luxembourg, the figure of St Willibrod looks down at me, his three fingers raised. In this corner of Europe, St Willibrod is seen as the protector of the grapes and his three raised fingers mean; “drink...
by Heather on her travels on Nov 14, 2015

5 Tips for Wine Tasting in La Rioja

Heading to La Rioja? Here are 5 tips to get you started in your planning! The post 5 Tips for Wine Tasting in La Rioja appeared first on The Traveling Scholar.
by The Traveling Scholar on Nov 2, 2015

An evening at Sula Vineyards, Nashik

 “Wine is sunlight held together by water” – Galileo Galilei These were the words that came into our minds when we visited the famous Sula Vineyards, Nashik earlier last month. Known as the Wine Capital of India, Nashik city has become an...
by Tales of Traveling Sisters on Nov 1, 2015

Review: Vindinista Wine Bar, London

The London Reporter gets slightly tipsy on red wine, white wine and even a little port at the cutest wine bar you’ve ever seen.A few weeks ago, we'd had quite a hectic day of gallivanting around town. It was London's annual Open House weekend wher...
by Kitchen Delights on Oct 29, 2015

Wine Tasting in La Rioja with Ikusnahi Tours

Our second day wine tasting in La Rioja, Spain, touring Rioja Alta with San Sebastian-based Ikusnahi Tours.The post Wine Tasting in La Rioja with Ikusnahi Tours appeared first on The Traveling Scholar.
by The Traveling Scholar on Oct 28, 2015

Wine Tasting in La Rioja, Spain

Our journey from Pays Basque to Spanish Basque Country + wine tasting in La Rioja, Spain.The post Wine Tasting in La Rioja, Spain appeared first on The Traveling Scholar.
by The Traveling Scholar on Oct 26, 2015

Thanksgiving Travel: 8 Amazing Things to Do and Places to Go

Thanksgiving's eating, drinking and merrymaking tend to come with an element of stress over meal planning, preparation and cleanup. So take a break from the usual this year: Because what better way to celebrate an extra two days off in a row than to...
by Viator Travel Blog on Oct 19, 2015

Photo Diary: Warwick, NY

Hey Loves! Photo diaries are fun. Aren't they? I really enjoyed sharing my last Photo Diary (LA Photo Diary) from my trip to California a few weeks back. It's the perfect way to compile photos. With that being said, I have a new one to shar...
by The Fashion Beauty Junkie on Sep 27, 2015

The real gem of Beaujolais. Where did I find it?

What local gem of Beaujolais am I referring to? ….something what took me ages to learn to pronounce…the tiny yet so beautiful village called Oingt! And so where did I find this real gem of Beaujolais? Well firstly, online! Because Continue re...
by Shopaholic's Daily Calendar on Sep 14, 2015

World’s Best Wine Tours

In vino veritas, used to say the old Romans. Beer and spirits were practically unknown, and Roman parties and orgies were heavily relying on wine and good food. Today the wine still has a certain... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit...
by Travel on Sep 6, 2015


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