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Blog posts for tag: Vineyard

How to Explore France like a Local

29 Feb 2016
Categories: European Travel, From The Editor     Tags: , , , , , , ,
It’s little wonder that France is such a popular holiday destination as the country has so much to offer. From the beautiful South of France and Côte d‘Azur to the panoramic French Alps and the Loire Valley, France has something for everyone. We take a look at the Loire Valley and how to get the most out of your holiday...

The Best Food and Drink Tours in 2016

10 Feb 2016
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One of the best parts of travel is the food and drink. Cultures are strongly connected with the food and drink of each region. Get authentic tastes of wherever you travel with tours of distilleries, breweries, and famous restaurants. If you're not sure which tours are best, you can always ask around town – or simply read on for some ideas that may spark your imagination...

Bolney Wine: The Tipple To Toast the End Of The World?

6 Jan 2016
Categories: Lifestyle     Tags: , , , ,
The surge in acclaim over the last ten years for English wine has been due to many contributing factors: hard work from regional vineyards, clever marketing campaigns, Nyetimber’s infamous taste test victories. We head over to the West Sussex estate where we are to learn how climate change is actually helping English wine crops flourish while its global competitors falter...

Wine, Wanderlust & Witch Doctors: Falling in Love with Lausanne - Day 2

20 Oct 2015
Categories: European Travel     Tags: , , ,
The next day we revitalise ourselves with a soft jazz-sound tracked continental buffet breakfast in the hotel’s restaurant before wandering around the city centre’s traditional market where we discover the best hot chocolate in town (everyone seems to agree) at Chocolaterie le Barbare...

An Expat’s Export: Mirabeau en Provence

29 Jun 2015
Categories: Interviews, Video Blog     Tags: , , ,
It’s the ultimate dream of any self-professed oenophile: pack up sticks, bid au revoir to your job and the corporate lifestyle and set up a vineyard in the south of France where you produce and sell your own wine. One family turned that dream into a reality were the Cronks; Stephen had had enough of wearing a suit to a nine-till-fiver to relocate his family to Provence...

How to Spend 48 Hours in Bordeaux

27 Apr 2015
Categories: European Travel     Tags: , , ,
Touch down at Bordeaux airport and the luggage carousel lets you know what you’re in for, it being flanked by two gigantic wine bottle statues. Collect your bag or sail through with the rest of the savvy packers before hailing a taxi to take you the short 30-minute journey to Le Saint-James in Bouliac, the ‘Balcony of Bordeaux’, an Elysian resort that will provide you with all sorts of epicurean delights...

A Trio of Romantic Getaways at West Coast Wineries

13 Mar 2015
Categories: Lifestyle, North America     Tags: , , , ,
Our Luxury Travel Blog takes a look at the perfect weekend getaway that exudes romance and relaxation. From gorgeous scenery and lovely buildings to on-site wine tastings and tours, spending a couple of days at a vineyard can be great for the body and soul. While there are plenty of wonderful wineries, the West Coast of the United States has captured the market in many ways...