Category Archives: Wine Regions

Wine Region Focus: Champagne

“I only drink Champagne when I’m happy, and when I’m sad. Sometimes I drink it when I’m alone. When I have company, I consider it obligatory. I trifle with it if I am not hungry and drink it when I am. Otherwise I never touch it – unless I’m thirsty.” (Lily Bollinger) Once said to […]

Wine Region Focus: Burgundy

In this series of articles, I will take you on a journey to some of the world’s most renowned wine producing areas. This first instalment is a quick trip over to ‘La Douce France’ to investigate a region which is dubbed ‘the heart of France’. This has as much to do with its geographic location […]

Wine Region Focus: Bordeaux

Arguably the best wine region of the world, it’s this part of France where the largest variety of wines can be found. On one hand we have the full-bodied reds, often blends of robust varietals such as Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, on the other hand the supremely sweet dessert wines of Sauternes. And then there’s […]

Croatia Beckons Food & Wine Lovers

Learn more about Istria & Kvaerner for food and wine lovers! Most of us tend to envisage the cheeses, olives and wines of France, the spiced stir-fries of Thailand, Indian curries, Italian pasta and antipasti and Spanish paella and tapas as international foods that have most frequently traversed the globe. Croatia in eastern Europe is less […]

Top 20 Reasons You Should Use A Travel Agent!

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