Wine Tasting Travel Ideas

Wine Tasting Travel Ideas Around the World

Village of Petritoli Val d'Aso Le Marche Italy Photo by Bruce Nixon
Food & Drink Travel Ideas, Italy, Le Marche, Wine Tasting Travel Ideas

Awaken all your senses in Le Marche, Italy

Nestled on a green hillside beneath a hilltop village in the Marche region of Italy, the agriturismo ‘La Scentella’ is the heartfelt creation of Roberto Ferretti. “Today I would like to make an experience,” says Roberto, drawing his cupped hands towards each other in a gesture that seemed to encompass […]

The Grampians Victoria Australia
Australia, City Break Travel Ideas, Family Travel Ideas, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, Hiking Travel Ideas, Victoria, Wine Tasting Travel Ideas

Top day and weekend trips from Melbourne, Australia

Having lived in Melbourne for two years I can shout from the roof tops about the fabulous bars, incredible restaurants, culture, street art and nightlife of my favourite Australian city. But one of the best things was exploring the beautiful state of Victoria in day or weekend trips from Melbourne. […]

Dalesford Lake Victoria Australia
Australia, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, Victoria, Wine Tasting Travel Ideas

Australia: Weekend breaks in Daylesford, Victoria

When we were living in Melbourne, Australia, one of our favourite weekend escapes was to the tiny town of Daylesford. Along with its sister town of Hepburn Springs, this is a perfect place to take a break if you are in Melbourne. Daylesford is nestled in the foothills of Australia’s […]

Nga-Tapuwai-o-Toi hike Whakatane New Zealand
Adventure Travel Ideas, Family Travel Ideas, Film & Literary Travel Ideas, Hiking Travel Ideas, New Zealand, North Island, South Island, Wine Tasting Travel Ideas

The ultimate one-month New Zealand trip itinerary

Here is my ultimate one-month New Zealand trip itinerary. I have included a mix of the main attractions and places that will not appear on a travel agent’s New Zealand itinerary! A few tips for planning your New Zealand trip itinerary Overall, when planning your New Zealand vacation, aim to […]

City Break Travel Ideas, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, France, Rhone-Alpes, Wine Tasting Travel Ideas

A tour of the Beaujolais wine region in France

Espace des Vins du BeaujolaisI spent a lovely day exploring the Beaujolais wine region during my recent trip to Lyon, in the Rhone department of France. Beaujolais is made up of picturesque rolling hills covered with vines and there are plenty of delightful caves for wine tasting. People have been making […]

The Barossa Valley, South Australia
Australia, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, Wine Tasting Travel Ideas

Australia wine regions: The Barossa Valley

Aussie wine has become a ubiquitous part of many people’s dining experience and none more so than that produced in South Australia’s gorgeous Barossa Valley. Only an hour from Adelaide, with a warm and dry climate, and heavy red-brown soils, the Barossa has been a happy home to lush fields of […]

Stellenbosch wine region, South Africa
Africa, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, South Africa, Wine Tasting Travel Ideas

Tour the Stellenbosch wineries in South Africa

Cardinal Richelieu is reputed to have asked the question: “If God forbade drinking, would He have made wine so good?” Nowhere is this more true than in the Stellenbosch wine region of South Africa, where delicious wine mixes with gorgeous landscape and three centuries of architecture and cultivation. Stellenbosch is […]

Chapman River Cellar Door, Kangaroo Island, Australia
Australia, Family Travel Ideas, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, Oceania, Wine Tasting Travel Ideas

Australia: Chapman River Wines, Kangaroo Island

Okay this food and wine heaven is not SO easy to get to. First you have to get to Australia, then to Adelaide in the state of South Australia, then drive to Cape Jervis on the Fleurieu Peninsula and catch an (expensive) ferry across Backstairs Passage to Kangaroo Island (more […]

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