Tourism

Discover the Lanzarote Wine Region

Many Myths were spoken about the Canary Islands, the original inhabitants (The Guanches) believed the volcanic mountains to be the home of their Gods, while early scholars believed the area to be the highest mountains of the Lost City of Atlantis. The beautiful island of Lanzarote is known for its year-round warm weather volcanic landscape,…

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Discover the Pfalz Wine Region

A Wine Region containing the World’s Largest Wine Barrel and the World’s Oldest Bottle of Wine, read on to learn more about this fascinating region. Pfalz covers 23,554 hectares (58,178 acres) of vineyards in Germany, it runs from the south of the German city, worms to the French border of Alsace, incorporating the Rhine plain,…

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Who doesn't love a glass of rosé fizz

A Guide to Having the Perfect Staycation

Staycations have been all the rage recently, and it’s easy to see why. If you’re wondering what on earth a staycation is, it’s like a vacation, except you spend most of your time at home, resting, with a few local day trips to explore the city you live in. It sounds fun, right? And it…

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Hills of Prosecco and The Dolomites

Prosecco – Running for the Hills

Many of the finer wine regions across the world obtain great influence from the land in which their vines are grown. The terroir, which mostly translates to the land and weather influence, will greatly affect the style of wine (grapes) that can be produced and the final quality that the consumer gets to enjoy. We…

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My WSET Level 2 Weekend at Villa Sandi

I’ve been writing articles about Champagne and Sparkling wine for over a year now and I’ve learned a lot over that time, from the different methods to make Sparkling Wine, why Fitz can’t be called English Sparkling Wine, ranging up to marketing and how to make my articles more engaging. But I’ve still got a…

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Experiencing Sardinia’s Wonders at the Gabbiano Azzurro Hotel & Suites

There is a place that is filled with the scents of myrtle, helichrysum and wild rosemary. Where the turquoise blue of the sea merges with the cerulean blue of the sky. Where the North, Mistral and Sirocco winds carve granite rocks into natural sculptures. Where the sunsets provide orange brushstrokes, taking away the heat of…

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A Trip To Champagne Roger Brun

Home to The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly of 2019 Champagne Roger Brun‘s Réserve Familiale 2004 Vintage took home The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly Trophy in 2019 and has seen great success, with only a very small collection left. Arriving at Champagne Roger Brun, you can see their certificates in the window showing that…

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A Trip To Champagne Château de Boursault

Château de Boursault is home to one of the most famous Châteaux in Champagne. In the small wine-growing village of Boursault, the château proudly dominates the left bank of the Marne Valley, 10km west of Epernay. Château de Boursault is situated higher than most other wineries we’ve visited, with the views from the château overlooking…

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A Trip To Champagne Autréau

Laurent Autréau, owner of Champagne Autréau, to me is a man who knows how he wants to make his Champagne and with goals to produce 1 million bottles, it’s clear his method is paying off. Laurent took us on a tour of his winery, showing off his cellars, bottling and labelling station, as well as…

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