Archive for August, 2010 :
French Wine Explorers has been named as one of the world’s best wine tours by Travel + Leisure magazine, as well as a dream vacation experience by Wine Enthusiast magazine. Travel + Leisure’s September issue applauds French Wine Explorers for their focus and accessibility to the top wine producers in France and Italy. The company’s ...
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Making The Most Of Visiting Wine Châteaux Why not let this be the year that you visit a wine château or two? You deserve it, and you will deepen your appreciation for fine wines. And there is always a wonderful sense of occasion behind visiting a wine château. You will long remember entering those château […]
One of my favorite wine tour memoriesis a bicycle trip through Alsace some forty years ago. It was a hot summer day, and we cycled through picturesque villages, some with storks nesting on the roofs of half-timbered houses. We came to the town of Riquewihr, and were welcomed at what local vintners called the “Riquewihr […]
Bill Shepard, Wine Editor With prices for Bordeaux grands crus wines spiraling out of sight, wine lovers want to get the most for their money. What the French call “le rapport qualité/prix” is more important than ever. One good strategy is to explore the world of second wines now being made by nearly every classified […]