A Pleasant Introduction to Chilean Wine, from Laura Hartwig

We walked out a kilometer into the Chilean wine country from where we are staying in Santa Cruz to the Laura Hartwig vineyard to take the tour, but mostly, of course, to try the wines.

By |2019-06-04T19:10:21-05:00June 1, 2019|Categories: Chile, Eat Drink Stay, South America|Tags: |9 Comments

More than Malbec: A Wine Tour in Buenos Aires

Inside the M Street Bar and Wine Shop Take a wine tour in Buenos Aires. Guide books, lengthy restaurant wine menus, and stumbling around on your own will only get you so far, [...]

By |2019-05-31T11:16:35-05:00October 31, 2017|Categories: Argentina, Eat Drink Stay, South America|Tags: , , |3 Comments

Discovering Alsatian Wine on A European River Cruise

Starting with a sparkling Cremant wine, one of the six white wines of the Alsace region where France borders the Rhine River. Let's be honest here. Drinking the wine of the regions you [...]

By |2019-05-31T11:12:05-05:00May 14, 2017|Categories: Eat Drink Stay, Europe, France|Tags: , |13 Comments

Priorat: Spain’s Other Wine Region

A typical Priorat slate mountain, planted without terraces, and a hermitage on top for good measure. It's comparatively unknown outside of Spain, but the wine region of Priorat is among Spain's oldest producers. [...]

By |2019-05-31T11:07:42-05:00June 2, 2015|Categories: Eat Drink Stay, Europe, Spain|Tags: , , |18 Comments

Sunset, Priorat, Catalunya, Spain

The view from our hotel balcony at the Buil & Gine vineyard in Gratallops, Tarragona. Buil & Gine is one of the larger vineyards in the Priorat DOQ wine region and they have just three [...]

By |2016-01-22T11:04:30-05:00May 9, 2015|Categories: Europe, Photo of the Day, Spain|Tags: , , , , |4 Comments

Tasting Menu at Viamede in the Kawarthas, Ontario

Tasting Menu at Viamede in the Kawarthas, Ontario On a recent press trip to Peterborough and the Kawarthas, in Ontario, Canada, we were treated to this tasting menu at Viamede, a classic old [...]

By |2013-06-21T04:06:56-05:00June 21, 2013|Categories: Canada, Eat Drink Stay, North America|Tags: , |5 Comments