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The Ultimate Thanksgiving Wine: Silver Oak

Posted by gen On November - 26 - 2015ADD COMMENTS

Enjoy this Cellar Tours “Wine Spotlight” on one of our fave Californian estates: Silver Oak- their Alexander Valley Cab Sauv is the ULTIMATE delicious wine to enjoy with your family at the table this Thanksgiving. There are very few wineries... more

It´s official- Autumn/Fall is here (in the Northern hemisphere), and what a beautiful time of year it is indeed! And with the colder, shorter days we are craving rich food and wine!   For gourmets, some wonderful spots in November include Piedmont... more

Wine Recommendations for Spring Barbecues

Posted by gen On March - 6 - 2015ADD COMMENTS

Spring is in the air! And what better way to celebrate it then with friends, family, food and wine outdoors? Spring can be a wonderful season: cities hum with the sound of family and friends moving outside to drink and dine on pavements cafes, the weather... more

Top Ten Most Expensive Champagnes

Posted by gen On February - 10 - 20155 COMMENTS

Want to Splash out on Posh Bubbles? Here is a list of our suggested top (and most expensive) Champagnes…. There is no questioning the marketing genius of the major Champagne houses. They have ensured that the name Champagne continues to carry almost... more

Top Spanish Wine Cocktails

Posted by gen On January - 27 - 2015ADD COMMENTS

Recommended Cocktail Recipes from Spain- Liven up your dinner parties! Riotous, colorful celebrations are very much a part of Spanish life, and no Spanish party is complete without a great selection of beers, wines, and cocktails. Indeed, alcoholic (and... more

Burgundy is France’s richest province,  historically, culturally, and, of  course, gastronomically. The region boasts an enviable and proud tradition of culinary excellence and grand winemaking traditions, with the highly sought-after flavors... more

What could be more evocative of the famed Italian Dolce Vita than sipping cocktails under an open summer sky, reveling in the magic of one of the world’s greatest cities – Rome? The Italian capital, of course, hardly needs an introduction. This... more

Carnival in Europe – Five great Carnival Vacation ideas for wine lovers in 2014 Although most of us when mentioning the world carnival might instantly think of Sydney, Rio or New Orleans, Europe can still lay claim to the oldest and proudest Mardi... more

Bodegas Hermanos Peciña is one of our preferred wine estates in the gorgeous region of La Rioja, in Northern Spain. We love this winery  for its stellar wines, the great hospitality and exuberance of the hosts. We had the chance to chat to winemaker ... more

Ten Best Spa Hotels in Spain

Posted by gen On January - 13 - 20142 COMMENTS

Enjoy this selection of some of our favorite Spa Hotels in Spain, the perfect plan to beat the winter blues! Combine the spa trip with wine tasting and you have the perfect vacation! Spain boasts a formidable selection of luxury spa hotels that can easily... more

Ten Bubblies for New Year’s Eve

Posted by gen On December - 27 - 2013ADD COMMENTS

Cellar Tours selections for Sparkling Wines on New Year’s Eve New Year’s Eve is now so totally synonymous with great fizz that we all must wonder how people managed to celebrate New year, before the invention of sparkling wine? Most of us... more

Christmas Wish List for Food and Wine Lovers

Posted by gen On December - 14 - 20131 COMMENT

Our 2013 compilation of Christmas gift ideas for gourmets By Simona Piccinelli, Italy Tour Specialist It’s that time of the year again, we are a few weeks away from Christmas and still need to find the perfect present for our loved ones, family,... more