A quick guide to the Val d’ Orcia for food and wine lovers: The Val d ‘ Orcia, is quintessential Tuscany and utterly romantic. Expect dreamy hills studded with cypress trees and ancient farmhouses; a smattering of gorgeous art cities and medieval towns in easy reach (Siena, Pienza, San Quirico D’ Orcia, Montepulciano, Montalcino); world-class […]
Madrid’s Best Tapas Bars Everybody in Madrid has their Tapas bar- their secret neighborhood hideaway. Whether for a morning coffee, a midday snack, or a late night bottle among friends, Madrileños live their lives in their favorite haunts. Here are just ten of our favorite tapas bars in Madrid, to give you a taste. But […]
Spain is packed full of beautiful towns and villages, ranging from the Arab whitewashed hamlets of the south to slate “pizarra” villages of the north to sandstone pueblos in the Balearic islands and tropical architecture of the Canary Islands. It is near impossible to pick ten, but here is a good start: our selection of […]
It’s January, it’s cold and miserable and you don’t feel like cooking tonight… PIZZA night! A pizza always hits the spot, but what to drink with it? Turn a simple Pizza night into a food and wine adventure with these fun pizza/wine pairing suggestions: Margherita Pizza Wine Pairing: Robust red from Puglia like Neprica (Tormaresca) […]
To all our friends,family, suppliers and clients, all of us at Cellar Tours wish you a very happy holiday season!! Enjoy the parties and upcoming wine dinners and tastings, and please ALWAYS have a designated driver.
By Simona Piccinelli, Italian wine specialist The 18th edition of the Merano International Wine Festival & Culinaria last month, crowned Merano as “the Italian capital of gastronomic excellence“. The Kurhaus – where the wine tastings took place – opened its doors to wine lovers, gourmet and trade on Saturday November 7th, for 3 days. In […]
The green, misty, and alluring island of Ireland boasts a treasure trove of castles and here is the selection of our favorite castles in the Emerald Isle, many of which you can visit inside and one of which is even a luxury hotel! 1. Lismore Castle This stunning fairytale castle is surprisingly not on the […]
A Tour of Kosher Spanish Wineries With Jewish holidays around the corner, many of you will already be planning the food and wine. If you are sick of the same old wines, why not look further afield? Spain, still home to a population of Sephardic Jews (particularly in Catalunya), has a growing number of Kosher […]
Are you thinking of popping the question and just can’t think of where to do it or how to make it special? Do you want to organize the time of her life and cherish the memories of your proposal day forever? Are you looking for a unique, incomparable, ultra-romantic, and creative wedding proposal idea? Well, […]
Grande asta di beneficenza per L’Abruzzo // Wine Auction Benefit in Rome for the Victims of the Abruzzo Earthquake “99 Magnum per le 99 Cannelle” Cari golosi, Vi ricordiamo che mercoledì 3 giugno alle ore 18:00 alla Città del gusto di Roma Gambero Rosso organizzerà una grande asta di beneficenza il cui ricavato sarà interamente […]
While our blog is normally dedicated to the finer things in life- food, wine and travel- this post is an urgent appeal to our friends, colleagues and clients to make a donation to the victims of Italy´s recent earthquake, one of the worst in Italian history. Apart from the tragic deaths, over 50, 000 Italians […]
How to plan a Spanish Tapas and Wine Party- Tips for the perfect food and wine fiesta Spanish tapas are fun, easy to prepare, and always a crowd pleaser. Here are some ideas on how to throw your own tapas and wine party for your (appreciative) friends: FIRST OF ALL, WHAT ARE TAPAS?– The word […]
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Cellar Tours is a Luxury Travel Specialist, operating since 2003 and offering exclusive Mercedes chauffeured Gourmet Vacations in Chile, France, Italy, Ireland, Portugal, South Africa, and Spain. We specialize in luxurious custom designed vacations, events and incentives related to food and wine. We are proud members of Slow Food, UNAV (Travel Agency Association in Spain), and the IACP (International Association of Culinary Professionals).