Top Red Wine Burgundies

Best Burgundy Red Wine To the uninitiated, the hype and furor surrounding red Burgundy and its legendary vineyards must be quite mystifying. Indeed, 21st-century collectors will pay (almost) any price for rare vintages at auction – the wines of Chambertin, La Tache and Musigny often sell for crown jewel prices. The Chinese elite, in particular, […]

The Wonderful World Of Wine Glasses

The Best Wine Glasses to Drink Wine with Some of the attention paid to wine are frivolous, some of the rituals absurd. They, unfortunately, help to reinforce the idea of wine enjoyment as pretentious and a mere affectation, which could not be further from the truth. The simple fact is that wine is not a […]

Argentina – Top 10 Icon Wines

What are the Best Wines of Argentina? The term ‘icon wine’ is ubiquitous in the fine wine trade yet difficult to precisely define – what makes a wine truly exceptional? An ensemble of different elements is required – namely, outstanding terroir, winemaking, and historical pedigree – bound together in perfection to forge something far greater […]

Best Castles, Manor Hotels & Country House Retreats in Ireland

Luxury Retreats in Ireland For the last few weeks, we have been on the road, burning rubber across the island to find luxurious country retreats and historic hotels. We visited all kinds of wonderful places from Design Hotels (see our favorite designer hotels here), Country Guest Houses, Manor Homes, and Palatial Estates, and of course, […]

Who’s Who in the Luxury Wine Business

Fine wine is an extremely lucrative business and one that seems impervious to any financial storm. Over the past ten years, despite the economic uncertainties of our time, demand continues to grow for the rarest bottles, with collectors clambering over themselves to fork out astronomical sums on top vintages, their avaricious appetite for luxury wine […]

White Wine Alternatives to Chardonnay

Today, most of us are well acquainted with the ‘celebrities’ of wine – the Chardonnays, Merlots, Shiraz, and Sauvignon Blancs of this world. Indeed, ask most white-wine drinkers what they fancy after work, and more often than not, their response will be, ‘I always go for a glass of Sauvignon Blanc.’ Or perhaps a glass […]

Top 10 best restaurants in Southern Spain

Best Restaurants Andalucia The Basques and Catalans may well disagree, but in recent years the quality of cooking in Southern Spain has risen dramatically, with chefs like Tono Perez of Atrio fame now winning pundits worldwide. Indeed, once derided as a gastronomic backwater, Southern Spanish cooking is today held in high esteem, and the region’s […]

Wine Corks or Screw: There’s Still no Closure

Unless your tastes run only to bottles sealed by screw cap or bag-in-the-box Merlot, cork will have played a major role in your enjoyment of wine. Indeed, cork has been a defining feature of the wine industry for over 400 years; only since the opening decades of the 21st century has cork technology been seriously […]

Memorable dining experiences in Lake Como and Garda

Best Restaurants in Lake Como and Garda The Italian lakes have long attracted discerning visitors in search of tranquility, relaxation, and, of course, outstanding food & wine. Set among picturesque landscapes, Lake Como and Garda are simply long expanses of water nestled right against the mountains, with exquisite views offered as standard. Despite attracting numerous […]

The undiscovered wines of the Balearic Islands

Standing at a crossroads in the Mediterranean, the Balearic Islands are some of Europe’s most idyllic and captivating destinations for a luxury break. Indeed, you must be prepared to banish the cliché of islands solely dominated by brash resorts – the Balearics continue to lure a sizeable number of jet-setters and film stars, who head […]

Lisbon’s Best Roof Top Bars

Lisbon,  what better way to see this impressive skyline than from a rooftop bar! Lisbon is literally “booming”, more alive than ever, nearly all of the tumbling down properties have been snapped up and restored into hotels, hostels, bars, and restaurants and with these some very attractive rooftop venues have emerged. There is somewhere for […]

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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).

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