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 a wine tour, and you have the perfect vacation! Spain boasts a formidable selection of luxury spa hotels that can easily compete with Europe’s best. These hotels are an oasis […]
Kilbeggan Distillery, located in central Ireland, makes some of the best premium whiskeys globally, including Connemara Peated Single Malt, Tyrconnell Single Malt, Greenore Single Grain, and Kilbeggan Irish whiskey. We had the chance to interview their distiller, Andrina Fitzgerald, this month, and are delighted to share it with our readers. CELLAR TOURS- How do […]
Best Michelin Star Restaurants in Basque Country The Basque country and in particular the glamorous resort of San Sebastian – is now a must-visit destination for lovers of fine gastronomy traveling in Spain. Its inhabitants, the fiercely proud Basque people, have always enjoyed spending money on food and drink, and lots of it! They are […]
Insiders Guide to Truffles in Italy- By Simona Piccinelli, Italy Specialist Truffles are a gourmet delicacy, one of the most expensive and desired in the world. Foodies swoon over them, international top chefs search them out and bid for them at auction, and truffles are without a doubt one of the priciest and most precious […]
Ten Best South African Wine Estates South Africa is now an undisputed first division wine-producing country. Years of hard work, investment, and diligence have left the country with an increasing number of superstar wineries, producing world-class wines at prices to match! This explosion of high-quality wine has been partially led by a growing number of […]
Madrileños will vehemently disagree, but there is no doubt that Barcelona’s nightlife and bar scene is now one of the most vibrant in Europe. For while the citizens of Catalonia’s capital are all too happy to culturally distance themselves from their regional neighbors, they have in common with all Spaniards a love of social drinking […]
Lisbon for Food Lovers, Cellar Tours recommendations: From small, family-owned restaurants offering delicious and inexpensive food to high-end cuisine, the capital of Portugal has enough options to satisfy even the most demanding of foodies. And although the Portuguese are known for sticking to their culinary traditions, Lisbon offers much more than the familiar staples of […]
The Ten Best Restaurants in Paris for Wine lovers- Cellar Tours Selection Paris is a city of over two million people and is today the undisputed economic, political, artistic, and gastronomic hub of France. Citizens of Lyon would undoubtedly disagree, but as far as we are concerned, no other city in France offers as much […]
Fine White Wines from Galicia It is hard to believe that until recently, these two wonderful and increasingly popular white varieties – Godello and Albariño, grown in Galicia in northwest Spain – have languished in obscurity. Of course, local growers and Spanish connoisseurs championed their virtues for decades. Still, it is only over the past […]
Portuguese Cheese Guide Although Portugal’s most famous contribution to food and drink is undoubtedly Port wine, its superb range of artisan cheeses, with its lengthy pedigree and traditions are equally a worthy addition to any gourmet’s household. And while most visitors to this beautiful and historic country may well only bring home a bottle or […]
Whiskey and Food Pairings Food and wine matching is a complex and highly subjective topic. It causes endless debate as to which wines should be matched with certain foods and whether there should there be any rules at all, or is it purely a matter of taste? So you can imagine the passions that are […]
Italy has a unique place amongst European nations in Jewish history. The legacy of Jewish culture in Italy spans over two thousand years – from the early recorded Roman period. The country contains some of the oldest communities of Jewish citizens in Europe – over the centuries, Jewish communities in Italy have absorbed and welcomed […]
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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).