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Category: Wine Travels


Beyond Barcelona

With a week for exploring Barcelona and its surrounds, we took advantage of a tour to Montserrat, and on another day, a game of golf at Real Club de Golf El Prat, a wander...


Bordeaux Wine Region – France

Our first taste of a TGV train was from Montparnasse to Bordeaux, where we were met by friends who kindly hosted us for three days in their home in the suburb of Le Haillan. It...


Champagne Wine Region – France

The region of Champagne-Ardenne which gives its name to the white sparkling wine produced there, is located about 100 miles (160 km) east of Paris.  While the capital of the region is Chalons-en-Champagne, the towns of...


Vaucluse – Provence

The Vaucluse department of Provence incorporates the cities of Orange, Avignon, some very famous wineries such as those around Châteauneuf-du-Pape, and many touristic sites. This area is so rich in history with charming little...


Bendigo Wine Region VIC

The first vines in the Bendigo region were planted in the 1850s and by the 1880s had gained international recognition. Today the wineries in the region continue to win awards for their outstanding Shiraz and...


Just a little taste!

Finding ourselves with a little time on our hands on the way back home from a country wedding, we allowed ourselves a little indulgence in our long-time hobby of wine tasting. The two areas...