Wine-tasting at the Aristocratic House of Löwenstein

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Fürst Löwenstein Wine-tasting at Schloss Kleinheubach : PARIS & THE HEART OF EUROPE - UNIWORLD RIVER CRUISE - DAY 11: Our brief walking tour of Miltenberg this morning was not too enjoyable. After a brilliant day of sunshine in Würzburg yesterday, our luck ran out in Miltenberg and it rained … [Read more...]

Wine Walking Weekend Throughout Germany – April 2012

Germany's Wine Walking Weekend Allows Visitors to Combine Walking and Wine-tasting: Spring is a beautiful time for walking and discovering Germany's romantic wine villages and wineries.  And, for those who would like to combine a weekend of walking and wine-tasting in Germany, the Wine Walking … [Read more...]

See Burgundy Vineyards on the Grands Crus Wine Route

The Grands Crus Wine Route is the 'Champs-Elysées' of the Burgundy Wine Route: Burgundy is one of France's main wine producing areas and its vineyards, stretching some 250 kms from north to south, are the source of some of the most prestigious wines in the world. Naturally many visitors come … [Read more...]

Port Wine from The House of Sandeman – Porto

The House of Sandeman and the History of Port Wine : Port wine it seems was discovered in the 17th century when British merchants added brandy to the wine of the northern Douro region to prevent it souring and to improve its shelf-life during shipment to England. The wine was called Port, … [Read more...]

Sagra dell'uva – Marino's Grape Festival, Rome

Will another miracle happen at the Festa dell Uva: The little hill-top medieval castle town of Marino is just forty-minutes from the centre of Rome and is one of the towns which make up the Castelli Romani region, Frascati being probably the best known of them.  This wine-growing region was famous … [Read more...]

Rüdesheim on the Rhine

A Night of Fireworks and Rheingau wines: Rüdesheim is one of the Rhineland's best known wine villages and has many attractions. This charming village is on the route of many Rhine river cruises and as passengers disgorge from their river boats, they are brought to Drosselgasse where they can … [Read more...]