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Sherry Triangle Tour

Sherry Triangle Tour – based in Jerez de la Frontera, Andalucia, Spain 16-19 April 2015: Despite the author being unable to join this year’s tour, due to an injury – our small part of five people from the UK – duly arrived at the Sherry Park Hotel, Jerez in time to meet Senor Fernando Cabrera […]

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Working with Spanish Wine Producers

TOUR OF SHERRY TRIANGLE 16th TO 19th April 2015  20th century recollections of days working with Spanish Wine Producers. Some while ago towards the end of the twentieth century – I recall very many happy days with the famous sherry shipper – Gonzalez Byass. At an early point in my experience I remember being plunged into […]

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The Raw Beauty of Santorini

Santorini  7-day Wine-tour holiday. July  21st to July 28th 2014 £897, not including flights, but tell us you’re interested and we’ll keep you posted with flight deals we find.   I went to Santorini for a week to explore the potential for a wine tour and stayed there for two. I had become totally enchanted […]

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His hands spoke enthusiastically about the Winery’s processes for obtaining quality wines.

I was reminded of once in my childhood when I was sitting between my English Grandmother and my Greek Grandmother, translating between the two. English Gran said “It’s funny when you turn and talk in Greek to Yaya (Granny in Greek), you move your hands a lot. When you turn and speak in English to […]

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Planning the Perfect holiday

Planning the Perfect holiday for Wine-loving Golfers and their Spouses Although the worst of the long nights was over, sunset was still pretty early. As darkness began to fall, I was being shown round the grounds of Cyprus’ Aphrodite Hills Hotel, resort. “Gosh I couldn’t walk around like this with a short sleeved T-shirt in […]

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October or November 2012 – Golf and Wine holiday in Cyprus. Four different Golf courses, 3 wineries, some sightseeing. Estimated cost less than a £2000 including flights, hotels, meals, winery and other visits. Prices and details to be advised. Golf and Wine holiday in Cyprus. Four different Golf courses, 3 wineries, some site-seeing. Estimated cost less […]

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Our program for 2012

September 2012 – September 2012 – 22nd -23rd Visit to England’s Sharpham vineyard in Devon. Overnight stay at Durant Arms Hotel Ashprington. Wine and Food Pairing Dinner in the evening. Visit to Cheese maker during following morning followed by visit to Yearlstone Vineyard, Bickleigh. Cost £250 per person based on two people sharing.

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Our program for 2012

September 2012 – Monday 7th September to 14th September: Luxury Douro Valley Tour, staying at splendid 5 star Yeatman Hotel on first night with dinner on the river. Inclusive of the Yeatman Hotel, rooms at the Quinta da Pacheca and the Quinta San Antonio are currently held unconfirmed pending firm bookings. Due to the wine […]

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Our program for 2012

September 2012 – Friday 31st August to 3rd September: Budget Tour to Douro Valley including picturesque train journey to the heart of the Douro Valley. 3 nights £590.00 per person based on two people sharing. It does not include travel to/from Portugal but does include all travel within Portugal, all hotels, meals and organised visits […]

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English Wine Tour

Mid October’s mini-southwest vineyard visits Our jaunt to the southwest of England to see vineyards on Saturday 15th October – a late summer day was fine and seemingly warm & sunny – luckily for us, especially for the 320 miles round trip! Having spent part of my childhood in south Devon, memories of many postcards […]

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