Andalusia, southwest Spain

Our proposed week in Andalusia, southwest Spain – mid to late April 2016 Having had the great pleasure of visiting the centre of Andalusia, in south-west Spain in the beautifully scenic Cordoba province – in and around the Montilla-Moriles wine region late in September 2015 – I quickly changed my …

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Sherry Triangle Tour

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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 …

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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 …

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Planning the Perfect holiday

Planning the Perfect holiday - Superb Golf

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 …

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Tasting Vinhos Norte Wines

The other day I had occasion, at a Portuguese Wine Tasting, to re-taste the range of Vinho Verde Wines produced by Vinhos Norte, one of the producers partnering with us on our Portuguese Wine Tours. In the whites, the Alvarinho grape predominates; a number of their wines are blended with …

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Our Competition Answers

Many of our Competition Entrants asked if they could see the competition answers. They are published below.  8 people got to round 2 and 5 people made it to round 3. Nobody got the exact answers to round 3, but we decided to give a prize on the tie-breaker  to …

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