Wine paring with Soutzoukakia Smyrne-ika

How to Cook and what to Drink with Soutzoukakia Smyrne-ika   “Let me get this straight,” said Annabelle. “So, these people who sign up for this holiday will go to one of the most beautiful Greek islands and they have a choice between spending a lot of time on the…

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How to make your Greek Wine Tour Longer

How to make your Greek Wine Tour Longer And a special offer! The Beautiful lady in this photograph is Chef Krystina Kalapathakos, author of the Greek cookbook, “Back to my Roots”. There is a possibility that she might conduct the cooking class at our Andros wine-tasting holiday Sometimes people travel…

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Jose Berger wine educator

Our video https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Pop2D2ZgSAQ shows our wine educator friend, Jose Ramon Jimenez Berger, (Jose Berger for short) in full swing during the evening start of our 4-day Rioja wine-tour in September 2016. In the last two years, we asked Jose Berger to introduce some of the styles of Rioja wines during our…

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Greek Wine Kaleidoscope

A large band of crickets serenaded us as we tucked into our delicious starter of huge, tender, mussels in an olive oil and lemon sauce. Zephiros caressed our cheeks with a gentle, cool, breeze that turned the temperature of Greek summer sun to something just perfect. A couple of hundred…

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Why Rioja is such a popular destination

5 Reasons Why Rioja is such a popular destination for a Wine-Tasting Holiday   Rioja Wine Tours are popular with enthusiasts looking for a Wine-Tasting Holiday. Here’s why: In part it’s down to Phylloxera – the vine plague that struck Europe in the 19th century. France was one of the…

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Wine & Food week – Andalusia, Spain

Wine & Food week 17-23 April 2016 – Andalusia, Spain Our newly created 2-part “wine and food week in Andalusia” last month was a resounding success! Initially based in the aptly named Hotel Sherry Park, for the first 3 nights in Jerez de la Frontera, we greeted our party of…

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A mini wine-tour for €45

Our wine tours are usually complete wine-tasting holidays lasting for at least a weekend but extending to four days, a week or even a fortnight. In Cyprus, however, we offer private one day excursions into the wine routes of Troodos. Occasionally we even organise coach parties for our single-day excursions.…

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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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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.…

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