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Tasting Blandy’s, the Essence of Madeira

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Whether you think I am talking about cooking wine, or are an actual lover of these fortified wines, this post has something for everyone, thanks to our recent time at Blandy’s on Madeira Island. The trip was spontaneous, thus not much prior research except for reading Tom Mullen’s Forbes article and booking a tour at the only organic winery on the… Read more »

Preview: Italian Food, Wine, Travel Group Climb to Puglia

Puglia Italy trulli

February is the Italian Food, Wine and Travel group’s second month climbing Italy. I say climbing because we are working ourselves from the bottom of the boot to the Alps at the top. Our January Sicilian adventures with Culinary Camilla (link) propelled us to Puglia, the long and skinny heel of the boot, where our virtual exploration of all things #ItalianFWT… Read more »

Ending the Year with Wine Family Suertes del Marqués in Tenerife #WorldWineTravel

Medianías 2018 Listan Negro

Tenerif winery Suertes del Marqués works with native Spanish grapes including Listan Negro in this fresh, funky and savory, jingle bell rocker.

Two Sides of Maury in Roussillon: Sweet and Dry (#Winophiles)

Les Vignerons de Maury

In the northwest of Roussillon touching the Languedoc, the small wine region Maury sits in the remote Agly Valley Hills. Wine was introduced here in 600 B.C. by the Phoenicians and Greeks. Historically, neither the Cathars nor Knights Templar came out alive, but the wines produced there did, and are some of the best in Roussillon today. (The above photo… Read more »

A Region and Wine You Must Explore: Rias Baixas and Albariño (#WorldWineTravel)

Rias Baixas Albariño

There are several areas in the world noted as verdant yet the Rias Baixas region in Galicia, Spain tops many and offers their star grape, Albariño.