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  • Ireland 2018

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    PINTS and HIKES AROUND IRELAND 11 DAYS IN IRELAND – THE TRIP OF A LIFETIME! GROUP ONE: May 21 to June 2, 2018 SOLD OUT GROUP TWO: June 4 to 16, 2018  SOLD OUT...

  • FRANCE 2017

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    SOUTH of FRANCE  SEPTEMBER 13-21, 2017  SOLD OUT! After several years of research, we have found the ‘perfect spot’ for our south of France tour. At a winery of course! And it’s close to...

  • Italy 2017

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    SEPTEMBER 3 to 13, 2017 The 4B’s: Barolo, Barbarescco, Barbera and Billy! SOLD OUT “An exceptional all round gastronomical, cultural and just plain fun tour!” This will be our 6th trip to the Barolo...

  • Portugal 2017

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    LISBON, PORTO & THE DOURO The ultimate Portugal experience 10 days, May 24 – June 4, 2017 SOLD OUT! Lisbon continues to be Portugal’s heartbeat, and deservedly so, but the excitement and energy is...

  • Wine, Food & Fun Tours

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    Our trips to Europe are action packed and offer experiences you couldn’t get if you went on your own. We spend hundreds of hours working out details, fine tuning and researching to give you...

  • IRELAND 2017

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    2017 IRISH SPRING TOUR: Food, Drink & FUN SOLD OUT 10 DAYS IN IRELAND – THE TRIP OF A LIFETIME! This is the trip we would want to take! A ‘country cottage week’ to...

  • Travel

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    Wanted to share some travel finds with you about Prince Edward County and Chicago… stay tuned for more! Or email tips about places you love and we’ll post it!   PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY Part...

  • Testimonials

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    Buy lottery tickets! Sell your house! Do everything in your power to join Billy and Kato on next year’s Lisbon trip. BEST HOLIDAY OF MY ENTIRE LIFE – the wines, the food, the art...

  • Winespeak

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    JOIN ME IN CREATING A BETTER WAY TO TALK ABOUT WINE! Traditional ‘winespeak’ – the language used by wine writers – may impress some, but for most, it’s meaningless. And more importantly it does not...

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SUPER FRESH WHITE FROM SPAIN

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Albariño wines from the north-west of Spain are on a hot streak right now as people look for something else – but close to the ‘same’, as in their beloved Pinot Grigio. What you get...

SUPER REFRESHING ROSE

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Vinho Verde’s appeal is refreshment and moderate alcohol. A gulp without fear wine – and invitation to entertain simplicity. Now you do it with Rosé!. Recommended for anyone looking for new wines to pour this...

Something Different

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AT LAST SOMETHING DIFFERENT IN DRY WHITE WINE! Chenin Blanc is one of wines lesser travelled white varieties – with the exception of South Africa, and here in the County at Chadsey’s Cairns. Another strike...

Spring Wine!

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WINE OF SPRING Nothing expresses the feeling of spring better than a big glass of Sauvignon Blanc. Especially the tart French edition. It doesn’t say so on the label, but Lurton’s wine has the lean,...

THE CHAMPIONS OF MOSCATEL

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Each year when we take our group to the J.M. Da Fonseca winery, most folks walk away with bottles of Moscatel. A fortified wine with luscious, exotic flavours. It’s irresistible – and reasonably priced. Fonseca...