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    Porto & The Douro 2016

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    Lisbon continues to be Portugal’s heartbeat, and deservedly so, but the excitement and energy is being translated all across the country. Particularly up north in the bustling city of Porto, and in the wine...

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    ITALY 2016

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    Food, Wine & Fun in Piedmont, Italy SEPTEMBER  5 – 15, 2016 SOLD OUT “An exceptional all round gastronomical, cultural and just plain fun tour!” This will be our 5th trip to the Barolo...

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    LISBON 2016

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    IN LOVE WITH LISBON ONE ROOM LEFT! Thursday, September 15 to Friday, September 23, 2016 “EUROPE’S COOLEST CITY” After five years of Tours our love affair with the magical city of Lisbon has not...

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    IRELAND 2016

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    2016 IRISH SPRING TOUR: Food, Drink & FUN 10 DAYS IN IRELAND – THE TRIP OF A LIFETIME! This is the trip we would want to take! A ‘country cottage week’ to remember at...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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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    Wine, Food & Fun Tours

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    Fun WINE, FOOD & ADVENTURE TOURS Travel with Billy & Kato I’d like to invite you to join Kato and me on one of our wine adventure holidays! Wine, food & adventure – for...

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Discover this one!

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 ONE OF THE BEST LITTLE-KNOWN WHITES AT THE LCBO Some of you will know of my fondness for Miquel’s unoaked Chardonnay, but it deserves a much bigger audience. Such as the millions who dream of...

Charming Charmes Rosé

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CHARMING ROSE from CHATEAU DES CHARMES Charmes is on a roll. I recommended their earthy Pinot and now it’s time for their delicious sipping Rosé. While there’s a big blast of fruitiness, the wine is...

Best Rhone EVER!

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BEST COTES du RHONE EVER! I’ve always liked this wine, but now it’s love. For me the Rhone is the Holy Grail of red wine – where all the good red features come together to...

Similar but Milder

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A LOT LIKE SAUVIGNON, BUT MILDER Some find Sauvignon too herbaceous, but still enjoy the refreshing, brisk side of this grape variety. No problem – because I have a wine for you. A Sauvignonish wine,...

Sauvignon & Asparagus

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BEST DEALS on SAUVIGNON for ASPARAGUS Sauvignon and asparagus is a no brainer combo. And now that we have local – here are two great value wine picks. Caliterra scores again this year. The best-for-the-buck...