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    LISBON 2015

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    IN LOVE WITH LISBON MONDAY SEPTEMBER 28 to TUESDAY OCTOBER 6, 2015 with optional add on to PORTO for 3 nights – Tuesday October 6 to Friday October 9 Our love affair with the...

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    ITALY 2015

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    Food, Wine & Fun in Piedmont, Italy SEPTEMBER 17 to 26, 2015 This will be our 4th trip to the Barolo region in Piedmont – where beautiful scenery, food and wine seems to be...

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    Ireland 2015

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    MAY 29 to JUNE 9, 2015 JUNE 8 to JUNE 18, 2015 Our recent two Irish tours were SO INCREDIBLY WONDERFUL we can’t wait to do it again!  So here it is – our...

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    2014 County Wine Camp!

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    The Ultimate County Mini-Holiday! BILLY’S COUNTY WINE CAMP 2014 AUGUST 22 – 25, 2014 You are invited to three days of food, wine and fun in Prince Edward County, hosted by residents Billy Munnelly...

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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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    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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The general take on South African wines is they combine New World ripe flavours with the dry character of French wines. A best of both worlds. This new arrival fits the description perfectly, but may...

Perfect Summer Red

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There’s a very good new Valpolicella (light red) on the shelves from a producer called Sartori that’s got the classic frank fruitiness and refreshing edge that makes Valpolicella so gulpable. And so good with any...

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Fans of Chapoutier’s ‘Rasteau’ Rhone will be glad to see another of his reds. This Roussillon wine feels like the rustic, country cousin – full bodied, with interesting jabs and side shows that provide vigour...

Another Side of Viognier

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The Viognier grape usually produces a rather pretty, semi rich, semi-expensive wines, but here’s a dandy, everyday edition. Refreshingly bone dry, mildly flavoured and with the frank character of a house wine at a French...

Changes in the Douro

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You are going to be, (or have already have been) hearing a lot about red wines from the Douro region in Portugal. This was traditionally the home of Port, but savvy producers are off-setting the...