UXDE dot Net
  • Ireland 2018

    Posted by on

    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...

  • Portugal 2018

    Posted by on

    LISBON, PORTO & THE DOURO The ultimate Portugal experience! 12 days, Sunday 2 September to Friday 14 September, 2018  SOLD OUT 12 days, Sunday 16 September to Friday 28 September, 2018  SOLD OUT 12...

  • ITALY 2019

    Posted by on

    SEPTEMBER 2019. The ultimate gourmet wine and food tour in one of the most beautiful areas of Italy. The 4B’s: Barolo, Barbarescco, Barbera and Billy! “An exceptional all round gastronomical, cultural and just plain...

  • FRANCE 2017

    Posted by on

    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

    Posted by on

    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

    Posted by on

    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

    Posted by on

    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

    Posted by on

    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

    Posted by on

    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

    Posted by on

    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...

Recent Posts

A Sommelier Is

Posted by

on

“Today everyone is calling themselves a sommelier, even if they’ve never worked at a restaurant. There is a world of difference between graduates of a wine course and working sommeliers, who are first and foremost...

The Other Side Of Merlot

Posted by

on

For many, Merlot is the nice guy of the red wine world. A smooth, warmhearted wine with the comfort of a favourite couch or sweater. Relaxation wine. Merlots from warm climates can be particularly seductive...

Ontario Fruit Wines

Posted by

on

As you may have noticed, fruit wineries have popped up all over the province, and some of these are now making grape wine too. Ontario wine’s great ambassador Larry Patterson says “Thanks to Minnesota, and...

LCBO Vintages March 14, 2009

Posted by

on

VINTAGES March 14, 2009 THE LOW DOWN: Not a lot to recommend. But you can’t go wrong buying Colio Sauvignon Blanc and Cotes du Rhône for summer drinking. And crowd pleasing doesn’t get much better...

Newfoundland

Posted by

on

We were fortunate to conduct at wine tasting on a boat in the harbour of St. John’s a few years back….but this info might still come in handy should you find the urge to visit...