Category: Travel/Reis

I’m very fortunate in that my work involves travel, writes Gregory Dal Piaz. Well, that’s not the fortunate part, the fortunate part is that my work involves travel to places that are conducive to growing vines. Those happen to be some pretty spectacular places. However, the longer I do this the mor …

Our latest overseas venture saw us discovering the northern parts of Italy, from Rome upwards. Our journey of discovery took us from Rome through Umbria and Tuscany in the centre of Italy, to Liguria on the northwest coastline and Veneto in the north east where our trip ended, sadly, in Venice. It w …

Being in Burgundy!

There is nothing like spending time in Burgundy, says Christy Canterbury MW. The villages and countryside are beautiful and timeless. The people are discreet but warm. Burgundy is like comfort food for wine lovers.

Like much of California’s modern wine industry, Monterey county received a boost from the explosion of growth that began in the 1960s, writes Gregory Dal Piaz from the States. Wine sales were taking off and producers looked for the best locations to grow their grapes. Being a nascent industry at the …