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This article, submitted by Carla Urrunaga, is a participant in the 2015 Guest Bloggers' program sponsored by the Great Wine Capitals Global Network. For all #winelovers who visit Chile and even more so if they live here, winery tours are a must.  More and more wineries offer wine tourism packages every day which allows one to find the ideal visit for each person’s particular interest. If what...
This article, submitted by Melissa Sutherland, is a participant in the 2015 Guest Bloggers' Program sponsored by the Great Wine Capitals Global Network.  ‘Die winter is verby, nou kom die wind’ – winter is over, now comes the wind, remarked an Agulhas local. This remote part of the world, known for its treacherous shipwrecking coastline is at a superficial level somewhat intimidating. Yet...
This blog post, submitted by Melissa Sutherland, is a participant in the 2015 Guest Bloggers' Competition sponsored by the Great Wine Capitals Global Network. I was recently invited to the opening of an artist friend’s exhibition in Franschhoek. To make a day of it, I asked a girlfriend to join me on the journey - not only to enjoy the Cape Winelands’ fabulous wine and food offerings but also...
This post by Minnesota-based food and wine writer Jeff Burrows is a participant in the 2015 Guest Bloggers' Contest sponsored by the Great Wine Capitals Global Network. All photo credits copyright foodandwineclick.com The moral of this story: Don’t taste 40 year Tawny Port!  All lesser ports will be nice, but you’ll forever be thinking about the 40.  You have been warned! One...
  W. Blake Gray.  (Photo courtesy of the author)   This post, submitted by W. Blake Gray, is a participant in the 2015 Guest Bloggers' Contest sponsored by the Great Wine Capitals Global Network W. Blake Gray explains how Rombauer, the immensely popular, iconic producer of chardonnay in the Napa Valley, meticulously crafts wines that everybody likes to drink.  It has been a...
Horses have long been a part of South Africa’s winemaking history. Before tractors and motorcars were so prolific, it was our four-legged steeds we relied on to get the job done. Stallions and fillies alike would be charged with transporting grapes to the cellar, delivering wine to the towns, providing a ride for vineyard pruners and much more. Legend has it that roses were planted at the end of...
This post, submitted by Natalie Roos, is a participant in the 2015 Guest Bloggers' competition sponsored by the Great Wine Capitals Global Network. I think I’ve successfully convinced you that Stellenbosch is the place to go for food and wine in South Africa (and also the world). I’ve listed eight of the places I dined at during the #Stellenblog campaign and given them my personal...
This post, submitted by Wendy Narby, is a participant in the 2015 Great Wine Capitals Bloggers' Competition. (All photo credits:  Wendy Narby) Pessac Léognan is at once one of the oldest and one of the youngest of the Bordeaux appellations. One of the youngest as it was officially created in 1987 and yet the oldest as it encompasses what was known as ‘Les Graves de Bordeaux’ the ‘cradle...
This article, submitted by Porto-based blogger Francisco Brito, participated in the 2014 Guest Bloggers' program sponsored by the Great Wine Capitals Global Network.   A memorable Port tasting was led by Luiz Antunes of Wine Magazine (http://www.revistadevinhos.pt), with the presence of João Nicolau de Almeida, David Guimaraens, Jorge Rosas and Matthew Nicolau de Almeida. The event began...
This post, written by Britt Karlsson, participated in the 2014 Guest Bloggers' Program sponsored by the Great Wine Capitals Global Network.   I love to visit vineyards. I say this because very often when you are on a wine tour you get to see the fermentation tanks and the barrel cellar but not the vineyard. This is a pity. All wine producers nowadays tell us that good quality grapes is the most...

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