web analytics

Author: Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel

Sardinia: Experience the wines for a taste adventure

Sardinia: Experience the wines for a taste adventure

What is Old is New Again There are many reasons to visit Sardinia, an island that has become a ... Read More

Israel Captured in a Delicious Bottle of Wine: Pair with a Side of Politics

Israel Captured in a Delicious Bottle of Wine: Pair with a Side of Politics

Israel is a small country (in the Eastern Mediterranean), with an ancient wine culture (Chalcolithic Era, 4000 BCE) that ... Read More

Volcanic Wines: Delicious Results of a Volcano

Volcanic Wines: Delicious Results of a Volcano

Volcanos: Bad News When a volcano eruption is the featured story on television news and headlines online weather apps ... Read More

Champagne: Describes a Lifestyle

Champagne: Describes a Lifestyle

It may be politically incorrect, but judgements are made by wines selected, shoes worn, and hotels selected. And So ... Read More

Wines from Cotes du Rhone: When Bigger is Better

Wines from Cotes du Rhone: When Bigger is Better

Cotes du Rhone is the second largest appellation in France, exceeded only by Bordeaux. This massive wine producing region ... Read More

Move Over Wine: Make Room for Beer from Spain

Move Over Wine: Make Room for Beer from Spain

The Change in Spain We easily associate wine with Spain; however, this country is also home to Europe’s oldest ... Read More

New Yorkers Discover French Roses

New Yorkers Discover French Roses

Picture this: It is a late on a summer afternoon; you are relaxing with friends on the terrace of ... Read More

Cognac Begins with Grapes. Apples Become Calvados

Cognac Begins with Grapes. Apples Become Calvados

Not All Grapes Become Wine Have you ever considered an alternative path for grapes; one that leads to something ... Read More

The Prosecco Selected by Trainer to the Stars and C-suite Executives

The Prosecco Selected by Trainer to the Stars and C-suite Executives

Question: Can you identify the wine that is low in sugar and calories and recommended by Shawn Benson, the ... Read More

The Kosher Gourmet Dine-Drink Adventure

The Kosher Gourmet Dine-Drink Adventure

If there is one event in New York that should not be missed, it is the Kosher Food & ... Read More

Italy: Wines of Emilia-Romagna

Italy: Wines of Emilia-Romagna

Located in northern Italy, Emilia-Romagna is a prolific wine region covering more than 136,000 acres under vine (2010). The ... Read More

Biodynamic Bordeaux

Biodynamic Bordeaux

Elementary The Bordeaux wine region in southwestern France produces some of the most desired wines and vintages in the ... Read More

Tasting wines, blind

Tasting wines, blind

Tasting Blind Wine industry professionals (i.e., winemakers, writers, sommeliers, researchers, educators, buyers, sellers, importers, sales managers) have many ways ... Read More

Italian wines seduce New Yorkers

Italian wines seduce New Yorkers

“Wine is an Emotion” James Suckling, the noted wine critic, did not know that wine would become his passion ... Read More

Spain’s secret: Txakoli wines

Spain’s secret: Txakoli wines

The first mention of Txakoli (pronounced cha-ko-lee) wines dates back to 1520. The wine was locally consumed and rarely ... Read More

Spanish winery architect brings attention to Baigorri wines

Spanish winery architect brings attention to Baigorri wines

There are wineries and then there is Baigorri (started in 2000), currently owned by Pedro Martinez Hernandez. This Rioja ... Read More

Drink like a New Yorker

Drink like a New Yorker

If you live in New York, work in New York or are doing business in New York – there ... Read More

NY drinks NY wines: History and hybrids

NY drinks NY wines: History and hybrids

New York Wines: Disaster in the Beginning Historians have documented the fact that grapes were first introduced to New ... Read More

It is wine time: Meet the new competition

It is wine time: Meet the new competition

APVSA Introduces Wine-Entrepreneurs to Global Markets The Association for the Promotion of Wines and Spirits in North America (APVSA), ... Read More

The correct answer is Bordeaux 2016

The correct answer is Bordeaux 2016

Do you know the best French wine and the 2nd best destination in France? If you said Bordeaux – ... Read More

All about Whiskey

All about Whiskey

The world of whiskey extends well beyond smelling, sipping and tasting. To learn about the brown liquid in your ... Read More

Red or White? Left or Right Bank? Answer: Bordeaux

Red or White? Left or Right Bank? Answer: Bordeaux

Do you look forward to enjoying a glass of wine with lunch or dinner? Do you eagerly scan the ... Read More

Oakville winegrowers present at Carnegie Hall

Oakville winegrowers present at Carnegie Hall

Scores of wine growers, buyers, sellers, and writers shared my enthusiasm for the Oakville wines and Oakville winegrowers. Read More

Wine your way to Florida

Wine your way to Florida

Yes, I know, wine tourism does not usually highlight the wines of Florida, and most visitors to this state ... Read More

Sarasota! Not Saratoga

Sarasota! Not Saratoga

I waited on a very long line to get a cab back to Manhattan from LGA. Naturally, the driver’s ... Read More

Botswana: A go-to destination for safari

Botswana: A go-to destination for safari

Know Before You Go When considering a safari holiday in Botswana, one of the first questions asked, “Is It ... Read More

From Cape Town to Stellenbosch in under 1 hour

From Cape Town to Stellenbosch in under 1 hour

Cape Town is South Africa’s second largest city, with 4 million people and 10+ million tourists (2017). As an ... Read More

From Kirkwood to Kansas City: From whiskey to wine in Missouri

From Kirkwood to Kansas City: From whiskey to wine in Missouri

After discovering some of the best wines in St. Charles, Missouri, and acquiring intriguing arts and crafts, it was ... Read More

Putting on the Ritz: Rothschild style

Putting on the Ritz: Rothschild style

Who wouldn't enjoy a chilled glass of Barons de Rothschild Champagne at the end of a hectic summer afternoon? Read More

Spend a Sunday in Bordeaux

Spend a Sunday in Bordeaux

If you are lucky and have a beautiful day, Bordeaux is a fabulous city for walking and biking. I ... Read More

Get to Bordeaux: Your first stop in France

Get to Bordeaux: Your first stop in France

For an enjoyable immersion into the French life-style, the best starting point in Paris has got to be Bordeaux. Read More

Paris: Out and about

Paris: Out and about

Airline reservations to Paris confirmed, dates finalized and accommodations secured, its now time to arrange sightseeing. Read More

Barton and Guestier: From wine entrepreneurs to global corporation

Barton and Guestier: From wine entrepreneurs to global corporation

No matter how many wines are experienced, books read, or experts interviewed, there is always something new and interesting ... Read More

Looking for adventure? Paris shopping deals!

Looking for adventure? Paris shopping deals!

Flying XL Airways to Paris and taking a value-priced flight to New Jersey on La Compagnie is one way ... Read More

Kevin Begos: Wine links past to present

Kevin Begos: Wine links past to present

“Eat, drink and be merry, for everything else is not worth that.” (Inscription on tomb of Hittite king, 1400 ... Read More

Pineau des Charentes: Cognac’s little brother – arrives in red and white

Pineau des Charentes: Cognac’s little brother – arrives in red and white

Charente is in South West France whose history dates back to Roman times, with a low profile today, except ... Read More