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Papa dei Boschi – The Hazelnut Kingdom

A guest post by Amanda Courtney of Amanda’s Wine AdventuresGet in touch with her for personalized, food and wine tasting tours in Barolo and Barbaresco.



Through Castilla y León: Valladolid-Salamanca-Avila-Segovia

View from the Alcázar, Segovia

After the delightful wine tour through the Rivera del Duero–all detailed in my Sneak Peek Curious in the Rivera del Duero)–we continued with a fascinating road trip through the lands of Isabel I de Castilla y León, also known as Isabel la Católica (1451-1504).  Almost in her footprints, this is a route for foodies who also have a weakness for history. […]

The Rioja, Where Each Wine Has a Story to Tell

Rioja Alavesa

If you hear about Rioja, you immediately think about wine.  This is nothing new; already in ancient times (20 AD) Romans indulged themselves, having wine shipped from Rioja to Rome! […]


An Enchanting Getaway to Puglia, the Fertile High Heel of Italy


Puglia with a 800 km coastline is a region full of sun and sea, unique towns, interesting history and tradition, gentle people, fantastic, traditional food, and outstanding wine. […]


The Rivera del Duero, a Delightful Route for Every Wine Lover


Among red Spanish wines, I have always favored the ones from the Rivera del Duero, or ‘Riberitas’ as some informally like to refer to them.  I think it is their fruitiness and […]