Grape discoveries on a Bordeaux wine tour

Medoc wine region seen on a Bordeaux wine tour

Vines as far as the eye can see. These rustic vines were sleeping, their leaves mostly shed and branches bare. The fruit was picked many weeks earlier and had been relieved of its juice which lay in barrels fermenting with sugar and yeast. Over the course of the next few months the liquid matures until it is ready […]

The missing bite .. a discovery of tastes in Italy

Italy food experience - Food festival in Italy

I thought I had planned the perfect trip to Italy’s lakes region. Our itinerary took in historic villas covered in wisteria, perfect lake views and pretty towns. I researched restaurants thoroughly and scheduled visits to local attractions. Everything was going to plan and then we found out about this.. a local food festival. Why hadn’t I […]

To market, to market – favourite produce markets of the world

Favourite food markets market fruit

The thing I enjoy most about travelling is experiencing new and different cultures. My favourite way to do this is through the local food culture. Restaurants and cafes give you the opportunity to try the local cuisine but visiting the food and produce markets help you discover the beating pulse of a place. I hope you enjoy […]

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