Virginia Wine Fest at Bull Run
September 13, 2016 – 8:19 am | Comments Off on Virginia Wine Fest at Bull Run

The 41st annual Virginia Wine Fest takes place this weekend, 17 and 18 September 2016, in Bull Run Regional Park, Fairfax, Virginia.
Participating wineries range from AmRhein Wine Cellares to Williamsburg Winery.
New this year: Virginia’s Oyster …

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Toques et Clochers
February 17, 2014 – 8:42 am | No Comment
Toques et Clochers

Organized over the Palm Sunday weekend by the wine growers of the Sieur d’Arques, France, “Toques et Clochers” (“chef’s hats and steeples”) is intended to promote the different soil types of the Limoux vineyard.
Each year, …

California Wineries Issue Invitation to Europe
April 9, 2013 – 8:50 am | No Comment
California Wineries Issue Invitation to Europe

Special to Road Trips for Wine
Two California wineries are offering visits to their ancestral homes in Croatia and Chateauneuf-du-Pape, France, to those who cruise with them this year.
Tablas Creek Vineyard wine maker Neil Collins …

Wine Regions of France
May 21, 2012 – 12:47 am | No Comment
Wine Regions of France

France Guide, the official website of the French Government Tourist Office, has a handy map of wine regions — plus all the contact information you will need to plan your own excursion.
From Alsace and Armagnac, …

Les Amorioles de Maury
May 2, 2012 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Les Amorioles de Maury

If you’re going to be in the south of France on May 27, 2012, consider joining a gourmet walk in six stages designed by Chef Pascal Borell.
The third edition of Les Amorioles de Maury is …

Five Senses Walk
April 17, 2012 – 12:18 am | No Comment
Five Senses Walk

The fourth annual Five Senses Walk takes place April 29, 2012, in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of southern France.
This wine tasting and gastronomic walk journeys between the villages of Bages and Peyriac de Mer, not far …

Terre de Vins et Art de Vivre
April 8, 2012 – 12:21 am | No Comment
Terre de Vins et Art de Vivre

Spring in Languedoc-Roussillon region in the South of France is a special time, but wine aficionados should plan their journeys there to coincide with the Terre de Vins et Art de Vivre Fair. It takes …

Cooperative Wine Cellars of Languedoc-Roussillon
April 1, 2012 – 10:12 pm | No Comment
Cooperative Wine Cellars of Languedoc-Roussillon

Studies by researchers from the General Heritage Inventory in France suggest that with 582 winemaking cooperatives in Languedoc-Roussillon and 109 distilleries in the Hérault, the region is becoming the symbol of the French cooperative winemaking …

Beaujolais Wine Route
December 10, 2011 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Beaujolais Wine Route

Special to Road Trips for Wine
By the French Government Tourist Office
The Beaujolais area, to the north of Lyon, France, is recognized worldwide for its wines. Indeed, wine production is a major industry in the …

Beaujolais Nouveau is coming!
November 11, 2011 – 12:11 am | No Comment
Beaujolais Nouveau is coming!

Special to Road Trips for Wine
By the French Government Tourist Office
Every year, the third Thursday in November is named Beaujolais Nouveau day, which, according to a French law created in 1985, is the first …

Bordeauxthèque in Paris
October 29, 2011 – 12:46 am | No Comment
Bordeauxthèque in Paris

The Wine Library of Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann has opened the Bordeauxthèque, a new 250-square-meter area designed as an “embassy” for wines from the Bordeaux region of France.
The Bordeauxthèque will present a range of more …