Tourism

Enjoy Swartland Wine Route

The Swartland Wine & Olive Route, 50km north of Cape Town, celebrates its 30th anniversary this year and has a lot to offer visitors.  While the scenery and hospitality of the area have – needing little improvement – remained unchanged over the past three decades, the area’s approaches to viticulture and winemaking standards, the sophistication…

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Tulbagh Valley Wine Route

Tulbagh Valley, a charming South African historical town, 80 miles from Cape Town, offers beauty, heritage, tranquility and of course, wine.  Set against beautiful scenery and majestic mountain ranges, visitors can choose from a wide range of accommodation, browse and buy handcrafted foods, jewellery and gifts, admire art, go to the theatre, enjoy seasonal events,…

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Slow Wine Weekends

Slow Wine Weekends is centred in the small village of McGregor in the Winelands of the Western Cape of South Africa.  Their focus is on the boutique wineries that operate either from or around the village and which produce some award-winning wines, including in the last two or so years, the country’s best Brut MCC. They offer…

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Klein Karoo Wine Route in the Southern Cape

The Klein Karoo Wine Route, in the Southern Cape of South Africa, spans the easternmost wine producing region in the country, stretching along the Cape Route 62 from Montagu in the west to the Outeniquas in the east.  It is characterised by spectacular mountain ranges, where vines are grown on high slopes and along riverbanks….

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European Waterways Announces Champagne Cruises

European Waterways Announces Champagne Cruises

European Waterways are offering five new Champagne Cruises in Champagne, France, aboard the Panache luxury hotel barge in 2017. Departing on June 11th, 18th and 25th, and July 2nd and 9th, Panache can accommodate up to 12 passengers in luxurious comfort and features a crew of six, including an English speaking guide, gourmet chef and…

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Tourism at Domaines Paul Mas in South of France

Tourism at Domaines Paul Mas in South of France

This summer, visitors to Domaines Paul Mas vineyards in Montagnac have the option of staying in one of two newly-created luxury suites.  Located in the heart of the vineyards, and mere steps from Domaines Paul Mas award-winning restaurant, Côte Mas, the suites feature high-standard furnishings, complimentary wi-fi, climate control, and Nespresso coffee machines.  Guests can…

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Which Vineyard Should You Visit On Your Staycation?

Which Vineyard Should You Visit On Your Staycation?

The last few years have witnessed the rise of the ‘staycation’. British holidaymakers have become more alert to the possibilities of a holiday in the UK and the tourist trade has upped its game in response. Even if we do share a love of sparkling wine, we all want different things from our summer travels…

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Visit Hush Heath Estate in Kent, home of Balfour Brut Rosé

Hush Heath is a 400-acre family owned estate in the heart of the ‘Garden of England’, Kent, with vast ancient woodlands, vineyards, apple orchards and wildflower meadows. With family values at its core, the Estate combines conservation with an unrivalled spirit of hospitality and generosity. We are famous for producing Balfour Brut Rosé, one of…

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Book a Weekend in Champagne

Book a Weekend in Champagne

“The thing about Champagne, you say, unfoiling the cork, unwinding the wire restraint, is that… every time you sip it, you’re sipping from all those other celebrations. The joy accumulates over time.” David Leviathan Magnifique; splendide; somptueux; extraordinare… These are just a few of the words frequently uttered in toast to the world’s most famous wine region – Champagne….

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