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Cantine Aperte & Other Wine Festivals in Italy

Cantine Aperto Wine Festival On the last Sunday in May, Italy’s wineries fling open their doors and invite visitors to sample their creations. Cantine Aperte, which translates to Open Wineries, is best described as a countrywide wine party: It allows travelers to visit nearly every winery in Italy without making a reservation in advance. The …

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Wine Delivery from Europe: Getting The Best Wine to Your Doorstep Quickly

Wine Delivery from Europe: How To Get The Best Wine to Your Doorstep Traveling is amazing and the things you try while you travel are unforgettable. There are times where you wish that you can get another taste of those unforgettable things but you can’t exactly just get on a plane and go to Tuscany …

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5 Reasons to Try Turkish Wine While in Turkey

Need five reasons to drink Turkish wine on your next visit to Turkey? The country’s wines are quickly growing in prominence worldwide, and it’s no wonder why. First, the world’s very first wines were likely made in the region. Second, Turkey ranks sixth in the world in total grape production. Third, the only countries that …

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Wine Tasting in the Ahr Valley of Germany

  It’s time to get down with spätburgunder! Spätburgunder doesn’t roll off the tongue, but it tastes delicious. Better known as pinot noir, spätburgunder wines come from Germany’s Ahr Valley—located half an hour south of Bonn—and pinot noir lovers will want to descend upon this up-and-coming red wine region on their next European wine journey. …

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Guide to Wine Tasting on Mt. Etna in Sicily

The Mt. Etna volcano in Sicily is famous for steaming volcanic chasms, snowy peaks, and wild jeep expeditions, but the volcano’s most recent claim to fame is its wineries and wine tastings. Just a short drive from the famous seaside resort town of Taormina, as well as the bustling coastal city of Catania, Mt. Etna’s …

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Guide to Wine Tasting in the Istrian Peninsula

The Istrian peninsula, which contains portions of Slovenia, Croatia, and Italy, has loads of wine tasting opportunities, and they come at a good value. The best way to taste Istrian wine is to visit the source. Because most winemakers produce only small amounts of high quality wine, it is impossible for them to sell to …

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