Category: Food & Wine

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Travel Tips: Spain’s Basque Country

September 3rd 2019

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In the words of legendary 19th century epicure and gastronome, Brillat-Savarin, “A meal without wine is like a day without sunshine.” There can be no doubt that great wine and food go hand in hand. We are celebrating this most felicitous of marriages with a series of articles showcasing outstanding destinations for food and wine lovers, some in the heart of wine regions, others not. First stop, Bilbao and San Sebastián in the north east of Spain, with their many Michelin starred restaurants!

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Visiting Bordeaux | Travel Tips

May 31st 2019

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There are a whole host of good reasons to visit Bordeaux – fabulous architecture, half the city’s grand buildings are UNESCO listed; the world’s largest reflecting water mirror at the Place de la Bourse; the spectacular Cité de Vin museum; a seemingly infinite choice of restaurants, from the staunchly traditional to the uber-experimental; a burgeoning art scene, from myriad small galleries to the fabulous Museum of Decorative Arts & Design; excellent shopping, from high fashion to famous fleamarkets; stunning St Emilion – to name a few. But for us, of course, it is all about the wine.

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