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Travel Tips | The Best of Burgundy

December 4th 2019

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Burgundian wines are without doubt some of the most beautiful in the world. The scenery of the vineyards is, however, not quite so majestic. Apart from the line of forest-topped vineyard clad hills that forms the backbone of the Côte d’Or, it’s a fairly flat landscape that runs over 200 kilometres from the top of Chablis to the bottom of Mâcon. The magic is in the bottle and in the incredible winemaking families that live and work in Burgundy. Thanks to the monks who farmed there, wine has been produced consistently since the 13th century. If you are able to…

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Savouring Venice – Quadri Restaurant

September 4th 2018

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Last weekend, abandoning the idea of attending the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials (where my partner was filming), I jumped on a plane to my home town: Venice. Only a couple of hours from London, the picturesque waterways of this historical island make an absolutely fantastic weekend getaway. The weekend coincided with the ultra glamorous Venice Film Festival. And as the heavens opened I decided to escape the crowds in favour of a sublime lunch at Quadri, one of my favourite restaurants in the city center.