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Putting the fizz back into a historic vineyard

Putting the fizz back into a historic vineyard

Few English vineyards can claim links to a 400-year-old family home, a grandly eccentric poet, a literary pioneer and the UK’s most northerly award-winning wine.

Reasons to head to the Belgian Coast this summer

Reasons to head to the Belgian Coast this summer

The Belgian Coast isn't the longest stretch of shoreline, but what the 42 miles of wide sandy beaches misses out in terms of size, is more than made up by what it has to offer. Catering for families, gastronomes and thrill seekers, this small expanse of Flanders has plenty on offer.

Alacati: New Turkish destination for foodies

Alacati: New Turkish destination for foodies

Foodies of the world who have long-known about Turkey's distinguished cuisine can now add the Aegean town of Alacati to their must-try destinations.

Spring has Sprung at Tyddyn Llan

Spring has Sprung at Tyddyn Llan

Now that the weather has turned the corner, wild flowers are appearing and the temperature is starting to climb, why not treat yourself and someone special to a gastronomic stay at Tyddyn Llan, one of only three restaurants in the whole of Wales with a Michelin star?

Region of Murcia serves up Spain's best kept secret for food and wine

Region of Murcia serves up Spain's best kept secret for food and wine

Food and wine lovers are being offered the chance to experience some of southern Spain's finest cuisine with fantastic gourmet breaks on offer in the Region of Murcia.

The Alentejo Festival of Food & Wine

The Alentejo is a beguilingly beautiful rural region of diverse landscapes, from sweeping plains, cork forests and rocky hills, to sandy coves, olive groves and vineyards.

Masterchef South Africa Tour

Masterchef South Africa Tour

The TV show Masterchef is not only popular here in the UK but also many other countries around the world where they make their own versions including South Africa.

Coastal California and the Wine Country

Coastal California and the Wine Country

For those looking for magnificent scenery, superb food and delicious wine – and glorious weather to boot – US specialist Bon Voyage reckons its Coastal California & Wine Country itinerary should fit the bill.

Culinary culture in Turkey, Greece and Sicily

From tea breaks with a goatherd and wine tastings on a volcano, to cooking lessons with Turkish villagers and visits to food markets, Peter Sommer Travels’ expertise extends to cuisine and cooking, as well as archaeology and culture.

Dessert bars hit the sweet spot in Adelaide

Dessert bars hit the sweet spot in Adelaide

The trend towards heading out for a few glasses of wine or a couple of cocktails and something sweet has really taken off and shows no sign of abating.

Autumn wine and food tours: Bordeaux and the Douro Valley

BKWine recently presented its program for the autumn wine and food tours for 2014. BKWine is a world leading tour operator specialised in wine, food and gourmet travel.

Boutique breweries fermenting in South Australia

Boutique breweries fermenting in South Australia

Boutique breweries are catching up with vineyards as the ‘must-do’ food and drink experience in South Australia.

Forget the sunshine! Cuisine and culture alone brought 7.4 million tourists to Spain last year

Forget the sunshine! Cuisine and culture alone brought 7.4 million tourists to Spain last year

Spain’s diversity makes it a cultural powerhouse. It is Western Europe’s second-largest country (after France) in terms of area and the world’s third-largest exporter of wine, fruits and vegetables.

Top 5 alternative European carnivals in 2014

Top 5 alternative European carnivals in 2014

It’s that time of year again; Carnival season is underway, promising raucous parties, fantastic food and loud laughter – not to mention a questionable costume or two. 2014 isn’t the year to stand squashed amongst the crowds in Notting Hill but rather the year to enjoy the carnivals that were a secret to you until now.

New gastro-treks to Italy help holidaymakers walk up an appetite

New gastro-treks to Italy help holidaymakers walk up an appetite

This month sees Hedonistic Hiking launch its European range of gourmet guided walking tours in the UK.