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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.

Food and Drink in the Azores

Food and Drink in the Azores

Although there is some tastes common to the whole archipelago, each island’s recipes have their own character.

England's hotspots for 2014

England's hotspots for 2014

Calm your FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) - VisitEngland's guide to the top 2014 holiday hotspots will ensure you don't miss a thing next year. From litera-tours through Hardy's Dorset and Shakespeare's Stratford to top cycle rides in the wilds of Yorkshire and the curves of the Olympic velopark, here's a sneak preview of England's top hotspots for 2014.

Pilgrim Country House Hotel launches cookery classes

Pilgrim Country House Hotel launches cookery classes

The Pilgrim Country House Hotel in the Wye Valley between Ross-on-Wye and Hereford, has announced a series of cookery classes for 2014, with its award-winning chefs Deepak Kumar – who is a member of the British Culinary Federation – and Brent Castle, who trained under Rick Stein, and who is a winner of a Michelin Bib Gourmand.

Food, festivals and natural phenomenon in the Faroes

For such a small destination, the newly-branded Faroe Islands present a range of experiences for the curious traveller.

Simon Taxacher: a new 4-toque chef for Austria

Simon Taxacher: a new 4-toque chef for Austria

Kirchberg in Tyrol. Published today, the authoritative 2014 Gault Millau guide awards dynamic Tyrolean chef Simon Taxacher and his restaurant 4 toques and 19 points, catapulting him to the top of Austria’s culinary elite.

New York State is America's epicurean king

New York State is America's epicurean king

New York State continues to be recognised as one of the best regions for fine dining, award-winning wine and creative cooking in the USA.

Season of mists and extra fruitfulness

Season of mists and extra fruitfulness

The latest Met Office figures show that England this year experienced its warmest, driest and sunniest summer since 2006.

Michel Roux Jr in residence at Cobblers Cove, Barbados

Michel Roux Jr in residence at Cobblers Cove, Barbados

Michel Roux Jr will be in residence at Cobblers Cove in Barbados between 9 and 18 January 2014. Michel, who has run Le Gavroche since 1991 and is a judge and presenter on BBC Masterchef, will be cooking a series of lunches and dinners as well as doing cookery demonstrations and book signings.

Culinary tours in India

Culinary tours in India

Winter is rapidly making its presence known, and there is no better time than now to plan an escape somewhere warm and welcoming.