Romania and her neighbor the Republic of Moldova have launched a joint tourist route of historic and cultural sites. The route will cover 54 sites related to the famous Prince Ștefan cel Mare (Stephen the Great), who ruled from 1457 until 1504.
Just 14 kilometers from Novorossiysk, Abrau-Durso it is a small mountain village famous for its inherent beauty, and for being the home of Russia’s sparkling wines.
Wine Lovers Tours, and established leader in the food and wine niche of travel tours, offers up their 2012 schedule of tours to Bordeaux and Cognac. Wine enthusiasts won’t want to miss out on an opportunity of a lifetime. Led by veteran tour organizer Vincent Marottoli Ph.D, guests of these tours will have the benefit of 30 years experience visiting these regions.
In news on the European river cruise scene, Gateway Destinations announced their upcoming collaboration with France Cruises for a once in a lifetime excursion into Bourdeaux wine country. The 11 day river cruise package begins in September, and highlights the wine of the region via sumptuous accommodations about the Mirabelle hotel barge.
The underground wine cellars at Cricova are the largest such storage facilities in the world, making them Moldova’s wine treasure. The perfect combination of humidity and temperature make these massive caves underground the perfect spot for storing the best wines of Moldova. Best of all, visitors can tour these extraordinary cellars via tours.
France is most inviting in November, when midnight on the third Thursday of the month, they open the first bottle of Beaujolais Nouveau.
Argophilia Travel News takes an opportunity to reveal the ancient Mosel wine region village of Traben – Trarbach. The first in a series of “On the Run” snapshots of wonderful places, Traben – Trarbach shows the true spirit of the off season of this famous German wine countryside. Visions of German hospitality, and yes castles over the Mosel too, reflects Central Europe’s alluring charm.
Turkey’s wine producing areas are actually some of the world’s most productive and marvelous, though many are not familiar with them. For travelers to the Black Sea or Asia Minor, Turkey not only offers a unique experience, but some of the best food and spirits to be found anywhere. But then, what should you expect from the land of Troy?