Trip Reviews

Touring Campania Wineries

Monday, April 24th, 2017 9:39 am by .

There’s an old saying “See Naples and die” based on the high incidence of cholera in the 19th century, but on my visit the challenge is to taste over 200 different wines and live to tell the tale. I’m here for the annual Campania Stories event, where producers showcase their different wines, and it’s held inside the hallowed walls of the Santa Donna Regina church.

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Mielcke & Hurtigkarl. Copenhagen’s best restaurant.

Maybe it was the summer evening stroll through Copenhagen’s beautiful Frederiksberg Park, or perhaps the proud peacock welcoming me the way peacocks do, all feathers and indignation.

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Avli Lounge Apartments. 5 Star Cretan hospitality.

Rethymon’s ancient Venetian port and atmospheric narrow cobbled streets are popular haunts for Cretans and visitors looking for some typical local hospitality in an area famed for its good wine, olive oil and delicious cuisine. Nothing unusual there.

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Fuertenventura. Small but deliciously formed.

Fuerteventura is the second largest island after Tenerife, and with only 60 miles separating the Punta de la Entallada on its east coast from Cape Juby in Morocco it enjoys something like three thousand hours of sunshine a year.

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Gran Canaria. The mInature continent

All the Canary islands have a unique volcanic landscape. They were born from volcanic eruptions some 20 million years ago (although there have been a few more since) and the lava, now cooled to a blackish rock-like substance called lapilli, has left its footprint everywhere, and even more extraordinarily, has been used to fuel agriculture, […]

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