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4.9
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There is no better way to buy French wine than direct from the maker’s vineyard. Here’s how to swill, sniff, spit and talk like an expert, and the best hotels to stay in... read more »
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Both are full-blooded cities of southwest France, with accents forged by cassoulet, fighting and rugby football. Toulouse is bigger, Carcassonne more visited. So which is the short-break favourite?... read more »
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4.75
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Granada is best known for the Alhambra and the Albayzin. But it has another big selling point, too - bet you didn't know that a night on the town would earn you a free dinner!... read more »
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5
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The rosé wines of Provence are routinely rubbished by experts. That's because experts know nothing. In truth, the pinks heighten the sensuality of the sunlit south. We should get among them... read more »
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5
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The Okanagan valley in British Columbia is home to more than 100 wineries that pull in plenty of tourists in summer. But other seasons have advantages for wine-loving tourists too... read more »
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5
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Destination: Beaune
At the heart of Burgundy's famous Cote d'Or wine region is the pretty and historic town of Beaune – the perfect base for a French food and wine break, and easily accessible from the UK by train... read more »
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Destination: Algarve
Trip type: Beach, Food and Drink
When I need somewhere to really relax and unwind (and enjoy some fabulous food), I head to my villa in the Algarve... read more »
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4.6
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Destination: Jersey, Jersey
From famous potatoes to fabulous fresh seafood, creamy dairy produce, cider and even wine, Britain's most southerly isle is heaven for hungry visitors.... read more »
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Destination: Istria
Want to eat and drink your way around Croatia? Then here's where you should go... read more »
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Travel to the oenophile’s Mecca along the fertile Garonne River, to sip your way through of one the world’s most preeminent red wine capitals; Bordeaux, France... read more »
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5
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Often overshadowed by Italy’s better-known cities, Ravenna is one of the most amazing cultural centres you will ever visit... read more »
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5
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Destination: Paris
Paris by day is a wonderful place, but after dark the 'city of light' comes to life. The Eiffel Tower sparkles, the Seine is illuminated and the streets seem to glow as cosy cafés and bars beckon... read more »
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5
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Destination: Barcelona
Barcelona’s prettiest barrio - or district - has become home to some of its finest food shops. Take a mouth-watering tour... read more »
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5
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Destination: Sicily, Ragusa, Modica
Around the towns of Ragusa and Modica, there are boutique wineries to rival Sicily’s familiar labels. Add stylish hotels and gourmet restaurants, and Italy’s new Wine Country is ripe for a road trip... read more »
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5
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Destination: Madrid
The Mercado de San Miguel is a magnet for foodies in the Spanish capital. Sample the mouthwatering fare of its food stalls, then set off on a tapas crawl of Madrid or join an evening wine tasting... read more »
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5
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For an authentic Spanish experience off the tourist beat, spend a couple of days in Valladolid, home to one of Spain’s most important museums and also a bit of a gourmet hotspot ... read more »
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4.5
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Destination: Cephalonia
Trip type: Beach, Food and Drink
Surprises and contrasts are what some of us travel for, and there are plenty of both to be had on the lovely Greek island of Kefalonia, in the Ionian Sea... read more »
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4.5
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Tel Aviv is a foodie's paradise - a fine fusion of European and Middle Eastern cuisine. And low-cost flights have made a weekend discovery tour for the taste buds affordable... read more »
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4.5
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Spend a couple of days in California’s lesser-known wine region of Sonoma, a perfect short break from San Francisco for foodies and wine lovers... read more »
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4.5
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Destination: Bordeaux
Bordeaux's city centre, with its 18th-century architecture, has recently become a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It's also a great base for visiting the local vineyards... read more »
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