"Very nice piece David! Also next to Borough Market, which you mentioned is the tiny store - The Wine Pantry - stocking only English wines, some very good ones too, with at least 20 open to try. Have also written a piece with the Olympics in mind on…"
"With the London Olympics in mind I wrote a piece for Wandering Educators about visiting English vineyards and tasting English wines in London too - do check it out: England offers a sparkling surprise!"
"Kitty, apologies - I read your message too fast and thought you meant a place for YOU to stay whilst visiting your daughter! Hope she finds somewhere, with Karen's and Amanda's excellent advice. Alternatively there are various English-speaking…"
"Just wanted to share with you our new guest post on the Bucelas wine region which is only half an hour away from Lisbon, perfect for a day out of the city, if you are visiting the Portuguese capital. They focus on fresh, dry white wines from the…"
"Following up on my award, I've written a post about what the travel industry and wine industry can learn from each other about wine tourism. Comments on the post welcome.
Also, a chance to win a sub to jancisrobinson.com subscription site as it was…"
"Thanks very much Andrea, Doug and David ... and David, I'm sorry I don't do much on here for now, but hoping to devote more time to wine travel blogging and my own Wine Travel Guides website again from this summer - have had to devote some time to…"
"Born Digital Wine Awards Winners
Yesterday I was proud to be the first recipient of the Wine Tourism Award for a blog post I submitted.
I think it's particularly interesting that this is the first time that I've seen a "Wine Tourism" category in…"
"Just thought I might remind members of the Wine Travel Guides blog in case you haven't looked at in a while - whereas the main site only covers Europe (mainly France), the blog is worldwide. The latest post I've written is on Constantia in the Cape…"
I hope this isn't too late, but you will find a lot of (not just wine) recommendations on the Champagne guides on my site.
Start at www.winetravelguides.com/Guides/France/Champagne and then cruise the menus from there. The Attractions and…"
"Max - with an editorial hat on, I have to say that I totally agree with your summary. Dare I suggest that it's simply a conveniently 'in vogue' word that helps save words or lengthy explanations, which in the quick fire world we live in happens to…"
"Tony - there is a long history of Brits enjoying holidaying in Spain because of cheap package tours to the coast, for sun and cheap booze.
However, there is so, so much more to Spain than that - Madrid and Barcelona are fabulous cities, there are…"
Just thought I'd let the group know that the 2-bed apartment in my chalet in Le Grand Bornand (1 hour Geneva) in the French Alps is available for a full-season rental (December - April inclusive) this winter ... Please get in touch for…"
"There are some excellent wine museums around the world. I recently wrote a blog post about the best wine museums specifically in Europe and also invited people to add extras in the comments. Here's the link to it, which I hope is helpful. If anyone…"