Chile, Legends of Maipo and Colchagua

Chile: 22 September – 13 October 2010 There is an unmistakable feeling when you enter Chile that tragedy struck the country at dawn on February 27th 2010. Indeed, a size 8.9 earthquake reduced many areas to rubble and a tsunami … Continue reading

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Beyond the Serra Gaucha

Brazil: 29 August – 22 September 2010 The town of Lages in Santa Catarina The Serra Gaucha might be considered the heart of the fine wine industry for Brazil, but just as we have seen in many places before, when … Continue reading

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Serra Gaucha!

Brazil: 29 August – 22 September 2010 Early Italian Immigrants: Wine Culture in the South of Brazil With a flight made long by anticipation, we were on the way from New York to Brazil. A new continent awaiting us, it … Continue reading

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Finger Lakes!

New York: 21 August – 28 August 2010 With hills rolling into lakes of unmistakable shape, and with a soil and climate seemingly designed for one purpose, we thought it ironic that the lakes just might be a handprint from … Continue reading

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Long Island!

New York: 21 August – 28 August 2010 Raphael Winery, showing you a great Long Island tasting room! Coming to the US’s 3rd largest grape growing state, New York had many surprises in store for us. With many different wine … Continue reading

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Ontario: With Brix Magazine!

Canada: 16 August – 20 August 2010 CHCH Morning Live: With Annetta Hamm interviewed on the World Wine Tour 2010 charity fundraising project, and the great wines the Niagara region has donated! It’s much more than just ice wine, but … Continue reading

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British Columbia: Okanagan!

Canada: 31 July – 10 August 2010 A certain winter sounding wine has been captivating the attention of the World Wine Tour. As we crossed the border continuing north after Oregon and Washington, we began our journey into Canada’s Okanagan … Continue reading

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The Pacific Northwest States!

USA, OR and WA: 23 July – 1 August 2010 The rolling hills of Oregon wine country, as seen from Johan vineyards! The Pacific Northwest states have been moving fast on the rise for worldwide wine recognition, and so we … Continue reading

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Napa… and Beyond!

California: 22 June – 22 July 2010 Ironically, whilst in the middle of considering having our auction in Hong Kong, we happened to come across a convention hosted in Napa on exactly this issue! Set up by a whole host … Continue reading

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Napa California!

USA, California: 22 June – 22 July 2010 Icon of Napa, the Napa Valley Wine Train is here in action. Napa. Finally, we had arrived. It was the place which most all other wine regions we had seen around the … Continue reading

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