A Guide to French Supermarket Wine Buying

Date: TBA

A short, one-night trip to Northern France in time for Christmas! This trip will attempt to guide the participants in how to choose wines in French supermarkets.

Secret Champagne

Date: Tues 16th June 2015 - Friday 19th June 2015

A top quality Wine Tour giving the opportunity to discover the lesser known parts of the Champagne region, where some exceptionally good value for money champagnes are produced. Accommodation in a top 4 star Chateau with Spa. The producers visited are in the Aube department in the south of the champagne region,and there will be visits to the Renoir Museum (with exclusice champagne tasting and tour) and to the General de Gaulle Museum.
3 nights accommodation in a Superior room with breakfast and gourmet dinner. 2 lunches. Visits to 4 champagne producers with tastings all included . Price : £1,100 per person.

Bordeaux and Bergerac discovery

Date: TBA

This extremely interesting tour will include visits to some of the top Premier Grand Cru Classé chateaux of St Emilion, together with small family wineries in the Bergerac and Pécharmant wine regions. A fantastic chance to compare and contrast some of the top wines of the world with the more down-to-earth affordable wines of these classic areas. £750 per person

Bordeaux - An English Love Affair!

Date: TBA

Visits and Tastings in all the great Bordeaux regions - St Emilion, Medoc, Graves and Sauternes. Learn what makes these wines such world beaters. The tour centre is a beautiful Chateau, where a full 4 course gourmet meal is served every evening of the 5 night stay.

Umbria and Southern Tuscany

Date: 11th May to 15th May 2015

A discovery of the wines of this beautiful and often neglected part of Italy. 4 nights in a top 5 star hotel, which has a wine spa offering vinotherapy no less! Visits to top wineries and vineyards with wine tastings, a vineyard safari and a dinner with wine tasting and jewellery on loan to the ladies! Wine, Dine and Shine! 4 dinners with wine, 3 lunches and numerous tastings all included. £1,250 per person