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Tim Syrad Chile & Argentina wine tours

Having run two tours in 2011, it was great to visit Mendoza again and update ourselves on the wines produced around Mendoza and in the Uco Valley. The political and financial situation has created a few issues in Argentina to say the least and despite a sound wine economy, inflation has made exports less competitive…(Read More)

Click here to read what my clients said about this tour In Spring 2015 I ran seven tours to Umbria and Southern Tuscany. We last visited Tuscany in 2005, but rather than repeat that tour I was keen to go over the regional border into Umbria to discover more about the wines of Montefalco and…(Read More)

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Puglia Wine Tour Report

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Click here to read what my clients said about this tour In Spring 2016 I took four groups of wine lovers on tour to Puglia. We were based in Lecce, a gloriously beautiful Greco Roman town, from which we ventured each day to explore different areas. Both tours commenced on Wednesday evening, with a dinner…(Read More)

portugal wine tour

Click here to read what my clients said about this tour In May 2016 my Portugal Wine Tour, based in Oporto, took us up the Douro Valley, south to the Dāo region and north to the Minho. Up the Douro Valley by train Following a welcome dinner at the Aurora restaurant in Porto on…(Read More)

germany wine tour

Germany Wine Tour Report

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Click here to read what my clients said about this tour In June and July 2016 I took two groups on tour to some of the wine regions of Germany. We were based in Wiesbaden, a picturesque spa city and an ideal base to explore a good number of different areas in a short time…(Read More)

Burgundy wine tour

Click here to read what my clients said about this tour In September a group of 20 of us enjoyed four days exploring the wines of Burgundy. For the most part we stayed close to Beaune, but we were still able to experience a range of wines, and enjoy the hospitality of diverse vignerons, making…(Read More)

Oregon wine tour

Click here to read what my clients said about this tour In October 2016 I ran two tours to Oregon.  Each tour consisted of two days of visits, we were based in Salem which is a lovely town, and enjoyed a great first night dinner at Bentleys Grill where we tried a variety of wines…(Read More)

California wine tour

Click here to read what my clients said about this tour In October 2016 I escorted two wine tours to California.  If I say so myself, both were a great success – a revelation in many ways. The breadth and diversity of producers that we visited was possibly the greatest of any tour I have…(Read More)

Alsace wine tour

Click here to read what my clients said about my Alsace tours This small, but extremely high quality wine producing region is one of my favourites – for a combination of wine, culture and cuisine.  We first visited it in 2009, and in 2016 we returned, this time in the autumn.  Over three days of…(Read More)

Click here to read what my clients said about this tour In June 2017 we returned to Tuscany, which continues to deserve its wonderful reputation for wine and gastronomy. It’s so hard to believe that just thirty years ago, this region was one of the poorest in Europe, with patchy tourism and a wicker…(Read More)