Mendoza Wine Region: How to Plan the Perfect Visit

Julie Argentina 15 Comments

The Mendoza wine region is hot right now! This is the fastest growing wine producing region in the world and it is Argentina’s most popular spot to travel to for wine tours and tastings. Located in the shadow of Mt Aconcagua, the vineyards in the Mendoza wine region are at one of the highest elevations¬†in the world. Receiving little rainfall …

Australia Wine Tasting

Wine Tasting Barossa Valley and McLaren Vale

Julie Australia 4 Comments

The area around Adelaide is Australia’s premiere wine region. Sitting around Adelaide are Barossa Valley, Adelaide Hills, McLaren Vale, and Clare Valley. Some people say that Barossa is the best and most well known, with McLaren Vale a few spots lower down on the list. The area around Adelaide produces some of the world’s best shiraz, as well as very …

Cycling Marlborough Wine Region

Island Hopping New Zealand Style

Julie New Zealand 2 Comments

Our travels in New Zealand started in Queenstown on the South Island. April in New Zealand is autumn…chilly nights, changing leaves, cooler temperatures. As the weather got colder, we slowly moved north, trying to stay ahead of the cooler temperatures. Over the course of two weeks we gradually moved north into slightly warmer temperatures, traveling from Queenstown up to Wanaka …