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This post, submitted by Natalie Roos, is a participant in the 2015 Guest Bloggers' competition sponsored by the Great Wine Capitals Global Network.

I think I’ve successfully convinced you that Stellenbosch is the place to go for food and wine in South Africa (and also the world). I’ve listed eight of the places I dined at during the #Stellenblog campaign and given them my personal recommendation. Read about eight places to eat in Stellenbosch here.

Pessac Léognan is at once one of the oldest and one of the youngest of the Bordeaux appellations.

One of the youngest as it was officially created in 1987 and yet the oldest as it encompasses what was known as ‘Les Graves de Bordeaux’ the ‘cradle ‘ of fine Bordeaux wine making as we know it today...

This article, submitted by Porto-based blogger Francisco Brito, participated in the 2014 Guest Bloggers' program sponsored by the Great Wine Capitals Global Network.

 

A memorable Port tasting was led by Luiz Antunes of Wine Magazine (http://www.revistadevinhos.pt), with the presence of João Nicolau de Almeida, David Guimaraens, Jorge Rosas and Matthew Nicolau de Almeida.

This post, written by Britt Karlsson, participated in the 2014 Guest Bloggers' Program sponsored by the Great Wine Capitals Global Network.

 

I love to visit vineyards. I say this because very often when you are on a wine tour you get to see the fermentation tanks and the barrel cellar but not the vineyard. This is a pity.

This post, written by Mendoza-based journalist Amanda Barnes, participated in the 2014 Guest Bloggers' Contest sponsored by the Great Wine Capitals Global Network.

A sort of Batman variety of wine

This post, written by Ken Baldwin, winner of the 2014 Guest Bloggers' Contest, describes his experiences while visiting Mendoza, his prize as the winner.

All photos (c) Ken Baldwin except 'Centro de Congresos y Exposiciones'

This post, written by Rita Branco, participated in the 2014 Guest Bloggers' Program sponsored by the Great Wine Capitals Global Network.

My last visit to the Douro Valley finished with splendor!

Me and my hosts, António Pinto and Rui Almeida from “Douro à Vela”, Francisco Abrunhosa from “A Casa de  Gouvães”, Lina and Catia Goncalves from “Quinta dos Santos Padres”,  (missing only Manuel Monteiro from “Casa D'Agua”), we explore the grandiosity of the Douro Wine Region ...

This article, written by Paris-based Swedish wine writer Britt Karlson, participated in the 2014 Guest Bloggers Program sponsored by the Great Wine Capitals Global Network.

All photographs copyright BKWine Photography

 

Three days in the Bordeaux vineyards: Medoc, Entre-deux-Mers, Saint Emilion

This article, written by Swedish wine writer and photographer Per Karlsson, was a participant in the 2014 Guest Bloggers Program sponsored by the Great Wine Capitals Global Network.
All photos copyright BKWine Photography.

Have you ever heard people say “There’s a generation shift, the ‘new generation’ is reviving our wine region”? It is often said about many a wine region. I think that is just, well, to use a polite word, silly.

How could there be a generation shift? Generations don’t “shift”.

This article, written by Swedish wine writer and photographer Per Karlsson, was a fdinalist in the 2014 Guest Bloggers Program sponsored by the Great Wine Capitals Global Network.

All photos copyright BKWine Photography.

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