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Wines of Tuscany: Super Tuscans

Super Tuscans Super Tuscan… what is that supposed to mean? A new super hero, a WWF wrestler or a very hot Italian super model? Well, in the world of wine, Super Tuscan could mean all of the above. Simply put, Super Tuscan is a purely concocted term referring to red wine made in...
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Big discounts on 2018 tours!

Big Savings on Upcoming Tours If your schedule is flexible, join us on an upcoming tour and take advantage of big savings. TASTE O'IRELAND, August 19-28  $500 discount - 4 seats remaining THE BEST OF SCOTLAND & WALES, Sept 4-13 $400 discount - 4 seats remaining THE BEST OF...
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Wines of Tuscany: Brunello di Montalcino

Brunello di Montalcino Of all the DOCG wines produced in Tuscany, my favorite is Brunello di Montalcino. Like the other Tuscan wines I’ve discussed in previous articles, this too is Sangiovese-based and produced under strict local and state regulations. The town of Montalcino is...
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Wines of Tuscany: Nobile di Montepulciano

  Nobile di Montepulciano Photo credit: Consorzio Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Nobile di Montepulciano is one of Tuscany’s oldest and most renowned wines. It is made from Sangiovese grapes grown around the town of Montepulciano in Southeastern Tuscany. Locally, the Sangiovese...
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Wines of Tuscany: Chianti

Chianti A few decades ago, Chianti was the most recognizable Italian red wine in the United States. When I was young, I recall visiting Italian restaurants decorated with red-checkered tablecloths and pear-shaped, straw-covered wine bottles holding half-burnt candles. Those...
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Wines of Tuscany

Wines of Tuscany Italy is synonymous with its amazing food and wines, and Tuscany is the heart and soul of Italian gastronomy. Nothing compares to savoring fresh pasta and sipping local wine on a piazza as you watch the people go by. Eating (and drinking) well is a priority on my...
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New Tours in 2019

2019 Tours We are working on our 2019 tour line-up and already have many trips available for you to sign up. Join us on a European adventure and you could cruise Venice in a gondola, savor la dolce vita in Tuscany, climb the Eiffel Tower, hike the Alps in Switzerland, explore...
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Denver Travel Show This Weekend

Denver Travel Show This Weekend Looking for some weekend plans? David McGuffin’s Exploring Europe will be participating in the Denver Travel & Adventure Show THIS WEEKEND at the Colorado Convention Center – and we have 150 FREE TICKETS to give away! Simply foll...
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Dallas Travel Show This Weekend

Dallas Travel Show This Weekend Looking for some weekend plans? David McGuffin’s Exploring Europe will be participating in the Dallas Travel & Adventure Show THIS WEEKEND at the Dallas Market Center – and we have 150 FREE TICKETS to give away! Simply follow this link and...
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Scrapbook Winners, Plus Big Savings on Last-Minute Travel

Congratulations to Our Tour Scrapbook Contest Winners! Congratulations to our 2017 Digital Tour Scrapbook winners, and thanks to all who submitted an entry. This contest was designed to showcase our tours to Europe from a tour member’s perspective. I hope it gives those thinking...