Oller del Mas – Manresa, Spain

When our small group tour bus started up the long road to Oller del Mas, we noticed a well-dressed man standing outside of his car.  We learned the winery was having a private event, a communion celebration, and the man was the father of the child being celebrated. ...

Chianti, Italy

As we traveled out of the bustling city of Florence and up a series of hills, my significant other and I were glad we had not opted to drive ourselves around the Chianti region.  Narrow, weaving roadways, which were expertly maneuvered by our tour guide, gave way to...

Mikulov, Czech Republic

The next stop on our Mikulovská wine sub-region tour was the town of Mikulov. As we got out of our tour guide’s car, we noticed large plastic jugs of liquid labeled “Burčák” across the street. We learned that burčák, sold around harvest time, is a young wine that has...