For his love of water, not wine, Diogo Vaz Guedes, founder of the Aquapura hotel group, selected Portugal’s Douro River Valley as the location for his firm’s first resort.
Three couples travel from New York City to St. Helena, Calif., for a weeklong culinary vacation in wine country.
The Carlton Hotel (+41.81.836. 70.00, www.carlton-stmoritz.ch), a nearly century-old institution in St.
"Even the French say the best
wines are created from vines that see the river," says SageCliffe winemaker
Alexandra Marnier Lapostolle’s
favorite rock sits halfway up a narrow hiking trail at the Clos Apalta estate in
Ask Cavas Wine Lodge owner
Cecilia Díaz Chuit to suggest a tranquil place for lunch, and she might send you
off—with a picnic of serrano ham and arugula sandwiches on just-baked
Since its first vintage in 1951, Penfolds
Grange has been the prototype Australian Shiraz, a robust, cellar-worthy red
Wherever one looks in Italy, one
sees the overlapping of eras, centuries, and epochs, like so many layers of
Diners in the second-floor
restaurant at Marqués de Riscal’s new hotel in Elciego, Spain, can descend in
one of three elevators—built into the main pillars that support the Frank
Arriving at the new Hotel Marqués
de Riscal, perched atop the Riojan winery’s cavernous aging cellars at the edge
The Cliff Lede Estate
in Napa Valley’s Stags Leap District is a
patchwork of vineyard plots on either side of the Silverado Trail. Planted with
The Mercedes has bottomed out.
John Hunt’s day begins at dawn. There are hundreds of avocado trees to plant and 10 tons of fresh-picked citrus to pack.
Up ahead, the vista widened as the canal opened into Burgundy’s Saône River. “Gently, monsieur. Gently,” the pilot advised as he surrendered the helm to his passenger, who nodded.
The Macallan dist
Gabriele d’Annunzio, the early-20th-century Italian poet, playwright, war hero, and Fascist theoretician, spent his twilight days on the shores of northern Italy’s breathtaking Lake Garda in a fan
There is a saying that the farther north you travel in Florida, the farther south you get.
As highly prized as the gifts of the grape are, there is more to the world’s great wine regions than simply the wine.
Chetek, Wis., might not be the first place that leaps to mind when you are mulling over romantic getaway spots, but it happens to be home to the only Midwestern resort that has earned membership i
While Scots celebrate their legendary toughness—manifest over the centuries by their kicking the Romans off their shores, rejecting English rule, and relishing their proclivity for haggis—truth be
True romantics everywhere will swoon over Perrier-Jouët’s romp through France and Italy.
Italy’s culture, once the inspiration for generations of poets, is in danger of becoming homogenized by the rest of the Western world.
My husband and I had done our travel homework, so we were prepared for the grandeur of Tasmania’s big-sky landscape, the vast scope of its wilderness setting, the stunning mountains and beaches pr
For a college student in Germany in the late 1960s, there was no finer way to pass an autumn afternoon than going on a mushroom hunt.