Mainz, the capital of the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate, is a modern and lively city, with a wine culture dating back to Roman times. It is also Germany’s wine capital as well as the gateway to Rheinhessen, Germany’s largest wine-growing region. Over three days, a personalized tour with BottleStops introduced four wineries and a network
Porto, Portugal residents Anita Breland and Tom Fakler recommend pairing Portuguese food and wine with stunning vistas of river and sea, for a memory-making holiday in their hometown.
Tasting port wine in Graham's Vintage Room in Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal with writer Anita Breland and photographer Tom Fakler.
The sky streaked pink and deepened to dusk as our ship headed into the Mediterranean fo a night-time crossing to the Balearic island of Ibiza, Spain. Across a table set with fine china, my husband and I clinked glasses with new friends and tucked into starters of langoustine on rosemary apple purée and a salad
Just what should one expect when trying Swiss wine? Travel writer Anita Breland finds the wine of Ticino, Switzerland are both complex and versatile.