Feudo Montoni

Fabio Sireci © 2012 . All rights reserved.

Occasionally, when you visit a vineyard and a producer, in whatever troubled, busy or preoccupied state of mind you happen to be in, you are stopped in your tracks and transformed by something almost spiritual in the place and the people. So it was with Feudo Montoni and our meeting with its delightful owner, Fabio Sireci. Continue reading


Calabash © 2012 . All rights reserved.

 I didn’t know Gary Rhodes had a restaurant in the Caribbean, let alone Grenada but when we discovered the Calabash was only a  20 minutes journey away from our hotel, I had to go. It would be rude not to! … Continue reading

De Martino

Rows of Tinajas © 2011 . All rights reserved.

Family-owned De Martino have a long tradition of winemaking but are also at the forefront of innovation when it comes to discovering Chile’s new wine regions and expressing her diverse terroir… Continue reading

Travels In Argentina

En route to Cafayate © 2011 . All rights reserved.

We finally arrived at the pretty, white colonial building of El Esteco – a little oasis in a beautiful valley, surrounded by two dramatic mountain ranges. There was a lovely feeling of calm and the heady scent of orange blossom filled the air, wafted from the beautiful series of courtyards and gardens that make up the grounds of the hotel… Continue reading