Passport to Wine Country
Published in Wine Access | April/May 2012 | By Joanne Sasvari
Whether you are sampling sherry in a Spanish bodega, “bull’s blood” in a Hungarian pinceszet or Bordeaux in an elegant French chateau, a European wine trip offers a vintage experience you just can’t get anywhere else.
With every sip of wine, you’ll drink in centuries of tradition and history. You’ll encounter wines you’d never find at home and meet people whose families have been making wine for generations. And you’ll experience the magic of drinking wine in the terroir where it was grown – learning first-hand how the heat of the sun, the feel of the soil and the fragrance in the air all contribute to the flavours of the wine – and enjoying it with the food it was created to complement.
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