I am constantly asked for recommendations on wine travel destinations, more so on the specifics to which I would need to become a fulltime travel agent and guide to make any headway or commercial sense. There is no doubt that the best way to fully understand the intricacies of wine and the concept of terroir, you need to travel the wine regions and it is strategic to have close interaction with winemakers and professionals, which is generally not easy to achieve outside of the wine trade.
So here’s a golden opportunity to be guided and enlightened by our learned Brisbane based Master of Wine, Peter Scudamore-Smith, who is conducting wine and food tours to Tuscany, Piedmonte and Sicily later this year and in 2013, dates and links to full details below: enquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org and visit his website www.uncorkedandcultivated.com.au
Tuscany and Piemonte http://www.uncorkedandcultivated.com.au/download/tuscany17Jan2012.pdf
24 September – 4 October 2012
23 September – 3 October 2013
9 – 19 October 2012
8 – 18 October 2013