Georgia travel guide

Ancient wine history, unique grapes and qvevri vessels, plus an exciting food culture make this country a must for the adventurous wine traveller, as Carla Capalbo discovers...

Ventoux travel guide

Fact file Planted area 5,632ha Total production 286,951hl Main grapes Red: Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre White: Grenache Blanc, Roussanne, Clairette, Viognier, Bourboulenc Producers 150, Co-ops 15 Further information Ventoux travel…

Marques de Riscal

Read the Rioja travel guide from the new Lonely Planet book Wine Trails the best places to stay, where to eat and what to do when visiting Rioja.

Bordeaux travel

Bordeaux resident 
Jane Anson picks out the best places to go in the city, by the river and in the vineyards.

Pantelleria, Unesco

Wine is one of mankind’s greatest traditions, bringing man closer to the land over thousands of years. On the 40th anniversary of the UNESCO World Heritage Convention, Katie Kelly Bell…

Puglia travel guide

In this narrow region you’re never far from either sea or inland wineries, and always surrounded by beautiful scenery and superb food. Carla Capalbo takes a trip

With its gracious villas and ancient churches, the valleys of Valpolicella harbour as much heritage as they do winemaking dynasties. Local Alessandra Piubello shows how to make the most of…

Heads are finally turning towards this tiny region, home to weird and wonderful wines, famed Comté cheese and picturesque scenery. Sue Style takes a trip

From his first visits as a football-mad youngster to meeting his wife-to-be, Melbourne's dynamic multiculturalism has always had a hold on winemaker Steve Webber's heart.

With its strong French heritage, striking natural scenery, beautiful architecture and forward-thinking vignerons, Franschhoek is a must-stop destination for visitors to the Cape, says Angela Lloyd.

This beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Site, with its famous sweet wines, great food and stunning architecture, is a perfect getaway, says Darrel Joseph.

The fourth generation to be involved with Château Haut-Bailly, Véronique Sanders has grown up with the city of Bordeaux as her playground. From gastronomy to music, the best views to…

Travel guide Luberon, Luberon landscape

With its pretty hilltop towns to please walkers, and superb food and wine for gourmands, ‘Peter Mayle country’ is still as enticing as ever, says Mary Dowey.