Wine Travel – Antioxident Therepy

Wine Enthusiast Magazine announced its top 10 wine destinations for 2013. Oenophiles can find travel packages customized for their own special interests. Check out these possibilities at the top two locations.

Danube River Wineries

Best Wine Travel Destinations of 2013

#1 Rioja, Spain
Sample package: Culinary & Wine Adventure (6 participants required)
Basque Country, & La Rioja & Ribera del Duero Wine Rigions
9 Days – 8 Nights
Bilbao, San Sebastain, Vitoria, Laguardia, San Millan de Cogolla, Burgos, Peñafiel, Segovia, Avila, Madrid
ALL TOURS INCLUDE:

Private transportation with English speaking guide throughout
Accommodations in first class hotels
Buffet breakfast daily
Unique guided sightseeing with entrance fees per itinerary.
Regional lunches & dinners per itinerary.
Visit of local wineries with wine tasting per itinerary.

Petrabax - Spain, Portugal & Morocco

#2 Danube River, Austria
AmaWaterways offers an unforgettable experience aboard one of their “In Celebration of Wine” cruises – a fantastic opportunity to learn more about wine! These 7-night itineraries feature special wine-themed shore excursions and onboard activities: visit historic vineyards and private wine cellars, meet local growers, savor delicious regional vintages, and enjoy lectures and tastings with renowned wine experts from top U.S. wineries.

GREAT CAPITALS & VINTAGES OF THE DANUBE
7-night cruise from Vilshofen to Budapest (or reverse)
Starting from $2,149 per person
Optional 3 nights in Prague for $690 per person
2013 U.S. Departure Dates: Nov. 8, 9, 10, 12 & 14
Highlights: Tour of Benedictine Abbey in Melk, Austria &
Viennese wine village visit with tasting in Vienna

CULTURE & WINE LEGACY OF THE RHINE
7-night cruise from Amsterdam to Basel (or reverse)
Starting from $2,149 per person
Optional 2 nights in Lucerne/2 nights in Zurich for $1,040 per person
2013 U.S. Departure Dates: Nov. 10 & 21
Highlights: Kölsch beer tasting & “Alsace Wine Road”

AMA WATERWAYS

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    Celebration of Wine

  • The Gathering. . . Ireland 2013

    Make a date with Ireland in 2013. The Irish have contributed so much to the world with their culture, myths and literature, music, dance, and more. To pay tribute to the country and her people, past and present, Ireland has put together “The Gathering,” a year-long celebration with hundreds of festivals and events across the island. Whether you are Irish born, Irish bred, or Irish in spirit, there is no better time to visit the Emerald Isle. DISCOVER Ireland’s culture and heritage. RECONNECT with its people. CELEBRATE Ireland’s impact on the world.

    You never need an invitation to visit Ireland, but for those seeking the perfect moment, The Gathering offers a year’s work of golden opportu­nities for foodies and culture-vultures alike.

    Here’s a package to savor:

    Galway Oyster Festival

    7 Days/6 Nights from $995 USD Per Person

    For arrivals on September 26-27 in Dublin only

    Oyster Festival

    Galway comes alive with seafood & oysters as it celebrates the Galway International Oyster & Seafood Festival, the most internationally recognized food festival in Ireland and the world’s longest running International Oyster Festival. Start off in Dublin with a bit of whiskey. You can add other options while in Dublin, before heading by car to Galway. Continue reading The Gathering. . . Ireland 2013