Viking Blod Mead Review (Denmark)

Viking Blod bottle

Yes, I know, two Denmark posts in a row. But my husband and I started binge-watching Vikings on the History channel a few weeks ago. So it seemed only appropriate to talk about one of the drinks we bought in Denmark last year: Viking Blod. When we visited the Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde, we … Read more Viking Blod Mead Review (Denmark)

The Musée du Vin Paris (The Museum of Wine)

Musée du Vin Paris exterior

What would Paris be without an entire museum dedicated to the manufacture and subsequent enjoyment of wine? Well, we finally paid a visit to the aptly-named Musée du Vin Paris on our last visit. And we were pleasantly surprised by all the viticulture-themed treasures displayed inside! Now, I’ll be honest. The Museum of Wine doesn’t sound like … Read more The Musée du Vin Paris (The Museum of Wine)

A Day Trip Through the Hunter Valley Wine Region

Hunter Valley

What better way to spend a birthday than to take in a winery tour in a foreign country? That’s what my husband and I did this November for our respective birthdays. We just *happened* to be in Australia for our birthdays, which, of course is a fabulous place for wineries and picturesque vineyards. We were staying … Read more A Day Trip Through the Hunter Valley Wine Region

A Day Trip Through the Douro Valley

Douro Valley scenery

My husband Mark and I booked four wonderful days in Porto during our Portugal excursion. We earmarked one of those days for finding a day trip through the Douro Valley. This is the heart of Portugal’s grape growing region. We really wanted to learn first-hand how these beautiful little orbs of flavour become wine. And … Read more A Day Trip Through the Douro Valley