Crazy About Collioure & Banyuls

Collioure Vineyards

Reading Time: The villages of Collioure and Banyuls Sur Mer are two picturesque villages on the coast of southern France. They sit on the border with Spain. Both villages sit in natural coves and are backed by steep, terraced vineyards.     The vineyards here are reputable some of the lowest yielding in

Matassa Blanc Côtes Catalanes 2012

exotic wine travel tasting notes and wine reviews

Reading Time: Welcome to As Drunk By Exotic Wine Travel, a weekly column where we feature wines that are worthy of your attention. The wine reviews featured in this series may be written by either one or the both of us. The featured wines can be from obscure or more well-known wine

10 Wines to Try in Santa Barbara County

fiddlehead cellars happy canyon vineyard

Reading Time: Check out our wine travel guide to Santa Barbara Wine Country.  At 3,729 square miles in size, Santa Barbara County offers unique topography and climatic diversity that give birth to six AVAs (American Viticultural Areas): Ballard Canyon, Happy Canyon, Los Olivos District, Santa Maria Valley, Sta. Rita Hills, and Santa