Theme: EISCH Tour of France 2016
Date: July 2016
Region: 26 Days Across France
Author: Gavin Hubble

This year I designed a 26-day tour across France - from Bordeaux to Champagne. Taking EISCH ‘SensisPlus’ Stemware to the home of each grape varietal. While at the same time getting honest feedback from some of the world’s best winemakers. A special thank you to everyone for your time, and for sharing your passion, incredible knowledge and friendship - see you all again soon: - please enjoy the short slideshow...

Theme: Visiting the EISCH Family
Date: July 2015
Region: Frauenau - Bavarian Forest
Author: Gavin Hubble

After arriving in Munich, and then a 200km drive due east in my rental car. Here are a few photos from my visit with the talented EISCH Family in the village of Frauenau, located in the heart of the Bavarian Forest in Germany. A special thank you to the EISCH Family for your warm welcome, and for sharing your passion, knowledge and friendship - see you all again soon: - please enjoy this short slideshow...

Theme: Wine & Food Tour of Italy 2015
Date: July 2015
Region: Bari to Veneto - Italy
Author: Gavin Hubble

Each year I design a wine education trip to Europe. To learn more about the history, culture, climate and cuisine of a region that crafts traditional wines. This year a journey which took be from Bari in southern Italy, across to Naples, Orvieto, the region of Tuscany and Veneto. A special thank you to everyone who made my tour such an incredible experience. Thank you for sharing your passion, knowledge and friendship: - please enjoy the short slideshow...

Winery: Sandeman Port
Founded in: 1790
Region: Douro Valley, Portugal
Head Winemaker: Luís Sottomayor

This 50 year old blended Tawny, laid down in the 1960s, also including wines of up to 70 years of age. Meticulously crafted by head winemaker Luís Sottomayor with expertise handed down by 5 generations of master blenders. Only 685 bottles of this perfectly matured Tawny Port have been made, distinct ages from vibrant 30 & 40 years - to rich and complex 60 & 70 years old to create this blend: - please enjoy the short Sandeman video...