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An Ode to Provence

Apartments France Provence Wine

August 9, 2022 by Jonathan Coleman

I like wine. And when the cork on a bottle of wine is popped in Provence, it’s an occasion. The moment is made.  I also like to travel. New places, new friends, new tastes and smells. It brings my senses to the surface and makes my brain buzz with delight and curiosity.  Traveling to a place…  

The Wine Caves of Strasbourg

Alsace Wine

April 4, 2022 by Andrea Szyper

Guests on the Alsace Untour have plenty of time to explore the Route des Vins and visit wineries and tasting rooms in this scenic wine region. They will also have time to explore Strasbourg. But it is easy to miss one of Alsace’s cost compelling wine destinations, deep under the city streets. At its founding…  

Our Favorite Portuguese Wines, Available for Delivery

Portugal Wine

November 21, 2020 by Special Guest

Welcome to the world of Portuguese wines! Our Porto Untour on-site staff person, Marta Ferreira, also serves as our wine expert in Portugal. She has lead our Virtual Weekend in Portugal wine groups with great success.  Marta is also widely knowledgeable about Port. She runs our private Port tasting lessons, a fun Zoom event you…  

6 Traditional Tapas You Have to Try in Spain

Andalusia Barcelona Cordoba Food and Drink

October 7, 2019 by Andrea Szyper

Tapas have become one of Spain’s most popular culinary exports, small dishes served alongside local wines at cozy bars throughout the country. Tapas bars are popular gathering places and an excellent spot to rub elbows with locals. Pull up a barstool and join us as we introduce you to some of the most common dishes…  

Spiez, the Jewel of Switzerland’s Lake Thun

Nature Oberland Switzerland Wine

January 8, 2019 by Untours Staff

Centered scenically on the southwest shore of Lake Thun, Spiez is a regal, inviting town. With its historic charm, mountain views, and excellent rail connections, it is one of our more popular hometowns on the Swiss Oberland Untour. Whether you stay here or use the train or boat to visit, you will likely fall in…