How to Keep Cigars Fresh When Travelling or on Holiday For many cigar enthusiasts and aficionados, the challenge they face is how to keep cigars fresh when travelling or on holiday. Enjoying a great cigar with a glass of red wine, cognac or whiskey in a superb holiday location is not only pleasurable, but can…

The Langham Shanghai and Dinner at Simply Thai The Langham Xintiandi, Shanghai.  If you are visiting Shanghai and in need of some pampering, I strongly recommend you stay at The Langham Xintiandi (in the French Concessions area). Treat yourself to a weekend or longer. From its luxurious rooms to its many bars and restaurants, offering…

“Southern Italy offers something different!” Often, when people think of visiting mainland Italy, it is the northern and central regions…however, for me, Southern Italy offers something different! I reminisce about the yummy taste of the best pizza and limoncello, the sunny cliffs of Costiera Amalfitana – and for those who love geography – the volcano of Mount…

Consider Chilling Red Wine. As the warmer weather approaches, chilled white, rosé and sparkling wines are strongly promoted and made more prominent on wine lists everywhere; at wine tastings; and at social events and friendly get-togethers. So what about the large number of wine lovers who’d prefer a glass of red over white or rosé…

  Top 5 Ways to Pick Wine in a Restaurant. At Great Wine Days we understand just how daunting, overwhelming or time-consuming picking wine can be for some, so here are our ‘Top 5 Ways to Pick Wine in a Restaurant – and enjoy doing so! Let’s start with or favourite tip… 1. Ask the sommelier or waiter…