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Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk - Aug 30, 2017
The pinot noir grape has been cultivated in Alsace since Roman times and today accounts for a tenth of the region's plantings. Despite Alsace being known today as a white wine region, historic documents show Alsace pinot noir was more highly prized ...  


In France's Dordogne, a land of castles and caves, untouched by time

The Denver PostThe Denver Post - Aug 17, 2017
Each day, our son and daughter would say goodbye to the donkey that hung around our patio and we'd climb in the tiny rented Renault and drive somewhere in the fairy-tale beautiful Dordogne River region. On one of these excursions, we stumbled on the ...  


Best Wine Trips for 2018: Argentina, Provence, Sicily, Sonoma ...

BloombergBloomberg - Sep 11, 2017
From remote, northern Argentina to a new château in Provence, these new spots will dazzle your palate and the rest of your senses.  

French Alps

Noisy cows spark outcry from British homeowners in French Alps

The Local FranceThe Local France - Sep 6, 2017
Noisy cows spark outcry from British homeowners in French Alps. AFP. Evie Burrows-Taylor. evie.burrows-taylor@thelocal.com. 6 September 2017. 11:22 CEST+02:00. Brits with second homes in a rural district in the south east of France have just about had ...  

Midi Pyrenees

Midi-Pyrénées : des manifestations contre la réforme du Code du Travail dans toute la région

FranceinfoFranceinfo - Sep 12, 2017
Plusieurs milliers de manifestants étaient dans la rue mardi contre la réforme du Code du travail, une première mobilisation sociale du quinquennat pour un président déterminé à mener à bien cette promesse de campagne. Par Michel Pech Publié le ...  

Cote D Azur

Inside Picasso's stunning €20.2 million Côte d'Azur mansion, complete with infinity pool, spa, orangery, and 5000 ...

Business InsiderBusiness Insider - Sep 1, 2017
The stunning Côte d'Azur, or French Riviera as it is also known, is famed as the preferred holiday destination for the royals, rich and famous. It was also home to one of the greatest artists of the 20th century for over a decade. Nestled amid southern ...  


VIDEO: Football: Rogers High rolls over St. Louis Normandy
Arkansas Online - Sep 16, 2017

ROGERS --Rogers High won a pair of nail-biters to start the season, but the Mounties made short work of St. Louis Normandy on Friday night.  


Champions Clermont Auvergne hit with 7-try trouncing by La Rochelle

The42The42 - Sep 10, 2017
LA ROCHELLE RAN in six first-half tries as they subjected Clermont Auvergne to a 51-20 demolition in the Top 14 yesterday, while Montpellier kept up their winning start to the campaign. Gabriel Lacroix helped himself to a hat-trick as the champions ...  


Brittany Millman, Daniel Glickberg

New York TimesNew York Times - Sep 17, 2017
Brittany Lauren Millman, a daughter of Richard K. Millman of Stamford, Conn., and the late Lisa Kaufmann-Millman, who lived in Boulder, Colo., was married Sept. 16 to Daniel Nathan Glickberg, the son of Nita Kutler Glickberg of Irvington, N.Y., and ...  


Via Umbria Introduces Spritz O'Clock

Eater DCEater DC - Aug 14, 2017
GEORGETOWN—Via Umbria has had some menu switcheroos since Liam LaCivita took over the reigns. He introduced donuts and breakfast sandwiches; now the spot is introducing a happy hour menu called “Spritz O'Clock.” It's available 5-7pm and has ...  


Five flavorful questions with Tuscany Grill in Suntree

Florida TodayFlorida Today - Sep 14, 2017
In anticipation of FLORIDA TODAY Flavor! Dining Month, which will be Sept. 15-Oct. 31, we're asking Flavor chefs and restaurant owners five questions about eating, drinking and having dessert. Tuscany Grill. Where: 7640 N. Wickham Road, Suntree.  


Italy Court Deals Blow to 5-Star Ahead of Sicily Vote | World News ...

U.S. News & World ReportU.S. News & World Report - Sep 12, 2017
FILE PHOTO: Five-Star Movement leader and comedian Beppe Grillo gestures during a rally in Turin, Italy February 16, 2013. REUTERS/Giorgio Perottino/File ...  


Riverina Winemakers Association elects new president

The IrrigatorThe Irrigator - Aug 21, 2017
“The Riverina is home to the leading wineries producing alternate varieties, so to be elected President during this period is truly exciting,” Mr Calabria said. After a decades worth of leadership and service to the local industry, Les Worland resigned ...  


Italy's homeowners feel long-term financial aftershocks

Financial TimesFinancial Times - Aug 24, 2017
More than 60 per cent of the damaged properties fall within Le Marche, an area of eastern Italy bordered by the Adriatic and the Apennines. This area has become increasingly popular with expats searching for la dolce vita. I was among them, falling for ...  

Amalfi Coast

Positano chic: why fashion fell for the Amalfi coast

Financial TimesFinancial Times - Aug 11, 2017
So wrote John Steinbeck, recounting a vacation to the Amalfi Coast in Harper's Bazaar in 1953. Steinbeck is right. Positano is a picture-perfect postcard of pastel-coloured houses nestled into the cliff face leading down into the Tyrrhenian Sea; a tiny ...  


Hurricane Irma's Damage Could Cost Us $300 Million, Antigua and Barbuda PM Says

TIMETIME - Sep 12, 2017
The cost of rebuilding the Caribbean island of Barbuda left in ruins by Hurricane Irma could be as much as $300 million, the Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda has warned. He urged the international community to come to the aid of islands severely ...  


Catalonia Flouting Rule of Law Unnerves Barcelona Business ...

BloombergBloomberg - Sep 14, 2017
After running his nutritional products company Naturhouse Health SAU from Barcelona for at least 25 years, Revuelta last month moved the firm's headquarters ...  

Costa Brava

Florentine beaten to death in Costa Brava club by three men

The Local ItalyThe Local Italy - Aug 15, 2017
Lloret de Mar, a popular holiday destination on the Costa Brava. File photo: Josep Lago/AFP. The Local. news@thelocal.it. 15 August 2017. 10:39 CEST+02:00. Niccolò Ciatti, 22, from near Florence, was on holiday with his girlfriend and friends in Lloret ...  

Costa Del Sol

RTN Newspaper – Costa del Sol Edition Issue #020

RTN NewspaperRTN Newspaper - Sep 15, 2017
Are you part of a local organisation or charity? Have you got a story to tell? Or maybe you're planning an event... the RTN want to hear about it! Get in touch via www.facebook.com/RTNNewspaper/ or email tahnee@ewnmediagroup.com ...  

Costa Blanca

Where to Find Bargain Properties for Sale on the Costa Blanca

A Place in the SunA Place in the Sun - Sep 12, 2017
With beach resorts to suit all tastes, a huge choice of affordable homes and excellent air links with the UK and wider Europe, the Costa Blanca vies with the Costa del Sol for the title of Spain's most popular second home destination. It's especially ...  

Costa Verde

Costa Verde: voluntarios recogen toneladas de basura en playas de ...

El ComercioEl Comercio - Sep 16, 2017
Voluntarios realizaron jornada en el marco del Día Internacional de Limpieza de Playas.  

Basque Country

Basques celebrate in Chino

Chino ChampionChino Champion - Sep 9, 2017
The Chino Basque Club held its 49th Annual Picnic at the Chino fairgrounds last Sunday. The community gathering included religious, culinary and cultural traditions from Basque country, an area located in the Pyrenees at the border of France and Spain.  


Blue Devils to host Andalusia

AL.comAtmore Advance - Sep 20, 2017
Escambia County has a hefty task as the Blue Devils host Andalusia this Friday night. Andalusia, previously ranked No. 4 in Class 4A, beat then top-ranked UMS-Wright 27-21 in overtime last week. This was the first win AHS acquired over UMS in school ...  


Female holidaymakers who brawled on the floor of Alicante airport after a Ryanair flight 'have made up and put it ...

Daily MailDaily Mail - Sep 6, 2017
Two women who were filmed brawling on the floor next to the baggage reclaim in Alicante after a Ryanair flight from Newcastle say they have now made up. Nicola Artley, 42, was seen grappling with a fellow passenger, who MailOnline can name as ...  

Rhine Valley

Rhine Valley rail line repairs to finish on time

Deutsche WelleDeutsche Welle - Sep 7, 2017
The "Rheintalbahn," or Rhine Valley rail line, is composed of two tracks built side-by-side, to allow train traffic to flow in both directions at once. It's a crucial connector between the Rhine Valley towns of western Germany and Switzerland, and it ...  



Deutsche WelleDeutsche Welle - Aug 25, 2017
Check-in host Lukas Stege visits the Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen. He explores mystical lunar landscapes and strolls through city parks that have replaced industrial wastelands. An urban adventure.  

Black Forest

Black Forest Community Church fundraising for restoration

KRDOKRDO - Sep 17, 2017
When the Black Forest community was being formed, there were four main buildings in the area. The Black Forest Community Church was one of those. "People came out here when the Air Force Academy was being built and we didn't know each other, but ...  

Canary Islands

AIDAnova to Winter in Canary Islands
Cruise Industry News - Sep 9, 2017

AIDA has announced that its new 183,900-ton, 5,000-passenger AIDAnova, entering service in December 2018, will be deployed in the Canary Islands from December 2018 through March 2019, sailing seven-day cruises. The AIDAnova will interport in Santa ...  


Rohingya Muslims are humans, Maldives condemns Myanmar

Avas.mvAvas.mv - Sep 9, 2017
Maldivian permanent secretary to UN, Ali Naseer at UN's Security Council. Naseer condemned the genocide by Myanmar's authority on Rohingya minority. Permanent Secretary to United Nations from Maldives and the Maldivian Ambassador to US has ...  


Plasma Studio's copper-clad apartment block has huge windows facing the Dolomites

DezeenDezeen - Aug 27, 2017
Floor-to-ceiling windows allow guests to wake up to views of the Dolomites at this complex of copper-clad holiday apartments in northern Italy by Plasma Studio. Villa Drei Birken by Plasma Studio. Architecture practice Plasma Studio designed the two ...  


New Kosovo Government Gets Parliament Approval

Balkan InsightBalkan Insight - Sep 9, 2017
Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj's new cabinet was endorsed by parliament on a platform of maintaining dialogue Serbia and tackling corruption. BIRN. Pristina. Kosovo new Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj. Photo: Beta. Ex-guerilla commander ...  

Jura Mountains

Watchmakers Join Forces With Contemporary Artists To Create Unique Timepieces And Alliances, Part 2

ForbesForbes - Sep 13, 2017
It's also a way to see how fine watchmaking inspires contemporary practice, as the top three shortlisted artists are brought to Audemars Piguet's home in Le Brassus in the Swiss Jura Mountains for a complete immersion into horological craftsmanship and ...  

Andes Mountains

GEODIS transports Siemens turbines across the Andes mountains

Supply Chain DigitalSupply Chain Digital - Sep 13, 2017
Siemens has contracted GEODIS to transport some 400 heavy loads from three different continents to Bolivia, with transits through the Panama Canal and over the Andes mountains under extreme weather conditions and at altitudes of up to 4,680m.  


Patagonia's New Micro Puff Hoody Is Compressible, Warm, and ...

WIREDWIRED - Sep 6, 2017
A puffy jacket can be compressible, it can be warm, and it can be water-resistant—but never all at once. Call it the iron triangle of insulated outerwear: ...  


BTK Railway, Set to Open Next Month, Makes South Caucasus Hub For Eurasian Trade
Caspian News - Sep 9, 2017

Transporting cargo from a Pacific seaport in eastern China to the other side of Eurasia quickly and effectively was once a wild and far-fetched idea. Not anymore, thanks to the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway, that is expected to go online in October.  


13. Himalaya

Houston ChronicleHouston Chronicle - Sep 15, 2017
My heart never fails to leap at the prospect of chef Kaiser Lakshari's gutsy, complex Pakistani flavors and warmhearted hospitality. His unassuming strip-mall spot in the Mahatma Gandhi District expresses everything that's vital and exciting about ...  

Australian Outback

The Australian Outback's Most Luxurious Resort Just Got an ...

Robb ReportRobb Report - Sep 12, 2017
The luxurious safari-style camp Longitude 131º is unveiling its multimillion-dollar renovation in the Australian Outback.  

Scottish Highlands

Scottish Highlands: Take a trip to the remote, weather-beaten beauty in a motorhome

Express.co.ukExpress.co.uk - Sep 16, 2017
THE remote, weather-beaten beauty of the Scottish Highlands has always had an appeal for me but it is a trip I had never made. By Anil Dawar. PUBLISHED: 00:01, Sat, Sep 16, 2017 | UPDATED: 16:28, Sat, Sep 16, 2017 ...  

High Atlas

Magical Morocco more than camels, casbahs

Minneapolis Star TribuneMinneapolis Star Tribune - Sep 15, 2017
In the foothills of the High Atlas Mountains south of Marrakech, we sipped gin and tonic by the turquoise-blue swimming pool of Auberge Chez Momo in Ouirgane, a hotel made up of stucco bungalows with a lake view that could just as easily have been in ...  

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