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Best Bars of 2016 (Excluding London)

What a year! Ready for a drink? Might I recommend having it in style at one of these fabulous bars? They’re the best I came across in 2016. Continue reading

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Voyage de Fromage: One Last Wedge

Here’s one last wedge of Comté to consideration before I bid adieu to this series of posts about this distinctive cheese and the beautiful mountains where it’s produced. Continue reading

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Voyage de Fromage: Win a Comté Hamper Worth £50

I had a delectable time on my Voyage de Fromage in the Jura Mountains of Eastern France. But in case you can’t getaway to enjoy your own cheesy Jura jaunt, here’s an opportunity to experience the great taste of Comté without even leaving your home. Continue reading

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Voyage de Fromage: Jura Food and Drink

Every meal of Voyage de Fromage was an extremely enjoyable experience of saveur locale presented with regional pride and kind hospitality. I can highly recommend the Jura as a delicious destination for even the most finicky of gourmet travellers. Continue reading

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Voyage de Fromage: Discovering the Comté Difference

Chief aim of my Voyage de Fromage (aside from eating lots of yummy cheese while checking out a part of France I’d not been to previously … oh and drinking gorgeous local wines) was discovering what sets Comté apart from the many other wonderful cheeses of France. Continue reading

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Voyage de Fromage: Consider Comté

Consider Comté, an unpasteurised, cow’s milk cheese made traditionally by farmer cooperatives to exacting standards in one of the most beautiful corners of rural France to the delight of gourmands across the globe. Continue reading

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Whisky Wonderland – 2013 Jura Whisky Festival (City AM)

Waaaaaay back at the end of May I travelled up to the remote island of Jura to check out its annual Whisky Festival. This year’s event was even more worthy of red letters on the Jura calendar than usual, as the occasion marked 50th anniversary of the island’s distillery. Continue reading

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Teroforma Whisky Stones + Jura Festival Edition 2013

Giving my Teroforma Whisky Stones a test run with a damn fine single malt and loving every last sip! Continue reading

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The 2013 Islay Whisky Festival (OneTravel)

The Feis Ile is the Scottish island of Islay’s annual festival of “Malt and Music.” Held every year during the last week of May with an variety of activities and events across Islay as well as on the neighbouring island Jura, the Feis Ile is considered to be one of the most important events on any true whisky lover’s calendar. Continue reading

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