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Darby Higgs
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Partner with EST! Wine Tours Magazine A publishing and revenue sharing opportunity for wine bloggers and freelance writers with an interest in wine tourism No upfront costs Just contact darby@darbyhiggs.com
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A great article about  a winery in Piemonte
While we’re currently in Piemonte, this winery and winemaker profile begins in August 2014 at the Mosel: Nina and I were on our way back to Mainz from a week spent in Burgundy with my high school h...
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Free magazine.

EST! Wine Tours. Available on the App Store. Wine travel stories from around the world. 
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This is the first edition of my Wine Travel Magazine.  It is available via a free sub from the App Store. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/est-wine-tours/id1022203735?mt=8

What's good!  Wine stories from around the world.

What's better?  You can download it onto your iPads and iPhones

And Best!  It is free!
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A well composed Photo essay of the Beautiful Rioja wine region
The first word that pops into your mind when thinking of Spanish wines will probably be Rioja. This wine region in the North of Spain is very well developed and some of its wineries are world famou...
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A handy guide to basis wine words in Spanish & English, by a native Dutch speaker!
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This is my new free magazine for iOS devices. Available in the App Store

http://www.vinodiversity.com/estwinetours.html

Contact me if you wish to share a wine travel story.
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A contender for wine of the year as tasted by Darby. Light bodied but absolutely crammed with flavour.
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I have recently launched a Magazine for wine travellers, armchair or other wise!   Available on the App Store, and is free.  iOS version only at this stage.

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/est-wine-tours/id1022203735?mt=8
Est Wine Tours Magazine helps you plan exciting and different tours to the worlds best wine regions. Each issue will bring stories from local experts who will show you there is more to touring wine regions than following the beaten paths. EST will help you find new regions, new winemakers, new styles and new varieties. After all we travel to experience something new. You will find some of the best local tour guides in wine regions throughout the ...
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This is the cover of my digital Magazine for iPads and iPhones.  Free from the App store.  I'd love any wine bloggers to comment or perhaps even share some wine travel stories in this mag.

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/est-wine-tours/id1022203735?mt=8
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Melbourne, Australia
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Country NSW and Victoria
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The Australian Varietal Wine Man
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Darby is the webmaster of Vinodiversity.com an information site about wine made from less common wine grape varieties used in Australia.

In 2013 Darby Launched a new digital publication Vinodiversity Magazine.

He closely monitors the adoption of new wine grape varieties, such as Nero d'Avola, Gruner Veltliner and Vermentino by wineries in Australia.

He is author Vinodiversity the Book and the eCookbooks "10 dishes for Sangiovese" and "Bacchus and the Bird"

Offline Darby provides information about wine at wine shows and in the print and electronic media. 

Darby is working on a project describing wine and food pairings for the regions of Italy

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  • University of Melbourne Agriculture Faculty
    2012
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David Higgs
We visited in 2013 as part of a walking tour. Very quiet location, simple rustic fare, stunning views from the restaurant and our room.
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reviewed a year ago
Firs listed in James Halliday's wine companion 2014 has tempranillo grapes
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reviewed 2 years ago
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