Wine Tours

Wine Weekend at the George Hotel, Piercebridge.

Darlington, County Durham, DL2 3SW

2nd - 4th March 2018 - Two Nights DBB for only £155 per person

Advintage have after many years of trying, have managed to secure this ancient traditional coaching inn at the lovely hamlet of Piercebridge with its adjacent Roman fort.  Nestled on the banks of the River Tees the hotel provides an atmosphere of nostalgia with an open inglenook fireplace, mouseman furniture and the famous Grandfather Clock – written about in the 1876 Henry Clay Work’s song.  Legend has it that Dick Turpin drank at the bar and hid from the authorities in the priest hole.  The dining room has fabulous river and garden views making a unique location for an early spring break.

 

Included:

  • Pre-dinner drinks on first evening

  • Friday evening table d’ hote menu

  • Saturday lunchtime tasting of 5 wines and wine game

  • Saturday evening participation in "What's my Wine" dinner - 5 wines to identifiy.

  • Full English Breakfast

Optional:

  • Early Friday Evening tasting £5 extra – payable at weekend

  • Saturday Buffet Lunch - £7.50 extra

  • Quizzes and Puzzles to solve

  • Single Supplement £30 (double room) – limited rooms available​

Wine Weekend at The George Hotel.
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Take the Wine and Water at Gilsland Hall Hotel.

Gilsland - Brampton, Cumbria CA8 7AR

23rd – 25th March 2018 - Two nights DBB for only £140 per person DBB

The Gilsland Hall Hotel sits proudly in 140 acres of manicured garden and natural woodland with spectacular views over the Cumbrian and Northumbrian countryside.  It was the restorative properties of the historic mineral springs that first brought visitors in the 19th century.

Sir Walter Scott headed for the “Popping Stone” and “The Kissing Bush” in search of love, and we will be in search of wine!!

In recent years the hotel has undergone a series of refurbishments and now boasts an Orangery, Hadrian’s Coffee shop and Galloways bar. The village of Gilsland is a short walk away.

 

Included:

 

Pre-dinner drinks of two wines on first evening

Friday evening table d’ hote menu

Saturday lunch time tasting of 5 wines and wine game

Saturday evening dinner and participation in wine game

Full English breakfast

 

Optional:

 

Early Friday Evening tasting, £5 extra – payable at weekend

Saturday lunchtime – buffet lunch £7.50 extra

Quizzes and Puzzles to solve

Single supplement £12 

 

Wine Weekend at Gilsland Hall Hotel
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Roman Holiday!

Lazio, Orvieto and Southern Tuscany

Monday 21st May - 28th May 2018- £874 per person *

Monday 10th September - 17th September  2018 - £899 per person ***SOLD OUT***

Join Advintage as we fly to Rome and head north for Central Italy.

Based on the beautiful Lake Bolsena in the province of Lazio, a perfect location to visit the prestigious wine regions of Montalcino for the Brunello and the Maremma region of Southern Tuscany.  

Orvieto is only a few miles away along with the famous Est! Est! Est! from Montefascione, Lazio.

The Hotel La Naiadi on the shore of Lake Bolsena – a volcanic lake, is surrounded by small villages and oak forests, has two swimming pools, garden and lake side walks.

This is a wine holiday not to be missed. 

                 

The Advintage – Advantage applies.

 

Included:

Return flights to Rome from Newcastle . Jet 2 (from Leeds contact Suzanne)

7 nights dinner, bed and breakfast in 3* Hotel Le Naiadi-Bolsena

4 days with wine tasting visits                      2 free days

Wine guide

Tour guide

 

Not Included:

Airport transfers

Lunches

Travel Insurance – Advintage insist on this

Single supplement £110

 

 *Advintage Ltd reserve the right to increase prices if necessary, see terms and conditions on web site

 

 

Roman Holiday 2018.pdf
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Split Decision!

Trogir - Split Croatia

Tuesday 26th June –  3rd July 2018

7 nights DBB and Wine tastings - £899 per person*

Due to popular demand Advintage is returning to Croatia in 2018.

Once known as “The Wine Cellar of the Balkans.” It was near Split that Zinfandel was first nurtured, some three thousand years ago. Carrying on this wine tradition there are new wineries winning awards across the globe. Based close to the ancient walled town of Trogir and the region’s capital Split, both World Heritage Centres. Our tastings will take us to Primosten, where the vineyards are over 500 years old, Imotski to see the Red and Blue Lakes and Skradin where we visit the magnificent  Krka Falls.

The 3*Hotel Jadran, on the coast at Seget Donji, 7 km from the airport, has an outside seating terrace, pool and bar. Trogir and Split can be reached by water taxi.  Croatia is a week not to be missed.

 

The Advintage - Advantage has also been arranged for this holiday.

 

Package Includes:

Return flights from Newcastle to Split in Croatia.           Late afternoon flight

7 nights dinner, bed and breakfast at 3* Hotel Jadran, Seget Donji.

4 days wine tasting excursions                                 2 free days

Transfer from airport to hotel included.

 

Not Included:

Travel Insurance – Advintage insist on this

Lunches – daily

Single supplement £140

 

*Advintage Ltd reserve the right to increase prices if necessary, see terms and conditions on web site

 

 

Split Decision!
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Catalan & Cathar Country

Spain and France

Sunday 14th October – 21st October 2018

7 nights DBB and Wine tastings - £859 per person*

 

Join Advintage as they explore the Catalan regions of France’s Roussillon Appellation and Northern Catalonia’s Emporda Denomination.

It is an unbelievable 10 years since our first holiday to this region.  Our visits will include the long established wine regions of Banyuls and Maury within the Cotes de Roussillon of France and the virtually unheard of region of Emporda (Costa Brava) – where all styles of wine are made, including Cava.  A long anticipated return to the Castillo de Perelada is anticipated with its ancient library, chapel and unique collections, not to mention the world class wines made here.

Our base will be The Hotel Montecarlo at the coastal resort of Roses, Cap de Creus, Costa Brava in Spain. 

The hotel is directly on the beach of Santa Margarita , has an indoor pool, terrace bar and lounge and is a comfortable walk along the promenade to the centre of Roses. 

                                                                  

The Advintage – Advantage applies.

 

Included:

Flight to Barcelona, with Easy Jet and return from Girona Catalonia.  Jet 2, (afternoon flights)

7 nights dinner, bed and breakfast in 3* Hotel Montecarlo

4 days with wine tasting visits          2 free days

Wine guide

Tour guide

 

 

Not Included:

 

Airport transfers

Lunches, (group lunches on 3 days, TBC)

Travel Insurance – Advintage ltd insist on this

Single Supplement £120

 

*Advintage Ltd reserve the right to increase prices if necessary, see terms and conditions on web site

 

Catalan & Cathar Country
Catalan Cathar 2018.pdf
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