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Mosel Valley Wines: A Challenge Worth Taking

My favorite book on wine, Karen MacNeil’s The Wine Bible, says “The Mosel is where Germany’s most ravishingly elegant wines are made.” Ravishingly elegant. Sounds worth trying. But Mosel Valley wines are a challenge, for three reasons. In general, German wines are hard to understand and, because of this, many consumers either avoid them or Continue Reading →

Epic Adventures with a Real-Life Beerbarian

Main photo credit: Zak Jokela Meet Doug Bailey, resident Beerbarian for Zephyr Adventures and Red Lodge Ales. Doug is a bit of a jack-of-all-trades.  Not only does he know his beer, but he can teach you how to snowboard, wrangle a horse, navigate rapids, and make a mean cocktail, all while wearing a kilt. We had Continue Reading →

An Open Invitation to Explore Your Love of Italy

Buongiorno fellow travelers, lovers of wine, diners of homemade pasta, and of course, those thrill seeking, bike riding, old souls that feel at home where I do, in my beloved Italy. There is a reason Italy historically ranks as one of the top 5 travel destinations in the world each year. This country has given rise Continue Reading →

Calling Brussels: A Clever Campaign To Help Ease Travelers' Minds

Around the new year, Brussels had been linked to terrorist plots. Consequently, the international media began falsely portraying the city as a dangerous war zone. To help ease travelers’ minds that Brussels is still a safe and thriving city, the Visit Brussels tourism board has recently launched a cute and clever campaign called #CallBrussels. The Continue Reading →

Zephyr Adventures Annual Meeting of the Minds

Every year the Zephyr Adventures team meets to discuss the coming year’s plans, enjoy delicious food, drink tasty wine and beer, and explore the great outdoors. This year’s meeting was held in Zephyr’s worldwide headquarters, beautiful Red Lodge, Montana. To start the meeting off right, we ventured over to Mas Taco for a tortilla-making lesson Continue Reading →

Wine Bloggers Conference: Exploring the Finger Lakes Wine Country

Coming off the great success of the sold-out Beer Bloggers & Writers Conference held in Beer City, US (Asheville, NC), Zephyr is rolling right into our next exciting event of the summer, the Wine Bloggers Conference. We’ll be joining over 200 wine bloggers and industry folks for a delightfully educational and fun few days (August 13 – 16, 2015) in Continue Reading →

Travel Inspiration – Fueling Your Wanderlust

WANDERLUST |ˈWÄNDƏRˌLƏST| (N.) A STRONG, INNATE DESIRE TO WANDER OR TRAVEL Who doesn’t love to daydream about where you’d like to travel to next? To think about the people you will meet, the places you will see, and the food you will eat.  To get excited about immersing yourself in another culture and learning new Continue Reading →

Beer Bloggers & Writers Conference 2015 – Asheville Beer Scene

As you may already know Zephyr Adventures not only provides active vacations but also organizes annual conferences for the wine, beer, food, and fitness industries.   This benefits our tours as we stay very well connected and have friends in locations that we visit, giving us insider knowledge and a better understanding of new trends occurring Continue Reading →

Father-Son Travel Duo:The Mighty Pribyl Boys

One of the best parts of our job at Zephyr Adventures is getting the opportunity to meet such wonderful and interesting people. We love hearing about where people are from, the places they’ve traveled, and the experiences they’ve had. With Father’s Day approaching, we thought we would highlight a great Father/Son pair – Gerald and Continue Reading →

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