Travel with Joe Euro

Travel with Joe Euro

Your Travel Host, and Founder of The Wine Seller® in Port Townsend, WA         Joe Euro

Joe Euro has been hosting tours to France, Italy, Spain, Slovenia/Croatia/Montenegro, Chile/Argentina/Uruguay, Prague, Germany, Austria, Budapest  and beyond.Since 2004 

Italy-May 2017

 a fabulous trip put on by Doumina of

The Enthusiastic Travel!

Our Italy “Enthusiastic Travelers” at our fabulous Inn/Relais in Piemonte 2017

Great group of fellow Travelers!

 

SOLD OUT, Sorry…check with Joe often about possible other “Small Group Journeys” with Joe Euro

The Hills of Barolo/Barbaresco, Piemonte, Italy.
Recently declared a UNESCO World Heritage site!

 

Italy, The Land of Barolo, Barbaresco, Barbera, Dolcetto, Moscato D’Asti and much more. Alive with History, Culture, Beauty and Fantastic Cuisine. 7 days…Then on to incomparable Venice for another 2 days/nights!  9 Days/Nights in Total

Piggy Barrel at Northern Italian Winery/Grappa Producer/Agriturismo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Venice Grand Canal by night…Bella! 

 

SOLD OUT…sorry! Check back for our next “Small Group Journey”

May 13-22,2017  only $3195.00 pp for 9 days and nights!

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Join  JOE EURO, Founder of  the Wine Seller, & Doumina Whyman of The Enthusiastic Traveler, For WINE, FOOD AND FUN IN PIEDMONTE and VENICE!

May 13-22, 2017!

 SOLD OUT …Sorry

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Risotto being cooked on an open fire, turned with a paddle

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Cooking Class with our chef

 

May 13th-22rd, 2017 ~ 7 nights in Piemonte with Joe Euro of The Wine Seller.  Continuing on to Venice for 2 nights!  9 days for only 3195.00pp!

JOIN JOE EURO, Founder of the Wine Seller, and DOUMINIA of The Enthusiastic Traveler, for FABULOUS WINE, FOOD, CULTURE, HISTORY AND FUN IN PIEMONTE and VENICE! May 13th-22nd, 2017!

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May 13th-22nd, 2017 ~ 7 nights in Piemonte with Joe Euro of The Wine Seller. Continuing on to Venice for 2 nights! 9 days/nights total for only $3195.00!

We arrive in Piedmont on a relaxed and fun and un-structured tour with Joe Euro!  “Always super to be with, Joe knows how to enjoy Italy!”

6 x Bourgogne red

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the Rewards of our Cooking Class

Spend 7 days/nights in Monferato exploring World Class wines such as Barolo, (made from the classic Nebbiolo grape) known as the “King of Wines and Wine of Kings” Barbaresco, Barbera, Dolcetto, Moscato, Gavi,

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The famous Horses on top of St.Mark’s Cathedral

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Making Cheese

Arneis (delicious dry whites from this region)
and perhaps a touch of Grappa and Limoncello… cooking classes and truffle hunting, hazelnuts, chocolate, and cheese making deep in the unchartered countryside of the Piemonte. Get to know Alba, Asti, Turin and Aquiterme!  Invest in full and fun days of kicking back with new friends.
Our Fabulous Villa in Piemonte

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A fantastic Cooking Class

After departing our beautiful digs in Piemonte we head to Venice in our private transfer. See how the city comes alive in the morning, with early morning walks, a photographer’s dreamscape. Stroll the streets and get to know the unseen Venice, enjoy learning about the Jewish Ghetto, St. Marks Cathedral and the Doges Palace. Skirt

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St. Mark’s Cathedral and The Doge’s Palace

around in our own private boat and hear the secrets of the Venetians famous then, and the rich and famous whom visit now. Visit a Gondola Maker and see how this lost art was done years ago when Gondolas covered the waters. And of course, sip Prosecco from this region where Prosecco comes from…along with Amarone and Valpolicella! Sleep in Venezia, and enjoy Venice like a Venitian! With the best guides at your fingertips exploring the best that Venice offers, away from the crowds! Our Luxurious Venice Hotel

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The Famous Venice Fish Market

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the Bell Tower in St. Mark’s Square

DEPART USA: Friday May 12th, 2017. (Or earlier, for those wanting to explore a bit on their own before our trip begins…)  One private transfer from Milan to Piedmonte is included.  Transfers to Venice airport are included after the tour. The tour ends on the morning of May 22nd.
Policy for Piemonte and Venice
In the unlikely event that some outings may change, replacement
outings will be of equal quality.
We recommend that you fly into Milan and out of Venice.

Includes:
*Everything listed in the itinerary while we are with Doumina
*Lodging in lovely accommodations, each w/private bath.
*Ground transportation
*Guided tours
*Every breakfast, at least one main meal every day except in Venice where no meals are included except breakfast and our farewell dinner.
*Wine tastings
*Olive Oil tasting
*Admission fees
*Cooking classes
*Doumina’s priceless expertise and carefully nurtured relationships
Does not include:
*Airfare
*Single Supplement Fee (If requested, (1675.00) Means a person is
not willing to share a room if traveling alone.
*Occasional supplemental meals
*Travel for personal errands/meals/shopping while on the tour.
Doumina can help arrange:
*All other transportation and Ideas for other destinations
Policy
USD 1,200.00 deposit is required upon booking.  This is a non-refundable deposit.
Final payment is due 180 days prior to departure.
All items mentioned in this itinerary are included.
All breakfasts and one main meal every day during the Piedmonte
portion of our tour.
100% refund for cancellation 175 days prior to departure.
50% refund for cancellation 90-174 days prior to departure.
25% refund up to and not beyond 60 days prior to departure.
Travel insurance is recommended, but not obligatory, with each booking.
Airfare not included.

CONTACT Doumina (360) 620-2728 at whyman1@aol.com or Joe at  Joe Euro or The Wine Seller 360-385-7673

or at

The Wine Seller
Joe Euro leads trips all around the world. His passions are music, wine, food, boating and travel…and his trips are relaxing, fun and educational. Joe is teaming up for the smile[1] promo pic of Joe @ storesecond time with The Enthusiastic Traveler for this trip.

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DETAILS
Day 1
We arrive in Piemonte for a welcome aperitif and a fabulous Piemontese wine dinner.

Day 2
We partake in a cooking class preparing our dinner for that evening.

Easy lunch by the pool
Visit to an ancient flour mill where flour is still made, with the authentic stones.
Visit to winemakers cantina
Evening wine pairing with our dinner we made

Day 3
Visit Asti and things of special interest plus a nougat producer
Lunch in the center in an authentic osteria
Rovers grappa producer tasting at the farm
Rest or swim
Dinner with wine tasting

Day 4
Off to Turin to see the Egyptian museum, second largest in the world.
Visit the historic center and taste some pastries from the area.
Up to the tower top Mole Antonelliana for a splendid view.
Home for dinner and a paired wine tasting.

Day 5
Morning truffle hunt with trained dogs
Truffle festival in Alba and lunch in the center.
Dinner back at the Hotel with a winemakers pairing

Day 6
This morning we visit a family vineyard and have lunch.
Back at the hotel this afternoon where we can hike the surrounding area, or relax by the pool!
Dinner is at our lovely digs, where the food is sublime.

Day 7
Visit the Berta grappa distillery, where Grappa is famous in Piedmonte and taste with Amaretti Mombarruzzo
Tour of the Romanesque town Acquit Terme and the important thermal baths
Goat cheese, famous to the zone, will be visited and a tasting.
Time to rest and swim
Farewell dinner with music
Day 8
Early depart for Venice
Free day

Day 9
Full day guided tour and boat tour on the canal.
Farewell dinner

Day 10
Sadly, we say goodbye

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Our Villa in Piemonte

 

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DEPART USA: Saturday May 12th, 2017.  (or earlier, should you wish to arrive early and do some exploring on your own) One private transfer from Milan to Piedmonte is included.  Transfers to Venice airport are included after the tour.  The tour ends on the morning of May 22nd.

Policy for Piedmonte and Venice

In the unlikely event that some outings may change, replacement

outings will be of equal quality.

We recommend that you fly into Milan and out of Venice.

Includes:

*Everything listed in the itinerary while we are with Doumina

*Lodging in lovely accommodations, each w/private bath.

*Ground transportation

*Guided tours

*Every breakfast, at least one main meal every day except in Venice where no meals are included except breakfast and our farewell dinner.

*Wine tastings

*Olive Oil tasting

*Admission fees

*Cooking classes

*Doumina’s priceless expertise and carefully nurtured relationships

Does not include:

*Airfare

*Single Supplement Fee (If requested, $1675.00) Means a person is

not willing to sure a room if traveling alone.

*Occasional supplemental meals

*Travel for personal errands/meals/shopping while on the tour.

Doumina can help arrange:

*All other transportation and Ideas for other destinations

Policy

USD 1,200.00 deposit is required upon booking.  This is a non-refundable deposit.

Final payment is due 180 days prior to departure.

All items mentioned in this itinerary are included.

All breakfasts and one main meal every day during the Piedmonte

portion of our tour.

100% refund for cancellation 175 days prior to departure.

50% refund for cancellation 90-174 days prior to departure.

25% refund up to and not beyond 60 days prior to departure.

Travel insurance is recommended, but not obligatory, with each booking.

Airfare not included.

 

CONTACT Doumina at whyman1@aol.com or Joe at email Joe Euro 

360-385-7673

Joe Euro leads and hosts trips all around the world.  His passions are music, and wine and travel, and his trips are relaxing and educational.  Joe is teaming up for the second time with The Enthusiastic Traveler for this trip.

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Italy-May 2017 The Land of Barolo ‘The King of Wines, and Wine of Kings”. Piedmont-Venice click here for complete itinerary and details on how to sign on to this fantastic “Small Group Journey”

 

Deposit checks can be dropped at the Wine Seller

CONTACT Doumina at whyman1@aol.com or JOE at joe@JoeEuroTravel.com

See Joe Euro at the Wine Seller for more details and to sign on!

 

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Wine Seller® Founder, Guitarist, recording Artist and Travel Host       Joe Euro

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Port Townsend, Wa 98368
360-385-7673
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Or….IF YOU’VE GOT 6 PEOPLE WHO WOULD LIKE TO HAVE JOE PUT TOGETHER A CUSTOM BARGE TRIP IN FRANCE, CALL OR STOP IN. (we tend to prefer Spring and Fall, to avoid the heat and crowds, but would consider Summer too)

Joe and Miles on barge. Auxerre, France 2008

Auxerre, France. Canal du Nivernais. on a Penichette  “Canal Barge” we commandeered.


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This is our boat in France. Huge Salon, huge upper deck with 2 long bench tables and BBQ. 4 equal staterooms with ensuite heads, huge galley. Elegant cruising on the Canal du Midi, October 2012. Bikes on board too. This is our preferred boat, so will most likely be the one we’re on for this upcoming April 2015 journey!


 

Here’s just a few pictures from some of our past and recent journeys. Hope you enjoy them, and hope you will consider joining us soon on a future journey!

 

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Colorful boats in Croatian islands.

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Notre Dame, Paris

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Yes, the iconic Tour Eiffel (Eiffel Tower) Paris

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Fountain dressed in pink sashes for some local event, Notice pink water too. Think it was a Breast Cancer Awareness thing. City of Bordeaux, France

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Colorful open air market, Paris. With what we call Chantrelles, but in France they’re called Girolles.

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Main Harbor of Hvar, and island off the coast of Croatia.

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View from the highest point of the Walls of Dubrovnik.

 

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Setting up for lunch on upper deck with our friend and sometimes guide in France, even tho he’s British, Neil Kirk.

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Friend, France guide and barge captain, Neil Kirk, and Joe, on our barge on Canal du Nivernais.

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Or…IF YOU’VE GOT 6 PEOPLE WHO WOULD LIKE TO HAVE JOE PUT TOGETHER A CUSTOM BARGE TRIP IN FRANCE, CALL OR STOP IN. (we tend to prefer Spring and Fall, to avoid the heat and crowds, but would consider Summer too)

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Scenic water diversion structure, we turned left here.

 

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This was definitely a tight fit with that large barge, but we made it!

 

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An early morning bike ride after a few foggy days, and I got this shot in Auxerre. The light was perfect!

 

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The Louvre, Paris.

 

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Group shot on our Sicily/Southern Italy tour. There are more Greek ruins in Sicily than there are in Greece!

Toledo Spain-Portugal trip 2014

Toledo, Spain

 

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Waiting for the lock to re open after lunch, with our group. Canal du Midi

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Hard to tell there’s the ruins of one of the “Cathar Castles” on top of the mountain.

 

Lovely group lunch after a morning at the local village market at our house in the South of France.

Susan, waiting patiently for the lock to fill, and the gates to open for us.

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One of the Cathedrals in Segovia, Spain.

 

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Joe finds all the best places to eat. Here, a very well regarded restaurant in the tiny, historic village of Minerve.

 

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Lunch in Barolo region, Piemonte, Italy with winemaker from Vietti Winery, Luca Currado.

Lunch in Barolo region, Piemonte, Italy with winemaker from Vietti Winery, Luca Currado.