Hotel Casa Thomas Somerscales
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This is a lovely old hotel with only 8 rooms. The staff are very helpful and the location is very good
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We arrived in Valparaiso about noon after a very nice two hour car drive from Santiago with our driver, another Thomas! When we reached Valparaiso we seemed to be driving forever up narrow winding streets, through some pretty dodgy looking areas, but when we reached our hotel we were very impressed. It is a beautiful old colonial building and we …
Our wine tour today was with a new company, 'mywaychile', which is run by a lovely young man called Pablo and his wife. He has travelled a lot himself and lived in New Zealand for a long time but he has come back to Chile to settle down and set up this business. He is also a graphic designer.
Our tour was to the Casablanca valley which is …
... by students over education. The riot squad was there, complete with full body armour , batons and shields. Thought it was time to get out of there when a bus firing water cannons at the protesters joined in. (Apparently riot/protests are pretty common and normal around here, for us though still quite frightening). Decided to call it a day but realised we had no clue of what bus to take to get home! So an expensive taxi ride was the only ...
... seeing the navy ships docked in the port. After the boat trip we picked up our back packs from the hostel and got a bus back to Santiago. The bus cost us a quarter of what our bus to Val Po had cost us so we obviously did something wrong on the way! Back in Santiago we checked into Hostel Forrestal and used the wifi to sort a hostel in Mendoza. Al and Rach went out for dinner as Al flies home tomorrow and Jo ...
... good colour. Warm nose with red fruits and an inky note. Firm tannins, good fruit but still coming together – needs more integration time.
After the tasting we were treated to a lovely lunch in their open air restaurant with wine matching of each course – a 2003 Sauvignon Blanc for the Cevicé, a 2013 Gewürztraminer for their Pear and Blue Cheese salad and a 2012 Cabernet France Reserva with the Duck. All very good. And ...