Welcome to Tim Clarke’s ‘Wine Routes’ website

Tim is one of the pioneers of wine tourism and was co-founder of Arblaster & Clarke Wine Tours, which was the UK’s leading wine tours specialist and the market leader in wine tours worldwide. He ran A&C for nearly 30 years with his wife Lynette, designing the programme and leading hundreds of tours to wine regions worldwide. Having sold the firm some years ago, Tim has been busy with other wine and tourism projects. 

Tim has now designed a Wine Tours programme for Kirker Holidays and is delighted to be leading two great tours this autumn to old stamping grounds.

  Rioja & Northern Spain Wine Tour – October 2021

  Champagne – November 2021

Please email or go to the WINE TOURS page where you can click through to the Kirker Holidays website.

'On Oinos' -The Blog

Tim’s ‘On Oinos’ blogs.

(Tthe site is pretty new and there are a lot of writings to put up on  on Wine, Gastronomy and Tourism).

As the Lockdown begins to bite we are eating our way through the garden. Fortunately, we’ve been foraging for many years and so have well honed recipes for our ‘weeds’. Here is a first selection Read more…
Samos Muscat Wine Harvest report   August 2019 (finally written up from notes March 2020) ahem. Well, I arrived here on the Greek island Samos a couple of days ago, picked up my hire car Read more…
San Diego, capital of the West Coast Craft Brewery movement. February 2020 We’ve been on the USS Midway, the WW2 Aircraft Carrier Museum and are now trying to get to 30th St, North Park, which Read more…

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