Wine by Sail


"The charm of history and its enigmatic lesson consist in the fact that, from age to age, nothing changes and yet everything is completely different." Aldous Huxley.

The Kathleen & May, pictured here,  is 108 years old, and the only wooden triple-masted sailing schooner still in existence. She is a thing of beauty and grace, her tall masts and white sails full of romance and history. More importantly though, her hold is full of wine. Indeed for several hundred years tall ships like this carried barrels of wine from Bordeaux to English ports, and now, history is about...