Are you a wine aficionado who just can’t get enough of the stuff? Have you ever wondered where the best destinations for wine lovers are? Wonder no more, with this excellent collection of places to fulfil any wine lovers’ dream:
With numerous vineyards and wineries spread over several routes, you can experience the beautiful scenery and relax in a multitude of pretty gardens, bars, and restaurants with a glass or two. Enjoy locally produced wines straight from the cellar, and also take some time to discover the other plentiful delights of this stunning island.
Italy on a whole is well known for its wonderful selection of wines, and there are many places in the country where you can wander through leafy vineyards. Turin is a particular favourite, in the northern part of the country, with a long history of wine making. It sees fewer visitors than other parts of Italy, meaning that you bask in the relative calm and tranquil atmosphere away from the masses. Locally grown foods compliment the delicious wines well, and the area is also home to a good selection of historical and cultural attractions.
California is THE place for wine in the USA, with almost 90% of the country’s wines being produced here. There are over 2,800 wineries in the area, and a trip through the Napa Valley and Sonoma Valley is not to be missed. In addition, you can relax on golden sandy beaches, see the famous Golden Gate Bridge, soak up the caressing sunshine, and be dazzled in Hollywood.
Santiago boasts a rich and varied restaurant scene, and is an excellent place to pair a great meal with a fine wine. There are pretty vineyards and interesting wineries, where you can enjoy tasting sessions, a short way out of the city, so you really can enjoy the best of everything wine related with ease. In just an hour you can be in the Maipo Valley, home to some of the most famous wines from the South American continent.
France is a wine enthusiast’s dream, and Bordeaux offers the very best for visitors. Wine has been made in the area for hundreds of years, and you can visit magnificent and decadent old chateaux, stroll through picturesque vineyards, and sample a large selection of locally produced wines at one of the excellent wineries. There are heaps of restaurants and bars too, meaning that the fun just keeps on going!
Cape Town, South Africa
As well as the unusual Table Mountain and cool atmosphere, Cape Town is also known for its tasty wines. South African wines have been well known for a long time, with a legacy reaching back to the 1600s. Combine wildlife and wines, and enjoy South African wines like a local.
Within easy reach of some picture-perfect wine growing scenery, Barcelona also offers attractive architecture, fascinating art, and a really cosmopolitan vibe. One of the oldest vineyards in the whole world is within easy reach of the city, and one Spanish wine that you absolutely must try is the fruity and quintessentially Spanish sangria.
With any wine trip you are sure to have a great time. Combine stunning landscapes with tasty experiences, culture, learning, and more!