Wine tasting is always fun in the town of Yountville. Just walk down Washington Street and pop into a tasting room of your choice. Or drive to the tucked around the corner, off the beaten path wineries for an intimate, personal tasting experience. Browse the winery listing below to plan your tasting itinerary.
France is the most visited country in the world. Each wine producing region has its own distinctive soil, landscape, climate, culture and history. France travel advice is about tours in the regions of Champagne, Bordeaux, Burgundy, Rhone region and Loire Valley.
Napa and Sonoma counties—the two main counties that comprise California Wine country—have a reputation as a romantic destination for couples looking to escape for a few days. In recent years, the area also has emerged as a great place for guys to unwind, either solo or with other guys. I’ve written about some of the gambling diversions in the area. With Father’s Day approaching, here’s a look at some of the other male-centric destinations and activities in and around Wine Country.
Chile Travel Advice For Wine Aficionados Let’s get this Chile travel advice train for wine aficionados rolling with a geography lesson. The entire country is one very long and narrow strip of land (4000 miles) wedged in between the waters of the Pacific and the Andes mountain ranges. This provides mineral rich and well irrigated soil at a high elevation, which is why Chilean wine is heavily exported to the US and all over the world.
What could be better than relaxing in the peace and quiet of the French countryside, watching the sun go down with a glass of local wine in your hand? For wine lovers, camping in France is about more than finding a good campsite to relax in – it s also about discovering the local vineyards to try the wines right at the source.
400 years ago the Spanish came to Argentina and brought with them their love of wine. Catholic monks and priests began to grown produce wine for serving at communion and so the Argentine wine industry was born. It was in the 1800s, though, that European settlers arrived with wine expertise, more grape strains and, importantly, the railway. One of the arrivals was a seemingly insignificant dark grape from the south of France. This grape, called Malbec, found its true home in the foothills of the Andes and flourished.
Do you wish you knew a little more about wine? There is so much to know that you can always learn more. There are many different perceptions about the best wine, so it’s important to get a good grounding in what you’re taking a look at. Keep reading to find out more.
A Wine tasting holiday is the ideal holiday if you’re enthusiastic about wine and good food, as they often come hand-in-hand. We’ve put together an excellent list of the top places to go for that perfect all-round fine wine tasting holiday. Some holidays are suitable for a weekend and some for slightly longer, and depending where in the world you live, some are even good for a day-trip!