Wine

Calistoga Ranch Napa Valley California

This private Calistoga vineyard retreat is an Auberge Resort located in a secluded canyon in the Napa Valley with 157 acres of mountainside hiking trails and its own private lake. Individual guest lodges provide an indoor/outdoor living experience, complete with outdoor bath gardens. A lakeside restaurant and 24-hour in-lodge dining accommodate any eating schedule. Spa treatments in The Bathhouse add to the experience of relaxation.

The Carneros Inn Napa California

The Carneros Inn is an indulgent Napa Valley retreat for sophisticated couples and families. Stylistic farm-chic design channels the barns and farmhouses of agricultural Northern California. World-class luxuries include private cottages on 27 acres of private apple orchards and vineyards, a world-class spa and some of the best dining in world famous California wine country.

Visit Eastern Tuscany Italy

If you are looking for a European tourist destination, consider visiting the eastern part of the famous Tuscany region in central Italy. Depending on your interests, this beautiful area might be an ideal vacation spot. You can get classic Italian food, and wash it down with world-famous and other local wine. Many of its sites are very popular, especially in high season, but are well worth the visit. Be sure to read the companion articles in this series that present western Tuscany and the Chianti region.

Montalcino – Beautiful Town, Even Better Wine

Since the old times, living in Italy included at least three basic things that are specific for their culture – art, great food and endless types of wine. From August till November, in all parts of the land, from the northern hills of Italy to the sunny southern areas, grape harvesting is underway. One of those Italian regions that are a perfect place for escaping the city buzz, relaxing in the untouched nature and tasting some of the finest wines is most definitely Tuscany.

Cavas Wine Lodge Mendoza Argentina

avas Wine Lodge is the first Lodge of its kind in South America, blessed by the natural beauty of Mendoza, an idyllic wine growing region at the foot of the Andes. Nestled in a 35 acre vineyard, Cavas Wine Lodge is strategically located between the best known wineries and the magnificent Andes Mountain range.