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The Six Best Wine Tour Destinations in the World

Six of the Best Wine Tour Destinations in the World

You Must Visit this Year

A perfect wine tour can make one of the greatest experiences for any passionate wine lover. The wine countries today are not just limited to making fine wines and carrying forward their wine culture but also organizes interesting wine tours for their visitors. Wine tours are becoming increasingly widespread with more and more wine lovers from different parts of the world heading to the wine countries for an experience of a lifetime.

So, if you also want to be a part of such an experience this post will help you learn about the most popular wine countries in the world. Below is a list of places that have come to be known as a wine lover’s paradises.

#1. Mendoza, Argentina
Mendoza is the largest wine producing regions of the country and accounts for around 75% of the country’s wines. It is famous for its high quality Malbecs.

#2. Bordeaux, France
Bordeaux is one of the famous wine producing regions of France and the world. You will get some of the best red wine here, most of which are made by blending Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon.

#3. Napa & Sonoma Valley, USA
These two regions are located in California and represents two very different types of wine
culture. While Napa is a more upcoming and happening place, Sonoma is a laid back town that
sells very affordable wines.

#4. Rioja, Spain
Rioja is Spain is also famous for its outstanding red wines, which are famously known as the
Rioja wines world over.

#5. Burgundy, France
You cannot overlook Burgundy while considering wine destinations in France. Although it is a
small region, it produces some of the world’s most expensive wines.

Château du Clos de Vougeot ©Jean-Louis Bernuy
Château du Clos de Vougeot ©Jean-Louis Bernuy

#6. Barossa Valley, Australia
Barossa Valley has been producing wines for nearly a couple of centuries and has 550 families
into the wine producing business today. It produces the famous Barossa Shiraz and Eden
Valley Riesling.

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Shelley Seale

Shelley Seale is a freelance journalist and author in Austin who has written for National Geographic, USA Today, EAT Magazine, TravelFinder, The Guardian and Texas Monthly, among others. She loves food, travel, yoga, indie movies, wine, and books, though not necessarily in that order. Shelley has performed a catch on the flying trapeze, boarded down a live volcano and was once robbed by a monkey in Nepal. But, she doesn’t know how to whistle.

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