How do you feel about combining the pleasure of travelling with wine drinking? Europe is the largest wine producing region which makes it one of the best travelling destinations in the world for wine lovers. If you are searching for unique experiences, wine tastings and cruises, we suggest destinations that will provide you with unforgettable wine experience.
Tuscany is one of the worlds best destination for wine-lovers. Chianti, Brunello di Montepulciano, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano and Super Tuscans from Bolgheri are some of the most famous wines in the world and they all hail from the gorgeous region of Tuscany. Stunning art cities like Florence, small hamlets like Massa Marittima and Radda and hilled topped villages like San Gimignano and Volterra will make the Tuscany one of the most beautiful and interesting wine regions you ever visited.
Douro Valley, Portugal
Portugal doesn’t only offer incredible wines but also unique landscapes. The Douro valley is one of Portugal’s most celebrated UNESCO World Heritage sites. Home of Port doesn’t only provides excellent fortified wines, but also has a growing reputation for excellent red and white wines. Beautiful scenery, excellent gastronomy and great wines are few of the many reasons why you should add Portugal to your bucket list.
Milestii Mici, Moldova
While the attractiveness of every wine destination mostly consists of fabulous landscapes, it’s the subterranean wonder that makes Milesti Mici a must for any wine lover. Milestii Mici is the largest underground wine cellar in Moldova. With more than a 200 km of limestone tunnels with streets called “Cabernet”, “Sauvignon” it creates a network that makes up an underground city with the biggest wine collections in the world. The centre of the complex has a large restaurant and tasting complex.
The region follows the path of the Mosel river, and it’s considered to be one of the Germanys oldest wine regions with production dating back to Roman times. The Romans planted the first vineyards along the Mosel river around the second century. Today, the region is known as the world steepest wine region. Steep slopes overlooking the rivers where the vineyards are planted make the picturesque landscape worth visiting.
Bordeaux, Loire Valley, France
The name Bordeaux is without a doubt one of the most important names in the world of wine. Most respected wine region in the world, with a huge variety of bottles that pack some of the most expensive wines in the world. Bordeaux is a region filled with magnificent castles (Château Pichon Longueville Baron and Château Lafite Rothschild) with charming wineries dating back to the 18th century. Known as the “garden of France”, the Loire Valley is noted for its architectural quality and the presence of cultural monuments, castles and breathtaking landscapes. Apart from its historic villages, it’s also worth noting that this region hosts some of the best white wines of the world such as such as Sauvignon Blanc, Sancerre and Muscadet.