10 Best Wine Tours Destinations In The World

1. Tuscany, Italy – Tuscany is perhaps the most famous wine region in the world and a major destination for wine road trips. Tuscany is located along the coast in central Italy. The capital of the region is Florence, which is often the starting point of any wine trip to the area. Another notable city is Siena (a beautiful medieval city with a famous city square). The area is known mostly for red wines, such as Chianti (from Chianti region), Vino Nobile di Montepulciano and more

Best Wine Tours Destinations In The World: Tuscany

Best Wine Tours Destinations In The World: Tuscany

 

2. California: (Napa Valley, Sanoma Valley and more), United States – California is world famous for its wines. California produces nearly 90 percent of the entire wine production of the United States, with over 1200 wineries. Wine lovers and tourists from around the world arrive to sunny California for a road trip between the vines and the different wineries (some are influenced by the 2004 hit movie Sideways), and of course to visit San Francisco, Route 1, Yosemite national park, and much more!

Best Wine Tours Destinations In The World: California's Napa Valley

Best Wine Tours Destinations In The World: California’s Napa Valley

10 Best Wine Tours Destinations In The World: Santa Ynez Valley in California

10 Best Wine Tours Destinations In The World: Santa Ynez Valley in California

 

3. Loire Valley, France -situated along the Loire River, this wine region in France produces mainly white wines. The first to plant vineyards in the Loire valley were the Romans in the 1st century AD

Best Wine Tours Destinations In The World: Loire Valley, France

Best Wine Tours Destinations In The World: Loire Valley, France

 

4. Mendoza, Argentina – Mendoza wine region produces almost two-thirds of the entire wine production of Argentina. The area is located in the eastern foothills of the Andes mountain range

Best Wine Tours Destinations In The World: Mendoza, Argentina

Best Wine Tours Destinations In The World: Mendoza, Argentina

5. Duero River Valley, Spain and Portugal – Spain is the third largest wine producing country in the world. It has several very different wine regions and the Duero River region (or Ribera del Duero) is one of them. The Duero river flows from Spain to Portugal, and the area around it is known for its grapes. The area produces both excellent red and white wines and is the home for the famous Vega Sicilia winery. The famous Portuguese Port wine is produced exclusively from grapes from the Duero valley, and many Port wineries can be found in the city of Porto, where the river reaches the ocean. A trip to the Portuguese Duero valley is recommended, either by car or with a cruise through the river itself, starting at Porto

Best Wine Tours Destinations In The World: Duero River Valley, Spain

Best Wine Tours Destinations In The World: Duero River Valley, Spain

 

6. Central Otago Wine Region, New Zealand – The world’s southernmost wine producing region is located in New Zealand. The major city in the area is the beautiful Queenstown, one of New Zealand most beautiful towns and one of its best attractions. About 70% of all the planting in the region is Pinot noir

Best Wine Tours Destinations In The World: Central Otago Wine Region, New Zealand

Best Wine Tours Destinations In The World: Central Otago Wine Region, New Zealand

 

7. Constantia Valley, South Africa – Constantia is e located at the foot of Constantiaberg mountain and just a few minutes drive from the city of Cape Town. The area is one of the oldest suburbs of Cape Town and is world famous for its wines. Many of the tourists that arrive to Cape Town don’t miss the opportunity to visit the largest wine region in South Africa

Best Wine Tours Destinations In The World: Constantia Valley, South Africa

Best Wine Tours Destinations In The World: Constantia Valley, South Africa

 

8. Barossa Valley, Australia – Located in South Australia, this is one of the oldest wine regions in Australia. It was founded by German settlers in the mid 19th century

Best Wine Tours Destinations In The World: Barossa Valley, Australia

Best Wine Tours Destinations In The World: Barossa Valley, Australia

9. Chilean Wine Country, Chile – Chile is geographically long and narrow and located at the western side of the Andes mountain range. The climate of the country is dominated by the Andes to the east and the pacific ocean to the west. The Chilean wine country is divided into several regions which each has a different climate conditions. You can start your road trip from the hot north to the colder south, or the other way around. If you choose to visit Mendoza wine region in Argentina, you should consider crossing to the other side of the Andes and check out the Chilean wines

Best Wine Tours Destinations In The World: Chile Wine Country

Best Wine Tours Destinations In The World: Chile Wine Country

 

10. Willamette Valley, Oregon, United States – The Willamette valley in the state of Oregon is broad and flat, and surrounded by mountain ranges to the east, west and south. The climate in this fertile valley is cooler than the neighboring California, making this area home to some of the best and most expensive Pinot noir in the world

Best Wine Tours Destinations In The World: Willamette Valley, Oregon

Best Wine Tours Destinations In The World: Willamette Valley, Oregon

         

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