Posts Tagged ‘wineries’

Bottoms up: the best wine tours you should sign up for

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Through the years, wine has managed to maintain its place on the dining table whatever season or occasion. Countries all over the world have started developing their own wines, adapting to the tastes and preferences of the locals in a specific region. You don’t really have to have your own cellar to be able to enjoy a glass of wine, but if you like to indulge for a bit and tap into the hidden connoisseur within you, we suggest exploring the world one sip at a time through these excellent wine tours.

By tagging along any of the tours we’re about to share with you, not only will you discover new wines, but  you will also taste delectable meals that you won’t forget anytime soon. An opportunity to learn about the local culture in a specific region and how wine plays an important role in the locals’ everyday meals is also presented to you. Don’t worry if you’re not too familiar with the different grapes or that you immediately think of a bunch of flowers whenever someone says “bouquet”; wine tours are intended for anyone who thinks enjoying a glass of wine is better than looking at preserved artifacts in a stuffy museum.

Ten Beautiful Wine Regions

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When we hear the word wine, we always associate it with Napa Valley.  But can you believe that thirty years ago, the world’s top wine experts and wine lovers alike dismiss the Napa Valley wines as so-so?  But today, the Napa Valley Wine Country has become a famous tourist spot not only for Americans but for wine connoisseurs around the globe.

Of course, this means that Napa Valley is becoming more and more congested.  The good news is that a handful of advanced wine-making techniques have started in uncommon wine countries like India and even in Tasmania.  This is definitely good news to all wine experts and wine lovers out there because it means that there are now new flavors that are distinct to these wine regions; another reason is that as the wineries in California and France become crowded, we can opt to visit these other wine regions that offer more than just new flavors but also a spectacular scenery and natural charms.

Top 10 of the World’s Most Spectacular Tasting Rooms

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Drinking a glass of wine in a simple room is not the same experience as sipping exact one under a canopy of stars. What defines the taste of any wine is the when and where you are sipping it.

This concept may anger the more logical minded members of the wine industry but several companies are already investing in wine tasting rooms. These tasting rooms offer a relaxed vibe and elegant window views of beautiful locales and are increasingly becoming part of big brewers’ calling cards.

The practice of making these structures to lure in possible customers have been started by newer wine industries belonging to Chile and Argentina and several states like Michigan in the United States for the American continent. In Europe, New Zealand and Austria have these rooms to lure in buyers. These architecturally elegant and scenery centered rooms invites the tasters to focus on their senses and the taste the wines provide.