Wineries abound, both in the United States and abroad, so it can be difficult to narrow down what region to visit for your next wine-centric vacation. And once you have chosen the perfect wine region, where do you stay? Let us help! We have researched five different luxury destinations for wine lovers within some of the best wine locales in the world. These accommodations will ensure a sumptuous, relaxing environment in which to enjoy your wine-lovers getaway.
NAPA VALLEY, CA
The fertile soil of Napa provides the ideal location for hundreds of wineries. If you vacation in the region, a wonderful wine tasting is never far away. Consider staying at the Bardessono in Yountville, CA. The highly rated, award-winning, luxury resort is entirely eco-friendly.
WILLAMETTE VALLEY, OR
Heading north from Napa, wine lovers can visit Willamette Valley for more than 500 American wineries. If you are fan of Pinot noir, you will want to pay the region a visit. A stay at the Allison Inn & Spa, in Newberg, OR will situate you within reach of 200 of those Oregon wineries. The environmentally conscious inn is also home to a curated collection of local art.
South Africa is the 9th leading producer of wine in the world, and they are committed to sustainable farming. Visitors to the country can plan to taste a variety of wines, including the region favorite Chenin Blanc. Le Quartier Français located in Franschhoek, South Africa is a boutique hotel nestled among the vineyards of Franschhoek.
CHAMPAGNE REGION, FRANCE
If sparkling wine is more your taste, you must travel to the home of it all. The Champagne region of France provides perfect growing conditions for the wine that holds its name. Reims is perhaps the main city in the region, and it is full of historical significance. When visiting, book your stay at Les Crayères, a classical French chateau transformed into a luxury hotel.
True Chianti comes from the hills of Chianti, just miles south of Florence, and it is the signature wine of the region. When in Tuscany, engage a room at the Four Seasons to be surrounded by historic buildings and modern amenities. Allow the hotel concierge to arrange your winery tours and tastings.
Book your stay at one of the luxury destination for wine lovers. You will not be disappointed! Wine lovers will also want to read our recommendations for the perfect wine and steak pairings.