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Wine Tasting | Ingenious Travel

There’s nothing quite like that perfect glass of wine. Am I right? Even better is when you can pair it with an exquisite meal! If you’re a wine aficionado, a wine enthusiast or somewhere in between, you may have considered a wine themed vacation at some point. Does this sound like you? Great! You’re in luck because we’ve put together a list of the best wine tasting destinations in the world. Check them out below and then leave us a comment with your favorite wine spot!

Napa Valley and Sonoma; California

It probably doesn’t surprise you that this is at the top of the list. Especially in the United States, few people can think about wine without thinking of Napa Valley. Why was Sonoma mentioned then, you ask? Well, because a lot of people consider Sonoma to be better than Napa these days because it’s less crowded and less expensive to tour the area.

Bordeaux, France

Bordeaux is filled with quaint homes, gorgeous landscapes and a plethora of vineyard. The city is one of the oldest and unique places on the globe making your time between wine tasting just as exciting as the tastings themselves.

Willamette Valley, Oregon

Though not as famous as the California areas, Willamette Valley is widely known for their Pinot Noirs. Red fan? This is your red state!

Barcelona, Spain

While we’re talking about reds, we have to mention Spain because they are known for some of the most delicious red wines on the planet. Not a red fan? That’s okay. They’ve got some amazing dry whites and sparkling wines as well. A walking tour is your best bet here because you will get to stop at local restaurants and sip one of the countries many tasty wines.

New York

The state features more than 100 wineries that offer wine tours and tastings throughout the year. And, it doesn’t hurt that New York is already one of the top tourist destinations of the world anyway. Take in some culture, The Empire State Building and Statute of Liberty, then drink all the wine.

Tuscany, Italy

Tuscany is where you will find some of the world’s most notable wine regions. Just a few of the wines produced here include Chianti, Brunello di Montalcino and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. Tuscan wines are also considered some of the most high quality wines you will ever have the pleasure of sipping.

There you have it — several of the best wine destinations all over the world. Thirsty? Contact us to book your wine vacation today!