Mexico

Posted in Africa, Australia, Europe, Mexico, Wine, on 29 October 2021, by , 0 Comments

As more travelers are looking for off-the-beaten-track destinations to visit, these ten wine destinations around the world are ripe for exploring! Here are some inspired vacation ideas for the boutique wine connoisseur.

Malta wine | ingenious travel

Malta

While wine production in Malta dates back over 2,000 years, only in recent years has Maltese wine become known outside of the country. Grape varieties include two indigenous varieties (Gellewza and Ghirgentina) as well as international varieties like Merlot and Chardonnay. Due to Malta’s hot and humid climate, grapes ripen much quicker and wineries are careful to grow varieties suited to the distinct terroir.

Visit: One of the most well-known wineries in Malta is the Marsovin Cellars, originally built in the 17th century by the Knights of St. John. Here you can taste the famous Marsovin Sparkling wine, produced in the “methode traditionelle.”

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Playa del Carmen

Posted in Mexico, on 28 August 2020, by , 0 Comments

Playa del Carmen to many may not mean more than just a gateway to the island paradise of Cozumel. But, give the town a chance and you will discover that it is a desirable vacation destination in itself.

It is home to some of the most exciting water adventures such as diving the Great Maya Reef, swimming in fresh water sinkholes and plunging in awe-inspiring cenotes or blue holes. The town also offers easy access to the rest of the Riviera Maya to experience exhilarating outdoor escapades in the midst of enthralling nature.

You can start your tour of Playa del Carmen on a relaxing stroll along Quinta Avenida – the town’s popular pedestrian walkway. You will find a plethora of hotels and restaurants in the area and it is also the main shopping district where you can experience countless shops selling all kinds of merchandise. On one side you will find lovely boutiques selling luxury clothes and just around the corner a quirky stall selling a plethora of Mexican handicrafts. The strip runs parallel to the beach so you can simply take a turn to the shoreline anytime you feel like it and spend the rest of the day enjoying the perfect combination of sun, sand and sea.

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