Wine ToursWine tours provide an excellent way to enjoy a relaxing break from the daily grind and sample the delights that the country or region of your choice has to offer. It's not just about the wine and wineries either, the areas were wineries are located are often a tourist attraction all by themselves. You can book wine tours worldwide but the three most popular are French wine tours, Italy wine tours and Californian wine tours.
So, what happens on a wine tour? Firstly as part of a small group of wine lovers you will receive a warm welcome and a personalized tour of several different wineries. This is usually spread out over several days. You will get to enjoys tasting from the most renowned wine makers in whatever region you choose. There are also wine tasting classes for beginners, which show you exactly how to sample fine wines.
One of the most interesting parts of a wine tour is that will sometimes get to sample new varieties of wine that the wine makers are experimenting with. This is the winery's way of getting feedback on their wines and actually allows you to have an impact on the types of wine which may be introduced to the market. If you come across a wine you really like (which is often), be sure to tell the wine makers exactly what you think about it. You may just find the wine you sampled on a shelf at your local store after you have returned.
Another aspect of wine tours is that each day is a unique experience. In France for instance, each day can hold new and exciting experiences. You could be spent one day visiting a couple of quaint wineries and the next day you might be exploring medieval villages and ruins from the time of ancient Rome.
You will be accompanied on your wine tour by a guide that is available to answer all your questions about wine, the region's history and local customs. Every detail of your wine tour will be planned to ensure that you have an unforgettable experience. Actually, the only difficult thing about going on a wine tour is choosing one of the many different regions you can go to.
France has an incredible variety of beautiful scenery and world class vineyards. The wine regions in France also offer a seemingly countless number of wine touring options. Located in France's picturesque Bordeaux region, the Grand Cru Estates and legendary estates of Emillon both offer great wine tour experiences.
When looking at wine tours in Italy, you have a large selection vineyards to choose from. In the in Tuscany region, the estates of Brunello and Vino Nobile de Montepulciano offer unforgettable experiences. There are also many other Tuscan wineries with excellent wine tours to choose from.
When it comes to choosing a wine tour in California there is also a wide range of top quality wineries to choose from. It doesn't matter whether you choose to stay in the Napa Valley or Sonoma Valley; there is no shortage of excellent vineyards for you to visit. A great example is the Beringer Vineyards, located in scenic Napa Valley.
No matter which region you choose to visit on your wine tour, you are practically guaranteed a relaxing and unforgettable experience.