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Top 10 Wine Destinations You Need to Visit at Least Once

Written by Mark Davis on September 25, 2017

Sipping wine after a hectic and tiring day is all that a wine lover could ask for. But, imagine sipping wine at its origin, the place where it is made. In the lap of nature itself. It is an experience of a lifetime.

Below are the top wine destinations that you need to visit at least once to experience them.

Italy: Italy is the ultimate destination for all the passionate wine lovers. All the regions have their special wines and both red and white are produced there. Venato, Tuscany and Piedmont are the top wine producing regions each with their distinctive wines.

Greece: Greece may not be a very famous wine destination, but many people are unaware of the fact that is the oldest in Europe. Assyrtiko is a must try wine and is a specialty from Greece. It has a citrus aroma with earthy aftertaste.

Switzerland: Switzerland is an ideal holiday destination. Going on a wine tour and teaming it up with swiss chocolates is the best combination you can try. The best time to visit is during spring. Best wine producing areas are Geneva, Valais and Vaud. The leading grape varieties in Switzerland are Pinot Noir which produces red wine and Chasselas which produces white wines.

France: French people are famous for their love for food. Not to mention all their meals are accompanied with wine! France is the largest wine producer in the world and the famous ones are Alsace, Bordeaux and Burgundy along with many others. You need to visit this place to actually believe it.

Portugal: Another European wine producing country is Portugal. Douro valley produces the most famous port wine of export quality. A very unique green wine named Vinhos Verde is produce in Minho and a must try. Various regions like Lisboa, Madeira and Alentejo organise amazing wine tours.

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