Wine Enthusiast editors released their top 10 wine travel destinations for 2016. These recommendations cover where to stay, what to do, when to go and finally, what to drink.
Las Vegas, NV – USA – Where the California Cab and bubbles still reign supreme
Bordeaux – France – North, South or East, you will find vineyards and Chateau’s ready to pour their finest reds for you
Margaret River – Australia – Cape to cape, you will find surf, sand and stunning Chardonnay
Alto Adige – Italy – Fresh, mineral forward white wines are this region’s specialty
Paso Robles, CA – USA – This former cowboy town is now a hub of wine tourism.
Basque Country – Spain– San Sebastien’s seafood has been called ‘the best in the world’
Franschhoek – South Africa – Wines here have a citrusy complexity that is best seen in a luscious Chardonnay
Alentejo – Portugal – Although known for beautiful blends, the Alicante Bouschet is getting the most attention
Burgenland – Austria – Enjoy your crisp, dry white wines here accompanied by classical music
Ashland, OR – USA – Pioneered 20 years ago, Tempernillo is this region’s defining grape
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