If wine is bottled poetry, then there’s something irresistible about pairing your holiday with a local vintage. And, to point your nose in the right direction, these are our finest wine-themed escapes.
In South America, Argentina’s wines flow as generously as the country’s world-wonder waterfalls, and in Chile you can quench your thirst after taking in moonscape deserts. Then, ever the rivals, Australia and New Zealand match world-class varietals with majestic scenery, while South Africa brings Big-Five safaris into the blend.
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Sicily's rich past has given rise to a uniquely contrasting history and it's a similar story when it comes to its food and wine. You’ll take it all in with stays in boutique properties and pretty country drives, with the island’s famous gastronomy showcased in wine tastings and open-kitchen dining.
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Enjoy the ultimate Tuscany experience, step back in time with this idyllic Tuscan countryside stay. Here, a medieval castle looks out heritage vineyards and traditional restaurants dish up fine dining evenings.
Spend two nights in the majestic Pestana Palacio Do Freixo – an 18th century palace on the Douro River, just upstream from the historical old town of Porto and two nights in your choice of luxurious Douro valley hotel.
Just 3 kilometres from San Pedro de Atacama, but a world away from the bustle of town, this stylish lodge and spa overlooks the stunning Catarpe Valley, bringing indulgent luxury to the driest non-polar desert on earth.
Discover the contrasts of northern Chile on this 12-day tailor-made tour, which takes in the capital, Santiago, the striking landscapes of the Atacama desert and the central wine valleys of Colchagua and Casablanca.