One of the premier destinations for wine lover, Piedmont, Italy is in northwest Italy and borders Switzerland and France — with a view of the Alps in almost every direction.
Piedmont offers stunning natural views of the mountains, vineyards and valleys — as well as long rows of poplars and Medieval castles. It is also home to two world-famous spa resorts: Acqui Terme and Vinadio.
And of course, Piedmont is home to some of Italy — and the world's — biggest flavored and most famous wines. Because it is located high on the hills over the warm Mediterranean and below the cold Alps, the sun can easily reach the vineyards and create some delicous and world-renowned wines.
Stellenbosch, South Africa
Stellenbosch is located in the Western Cape province of South Africa along the Eerste River. It is home to the Stellenbosch Wine Route — one of the biggest tourist attractions in the province.
The route is one of the top foodie destinations in the world and offers world-class restaurants, tasting rooms and stunning views in every direction.
The Hartenberg Estate is a family estate that is open to the public and grows, produces and shares award-winning wines. The estate offers walking trails, food and wine pairings, a children's play area, bird watching and more.
Martinborough, New Zealand
The New Zealand Wine Trail winds from Hawkes Bay in north New Zealand to Marlborough in the south. Along the way, you'll see three wine regions, a major city, rural towns and the beautiful coast.
Martinborough wine district is one of the old world, boutique wine regions along the way. Throughout, the wine trail offers suggested itineraries where you can plan a focus on food and wine, art and culture, luxury or nature.
In addition, New Zealand is home to wildlife and natural scenes you can't find anywhere else, including whale watching, penguins and horseback riding through some of the most beautiful places on earth.
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