The Best Places to Travel for Wine Tasting

For wine-lovers, wine tours France will always be first. The four crucial French wine areas - Sparkling wine, Burgundy, Bordeaux, and the Loire Valley are breathtakingly attractive with turreted châteaux concealed amongst the woodlands, as well as the vine-covered hillsides of some of the most effective red wine producers on the planet.

Whatever your enthusiasm, with so many distinct locations to stay, from hotels and homes to igloos as well as tree houses, you'll be able to plan your perfect journey in France.


Champagne André Bergère is a highly ranked B&B within walking range of some of the most significant Champagne manufacturers, consisting of Moët & Chandon and Perrier-Jouët. Close-by Les Clos Des Armoiries supplies cost-free bike hire as well as is only 2.7 miles from Epernay.

More south is one more wine-growing area in the Aube department, between the communities of Bar-sur-Aube as well as Les Riceys. Right here you will find châteaux trips and vineyards offering high-grade Sparkling wine. La Rental Property de Jeanne at Les Riceys uses bike hire and sees to a local family-owned Champagne vineyard.


The Bordeaux wine Celebration occurs in the city of Bordeaux every two years, yet there is no scarcity of wine-related tours, walks, tours, and occasions for oenophiles to enjoy here.

The 5-star Intercontinental Bordeaux Le Grand Hôtel is a premium hotel in the heart of the city's historical center, opposite the Concert hall with a health facility, swimming pool, and restaurant, Le Pressoir d'Argent, serving gastronomic dishes created by Gordon Ramsay.


Chablis, in the heart of the glass of wine area, is residence to the beautiful Hôtel du Vieux Moulin a converted 18th-century flour mill. It belongs to the Domaine Laroche winery, which has a wine shop and wine sampling. Nearer the center of the community, the Heart of Chablis is a pretty, antique Maison offering self-catering.


Four miles from Saumur, Château de la Ronde is an incredible 17th-century castle bordered by wineries as well as red wine estate that supply excursions and samplings.

Likewise nearby is the lovely Middle Ages town of Chinon, where you may wish to stay at the central Nature & Chateaux which supplies flexible, self-catering accommodation, bike hire, and tours of close-by wineries and winemakers. Here, and in the nearby wineries in Bourgueil and St-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil, wine-makers develop soft, rich red wines making use of the Cabernet Franc grape Breton.