There are people all over the world who love wine and wine tasting. So what could be better than spending your summer vacation checking out some of the best wine regions around the globe? The great thing about planning your vacation to a winery is the fact that there is an excellent destination for anyone with any budget.
If you’re looking to stay within the states, there are beautiful spots within the US that you can travel at a low cost. If you want to go abroad, there are numerous options as well. Let’s take a look at some of the more under the radar destinations for summer vacation planning to wineries around the globe.
New Yorkers, have we got a spot for you! The Finger Lakes are a great summer vacation destination for anyone either living in New York or looking to travel to the area without going into the city. This spot offers a beautiful cool area to enjoy some of the most beautiful wineries in the country. Some of the top destinations include Sheldrake Point where you can sip on some white wines, Bloomer Creek Vineyard, and Forge Cellars which are all located on the west side of Cayuga. With the wineries situated throughout the area, there are multiple places for both dining and lodging that offer the same.
Umbria, Italy is just as romantic as it sounds. For anyone looking to travel overseas and visit on the of the most beautiful wine countries, this is the place for you! The scenery alone is worth the trip as well as the smaller amount of tourists which make it an excellent destination for anyone looking to escape the typical Tuscany winery tourist feel. The most famous red wine is derived from the Sagrantino which can take years to develop in the cellar. But, they do offer a crisp, dry Grechetto that is more readily available. A few other great spots to enjoy include Arnaldo Caprai Winery, Tenuta Castelbuono, as well as Cantine Adanti.
While there are beautiful wine destinations to enjoy all over the world, these two offer some of the more secluded and not overrun by tourists. This can make for a much more enjoyable summer vacation to a destination where you can enjoy both the atmosphere and the wine.