Whether you know your oaky aromas from your fruity bouquets or you simply want to sample the best of Europe’s wine regions, a wine tasting holiday is a delight for many reasons (except perhaps for the morning after!).
Italy is lucky enough to be renowned as much for its wine as it is its delicious food. With Southern Italy’s hearty reds and mineral whites, the much loved prosecco and soave of Veneto, and Tuscany’s chianti all waiting to be sipped, a wine tasting holiday in Italy can be as varied and extensive as you like.
Recognised around the world for its finest tipples, a wine tasting holiday in France is a bucket list-worthy experience for anyone. Renowned almost entirely for its vineyards, Bordeaux is a must for French wine tasting, while the luxurious Champagne region speaks for itself. The Loire and Rhone Valleys are the place to be for crisp whites and summery rosès respectively, but whatever your preference you’ll be hard pushed to find a wine tasting region in France that isn’t stunningly beautiful.