Top 10 hotels for wine lovers3rd February, 2014 by Lauren May
The wine enthusiast is spoilt for choice when searching for a holiday that combines luxury accommodation with world-class wine tasting.
Wine tourism, or enotourism as it is known, has grown massively since the turn of the 21st century with hotels now packaging holidays specifically targeted at those looking to immerse themselves in the world of winemaking by touring a region’s vineyards and sampling its wines.
Wine tourism is an area with enormous room for growth with some regions only just beginning to tune into its potential.
Many, however, are well ahead of the trend with a host of wineries now offering boutique and luxury accommodation just steps from their vineyards.
Whether its a rural retreat in France full of rustic charm, or an avant-garde luxury hotel in Spain’s Rioja regions – there is a hotel for every wine lover.
Scroll through to see some of our picks of some of the world’s most high-profile wine hotels.
To view our previous picks of some of the best wine hotels in northern Portugal click here.