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    17 Places You Need To Experience If You’re Low-Key Obsessed With Wine

    These experiences give us all the wine-derlust.

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    From underwater cellars to wine theme parks, barrel suites and helicopter tours, these trips need to be on every wine-lovers bucket list.


    1. Visit adult Disney World in the form of La Cité du Vin, a wine theme park in Bordeaux, France with 800 wine varieties from 70 countries.

    2. Soak in a red wine pool at YUNESSUN spa resort in Hakone, Japan — a wellness theme park with waterslides, saunas, and pretty much every kind of bath you can think of.

    3. Sleep in a wine barrel at Quinta da Pacheca wine estate in Portugal's Douro Valley.

    4. Drink in Champagne's underground caves that were once used by the French to avoid German detection during World War II.

    5. OR! Sleep in a bubble set in a vineyard at Campera Hotel in Valle de Guadalupe, Mexico.

    6. Take a three-hour, wine and food-filled journey through California's Napa Valley via a luxury Wine Train.

    7. Head to the small town of Haro in northern Spain to participate in the annual “Battle of the Wine”.

    8. Unwind in the grape spa at Pałac Mierzęcin Wellness & Wine Resort, home to the third largest vineyard in Poland.

    9. Drink ice ciders and wines at Boreal Winery in northern Ontario, Canada’s coldest climate winery.

    10. Swim in a decanter-shaped infinity pool overlooking Portugal’s River Douro and the historic centre of Oporto at The Yeatman Hotel.

    11. Visit the Château Mouton Rothschild — a jaw-dropping Victorian estate that dates back to 1853 — in Pauillac, France.

    12. Winery-hop the River Road Wine Trail in California’s Monterey County via helicopter.

    13. Get a private helicopter escort from Barcelona to Penedès (one of the best known wine regions in Catalonia).

    14. Crush grapes at WineBox Hotel: an urban winery that doubles as a sustainable hotel in Valparaíso, Chile.

    15. Go off-roading in Tuscany, Italy in a 4x4 vintage car, making stops at three of the region’s top wineries for wine, grappa, honey, olive oil, and a full lunch.

    Il Salviatino

    The five-hour “Chianti Off Road Tour” offered by Il Salviatino (a 15th century villa located just outside Florence) is the ultimate Tuscan wine experience.

    16. Dive down to Edivo Vina’s underwater winery housed in a sunken boat in the Pelješac peninsula of Croatia.

    17. Have a surreal stay in Australia’s Mornington Peninsula wine region at Jackalope! The neon blue hallways and gold-lit glass wine vault in the lobby make it look like a wine hotel from the future.

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