Would you like to combine the love of wine with the love of travel? These wine experiences will take you from London to Canada and beyond
The vibrant and historical city of Budapest runs along the Danube River, and is famous for its monuments and other relics. There are numerous castles, caves, baths, pools, churches and galleries to explore. You may even want to visit some Roman ruins. One way to experience this city is through its wine and food. Bring a guest and enjoy two nights in a five-star Budapest hotel. On one day, enjoy nine, Sommelier-selected, authentic Hungarian wines in a family-run cellar. Continue to experience Hungary through a Michelin-star, eight-course tasting menu at a top Budapest restaurant.
The Niagara region is world-renown for its wine and fruit. Besides natural beauty and food, this region has countless boutique shops, museums and elegant inns. The Niagara escarpment itself is an important Canadian landform, home to an incredible number of animals and plants. Experience the unique wine of the Canadian Niagara region with a wine tasting experience for you and a guest. Slide into a classic Mercedes Benz, complete with a professional wine educator to accompany you on four winery visits, a barrel tasting and a blind wine tasting (using black Spiegelau glasses). A three-course gourmet lunch at the historical and beautiful Inn on the Twenty will follow your tours, and you will finish with a visit to a UNESCO world biosphere reserve.
Vinopolis is closing after 16 enriching years of service and wine tasting. It is open until the 31 December, 2015. You are still able to purchase packages and attend classes. Event spaces are still open to hire, and its arched stone ceilings are the perfect setting for any occasion. Vinopolis is right near London Bridge and the London Southbank attractions, as well as Borough Market. An experience here starts with an experienced wine host greeting you and giving you a solid 15 minutes of instruction on how to taste wine. The hosts are available to answer any questions you may have. The wines are chosen to give you a variety of tastes from all over the world, and usually not the ones you can buy in a supermarket. Explore the tastes at your leisure as you visit the eight tasting stations on your own or with a host.
La Rioja, Spain
Here, in a northern province of Spain, surrounded by forests and mountains, is a place where wine and food go hand in hand with culture. La Rioja area has a long and infamous history of wine making. Its world-renown wines come from all sizes of wineries which are often host to cultural attractions.You and a guest can experience this Mediterranean wine paradise over three days as you tour a variety of wineries, enjoy a detailed wine tasting and have an English-speaking guide as you are chauffeured around La Rioja. You will be spending two unforgettable nights in luxurious five-star hotels, one near Bilbao and one in La Rioja.
Napa Valley, United States
Over 4.5 million visitors come to the Napa Valley for its beauty, food and wine every year. It is a premium wine production area, thanks to its climate and location, as well as the rich soil. Besides the wine, you and a guest can marvel at the mountain ranges, valleys and wildlife. Unique to TRULY guests, experience the flavour of the Napa Valley with an incredible three Michelin star dinner. To further this experience, you will have a private chauffeur take you to two, full-day customized tours of a variety of wineries. Spend your three nights in a five-star boutique hotel.