When it comes to luxury travel, few destinations rival wine country. From the rolling hills of Napa Valley and Sonoma County in California to the picturesque European vineyards of Tuscany and Bordeaux, wine hotels offer their guests a unique wine-centric experience. So whether you’re a fan of reds or whites, Zinfandel, or Sauvignon Blanc, these properties are sure to please even the most discerning traveler.
Vines Resort & Spa in Mendoza, Argentina
At the base of the Uco Valley, the Vines Resort & Spa in Mendoza, Argentina, has become the ultimate retreat for wine lovers and outdoor adventurers. This five-star property is a rustic sanctuary inspired by its locale. It has stone walls, private decks with spectacular views, outdoor soaking tubs for the ultimate relaxation experience, and fire pits for chilly nights.
The Vines offers an array of wine-inspired activities and treatments. From wine-making classes and grape-infused spa treatments to decadent meals that pair Argentina’s famous beef with some of the best wines in the region, guests have plenty of occasions to indulge their senses.
Les Sources de Caudalíe in Bordeaux
Just 15 minutes from the center of Bordeaux, Les Sources de Caudalíe isn’t your typical wine hotel. This five-star property is more akin to a chic French hamlet, with multiple wooden-beamed buildings, a small farm, a lake, a vegetable garden, and vineyards that are plowed by horses.
At this charmingly rustic hotel and spa, wine is the star of the show. In addition to offering an impressive culinary experience at their two-star Michelin Guide restaurant, guests can enjoy wine-themed treatments at the Spa Vinothérapie, including the Crushed Cabernet scrub and the Honey and Wine wrap.
Bardessono in Napa Valley, California
Nestled in the Mayacamas Mountains in the heart of Napa Valley, California, Bardessono is a luxurious spa resort committed to positive well-being and sustainability. The property is the first in California to receive LEED platinum certification. Bardessono’s commitment to nature is also evident in its culinary and wellness offerings, with seasonally inspired spa treatments and farm-to-fork dining.
The restaurant at Bardessono, Lucy Restaurant & Bar, is named after the matriarch of the Bardessono family, Lucy Bardessono. Her passion for farming continues to be the cornerstone of the restaurant’s offerings, featuring seasonal, farm-to-fork cuisine that highlights the best of Napa Valley’s produce.
Borgo Pignano in Tuscany
An elegant 18th-century villa, Borgo Pignano sits in the middle of 750 acres of organic farmland in the heart of the Tuscan countryside. Meticulously restored, the property now offers 21st-century luxury while maintaining its rustic charm.
Borgo Pignano is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the laidback Tuscan lifestyle, with activities such as horseback riding, wine tasting, alfresco dining, and afternoons lounging by the pool.
These are just a few of the top wine country hotels in the world offering an unparalleled luxury travel experience. Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway, a relaxing vacation, or a new adventure, these properties promise to offer a memorable stay.
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