In the Rheingau, we learn that tapas and wine not only taste good in Spain. Experiencing wine with tapas and antipasti is what makes a trip to a wine region a pleasure. Olives, cheese, ham or shrimp - all are appetizers that go well with wine. Vegetables, sandwiches, dips and meat complement the wine well.
The Loisium Wine & Spa Resort in southern Styria rightly bears its name. "Lois" is short for Langenlois, the place where the first Loisium Resort was built. “Elysium” means paradise in Greek mythology. A good description for this hotel.
Newfoundland wine is nothing new, as the island may be the Vinland of the Vikings. One thing is certain, however. The Newfoundland winery certainly never had the rows of vines that we know from other parts of Canada. Instead, it's famous for the Newfoundland Blueberry Wine.
Experiencing the Wachau in autumn is an experience. On the south-facing slopes in the western part of the Wachau, the sun shines on stone terraces on which wine varieties such as Riesling, Grüner Veltliner and Neuburger Smaragd thrive. The vineyards change color. Winegrowers decorate their wine shops for autumn.
The Franconian wine country is a perfect destination for connoisseurs and slow travelers. Hiking in the Franconian wine country is fun. There are romantic wine places that are worth discovering. Franconian wine country means lovingly maintained half-timbered architecture, paved squares and winding alleys.
From the Hotel Pfeffel in Dürnstein Wachau you have a view of the Danube and the hills that rise behind it. In addition to gourmet rooms, the hotel offers a spa with wellness and a pool on the roof with a view of the town and the Danube.
Directly behind the town of Ipsheim in Franconia, the Ipsheim vineyards rise below Hoheneck Castle, on whose clay soils Franconian wines that taste fine and aromatic grow. A country road winds up the mountain between the plots of the vintners, on which we walk through the vineyards undisturbed by car traffic.
The first Vancouver Island Wine was grown by farmers in the fertile Cowichan Valley in the 1920s. The climate is favorable for viticulture. Almost 80 vineyards have grown from these beginnings. Wines from more than 40 wineries grow here.
The pleasure mile takes place in Gumpoldskirchen in September. This is a wine festival that takes place every year in the Thermenregion wine region. It heralds the grape harvest. You can hike in the Vienna Woods. Only 27 kilometers away from Vienna, the place is surrounded by vineyards.
The Cape Town region is home to 5 of the most beautiful wineries in South Africa. The region north of Cape Town is one of the most breathtaking landscapes on the Cape. Here gentle hills alternate with mountain peaks, sandy beaches and the sea.