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South Africa Wine Lands

5 Interesting Facts About South Africa Wine Country

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Located in the Western Cape, South Africa Wine Country (also known as the Winelands) is stunningly beautiful and home to over 300 vineyards. Depending on your vantage point, you can take in views of the vines, mountains, and sea all at the same time, just by turning your head. It makes the top ten list of the world’s largest wine producers and is quickly becoming one of the hottest new culinary capitals of the world.

Here are 5 interesting facts about South Africa Wine Country that you may not know:

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Chile & Argentina Wine Country 2 Ways

2 Ways to Explore Chile & Argentina Wine Country

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This November you can choose from two unique ways to visit the wine regions of Chile & Argentina. 

Taste Vacations’ Chile & Argentina Wine Tour
November 4 – 12, 2019. This tour’s focus is on the wine and food of the Chilean and Argentine regions we’ll be visiting and includes wine tastings, pairings, and a wine blending course. A truly relaxing Taste Vacation!

Zephyr Adventures’ Chile & Argentina Multisport & Wine Adventure

November 3- 10, 2019. This trip includes hiking, biking, horseback riding and options to zipline, kayak or raft. Each day you’ll also sample and learn about the different wines of the two countries. A perfect variety of activities for the adventurous wine lover!

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Wine Tourism in Spain

Is Spanish Wine Country the Next Big Thing?

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Wine tourism in Spain is not easy. Unlike a lot of other wine regions, most wineries in Spanish Wine Country do not post visiting hours and open their doors to just anyone driving down the road seeking to visit.

Instead, visitors to Spanish wine regions generally have to make advance reservations, which is not easy to do for independent travelers who don’t necessarily know which wineries they wish to visit or even how to speak the local language.

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