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Into the mountains: A weekend getaway in Mendoza

 

Every weekend in Mendoza, the Andes mountains beckon. Whether you visit for a hike, a bike, a climb or a ski - the active traveller always has their hands full. But so does the wine lover…

Vineyard Domhof, Wine hotel Kaisergarten and Vineyard Peth - three wineries for a perfect weekend in Rheinhessen

Vineyard Domhof in Guntersblum:
The vineyard Domhof in Guntersblum offers the opportunity to enjoy wine in all its glory, and there is plenty of space for all sorts of parties. After your wine tasting session, you may spend the night at the vineyard in the associated hotel “Schlafgut”.

Just as any first-time itinerary to Europe should include such iconic sites as the Eiffel Tower and St. Peter’s Basilica, your first trip to San Francisco and Napa Valley should include some must-see experiences. Go for the legendary venues, the ones you’ve been hearing about for so long. Everybody needs to see the Mona Lisa once, right? Here are some of our top picks for a perfect, first-time-weekend-visit.

Château Rochefort and Domaine du Burignon - Lausanne - amazing places for spending your weekend getaway!

Château Rochefort : at the heart of Allaman, a picturesque village in La Côte, Château Rochefort serenely watches over its estate’s four hectares of vines.

Domaine du Burignon : with its unique situation in the middle of the vineyards, the Domaine du Burignon proposes to its visitors a dive in the authenticity of Lavaux.

Bordeaux is big; one weekend is just not going to be enough to cover everything there is to see and do. Here are two different Bordeaux wine weekend getaway ideas. You could even string them together if you can stay a while longer!

This September 4th, Chile celebrates the 4th edition of “National Wine Day and to celebrate Casablanca Valley has prepared entertaining activities.

Mendoza city is a cosmopolitan capital and you’ll have to venture out to the different wine routes to explore the region’s wineries and vineyards - whether you fancy the historical wineries of Maipu or the modern showpiece bodegas of the Uco Valley. Follow the guide!

The Rioja region boasts a centuries-old grape growing and winemaking tradition but hasn’t stopped evolving. There’s a plan for every kind of wine tourist including underground cellars from as early as the 16th century, ‘industrial’ wineries founded in the 19th century that are still active today, the world’s most widely acclaimed museum of wine culture and avant-garde structures designed by internationally renowned architects.

Wine trails, routes and roads in Mendoza

 

The biggest misconception visitors often have before arriving in Mendoza is that the vineyards are on your doorstep. That used to be the case, a hundred years ago, but today Mendoza city is a cosmopolitan capital and you’ll have to venture out to the different wine routes to explore the region’s wineries and vineyards - whether you fancy the historical wineries of Maipu or the modern showpiece bodegas of the Uco Valley.

Two routes to discover what Verona has to offer, between wines and places to enjoy.

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