The Spice Route experience is a completely unique concept for the wine and hospitality industry. A carefully curated selection of artisans showcase a wide range of innovative and unique winelands experiences at one destination. It is a collaboration of artisans that showcase their produce and share their knowledge with their visitors and each other. Tasting and experiences include wine tasting, beer tasting, biltong tasting, artisan chocolate tasting and Grappa tasting. The visitors experience is further enhanced with a glass blowing studio and the Spice Route Restaurant.
Innovative Wine Tourism Experiences
Discovering the world of wine at Château Larrivet Haut Brion can take many forms, and is always unusual and convivial: tasting of young or mature white wines with caviar from Aquitaine or aged cheeses in an "industrial-style" venue, picnicking on the château grounds, enjoying the works of a local artist thanks to the "1 château, 1 artist” program, and "oenofolies” combining wine tasting and unusual locations such as atop a dune overlooking the ocean, in an art gallery, or in a mysterious Parisian cellar...
A unique tasting experience!
The Shed at Northburn Station offers a true Central Otago experience for visitors. Located only a few minutes drive from Cromwell, Northburn is surrounded by spectacular mountains and overlooks picturesque Lake Dunstan. Northburn's innovative approach to wine tasting, which includes food matching, has been enhanced over the past year. They now have an expanded menu which continues to use fresh seasonal products from Northburn's own gardens.
Propriété de Charles de Montesquieu au XVIIIème siècle, le Château Saint Ahon est classé « Monument remarquable ». Situé aux portes du Médoc et à 20 minutes de Bordeaux, le château a élaboré un parcours oenoludique, Les Jardins de Mirabel, particulièrement adapté aux familles. Cette promenade libre permet de découvrir le vignoble, la faune et la flore locale au travers d’un jeu quizz et de panneaux explicatifs s’adressant à tous les âges. Une aire de pique nique et des jeux pour enfants font de cette promenade un grand moment de détente et de découverte.
A Luxury Wine Hotel & Spa lies surrounded by grape vines, in the foothills of the Andes.
Four elements make up Entre Cielos – the Hotel, for luxury lifestyle, the Hamam Spa for unique relaxation, the restaurants for gourmet sensations and the wine, for connecting with the Earth of Mendoza.
Our main attraction is the Hamam+Spa - a wellness circuit of 6 stages with steam bath, exfoliation rooms, heated pool and the hot stone, different massage rooms wherein we include our famous wine therapy.
Owned by Charles de Montesquieu in the 18th century, Château Saint Ahon is a listed "remarkable monument". Located at the gateway to the Médoc, 20 minutes from the city of Bordeaux, the château has set up an entertaining wine-themed circuit, Les Jardins de Mirabel, especially designed for families. Visitors can explore this at their own rhythm to admire the vines, flora, and fauna while gleaning information from panels and taking a fun quiz (suitable for people of all ages).
Taking pride of place on the scenic Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge, Creation is more than a wine farm, it is a glorious destination. Among the many highlights is an exciting excursion through the vineyards and a guided tour of the modern production and maturation cellars. The welcoming ambience of the tasting venue allows for relaxed, informal tasting whilst absorbing the splendid views.
Deuxième récompense bien méritée attribuée à l’entreprise de Philippe Raoux qui a su allier innovation, architecture, art et vin dans la création de cette boutique et son centre culturel de 1 000 m². Ce lieu original est conçu pour aider les visiteurs à identifier leur préférence en matière de vins. Le bâtiment, très contemporain, abrite un restaurant "gourmet", un bar à tapas ainsi qu'un espace réservé au théâtre, à la musique et à de nombreux événements culturels.
The second award given to a Philippe Raoux venture, and well deserved for his combination of architecture, art and wine; this time in the creation of a 1,000 m² wine boutique and cultural centre. This unusual space, one of the largest of its type in Europe, is designed to engage visitors with understanding their own wine preferences. The setting is highly contemporary, unusual in the Medoc, and contains a gourmet restaurant, a tapas bar and space for theatre, music and other cultural events.