Maipú tasting. Photo: longhorndave


Wine occupies an interesting position in the travel world — on the one hand there are established and highly regarded wineries producing for a luxury-minded market, while on the other you have the same beverage very much on the radar of budget backpackers in places like Argentina and Chile.

Wine also gets our attention for its ability to showcase and distinguish the geological, topographic, and climatic features of a microregion. From this perspective, exploring the terroir of a place can be considered a form of travel itself.

The articles below look at wine regions worth visiting and offer guides for doing so.

Wine Articles

The 8 best wine towns in Italy

by Amelia Hagen

A local’s guide to Californian wineries

by Kathleen Boyle

Infographic: 7 unexpected health benefits of drinking wine

by Alice Latham

Infographic: What’s your wine personality?

by Alice Latham

9 of the world’s best cities for wine lovers

by Myrna Arroyo

Beginner’s guide to Arizona’s incredible wine trails

by Wynter Holden

I’m a sommelier, here are 7 of the best affordable wines to bring to your holiday party (plus one splurge)

by Myrna Arroyo

11 ways to humiliate yourself in France

by Kate Robinson

11 cultural truths behind German wine

by Joe Baur

11 bars in NYC where bartenders actually go to drink

by Henry Miller

21 Reasons You Should Never Go to Oregon

by Kate Siobhan Mulligan

17 signs you learned to drink in Texas

by Laurie Moy

The ultimate global drinking cheat sheet [infographic]

by Katka Lapelosová

Report: Non-drinkers are more likely to die young

by Matt Hershberger

What bartenders actually think of your wine order

by Reda Wigle

20 epic wine regions to visit before you die

by Hal Amen

Where to drink wine in Connecticut

by Bryan Cassidy

Guide to New Brunswick wineries

by Keph Senett
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