Although Wine Tourism is described as vineyards travel trips with purpose of wine tasting, consumption and wine purchase. However, Wine Tourism provides excellent opportunity to learn about new culture, heritage, customs as well the entire process of wine making.
Today Wine Tourism consists visiting wineries, vineyards, special wine festivals and events or organized wine tours to the popular wine producing regions in the world. Seeing the popularity of Wine tourism, wine producing regions have started to focus on promoting such tourism.
Wine Tourism is great way for the wine loving tourists to get insight about the delicate process of producing their favorite wine while spending time in the Wine producing regions away from the noise and pollution of the metropolitan cities around the world.
Wine Tourism can also be considered as off beat travel destinations. Tourists who are interested in learning about the process of wine making, wine travel tours offers great insight.
The best way to explore a wine destination is by spending few days talking with the local famers who will be glad to explain you the basics of growing grapes or will be glad to let you help them out in the vineyard to know more about the process. You can learn about the different varieties of grapes and type of wines they are used in.
WINERIES AND WINE TASTING
For enthusiastic tourists a visit to local wineries is must to know more about the wine making process. Several wineries offer wine tours to give in depth information on the wine making process. Some wineries also offer sample wine for tasting. In some wineries wine tasting in free where some charges money for wine tasting.
Wine tours are guided tours offered by local tour operators in the wine producing regions. There tours will include visit to the local vineyards and learn more about the wine grapes farming and sometimes includes helping out farmers in the vineyards. The tour also consists a visit to local wineries and to learn about the delicate process on wine making. These wineries generally offer great information and occasionally free wine samples.