Journey to the land where fermented liquid gold is made
The Leaning Tower of Pisa, Versace and pasta.
Among the many reasons to love Italy, it is most lauded for being a wine paradise.
Boasting over ten thousands of grape varieties from stretches of vineyards, the country is the largest producer and exporter of wine in the world.
Therefore, it comes as no surprise that wine enthusiasts from around the globe flock to Italy to experience the wine culture firsthand.
Even if wine doesn't top your list of priorities, the scenic vineyards will simply take your breath away.
Here are 10 vineyards to visit especially if you fancy sipping on the sweet nectar of fermented grapes.
Photo: Antinori Chianti Classico
3. Antinori Chianti Classico
Antionori Chianti Classico is the place to be if you want to fully immerse yourself in Italy’s wine scene. The vineyard encompasses a wine museum, book shop, art collection, wine bar and tasting room. Apart from its gorgeous geometrically aligned vineyard, it also houses a massive wine cellar that took seven years to build. Custom tour options are offered, including frequent casual tasting sessions for visitors.
Via Cassia per Siena, 133 Loc. Bargino, 50026 San Casciano Val di Pesa