Wine tourism may have been a long-standing trend in the travel industry and with millennials coming into their own as connoisseurs, a family-friendly trip can also be wine-themed — you just need the idyllic destination. Enter Portugal. Known for its incredible natural beauty, world-class cuisine and award-winning wines, this locale is an easy choice for all ages of the wine persuasion.
Santa Ynez Valley, California is more than just a destination for wine lovers. In fact, visitors of every generation will find activities and attractions to lure them to this central coast region.
From the lush foothills of the Andes Mountains to the cacti-dotted deserts in the south and the vineyards along La Ruta del Vino, Salta Province in northwest Argentina is, in one word, beautiful. In fact, capital city Salta’s nickname, Salta la Linda, means “Salta the Beautiful,” a label some locals in Cafayate apply to their own town.
Sometimes mama needs a time out, too. Not because she was naughty but because the kid’s whining, the chore’s dragging, the laundry piling, it can all become too much. To be a better mommy and wife, she sometimes needs to ditch the kids and the hubby and spend a weekend away with girlfriends. A restorative place to do this is in the rolling hills of the wine country in Temecula, California.
Sonoma County is getting greener in 2019. Not only are the county’s winegrowers committed to becoming a 100 percent sustainable winegrowing region by the end of the year (89 percent of all vineyard acres are currently certified sustainable) but the hospitality industry is following suit, making it easier than ever to enjoy a sustainable getaway in Sonoma.