Travel tips for wine lovers

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From Vancouver Island to Melbourne, check out these insider tips for thirsty travellers. And see also our travel forum for members.

Below are links to a series of 43 travel guides listing wine bars, wine-friendly restaurants, wine stores and, in many, wineries. Our popular, and often-updated London for wine lovers is supplemented by the 42 articles we published in our 2019 wine travel writing competition, arranged in what we hope is a fairly logical geographical order. See also our Travel forum for members of for more tips for wine-loving travellers.



London for wine lovers 2019 by Team JR


Côte Chalonnaise for wine lovers by Jon Wyand

Beaujolais for wine lovers by Rachel Jones


Trieste for wine lovers by Lorenza Pravato 

Siena for wine lovers by Tina Johannson 


Basque Country for wine lovers by Yolanda Ortiz de Arri

Madrid for wine lovers by Anna Harris-Noble

Chiclana de la Frontera for wine lovers by Aaron Taboada

The Douro Valley for wine lovers by Jessica Ochoco 


Limburg and Maastricht for wine lovers by Callie Cook

The Hague for wine lovers by Arend-Jaap van der Lely

Amsterdam for wine lovers by Sami-Jo Adelman


Denmark for wine lovers by Peder Lehmann Larsen

Copenhagen for wine lovers by Oliver Carr


Geneva for wine lovers by Robert Mason

Vevey for wine lovers by Dennis Lapuyade

East of Venice

Poland for wine lovers by Monika Bielka-Vescovi

Tokaj for wine lovers by Katalin Kiszel-Kohari 

Neméa for wine lovers by Ian Shaw

Athens for wine lovers by Olga Antoniadou 

Santorini for wine lovers by Savvas Kyriakidis

Sofia for wine lovers by Katia Iontcheva

Burgas for wine lovers by Desislava Lyapova

Kyiv for wine lovers by Yulja Kryvoshei

Cyprus for vineyard lovers by Marleen Zambartas Brouwer

Ella Valley, Israel, for wine lovers by Edan Barulfan

Armenia for wine lovers by Peter Harvey

Tbilisi for wine lovers by Sarah May Grunwald


Quebec for wine lovers by Emily Campeau

Orlando for wine lovers by Rashmi Primlani

Miami for wine lovers by Sarah Phillips (winner of the competition)

Nashville for wine lovers by Joe Scutella

Pittsburgh for wine lovers by Adam Knoerzer

Waconia, Minnesota, for wine lovers by Chris Dinesen Rogers

Columbia Gorge for wine lovers by Donna Moyer

Vancouver Island for wine lovers by Geneviève Bussières 

Portland for wine lovers by Samantha Cole-Johnson

San Francisco for wine lovers by Rachael Ryan

Los Alamos for wine lovers by Joanna Snawder-Manzo


Addis Ababa for wine lovers by Arnica Rowan

Cape Town for wine lovers by Jono Le Feuvre


Auckland for wine lovers by Allison Burton-Parker

Melbourne for wine lovers by Patrick Rankine