Four Ways to Explore Spanish Wine
Q: Can anything top Spain’s perfect travel mix of hot guys, gorgeous scenery, fantastic culture, and total LGBTQ-friendliness?
A: Yes. All of the above, with wine.
Spain isn’t just the home of rioja, it’s also the birthplace of cava and sherry, and its winemaking expertise stretches back at least five millennia. More than 400 varieties of grapes are grown here, and no matter where you go throughout the country, you’re literally never more than 100 miles away from one of its many wine regions, many of which rival northern California’s famed wine scene. Here are the 4 best ways to explore Spain’s wine-y wonder.
With an organized Spanish wine tour:
Loads of mainstream tour operators offer wine-focused expeditions through Spain’s various wine regions. Among the best: The Unique Traveller, a UK-based company offering more than a dozen Spanish gourmet and wine-themed tours; and Cellar Tours of California, which tailors custom-fit luxury holidays based on its roster of Spain-wide wine outings.