15 Best Wine Tourism Destinations in Europe


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1. Bordeaux, France

Producing an estimated 70 million gallons of wine each year, Bordeaux is a must-see for any self-respecting lover of wine. Trumpeted by many as the wine capital of the world, Bordeaux also is strewn with enough gorgeous UNESCO-designated buildings to thrill any history buff. It features stunning countryside, quaint medieval villages and charming seaside towns. The wide selection of wines crafted in Bordeaux is mind-blowing. Take a tour to make sure you don’t miss any of the must-see sites. If you’re worn-out from all the wine tastings, stop in at the spa located in the 14th-century estate of Château Smith Haut Lafitte. You can enjoy a spa treatment there that contains wine, which is known for its skin-enhancing benefits.

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