"Wine is art. It's culture. It's the essence of civilization and the art of living," said Robert Mondavi.
If wine connects you as a couple, consider these hotels for a perfect honeymoon amidst all sorts of wine-making and merrymaking.
Four Seasons Vineyard, Baramati, Pune, India
This French Chateau looking hotel overlooks 50 acres of vineyards right in the middle of the Sahyadri Valley, on the outskirts of Pune. A stay at this palatial winery would be a lavish way to spend your honeymoon, tasting some of the finest Sauvignon Blancs in India.
Four Seasons Vineyard, Pune
Finca Adalgisa Winery and Hotel, Mendoza, Argentina
This pristine village on the famous Wine Route in Argentina is the perfect mix of rural life and the charm of a lively village. Visit this family-owned vineyard dating back to the early 20th century, while you lounge on a hammock, take cooking classes or cycle around the countryside.
Finca Adalgisa, Mendoza
Delaire Graff Lodges & Spa, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Known for its Bordeaux reds and Chardonnay grapes, this luxury vineyard is set in the Cape Winelands of South Africa. These lodges offer floor-to-ceiling windows, a heated plunge pool and private terraces, giving you and your loved one the chance to spend time with each other, take romantic strolls in their gardens or watch the sunset, all while staying in the comfort of your lodge.
Delaire Graff Lodges, Stellenbosch
Auberge Du Soleil, Napa Valley, California, United States
"The Inn of The Sun", as it means in French, is a beautiful blend of idyllic Southern France and languid California. Built to realise French restaurateur, Claude Rouas' dream of bringing Provence to California, the Auberge Du Soleil is nestled in an expanse of green in the heart of Napa Valley and offers couples the chance to enjoy the natural beauty outside while enjoying a luxurious stay.
Auberge Du Soleil, California
Hotel Marques de Riscal, Elciego, Spain
An architectural marvel designed by internationally renowned architect Frank Gehry, the Hotel Marques de Riscal is situated in the "City of Wine" of Spain, Eltziego and is truly a whimsical masterpiece. Incredible architecture complemented by the natural greenery of vineyards around and gourmet delights which promise a sensory explosion, the Hotel Marques de Riscal is the experience of a lifetime. They even offer full-service wedding planning at the hotel.
Hotel Marques de Riscal, Spain
Belmond Castello di Casole, Tuscany, Italy
Sprawling vineyards and lush green hills around while you sit warm in an old-world Italian castle, enjoying world-class cuisine and spending quality time with your partner, does it sound like your dream? It's the Tuscan magic, woven with the finest and most aristocratic of experiences at the Belmond Castello di Casole. Go rare truffle picking, take a stroll through postcard villages and savour rural life at this timeless refuge deep in the quaint Tuscan countryside.
Castello di Casole, Tuscany
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