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How To Plan A Wine Tasting Tour

For any wine lover taking a wine tour is an excellent way of learning more about wines and how they are made. To be able to take a wine trip it is important to plan. Such planning will help you get the most from your tour. Below are some guidelines to planning a wine tasting tour.

Planning A Wine Tasting Tour

Choose a placelaptop and notebook

It is important to choose the place you would like to tour. Wine is grown some of the most renowned and famous regions of the world. Hence the travel will allow you to visit different places and learn new things. Make a list of some of the wineries you would want to visit; you can begin with the local regions and gradually plan to go to far off places.

Furthermore, you need to decide what type of winery you would like to visit. Do you want a family run winery or a more prestigious winery enterprise? Once you choose, it is important to book in advance. Some of the wineries have limited space for those who visit and advance booking will avoid disappointments. Likewise, some established wineries may be closed to the public, however, with a good tour company, one may get access.

Type of tour

What type of tour are you planning to take? Do you want a private drive alone or with some friends to the winery or are you looking for a group bus tour trip? If it is a private tour, it is important to have some essentials, a well-planned schedule, a map to direct you, wineries you plan to visit, hours to spend at each winery. This will help you prepare well. There are also companies that offer wine tour packages that one can plan to take.

When to visit

graphic of travel destinationsNext step is to choose a time when to visit. Wineries are busiest during the summer and autumn season. They receive many visitors during this times, if you plan to go at such a time it is important to be aware of this. If one want a personal experience, of tasting the wine and having a chat with the winemakers, it may be a challenge. However, for such an experience plan to go during the low seasons.

Lastly, are their other activities that one plans to do aside from the wine trip. Do you want to do some hiking or have a picnic? If you intend to do any other activities to is good to plan and see if there are places to do them.

Beautiful beach

A holiday destination idea for you

Holiday time is approaching, and everyone is looking forward to having a blast. If you are are a fan of the beach you may consider going to Isla Mujeres and enjoying the warm tropical weather while the cold winter is running its course back home. You can engage in so many different things when visiting this island including deep sea fishing which will give you some great memories.

Why go to this island?ocean view

There are a few reasons that this place has become a popular destination for holidaymakers and tourists, let us take a look at a few of them.

Warm year round weather

Due to its proximity to the equator, and of course being in the Caribbean, the weather is always good, and you will see visitors coming there all the time. Not just to escape winters.

Not too far

It is Mexican isle and is relatively easy to get to, as it is only about 13 kilometers off the coast from Cancun. You can take a boat from the coast which would get you there in approximately an hour,


Unlike other beach destinations, the island actually has a history, At Punta Sur, the southernmost tip, of this long island, there are the remains of a Mayan temple, a lighthouse, and a sanctuary for sea turtles which makes it rather unique.


You will find many hotels and guest houses on the island but one must kee in mind that they aren’t that cheap and a three-star hotel can cost you anything from $70 upwards depending on the time of year. It is always advisable to book your accommodation early.

beach with coconut treesPristine beaches

You will definitely spend a lot of time on the beach facing the Carribean ocean. But most of the coast is rather rocky, so you will have to find the right spot.

The locals

There aren’t many people living on the island, and in 2010 the populations were around 12, 600 in the namesake town which is where the locals are concentrated. The locals are friendly towards visitors as most of their income comes from tourism.


The waters around the island have been know to have a strong surf and attract many surfing enthusiasts from all around the world, and many people engage in other water sports, with gear rentals available in one of the many shops you will find on the island.


If you are planning on escaping the cold winter but not too crazy about traveling too far, consider Isla Mujeres for a fantastic holiday.