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US Wine Tour Packages - Things to Consider

01/02/10

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This article is a fairly detailed article about some of the things to really take note of when you want to purchase a wine tour package.  Wine tours can look like anything from limosine, to biking, to walking, to bus tours, to driving in your own vehicle with everything pre-arranged.  If you haven't gone on a tour before, you may want to go on an organized tour yourself ot know the ropes before doing something on your own.  Read on for the types of things consider when scheduling and going on a wine tour.

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When you decide to go for a wine tour, you can plan to visit either California or France to know about viticulture since both have plenty of popular vineyards and varieties of wines to taste in your wine tour package. Based on your financial affordability and availability of time, you can select any wine producing region, nonetheless you are going to have a memorable experience.

It is convenient if you arrange your wine tour package through a travel agent after you decide on the place of visit and the number of tourists who are going to opt the wine tour package. You can get tour guides and drivers who are professionally skillful if you arrange your trip through a reputed travel agency. They maintain good relationship with most popular wineries of the region and his comes handy for the strangers in making the right choice of wineries for their visit during their tour.

Facilities Offered in Wine Tour Packages

You can customize your wine tour package by selecting convenient tour times, itinerary, wineries; mode of transport etc., Tourists have the option of being picked up from hotel and dropped off there. They are also offered free refreshments and mineral water during the stay there at the hotel.  If your group constitutes more than 40 members, you can get a coach with bathroom facility.  Tour guide would help you in selecting the place of visit and would also give the details and tips regarding the varieties of wineries available in that area. They would also have an idea about the tasting fees charged in each winery.  Tour guides would also be in a position to help you in seeing historical places and sight seeing spots adjacent to the vineyards.

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Special Packages

If you fix your trip by opting for special wine tour package, you can get your accommodation in a star hotel, enjoy pick-up and drop-up facilities, visit several wineries, take up free picnic lunch and souvenir wine glass as wine gifts during your tour. Wine countries have splendid sprawling ranches with endless miles of vineyards and orchards that can offer timeless enjoyment to the tourist who stroll through them.  There are packages that offer stay for the entire day in the local wine industry by offering unforgettable wine tasting sessions and offering information about the history of that winery/vineyard.

Picnic Notes

When you are going to move around in vineyard, it is essential to dress such that would be able to walk freely. As the day time is suitable for roaming around, protect your eyes from the direct sunlight with the help of sunglasses and apply sufficient sunscreen.  Light jacket or sweater can also be taken for that would be helpful in confronting the unexpected weather.

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What to Look for in Wine Tour Packages?

If you are interested in knowing the viticulture of the area, tasting techniques and the basics of wine production, opt for the popular vine tour packages.  Tour guides provided by the hotels will show your group, stunning award-winning wineries and vineyards.  One night stay at a luxury room, continental breakfast, the chance of tasting 25 different wines in a day, freshly prepared lunch, personal attention by helpers and a dedicated/knowledgeable tour guide can really make your trip perfect.


John Black writes about all things wine such as Using a Wine Opener Properly and Wine Gift Basket Ideas.

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Almost all of the major wine regions usually sponsor a wine tour, or have one of their own with their own winery. To get a better experience of the wines in a particular area, it is usually a good idea to take the wine tours that go to several wineries. They can be as simple as a bike tour to an expensive yacht trip.

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