Best Holiday Destinations for Wine Lovers

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Whether it’s a Chenin Blanc from Cape Town, Merlot from France or sparkling wine from the south east of England (or any bottle of wine will do), there are a number of holiday options for the wine lovers amongst you:

Cape Town

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Cape Town Villa, South Africa is a luxurious property built on the slopes of Table Mountain sleeping up to 14 people, featuring a large enclosed garden and swimming pool. This three-storey designer property is just 10 minutes away from the V&A Waterfront and Camps Bay and offers panoramic views of the sea, Signal Hill and Lions Head.

Guests can enjoy a day wine tasting at Groot Constantia and Constantia wine farms, or travel further out to the Stellenbosch or Franschoek wine routes.

£3,750 for five nights.


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Fontet Barn Castle in Fontet, France is the perfect escape. Built before the 16th Century, this historical property features a swimming pool, a French and Japanese style garden and wine cellar.

Up to 12 people can be accommodated with catering available for guests wanting to truly relax on their holiday. The property is located in the Bordeaux wine region and guests can enjoy a visit to nearby Chateau Le Maine Perin and Chateau Caillou among others.

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£8,000 per week.

East Sussex

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Prefer somewhere closer to home? Silverhill House in East Sussex, England is a beautifully refurbished, Grade II listed, luxurious converted former Georgian coaching inn and farm house sleeping up to 10 people.

With four distinct areas in the garden, Silverhill House is perfect for a spring or summer break. The property is situated in the heart of the East Sussex wine region with Sandhurst and Sedlescombe Organic vineyards in just a short drive away.

£1,400 per week.

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About Charlotte Maxwell

Charlotte Maxwell is a Vada Magazine staff writer.