Do you want to get fascinated with the amazing beauty of wineries? In different movies, we have seen our favorite actor or actress looking extremely stylish and beautiful and enjoying their time with a glass filled with wines. The set background has the sun drenched rows of vines with beautiful people dressed immaculately strolling lazily and sipping on a few merlots or pinots. Well, in real life, most wineries open their
doors to the public in order to sell their bottles of great drinks. People are expected to come and visit these wineries and taste all their products and buy them if they like.
Exploring the wineries during your travel
You can explore and taste the different types of wines while you go for wine tours. These visits are educational experiences too, which one must gather as they get a lot of information and that are useful to them. Besides tasting the drink, walking through the rows of harvest and strolling through the entire vineyards is quite an experience. Depending upon the time of the year, one can also pluck the grapes and sample them or take part in one of the process of making the fermented drink. After touring the place, tasting is the next step. These visits can be completed in an afternoon’s time or sometime it can take about two weeks.
Use of transport in visiting the wineries and vineyards
Some people take their cars, vans or limos. Some take their bikes or kayaks when visiting such vineyards. Some even couple, such visits, with cooking and golfing and make it more interesting. You can even go to such places if it is near to your place with your car and come back with a favorite pick from the cellar. Many wine tours can be a part of your vacation if you are very much interested in the art of making this fermented drink.
Some wineries even allow people to the caves where the drink is aged. They also explain the aging process and the importance of temperature in controlled storage system. They even ask you to sample those drinks right from the aging barrels. If you like them take a ticket of the barrel and purchase a bottle of the same barrel above ground on your return. One can take help from professional companies who help in planning such trips as they can easily guide the vacationers who are new to such a thing, on the pros and cons accordingly as they are experts. One can go on their own too and visit if they are on a budget.
The next time you are visiting New Zealand; do not forget to plan your visit to the wineries.