Why You Need To Plan A Wine Trip To Italy
Wildside Magazine|January 2020
Italy offers countless options for an unforgettable, luxurious wine holiday

Dreaming of sipping an earthy Chianti amidst sun-drenched Tuscan vineyards and finding the time to plan an Italian wine trip are two entirely different things. Nevertheless, the experience that Italy’s 350 official wine varieties and 20 different wine-producing regions offers is well worth it. And with a few tricks of the trade, the planning for the trip can actually be part of the fun.

“With its extensive range of regions and varietals – not to mention the postcard-perfect scenery - Italy offers countless options for an unforgettable, luxurious wine holiday, a fast-growing type of vacation for travellers” says Mr. Jiten Vyas, Regional Group COO at leading visa outsourcing and technology services specialist, VFS Global.

Speaking in light of the Vino in Piazza - Wines of Italy exhibition, held in Monte Casino, Johannesburg at the weekend, Mr. Vyas says with ‘Made in Italy’ coming to signify quality at its best – more South Africans are looking for the authentic Italian experience. “From family-owned and produced wines to freshly-hunted truffles and hand-rolled pasta – wine tourism to Italy is a celebration of this.”

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