Just about every region of the world is open to those willing to travel for wine, whether you have a serious case of oenophilia, are looking to learn more about viticulture, or just enjoy traveling via your taste buds. While Europe is home to the top three wine regions, that being France, Spain and Italy, the planet is dotted with major players from California to Chile and Australia.
This week we bring you a mini guide to those major wine regions. You can fill your passport with a few stamps and likely a wine stain or two while exploring these destination, from the rural vineyards of Tuscany or hillside wineries of Napa Valley.
Paste Travel’s Bucket List columnist Lauren Kilberg is a Chicago-based freelance writer. Her travels have found her camping near the Pakistani border of India and conquering volcanoes in the Philippines.