It's Harvest Time!
Collected by AFAR Traveler, AFAR Contributor
The fruit hangs heavy on the vines, the anticipation is palpable. Every September and October in wine-growing regions from Texas to Tuscany, the harvest takes over. See our favorite fall harvest destinations.
659 Highway 97 S, Peachland, BC V0H 1X9, Canada
Greata Ranch Vineyards dominates the mountainside with its long stretching vineyards that produce delicious Gewürztraminer and Chardonnay. Founded in 1895 by George Greata from Britain and during this time the property flourished with peach trees....
6500 Washington St, Yountville, CA 94599, USA
Grab your helmets and head up to Napa for a fun day with friends. For my birthday this year, several friends brought their bikes up to Napa where we all met at Yountville for a 16-mile loop. We hit five wineries throughout the day, and it was an...
10 Route de Giscours, 33460 Labarde, France
An original…Giscours can be traced back to the fourteenth century. The first vines were planted back in 1552 by a wealthy Bordeaux draper name Pierre de Lhomme. The vineyards have been in the hands of multiple owners since the beginning, however...
1730 Mission Hill Rd, West Kelowna, BC V4T 2E4, Canada
You may not know but British Columbia has a wine region that is a worthy rival of Napa and Tuscany. Mission Hill Winery is one of the stellar estates that not only has some of the best wine in Canada but also serves the best food with matching...
205 Chemin Ridge, Saint-Armand, QC J0J 1T0, Canada
While Quebec doesn't immediately come to mind as a wino destination - France and Spain are holding down the title in that area - there are a surprisingly large amount of vineyards to visit, and local specialties to taste. And most of them are...
Rabat Road, Xaghra XRA 9010, Malta
Ta Mena estate is back to its roots: wine and olives. They still produce other jams and spreads in small quantities, but their main mission today is to let the world know how great Gozitan wines are. And based on my taste test, they can rival any...
Località Casale, 1, 06036 Montefalco PG, Italy
Amazing wineries boasting flavorful Sagrantino wines abound in Umbria, but Perticaia was one of my favorites for the beautiful scenery and top notch wine made from hand-harvested grapes. Owner Guido Gauardigli was a great guide. Arrange a tour...
Carretera de Vitoria, 1, 01307 Samaniego,Álava, Araba, Spain
Ostatu is a family-run winery that makes high quality wines from its own vineyards. These vineyards are their greatest asset and their wines have been the way of life for various generations of the Sáenz de Samaniego family. The winery is in the...
You arrive at this perfect place and time stands still. Visiting the Amalfi Coast in the Fall is spectacular. Most of the time, tourists don't even realize there is so much more to see then coastal towns. As beautiful as they are, behind all that...
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