The World’s Best Wine Country Hotels
Collected by Afar Magazine
Located in such world-class wine regions as Napa, Mendoza, Rioja, and Franschoek, these hotels offer plush lodgings alongside fine wines, scenic views, gourmet meals, and even “vinotherapy” spa treatments. Rest assured you won’t go home thirsty.
1915 Main St, St Helena, CA 94574, USA
Featuring the same warm, minimalist aesthetic of its sister property in Mexico City, the 68-room Las Alcobas is decked out in natural materials such as oak, jute, and Carrara marble. Every space is built for pleasure, whether you’re sitting...
7871 River Rd, Forestville, CA 95436, USA
A labor of love from local brother-and-sister owners Joe and Catherine Bartolomei, this six-acre, farmhouse-style resort in Sonoma County’s Russian River Valley underwent an $8 million renovation in 2015, adding nine light-filled...
2525 Allison Ln, Newberg, OR 97132, USA
With its indoor pool and lavish spa, the Allison Inn & Spa is the most comfortable place to recharge between Willamette Valley wine tastings. At the restaurant Jory (named for a local soil that’s ideal for growing pinot noir), chef...
2000 Oregon Rd, Mattituck, NY 11952, USA
On the North Fork of Long Island, Shinn Estate Farmhouse Inn is tucked away on a peaceful vineyard. Rooms are in the estate's historic 1880s homestead, and guests get to experience life on the vineyard—and taste the final product in the...
KM 4 - Apalta Colchagua, Santa Cruz, Región del Libertador Gral. Bernardo O’Higgins, Chile
Located just outside of Santa Cruz in the heart of the Colchagua Valley, Clos Apalta Residence (formerly Lapostolle Residence) is known for its premium Chilean wine. In 2005, the Marnier family opened the stunning property on a steep...
Costaflores s/n, Cobos, M5507 Lujan de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina
Cavas Wine Lodge has 12 villas nestled IN their vineyard, each with a romantic rooftop "bedroom under the stars". To wake up and see the sunrise reflecting off the majestic Andes is one of life's great treasures...is it possible/permissable to...
Quinta Vale de Abrão, 5100-758 Samodães,Lamego, Portugal
The ecofriendly Six Senses brand debuted its first European property in July on 20 acres of vine-covered land overlooking the Douro River. Guests can geek out on port at the in-house Wine Library or indulge in a grape-based scrub at the...
Calle Torrea Kalea, 1, 01340 Elciego, Álava, Spain
The metal-and-glass ribbon structure of this Frank Gehry−designed hotel—not too far from Bilbao—creates an ethereal silhouette that contrasts dramatically with Elciego’s medieval landscape. Opt for a guided tour to learn...
Castello di Poggio alle Mura, 53024 Montalcino SI, Italy
Make this your home base for exploring the wineries of Tuscany or taking on-site cooking and wine classes. If you’re just interested in eating delicious food, book a reservation for the tasting menu at La Taverna restaurant, with estate wine...
Via di Campestri, 19/22, 50039 Vicchio di Mugello FI, Italy
The olive reigns at Villa Campestri, a Renaissance villa built around a 13th-century fort. Activities include grove tours, oil tastings, seasonal cooking classes, and olive oil massages. The restaurant L’Olivaia serves farm-fresh Tuscan...
Route de Sorgues, 84230 Châteauneuf-du-Pape, France
Every guest room in this 19th-century castle (whose name means “small rocks”) overlooks the vineyards of France’s famous wine region, Châteauneuf-du-Pape, just outside Avignon. The kingly decor includes canopied beds, and...
Route des Châteaux, 33250 Pauillac, France
Tucked away in the pastoral Médoc region, this elegant château houses one of the biggest stars in the French culinary galaxy: chef Jean-Luc Rocha. The celebrated chef was named a Meilleur Ouvrier de France in 2007—the honor is...
Loisium-Allee 2, 3550 Langenlois, Austria
This little town just a few miles away from the Wachau region and the Danube river is the perfect spot to celebrate all things about Austrian Wine. Some of Austria's most prominent winemakers are located here. Names like Loimer, Bruendelmayr,...
Klapmuts - Simondium Rd, Simondium, Paarl, 7670, South Africa
This relatively new wine country property in South Africa is an incredible place. The high design style mixes with Dutch Cape architecture and it is so well done. The property also sits on acres on organic farm land. Everything providing farm to...
95/117 High St, Blenheim, 7201, New Zealand
This chateau is one of only a few five-star accommodations in the Marlborough wine region, which reaches out from the top of New Zealand’s South Island like da Vinci fingers extending to the north. The hotel is conveniently situated...
375 Seppeltsfield Rd, Marananga SA 5355, Australia
Here is the view from the patio of our suite at the Louise. The Barossa Valley is beautiful, and this delightful property is a great base from which to explore the valley. It's luxurious and intimate. The staff is delightful. And the restaurant at...
Caves Rd, Yallingup WA 6282, Australia
Tony Howell might be the nicest Chef in Australia. Cooking primarily food that's locally sourced or grown in the garden just outside his kitchen, this Margaret River Chef begins most days by surfing. A family man who seems to have all his...
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