Wine Tasting by Bike
Peddle across the vineyards with these bucketlistable travel experiences
Biking and Wine Can Go Together
Biking is better than driving because, well, because it’s a lot safer and you can still enjoy all the great wine. Cycle between the vines and go tasting at vineyards around the world. Take your bike where cars cannot go and discover otherworldly landscapes. Consider these biking and wine experiences for your travel bucketlist.
Bike & Wine Tour to Alella Winery Near Barcelona
Pedal your electrical bicycle out of Barcelona. Head north along wide, white sand beaches, and clear blue-green sea. Then, you will see gentle slopes covered by long rows of vines. Depending on the season, they are dressed in light-green sprouts, heavy with golden and purple grapes, or turned into pure gold. You are in a family-run organic winery. It was established in a 19th century manor, inside a natural park. Here you will discover all about the harvesting and winemaking processes of a prestigious winery. Then, your sommelier will introduce you to three very different wines. Taste them, and enjoy.
Cycling in the Cape Winelands
Discover the private vineyards of Stellenbosch or Franschhoek on two wheels.Traverse rough tracks and quiet farm roads amid attractive Cape countryside. Then enjoy expert-led wine tastings with some of the Cape Winelands’ most trusted names.
Marlborough Vineyards Cycling Tour for Couples
The ultimate in honeymoon happiness, with wonderful wines and scenery as you cycle to world-renowned wineries. Marlborough is a marvelously magical and romantic region for couples whose idea of intimacy is a couple of days spent discovering new drinks and food. Supping celebrated wines, sampling mouthwatering meats and flavoursome local fruits, you’ll fall into a hazy, heartwarming alcohol-induced dream. Treat yourself to tastes and aromas, created by winemakers who have carved out their own unique corner in the winemaking world. Marlborough creates dreamy Sauvignon Blanc, now the most famous of white wines in the southern hemisphere.
Mendoza Wine Tasting by Bicycle
Cycling through the wines you stop to admire grapes. Each varietal is a little different and you can taste from the vine, before a more traditional wine tasting at a small farm. The winemaker pours and you sample, while exploring the production facility. From grape to bottle you continue through Mendoza’s Maipu Valley, savouring different wines at three to four more farms. Lunch is hearty and goes perfectly with Malbec, then the world-famous Trapiche vineyard serves up decadent wine to complete the day. These Maipu vineyards can be connected by bicycle and make a pleasant alternative to driving. So it’s a full day outdoors, cruising between vineyards with an expert guide leading your discovery.