If you’re looking for the most ethnic wineries in the world, we’ve searched the grounds to give you the most important vineyards we can find.
Here we’ve produced a list of the top 10 most impressive wineries in the world.
1. BODEGAS YSIOS – Spain
Just a few miles north of LaGuardia, sits the beautiful vineyard of Bodegia Ysios. Inspired by the temple of wine, Designer Santiago Calatrava claims the winery features a beautiful wave of the aluminum room with a cedar exterior that compares to the mountain views.
2. DORNIER WINERY ESTATE – South Africa
The family-owned boutique winery offers a clear focus on beauty with uncompromising quality. With the vineyards concept, there were no boundaries between the winery and the vineyard as the same people involved in the development of the winery understand quality. Dornier Wines has a history that dates back to 1694.
The Dornier Wines offers three ranges of wines – the Cocoa Hill, Donatus, and Dornier Stellenbosch.
3. CHATEAU MARGAUX – France
The Chateau Margaux is a 19th-century winery estate that has one of four wines to achieve the status. Many of the best wines of the estate are quite expensive as the standard size of the grand vin is retailed at $640. The Margaux estate also produces a collection of wines with prestige.
4. CASTELLO DI AMOROSA – Napa Valley, California
The castle and winery estate is located in Napa Valley, California. Since its first opening in 2007, the castle has been a fourth generation vintner project. The castle is owned and operated by V. Sattui Winery who emigrated from Italy.
The castle features 12-13th century architecture with a moat, drawbridge, interior courtyard, defensive towers, torture chamber, knights’ chamber, chapel and the great hall.
5. MISSION HILL WINERY – British Columbia, Canada
For more than thirty years, the Mission Hills Family Estate has become the premium vineyard in the region. The family owned vineyard is known for its grand backdrops scene architecture, lakes, and geometric infusion of the estate.
The Mission Hill Family Estate received the title of Canadian Winery of the year for the past six years as well as the title of the elite World’s Best Pinot Noir.
6. OPUS ONE – Oakville, California
During the early 1980s, Baron Philippe and family selected expert architect designers for the Opus One winery. Baroness Philippine de Rothschild and the Mondavi family celebrate the harvest as the winery offers a classic European and modern American elements.
The estate offers natural surroundings as the vineyards resides along Napa Valley. The Opus One became the California win in the 1990s, as it was sold widely all over Europe and Asia.
7. LEDSON WINERY – Sonoma Valley, California
The Ledson Winery consists of 16,000 square feet of French features located in the heart of Sonoma. Referred to as the Castle, the Ledson family designed the mansion in 1989.
The estate features beautiful sweeping staircases, cathedral-style windows, marble fireplaces, tasting bars, coffered ceilings and luxurious suites and more. The 17-acre vineyard also includes 21 acres on Denmark Road with 100+-year-old vine Zinfandel.
8. DARIOUSH WINERY – Napa Valley, California
Established in 1997 by Iranian immigrant, Darioush Khaledi, took his craftsmanship from his father. Despite his formal training as a civil engineer, he left Iran to live in South California where he was faced with the challenge of starting a new career.
After handling a failing grocery story in Los Angeles, he now operates 25 stores with over 1,500 employees. The Darioush Winery is the Persian palace that pays homage to the Persepolis.
9. MARQUES DE RISCAL – Spain
The luxury hotel and vineyard was designed as a dream by Don Camilo Hurtado de Amezaga. Founded in 1898, the vineyard was the first to introduce the Bordeaux style with original bodega. The family-run winery has grown throughout the generations. Today, the winery turned hotel’s restaurant was also awarded its first Michelin star.
10. BODEGAS SOMMOS – Spain
Located in the heart of Somontano, Bodega Sommos offers a pristine class with unique architecture. The Spanish vineyard provides cellars in the wine-growing region. The basement building is 27 meters deep to provide quality temperature and humidity. It’s natural air-conditioning was equipped to achieve a primary energy savings of as much as 70%.
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