Surely one of the most luxurious and pulse-slowing trips on the travel roster, the wine-tasting getaway is popular among young professionals and older travelers alike. Sitting on a balcony overlooking rolling vineyards, swilling small glasses of exquisite wines in your hands, this is a trip that cries out for style, glamor, and a taste of the luxurious. In order to pack accordingly, you’re going to need to prepare ahead of time – packing and planning so that you’re able to properly relax during your wine-tasting getaway this year.
Whether you’re looking to purchase clothes for your trip, or you’re going to be taking a crate of wine home with you, you need to make sure you’ve got the right amount of cash for your trip. This means financing carefully over the months or weeks leading up to your wine-tasting extravaganza, budgeting accordingly for the cost of your trip.
The hugely helpful Cash Lady will help you draw up a travel budget, including pricing for clothing and accessories depending on the kind of cash you’ll have at your disposal. Using their system and finding the travel essentials you desire the most to purchase and include in your suitcase, you’ll truly be able to enjoy the vineyards in style for your wine-tasting trip.
Clothes and Accessories
The vineyard is one of the most quintessentially beautiful places to relax while on vacation. Stripped back and rustic, or hyper-modern and sleek, these places always feature adjoining hotels or mansions in which you taste the fruits of the land – and relax in comfortable chairs positioned to catch the sunset’s rays. You want to do so in your finest clothing – looking sleek and stylish for the photos you’ll be taking.
So, some packing tips are essential. For one, you’re going to want to look smart – as Wine Country recommends. Pack formal clothing, with a touch of casual, as your standard. Roll your clothes rather than folding them in order to avoid creases, and look to accommodation that includes a trouser press, an iron, and other facilities to help your clothes look in pristine condition after you unpack them from your suitcase.
When you’re wine tasting, there’s always an element of tranquility to your time away. Yes, you’ll be able to work your way through a bottle with a loved one if that’s the aim of the holiday – but you’ll also be swigging in quiet contemplation as you look over rows and rows of vines, neatly arranged across the landscape. For these moments, you’ll want something to occupy yourself with.
For serious wine devotees, a notebook and pen will help you keep track of the different tastes, prices, and organic bottles that you’re sampling. This is also your chance to try your hand at reviews, or at creative writing. Meanwhile, a book can help you pass the hours in a comfortable chair, enjoying the vistas and the peacefulness of the vineyard you’ve chosen to base yourself at.
Sip those reds, pinks and whites in peace and comfort by bearing in mind the advice offered above.