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L’And: Best Destination Winery in Portugal

Fireplace-equipped patios and retractable roofs make this winery-resort a star attraction near Lisbon. Plus: Where to eat and stay nearby. This winery-resort is a striking sight in Alentejo...

O. Fournier: Best Destination Winery In Argentina

Gravity-driven wine-making and a bold building design make this a sophisticated stop in the Andean Foothills of Mendoza. Plus: Where to eat and stay nearby. In the vineyard-draped Andean...

Moorila: Best Destination Winery in Tasmania, Australia

Renowned art collector and professional gambler David Walsh revamped Moorilla when he took over the downtrodden winery in Hobart, Tasmania, in 1995. In a scallope-edged wood-and-glass building designed by the famed Melbourne...

Southbrook: Best Destination Winery In Ontario

Follow the Niagra-on-the-Lake wine trail at this high-end pavilion, which also hosts cooking classes and dinner parties. Plus: Where to eat and stay nearby. Southbrook is the first stop...

Charles Smith Wines: Best Destination Winery in Washington

Former rock-band manager Charles Smith opened an industrial-chic new tasting room for his Boom Boom! Syrah and other wines. Plus: Where to eat and stay nearby. A wild-haired, Harley-riding...

La Rocca Di Frassinello: Best Destination Winery In Italy

A new Renzo Piano-designed vineyard now sits in an up-and-coming district of Tuscany. Plus: Where to eat and stay nearby. Tuscany's Maremma region is gaining notice for destinations old...

Bodegas Portia: Best Destination Winery in Spain

Architect Norman Foster designed the structure of this million-bottle winery. Plus: Where to eat and stay nearby. For the million-bottle-producing Portia, Lord Norman Foster, British starchitect and designer...

Jade Valley: Best Destination Winery In China

Sip superior Cabs and Pinot Noirs amongst jade-and-river-stone buildings in the Qinling Hills. Plus: Where to eat and stay nearby. Qingyun Ma, China's most influential architect (and a USC architecture...

Presinger: Best Destination Winery in Austria

This sophisticated Viennese winery operates nearly entirely by hand and has a nearby eco resort. Plus: Where to eat and stay nearby. The 31-year-old third-generation winemaker Claus Preisinger...

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