Oenology Has Been an Art for Centuries. An Explosion of Vineyards Has Made a Niche for the Wine Connoisseur.
WESTHAMPTON HOUSE—New York State: This 3-bedroom, 3-bath 1890s stable, converted into a luxury home, is located in Long Island Wine Country, close to the Hampton’s Wine trail. The house is nestled among conifers, deciduous trees and rows of grape vines, reminiscent of the Black Forest of Germany. The country style, two-story gabled roof home proudly displays original rustic pine floors, vaulted ceiling, exposed beams, a brick fireplace, wrought-iron wine rack, wooden cabinetry and western style antiques. Take a day trip into wine country to explore any one of the 25 estate vineyards or enjoy a glass of wine, or an expresso, on the front porch while admiring the elegant and peaceful gardens. For reservations, call Lauren at (888) 522-1099. See Review.
LAKEVIEW RETREAT-–Northern California: Located in Lake County west of Sacramento, you will find this charming 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom home situated next to a lake and framed by rolling hills. Lake County is located in the heart of the Mayacamas and Vaca Mountains and 20 miles north of Napa Valley. The spacious main floor bedroom with its own private porch and walk-in closet provides the perfect hide-away. A staircase leads to the master bedroom and en-suite bathroom on the second floor. The views of the lake and surrounding hills from the wall of windows in the bedroom or the outdoor porch will melt away your worries. Come on over, have a glass of local wine and put your feet up. The world will wait. For reservations, call 707-718-4008. See Review.
LUXURY VILLA KORCULA—Croatia, EU: Situated majestically on a hill facing the sea, this amazing villa is framed by stone walls. Glass doors and windows dominate the seaside of the villa providing breathtaking views to the sea over the large swimming pool and gardens below. Korcula hosts 5-bedrooms, and 5-luxury bathrooms, plus a spacious living and dinning room which are the focal points of the main floor. On the lower level is a ‘chef’s kitchen’ — the home is rented with a private chef to cater to guests’ specific culinary preferences. The lower level includes another master suite with private living room. The villa is surrounded by ancient terraces used for centuries to produce wine grapes. For reservations, call Lauren at (888) 522-1099. See Review.
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