Bespoke Wine & Spirits Hideaway
Designed for wine lovers, spirits aficionados and epicurean travellers who are interested in new experiences, Wine Paths is the first digital platform featuring luxury wine, spirits and gourmet travel experiences in the wine and spirits regions of the world.
Sipping a wine in beautiful vineyards, meeting distillers face-to-face, joining a bespoke Cognac program. Are these items on your bucket list? Luxury wine and spirits travel is made easy with Wine Paths. Created in 2017, the Wine Paths team formed relationships with 300+ partners including celebrated wineries and distilleries, luxury accommodations, Michelin-starred and gastronomic restaurants and local travel agencies.
Its curated selection extends to 13 countries and over 90 destinations around the globe, including Argentina, Australia, Chile, France, Italy, United States, New Zealand, Portugal, South Africa, Spain and Uruguay, as well as spirits destinations such as Scotland, Cognac and Ireland. Some iconic names which sound familiar might include Hennessy, Champagne Taittinger, Castello Banfi, Bodega Trapiche, and most of the Grand Cru Classic in Bordeaux, all-time favourite of Chinese wine lovers, such as Pichon Baron, Beychevelle, Clerc Milon, Guiraud, Smith Haut Lafitte and Pape Clement, to name but a few.
On winepaths.com, discerning travellers have the freedom to organize their trip in 2 distinct ways; either with a renowned local expert or by themselves.
The best way to have an authentic bespoke travel experience is to get insider-help. Wine Paths has selected the best local travel agencies in the world’s most famous wine and spirits destinations to connect with visitors, so that they can create their memorable bespoke trips. These travel experts are the ultimate ‘insiders’; they know their region and its secrets in-depth and thanks to their many years of experience and professionalism, they have privileged access to the most coveted and desired addresses in the wine and spirits world.
Be your own Travel Planner
Another way to customize your own hideaway, is to book it yourself. Wine Paths features a curated selection of the best wineries, distilleries, hotels and restaurants in the world’s most famous wine and spirits destinations. Contact them directly to book experiences, tastings, luxury stays or a restaurant table, directly with them.
On winepaths.com, you can find an array of exciting adventures from a wine-lands game drive in Franschhoek to learning to cook empanadas in Argentina or exploring the whisky routes of Scotland. Wine Paths most popular region for personalized wine experiences in 2017 was Bordeaux, France.
Stephane Tillement, founder of Wine Paths, comments: “Most travel agencies offer fixed tours, but everything we do is bespoke – whether that be balloon flights over Cognac, horse riding in Sicily, cycling in Rioja, or a flying food safari through regional South Australia. We work with incredible partners worldwide and at Wine Paths we take great pride in ensuring our clients enjoy the finest tailor-made wine, spirits and gastronomy experiences in whichever corner of the world they visit.”
With 30 years of experience in the luxury travel industry, Tillement teamed his strong relationships with leading local travel experts, wineries, distilleries, hotels and restaurants with the expertise of internationally renowned winemaker, Michel Rolland, to create Wine Paths. Their combined expertise promises to deliver bespoke experiences of the highest quality in some of the most sought-after wine, spirits and gastronomic locations.