Where to enjoy a massage at the aromatic essence of Sangiovese or relax in a bath of wine-scented tub, with maybe a glass of bubbles? Obviously in the cellar. Increasingly, the wineries offer an enotourist proposal that includes relaxation, Wellness and therapy. Some offer treatments that exploit the quality of the grapes and grape seeds, the seeds are rich in polyphenols and flavonoids, the antioxidant and anti-aging properties make dream. Here are some address, in this article I found on Winetraveller and I quite liked. We carry over.
In Piemonte, in Castel San Pietro, fraction of Camino (Alexandria), CA ' San Sebastiano wine resort is & Spa in the family Vellano. Two wellness centers: Divinum offers wine therapy treatments, How to bathe in the hot tub wine, steam bath with aromatherapy and Chromotherapy, Cascade shower, hot tub (by 2 to 5 people); and Aquavitae, a small indoor pool with counter-current and hydromassage. Only open during public holidays and weekends, with limited inputs, We offer different packages for duration and treatments including (starting at € 170 – and 260€). Infowww.casansebastiano.it
Wine and well-being in the new resort of Michele Chiarlo, that produces Barolo, Barbaresco, Barbera d'Asti and Gavi. It's the Palas Cerequio Barolo Crus Resort, in La Morra (Cuneo) with nine suites each with indoor spa. Four are area and Spa facilities, in the other five Chromotherapy in each room, Turkish bath, Sauna, sensory shower and Jacuzzi (Suite for 2 people with breakfast from 220 € to 480€).Info www.chiarlando.it
It is in the Valpolicella Villa Quaranta Park Hotel, a 17th-century mansion in Ospedaletto di Pescantina (Verona), Tommasi family, winemakers from 1902. In the hotel there is a spa offering treatments with wine, massages and baths in water enriched with grape seed oil of corvinaVeronese, the native grape (starting from 38 €). Christmas packages from 3 days and 2 nights and wellness treatments (from 194€ per person, with wine 302€ per person). Info www.tommasiwine.it
In Trentino Alto Adige, Varna in Neustift (Bolzano), Pacherhof is an estate of 1142 It produces wines of Müller Thurgau, Sylvaner, Kerner, Gewürztraminer, Pinot Gris and Riesling. In-house Wellness Center has indoor pool, saunas, It offers massages, cosmetic treatments, physiotherapy and vinotherapy. For your stay we find hotel and restaurant with South Tyrolean gastronomy (Double with breakfast from 77 € to 122€). Info www.pacherhof.com
Fattoria del Colle, by Donatella Cinelli Colombini, in Trequanda (Siena), produces Tuscan wines and the wine tourists by offering quality accommodation and catering. Inside the new Wellness Centre features sauna, Turkish bath, Kneipp, emotional shower and Jacuzzi whirlpool. The company has designed tour packages for new year's Eve (from 256 € per person) and until March with the Wellness Weekend at the Fattoria del Colle (from 134€ and € 225 per person, a wellness day 65 € per person). Info www.cinellicolombini.it
Still in Tuscany, in Greve in Chianti (Florence) Spa treatments and massage therapy we expect in a historical residence of the 1300, Villa of Vignamaggio. The winery produces Chianti Classico Docg and Igt Toscana wines. Ideal for stays: offers facial treatments and body wine, grapes and grape seeds, But even with lavender and chocolate. Try the revitalizing Chianti package. You will sleep in double (from 200 €) or suite (from 450 €). Info www.vignamaggio.com
In Cortona (Arezzo), Il Falconiere Wine Resort of Riccardo Baracchi is a country house in a seventeenth-century villa, restaurant and wine cellar, It produces red and white wines are Toscana Igt, Cortona Doc and doc spumante. It is also spa with wine therapy treatments, as the Exfoliating massage with grape powder and Grapeseed Oil. And then the bathroom in pairs with extracts of red wine in copper tub, the grape and honey wrap, the grape-seed oil massage, that relieves muscular tension: the offer is varied (starting from 80 €). Infowww.baracchiwinery.com
Not far from Siena, in Bagno Vignoni, Adler Thermae Spa & Relax Resort is the best "wine spa" in the world, According to the recent international ranking of the best Wine Spas "compiled by Gayot.com, Online Guide to "good life". You can choose from massages and baths in wine, also in pairs, for a romantic Wellness to Brunello, and other wine therapy treatments. Different formulas and holiday packages (by 2 nights 430 €, 4 nights 607 €). Info www.adler-thermae.com.
The BellaUve is the hotel's vinoterapico Spa 5 Hotel Le Tre Vaselle, by Lungarotti, in Torgiano (Perugia). Are different treatments: Whirlpool, wine bath, relaxing massage with wine or cream aromatic essence of Sangiovese performed together for four hands by two therapists to create a continuous flow that relaxes tensions (from 30 € to 240 €). The restaurant offers local cuisine. The winery produces Torgiano Doc, White and Red, sparkling wine, In addition to Montefalco Rosso and Sagrantino, also Passito (en). Info www.lungarotti.it and www.3vaselle.it.
Even in Umbria, around Todi (Perugia) Roccafiore Winery has a spa that makes wine therapy treatments. The package includes exfoliation to grape, bath with oxidant cloud of red wine and elasticising nectar tasting of red wine (130€ per person). For use at night for a weekend, with breakfast, halfboard and spa services (380€ per person). The winery produces wine Igt Toscana White, Grechetto, Red and Sangiovese, grappa and olive oil. In the restaurant with regional cuisine wine list, beers and Coffee. Double from 218 €. Info www.roccafiore.it
In The Abruzzo Region Of Italy, a Caldari in Ortona (Chieti) the company Agriverde, founded in 1830, He Uvanova Spa. The treatments are based on grapes and wine but similar to Thalassotherapy and balneotherapy. And also chocolate mud, chromatic vapors, Donkey milk baths, essential oils, seaweed. And stay packages are available with various formulas (starting from 155€ per person). The winery produces Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Doc, also from organic cultivation, and sparkling wines from uvepecorino and montepulciano. You can eat in the cellar Restaurant Relais del Vino. Hospitality is in historic 19th-century restored farmhouse (Double room with breakfast € 100).Info www.agriverde.it
Cefalicchio, the biodynamic farm of Canosa di Puglia (Barletta-Andria-Trani) inside a spa that exploits the beneficial qualities of the grape with facial and body treatments: tonifying massage, dynamic Shiatsu, biodynamic, lymph drainage, with grape seed oil (from 30 € to 140 €). You will sleep in a historical villa 1700 rural-style accommodation in today 4 stars (Double/breakfast from € 150). Pugliese cuisine is combined with the restaurant's own wine Igt Toscana White, Rosés and reds. Info www.cefalicchio.it
In Rioja, famous wine region in Northern Spain, Marqués de Riscal is a historical cellar with a very modern and luxurious hotel, designed by architect Frank Gehry. Inside the modern Spa Vinothérapie Caudalie. Refined environments are home gym, Turkish bath, large indoor pool, cabins for beauty treatments. Here you can take advantage of the beneficial effects of grapes and wine in bathrooms, body wraps and massages. You eat in the restaurant stellato, chef Francis Paniego entrusted: local dishes with a modern touch with many wines from the world and from the same Winery. Several holiday packages (starting from Angsana Riad collection). Info www.marquesderiscal.com
Massage Grapeseed extracts and flavored vinegar, wine therapy bath, moisturizing treatments with olive oil and aromatic oils are offered in TermeEuropa, in Balneario Arnedillo, the province of Logroño, again in Rioja (Spain). The hotel offers packages with overnight stay and treatments with wine (starting from 238€).Info www.termaeuropa.com
To That City (France), Les Sources de Caudalie, not far from the Centre, is a vinotherapy spa (from 65 €), rituals (from 210 €), of packages 2 or more days (361€). The hotel has elegant rooms and luxurious suites. The chefNicolas restaurant serves creatively prepared dishes Masses to taste in the restaurant or on the terrace overlooking the Lake. Info www.sources-caudalie.com
A Spa Caudalie is also in Portugal, in Porto, inside the Hotel The Yeatman, with panoramic view over the Douro River and the historic city centre. To sleep there are elegant rooms and Suitefurnished in a contemporary style, to eat the restaurant with local cuisine and great Portuguese wines and not. In the Spa there is a Roman bath, tepidarium, steam, shower and sauna with direct access to the rooftop pool. Wine treatments packages in Christmas and new year's (136€). Info www.the-yeatman-hotel.com
And finally also in Austria vinotherapy, in Berwang, in Tyrol, the Singer: is a hotel with restaurant, swimming pools, Sauna, spa and health. Offers facial and body treatments and wine bath (140€), massage and invigorating mud wrap (95€). You will sleep in rooms in Tyrolean style (Double room from 190 € per person). Austrian cuisine of chef Thomas Kunath, with more than 300 fine wines, referred 70 of Bordeaux. Info www.hotelsinger.at