Glance to your left, and now to your right. Wherever you are in France, an idyllic vineyard is often in view. At last count, there were an incredible 27,000 vineyards found throughout this gastronomical masterpiece of a country. In Australia, 14 times the size of France, there are 24,000.
In France, wine is merely more than an alcoholic beverage. It is an art form, boasting a rich history spanning centuries. To really get to the heart of this region’s winemaking, a Scenic 5-star luxury Europe river cruise offers an abundance of experiences that deliver beyond expectation. Here are five of the most exceptional.