Whether travelling in a 4x4 around an active volcano in Sicily, canyoning in Slovenia or mountain biking in South Africa, venturing to vineyards can also satisfy a taste for thrills - From South China Morning Post
In the footsteps of food writer MFK Fisher on Provence culinary trail Cycling tours are almost as common in many wine areas as cellar doors: California’s Sonoma county, Tasmania, Burgundy and Alsace, to name a few.
The hills also set the scene for a two-wheel adventure with a twist.
The Paul Cluver Trail is a 44km mountain biking circuit on the expansive De Rust Estate, which encompasses Paul Cluver Wines.
Alex Dale, founder and co-owner of the Winery of Good Hope, suggests fuelling up with a braai and pairing the fire-grilled meat with Stellenbosch pinotage.
Georg Schullian, head of PR for the Austrian Wine Marketing Board, describes kite surfing as an exhilarating combination of surfing, windsurfing, wakeboarding and paragliding, with Austria’s vineyards forming a beautiful backdrop.