Some homes feature wine cellars and tasting rooms; others proudly offer vineyards. The latter may be few and far between compared with the former, but for the most hardcore oenophiles, owning a vineyard is the ideal chance to go beyond simply imbibing great wine to actually producing it.
Our list of homes with vineyards traverses the world from Napa to Stellenbosch, South Africa to the heart of the Tuscan countryside.
The view from the balcony at Stellenbosch.
Stellenbosch, South Africa
This Tuscan-inspired villa in the middle of South Africa’s scenic wine country is a 10-acre estate that grows five varieties of grapes including Viognier, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Sangiovese, and Shiraz and has the ability to produce 16,000 bottles of wine per year. Olive trees also grow on the land. The main house, with four bedrooms, offers views of the vineyards and the surrounding mountains and has a wine-tasting room; there are also three one-bedroom cottages and a swimming pool.
Price: $2.12 million
Beds/baths: 7 bedrooms, 7 full bathrooms, 1 half bath
Land size: Around 10 acres
A scenic view from the balcony in Siena.
A quintessential Tuscan home in the midst of the countryside near Siena, this property has a six-acre vineyard that grows the region’s famous red Chianti grapes. Other highlights include a swimming pool, 750 olive trees, a garden, a lake, a separate apartment, and storage buildings for wine-producing tools.