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A Vine to Call Home

From storied estates in the heart of Italy and France to a new project in Chile, now could be a great time to invest in vineyards

Alentejo Vineyard, Lisbon Photo: Christies International Real Estate
Lucca Wine Estate & Villa, Italy Photo: Christie's Real estate
Tuscan Chianti Estate, Italy Photo: Christie's Real Estate
Pays de Ventoux, France Photo: Knight Frank
3880 Silverado Trail Vineyard, California, USA Photo: Christie's Real Estate
Chianti Colli Fiorentini, Italy Photo: Christie's Real Estate
Vines of Mendoza, Chile Photo: Abercrombie & Kent


Alentejo, Portugal. Once under the ownership of Portuguese royalty, this estate in the renowned wine region of Alentejo can produce over 200,000 bottles, with room in the cellar for 84 barrels. At its heart of the 80ha of land is a four-bedroom mansion and the property has planning permission for a 23-bedroom wine hotel. Available through


Lucca Wine Estate & Villa, Italy. Spread across 37ha of prime Tuscan winemaking land, this estate includes a a three-bedroom stone villa, a six bedroom restored farmhouse (divided into a trio of self-contained apartments), a mosaic tiled infinity pool - as well as the capacity to produce between 20,000 – 45,000 bottles of quality wine a year. For more information visit


Tuscan Chianti Estate, Italy. Amid the vineyards of the revered wine-producing region, this spectacular estate reaps another harvest - its olive groves producing 150 litres of olive oil per annum - alongside a sumptuous renaissance villa, numerous swimming pools, a private forest and stunning gardens. Available through


Pays de Ventoux, France. This 17th-century residence is set in 23 hectares of prime Provençal countryside, 12 of which are vineyards producing a high-quality range of red and rosé, alongside parkland, an olive grove and farmhouse. Available through


3880 Silverado Trail Vineyard, California, USA. Featuring a spectacular Sandy Walker-designed main property, a separate guest house, gym, swimming pool and tennis & bocce ball court, this secluded wine estate is in easy reach of St Helena and to Calistoga. Available though


Chianti Colli Fiorentini, Italy. In the heart of Chianti country, 40 minutes from Florence, this under renovation villa dates back to 1500 and come with 35 hectares of vineyard, which is capable of producing 1,500 hectolitres of wine a year. Available through


Vines of Mendoza, Chile. A haven for oenophiles, this 600ha winemaking nirvana, situated in the renowned Uco Valley at the foot of the Andes, has a variety of villas and vineyard sections for sale. Available through

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