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Holidays in Italy: Tuscany is on the top

A current analysis in the tourism sector and focused on Italy, presented that the Italian tourism is mainly driven by Tuscany, which remains at the top of the preferences of the travelers who choose either to spend the holidays at the beach or to have a few days relaxing in the green of countryside, pampered by the comfortable facilities of the many luxury villas in tuscany. But the analysis for Traveler's Choice Awards 2012 wine destinations revealed another fashinating aspect, Tuscany is not only one of the stronger Italian regions for tourism, but also the destination preferred by wine lovers around the world.
Tuscany is at the top of classifications about wine tourism
Conferring to data collected, Tuscany overcomes Sonoma County in California, Hunter Valley in California, Hunter Valley in Australia, Stellenbosch in South Africa and Mendoza in Argentina, as a locality for wine lovers. But in the ranking of the best Italian wine places does not appear only Tuscany, with some of his most recognized wines such as Brunello di Montalcino, Chianti Classico and Nobile di Montepulciano, but also other regions of the beautiful country such as Umbria, thanks its Sagrantino di Montefalco or Orvieto Classico, Sicily, with the historically famous Nero d'Avola, the Marsala and Etna wines. The winners were nominated considering the popularity of individual wine destinations, of course calculating reviews and traveler ratings passionate about wine but also paying attention to quality of facilities and standard of accommodations. Obviously this award given to Tuscany made pleased operators for both tourism and wine; Cristina Scaletti, councilor for tourism, culture and trade in the Region of Tuscany, said: "This award makes us proud and rewards us for the job done until now. Being in Europe, the land of wine even surpassing competitors is a great incentive to do better. There is no better pleasure than to see recognized this passion and know that there are tourists and travelers who want to share it with us. "