Algodon Wine Estates: Mendoza, Argentina
Algodon will be as luxurious as any American project, according to chairman and founder Scott Mathis, but a favorable exchange rate means it will be more affordable. Buyers can choose from a wide variety of home sites, some with lots between one and 16 acres. Algodon has a nine-hole golf course, a restaurant and a hotel and will have equestrian facilities within the next year. Lot prices start at $80,000 per acre; algodonwineestates.com.
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Montaluce Winery & Estates: Dahlonega, Georgia
This “Tuscany in Georgia” development in the town of Dahlonega has a number of finished homes (as well as building lots) and a vineyard, harvested for the first time this fall, that will produce wines such as Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Pinot Grigio. The architecture, of course, evokes Tuscany, as does the view of gently rolling hills. Home prices start in the low $400,000s and lots range from $70,000 to $600,000; montaluce.com.