Category: APPELLATIONS

Each country consists of many major growing regions within them, known as sub-regions or appellations, which are regulated by the agriculture governing body of that country.

Wines of Champagne, France

Geography & Climate Champagne is the most northerly wine region in France, about 90miles Northeast of Paris.  The climate here is extreme; bone-chilling cold in winter with damaging frost but hot, humid in the summer.  Once a seabed...

Wines of Rioja, Spain

In Rioja, aging wine traced back to the late 1700s, a practice inspired by Bordeaux region of France.  Although at the time larger barrels were used.  By the mid 1800s, Rioja wine landscape experienced major growth as result...