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Wines of Chile

Stretching along the western coast of the South American continent, Chile’s population seems to be tucked between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes. Chile is a land of sublime mountains and endless wonderful beaches. Guarded by natural barriers,...

Wines of New Zealand

New Zealand’s spectacular wine is produced in ten major wine growing regions spread over 1,600 kilometers (990 mi). The wine culture of the islands can be traced back to colonial times. Surprisingly, the first successful winery was established...

Wines of South Africa

The passionate winemakers of South Africa use a mixture of modern techniques with distinctive traditional, with the results being some of the world’s finest wines. Even with vast expansive regions of vineyards, most aim for top quality, not...

Wines of Spain

Spain… the name itself heightens the senses.  Rich in traditions, culture, wine and food, Spain has the history that impacted so many countries worldwide. With the most land plated with grape vines, Spain tops out at third place...

Wines of Italy

Italy’s landscape can be described as mountainous, and with a climate that is anything but Mediterranean; the lengthy longitudinal extension of the peninsula generates plenty of micro-climates, ranging between humid subtropical to humid continental in the north and...

Wines of Argentina

Geography & Climate   Home to one of the largest Spanish-speaking populations in the world, Argentina boasts mountains, rich vegetation, dry deserts, jungles, vast steppes, glaciers, rivers, waterfalls and gorgeous beaches. Its geographical formations, and abrupt altitude changes,...

Wines of Hungary

With 22 official wine regions, Hungary has an increasing number of wine styles, each marked by a distinct mixture of history and terroir. While the vineyards of the southern grass-lands are quantity driven, in the west, vignerons produce...

Wines of Austria

With more than two thousand years of commitment to excellence, Austria produces both casual and more formal, well-aged wines. While enticing with renowned grape varieties such as Riesling, Sauvignon Blank and Pinot Noir, Austria boasts its own traditional...