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Wines of Burgundy (Bourgognes), France

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremail Bordeaux might rule the West of France with its Cabernet and Merlot blends but on the other side of the country, by the border of Italy lies another magnificent wine region, it’s intriguing, elegant, complex...

Wines of Rioja, Spain

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailIn 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...

Wines of Jerez (Sherry), Spain

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailGeography & Climate At the very southern tip of Spain, Jerez DOC is world famous for bull-fighting and Sherry (or Xeres in French).   Ripeness is never a problem, the region is blessed with abundant sunshine almost...

Wines of Castilla – La Mancha, Spain

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailGeography & Climate La Mancha is the largest continuous vine-growing region in Spain.  A large elevated plateau right in South-Central of Spain.  The region endures consistent trend of seasonal climate: very cold winter and dry hot...

Wines of Priorat, Spain

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailGeography & Climate Situates on the lower western corner of Catalunia west of Penedes, Priorat is a rather small region; most vineyards are planted on steep slopes around the district of Monstant.  For a long time,...