Tagged: chardonnay

Wines of Patagonia, Argentina

Geography & Climate From the most northernly region of Salta, where conditions are harsh, 1200 miles south of it is Patagonia.  Patagonia shares little similarity with Salta.  Although Patagonia also has its back against the Andes mountain, snow-capped...

Wines of Casablanca, Chile

Geography and climate Casablanca sits very close to the equator, anywhere else on earth would prove too humid and hot for production of quality grapes. Thanks to its proximity to the Pacific Ocean which moderates the region with...

Food pairings with Oaky California Chardonnay

If you have tried wines before, you have likely tasted Chardonnay.  Chardonnay is a grape varietal first made popular from a small region Chablis, in northwest of burgundy, just under 100 miles from Dijon.  Being a very adaptive...

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...