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Wines of Champagne, France

Sharing is caring!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...

Wines of Alsace, France

Sharing is caring!Geography & Climate Alsace is a thin strip of land running along the Vosges Mountain on the West and the Rhein River to the East. Only after Champagne, it is the second most northerly wine region...

Wines of Casablanca, Chile

Sharing is caring!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...

Wines of Rheingau, Germany

Sharing is caring!Situated in the state of Hesse, Rheingau is the smallest wine region of Germany. Though small, this province gained an undisputable reputation, producing some of the best Riesling wines the country has to offer. Rheingau is...

Wines of Rheinhessen, Germany

Sharing is caring!Taking its name from the river Rhine and the Hesse state, Rheinhessen is the largest wine producing province in Germany.  Also known as “the land of a thousand hills”, the region’s scenery is dramatic and conservative,...

Wines of Germany

Sharing is caring!Geography and climate Being the eighth largest wine producer in the world, Germany is best known for its white wines, dry or sweet, unique and elegant. With a history of winemaking going back to the Romans,...