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Wines of Champagne, France

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailGeography & 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...

Understanding Wine Classification of Burgundy (Bourgogne) France

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailUnlike wines for Bordeaux, where each district such as St. Julien and Pauillac could have different regulation and exception to their overall Classification.  Other than the confusion between village names and the names Grand Cru vineyard,...

Wines of Burgundy (Bourgognes), France

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremail 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 Overberg and Walker Bay, South Africa

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailGeography & Climate Locating at the very tip south of South Africa, its close proximity to the ocean, Overberg enjoy cooler climate with significant coastal influence.  It is ideal for cool-climate varietals such as Pinot Noir...

Wines of Coastal Region of South Africa

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremail Geography & Climate The Coastal Region is the heart of South Africa’s wine making industry. The beautiful coastal wine region takes its climatic stimuli from both the ocean and the mountains, making it ideal for...

Wines of South Island (Marlborough and Central Otago), New Zealand

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailGeography & Climate Moving further away from the equator, South Island of New Zealand enjoys significantly cooler climate, with more maritime influence.  It also experience lighter rainfall compared to the North Island.   The central mountain range...

Wines of Casablanca, Chile

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailGeography 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...