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  • View Argentina

    Argentina has become known for it's signature Argentinian Malbec, and to a lesser extent white variety Torrontés. Argentina, with it's mountain ranges and altitude makes for a beautiful vineyards and allows for a variety of styles and grapes. Mendoza, Uco Valley, Maipu, San Juan, La Rioja, Faminta, Cafayate and Salta are the regions most well known with top quality wineires.

  • View Australia

    Australia has a wonderful wine tourism industry with beautiful wine estates throughout Australia. The Margaret River near Perth has excellent 'Bordeaux style' red and white wines, near Adelaide you have the Barossa Valley, Eden Valley, Adelaide Hills, Clare Valley and McLaren Vale where some of the best Australian wines are made. Down in Melbourne you have the Yarra Valley and Mornington Peninsula and north of Sydney you have the Hunter Valley and don't let us forget Tasmania which is the coolest of the climates! Go and experience the vineyards and wineries and enjoy the good Aussie hospitality!

  • View Austria

    Austria has a long tradition of wine-making. Viticulture is a big part of Austria's millennia-old culture. At the same time, the country is a pioneer and a role model for new, quality-oriented agriculture. More recently, a young, creative generation of winemakers have brought Austrian wines to the international top. The particular geographical location is the most important factor for the production of excellent wines. Besides, Austria wine country also impresses with a beautiful landscape of mountains, lakes, lush green meadows, and great cities.

  • View Brazil

    Viticulture started in Brazil back in 1532 when the Portuguese brought vines over and planted them in São Paulo. However, winemaking had a relatively slow development until the 1970s, when global brands invested in wine companies across the country. Most of the major wineries can be found in the South due to the milder temperatures. Red wines dominate here, and are typically light due to the shallow soils and moisture from the humidity. Deeper reds do exist, as do tasty whites and even sparkling!

  • View Bulgaria

    Bulgaria is one of the countries with the oldest viticultural tradition in Europe, archaeological finds suggest it started approximately 5,000 years ago. The country now has a cultivated area of ​​60,000 hectares.There are a variety of different types of wine: quality wine, local wine and simpler table wine. As well as a premium seal that indicates the wine is coming from one variety only, and barrique wines which have to be aged in oak barrels.

  • View Canada

    Viticulture started in Canada approximately 200 years ago, when settlers brought vines from Europe. Today winemakers from Canada are demonstrating that growing fine grapes in cold regions is not impossible; in fact, these grapes possess a very specific and recognizable structure and aromas. Ontario and British Columbia are the main Canadian wine regions. Ontario wine region is actually the most productive, thanks to the Niagara Peninsula province. This area has the most diverse climate, soil type, and continental climate that allows winegrowers to cultivate great Chardonnay, Riesling, and Cabernet Franc grapes.

  • View Chile

    Located between the Andes and the Pacific, Chile has an unusual geography, however this allows Chile to produce some excellent wines! A beautiful country, you can visit vineyards all over the country. The Casablanca Valley, The Aconcagua Valley the Maipo Valley are some of the many regions excellent where excellent wineries are located.

  • View China

    China has been the country to see the biggest increase in viticulture during the last years. Wine has now become a lifestyle drink. The main focus here is on light, sweetish red wines, which are also popular as mixed drinks with tonic or lemonade. The largest wine-growing region in China is the Bohai region in the Shandong province. Red wine is traditionally produced in this region. The leading grape variety is the international Cabernet Sauvignon. The main focus is on the city of Zhangjiakou northeast of Beijing in the province of Hebei. Over the past few years, Chinese wines have repeatedly received large awards abroad and there is certainly quality wine being produced from the country now.

  • View Croatia

    The Adriatic coastline of Croatia has beautiful islands such as Hvar, Korcula and Brac surrounded by beautiful seas and covered with historic architecture. Croatia also has vines on the hillsides that drop steeply into the sparkling Adriatic - a beautiful site! These conditions can make for great wine and even better wine tourism!

  • View France

    France produces huge volumes of wine in a wide range of styles. Home to some of the most famous regions in the world such as; Champagne, Burgundy Bordeaux, Alsace, Rhone, Provence, the Loire and many more! Explore France's incredible array of vineyards where some of the most famous grapes in the world come from such as Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon , Sauvignon Blanc and many more. There's nothing better than immersing yourself in France's wine culture.

  • View Georgia

    Georgia, with a long lasting wine-making history, is located between Europe and Asia. The country has gained international attention for its Qvevri wine. Archeological findings, including evidence of 8000-years-old traces of grape inside many ancient vessels, make Georgia wine country one of the ancients with a continuous tradition of wine-making. Today, Georgia is home to 525 indigenous grape varieties and they still make wine with the traditional method in Qvevri – a traditional egg-shaped clay vessel.

  • View Germany

    Germany has a rich wine heritage. The cool climate is a great advantage for white wines. Riesling is the flagship wine of Germany and constitutes more than one-fifth of all wine varieties grown in the country. Riesling has a long history dating back to the 15th century and originates in Germany's beautiful Rhine Valley! There are several other wine regions that provide a wide range of different soils: slate, lime, marl, primary rock, volcanic rock.

  • View Greece

    Greece, full of history, unbelievable islands, blue seas and also wine! Assyrtiko is the best known grape from Greece but there are plenty of other native grape varieties. Greek Islands like Santorini and Crete have great wine tourism, likewise inland wine regions of Naoussa and Nemea have majestic vineyards and wineries.

  • View Hungary

    Hungary has one of the oldest viticulture traditions in Europe. The Hungarian word for wine is the only one in Europe that does not derive from the Latin ‘vino’. ‘Bor’ (the Hungarian word for wine) was made by this nation in the region, predating Roman influence. With a volcanic-terroir, Hungary’s climate is perfect for wine making. Two thirds of the country lies on volcanic soil. The country is located between the 46th and 49th parallel which is actually the same latitude range as many of France’s top wine regions from the Rhône to Champagne.

  • View India

    Over the last five years, wine tourism has seen a boom in India. In recent decades the country has consistently experienced the highest growth in consumption in the world. Many vineyards now have tasting rooms, so wine enthusiasts can enjoy exploring the country's wine regions. It's often possible to complete the experience by staying at the vineyards. India now has a mix of well-established and evolving domestic wineries. The main wine region is Nashik, about four hours northeast of Mumbai in Maharashtra. Karnataka state, in South India, is the second largest producer of wine. The Nandi Hills and Kavery Valley near Bangalore are the predominant wine regions there.

  • View Israel

    Israel is a dynamic wine-making region distinguished by complex terroir and ample microclimates that range from cool high-altitude mountains to warm coastal plains and desert. Over the last two decades, a new wave of quality-driven Israeli wines has emerged at the hands of winemakers who push boundaries, experiment with indigenous grape varieties, and use the latest technologies to create wines that compete on the world stage.

  • View Italy

    Italy is home to a large number of grape varieties, many of which are rarely seen outside the country. There are vineyards and wineries throughout Italy, each with their unique history. Italy is such a beautiful country; from the hilltop villages of Piedmont like to Barolo and Barbaresco to the rolling hills of Chianti Classico in Tuscany and the Mediterranean Puglia and Sicily, Italy has it all.

  • View Kenya

    Even though the Kenyan Wine industry is fairly new and has little experience, this hasn’t stopped smaller wineries from opening and venturing into the world of wines. Recently Kenya has seen an increase in production of Kenyan wineries that include Yatta Wines from The Trade Kenya Wine Agencies, as well as Leleshwa Wines from the Rift Valley Winery that has increased availability of product in the Kenyan Market.

  • View Lebanon

    Even though Lebanon wine country is one of the oldest wine-growing regions in the world, modern viticulture in Lebanon is still very young. Bekaa Valley and Batroun wine regions are where viticulture in Lebanon wine country is concentrated. Despite its proximity to the sea, the climate is not Mediterranean, but continental with hot, dry summers and cold winters. The vines grow at heights of 900 meters above sea level. This height brings coolness and freshness. The altitude also brings a big variation between day and night temperatures, which increases complexity. The harvest in Lebanon usually only takes place in mid-September.

  • View Montenegro

    Montenegro has viticulture in development, especially in the long coastline. The start of wine-making in the country goes back to the 2nd century when the Romans started to grow vines and produce wine. Several political events transformed the country’s scenery in the past, but recently, new wine tasting and tours in Montenegro are increasing local tourism. When visiting Montenegro try the incredible wines made from Vranac indigenous grape, the most grown in the country. Some wine regions to visit here are the Coastal Region of Montenegro and Skadar Lake.

  • View New Zealand

    New Zealand is an excellent wine producing country and a great country to travel. Best known for it's Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough it also produces premium Pinot Noir from Otago and elsewhere, Syrah and Bordeaux blends from Hawke's Bay, Chardonnay and other grape varieties from across the country. The vineyard experiences are brilliant in this country of wonderful landscapes.

  • View Portugal

    Portugal has hundreds of local grape varieties and is best known for the Douro Valley - a UNESCO heritage site, where steep vineyards straddle to Douro river. Port is the historic drink from this region. Visiting the Quintas and Port houses of Porto is a wonderful experience. Around Lisbon there are also wonderful wineries often producing full bodied red wines such as the Alentejo wine region and wine is even produced south near the Algarve.

  • View Romania

    Romania, with its rich mineral soils and advantageous micro-climates is a wine-makers paradise. With a wine-making tradition going back millennia, Romania offers the chance to sample and explore a large diversity of wine-making regions, each with its unique microclimate, soil type, and traditions. Between the sunny Dobrogea, the Moldovian Hills and the dry lowlands of Oltenia, you will taste some great wines. Meet the Romanians who still squash the grapes with their bare feet, in a country where many households still have their own vineyard, and where wine-making is still a family affair!

  • View Slovenia

    Slovenia is a small wine country, characterized by remarkable diversity. Slovenian wines are distinguished above all by their natural flavours. Sadly, these wines are not produced in sufficient quantities to be exported worldwide. All this makes Slovenia the ideal country for wine exploring! Find amazing small winemakers still producing wines traditionally across Slovenia. Maribor in Slovenia is home to the world’s oldest grapevine. This 400-year-old Žametovka vine, which grows on the front of the Old Vine House in Maribor, is famous all over the world.

  • View South Africa

    South Africa has a rich history of wine, most vineyards are found around the coastline near Cape Town with famous areas like Stellenbosch, Franschhoek, Paarl and many more. Dramatic mountainous backdrops and beautiful wine farms make this an ideal place for wine tourism. Check out the many restaurants and wine experiences in South Africa!

  • View Spain

    Spain has a long history in wine production and is mainly known for Tempranillo which is grown throughout Spain but most notably in Rioja or Ribera del Duero in the north. In the east near you have Barcelona in Catalonia, where there are great vineyards, you can head out to Priorat or Penedes to visit a winery. To the west is Rias Baixas where they grow Albarino, to the south in Cadiz and Jerez is Sherry and Cava is grown in locations around Spain. Find a wine experience in Spain's Bodegas.

  • View Switzerland

    The best Swiss wines are of extremely high quality. Switzerland wine country is the most mountainous in Europe and the Alps with their foothills have a strong influence on viticulture. The vineyards are mainly at the beginning of the three large river valleys: the Rhône, the Rhine, and Po. You can expect sensational views amongst the mountains when visiting a Swiss winery!

  • View UK

    The UK is one of the most up and coming wine regions in the world. Call it climate change or just better wine making in recent years but English Sparkling Wine made in the traditional method like Champagne really is outstanding. Rathfinny, Nyetimber, Chapel Down and other wineries are leading the way mainly in the south of England, mainly in Sussex and Hampshire. Good wine however is grown throughout the south, with more still wine in recent years like the native Bacchus variety. The wineries are not far from London so head down to a vineyard for a wine experience!

  • View Uruguay

    Uruguay is a country of small-scale, family-owned wineries with a European winemaking tradition. Most Uruguayan wines are consumed domestically, so the best way to sample the varieties unique to Uruguay is to visit a local winery. Most Uruguayan wineries are owned and operated as family businesses, some dating back multiple generations. When you visit a traditional family-owned winery, you will have a beautiful experience next to the vineyards, visit the wine cellar, and taste amazing wines. Some wineries are very small and offer simple, intimate tastings, while others are premium well-organized experiences.

  • View USA

    Wine is produced the length and breadth of the USA. California is the most famous wine state with famous regions like the Napa Valley and Sonoma. The Californian vineyards are often perfectly beautiful and the most popular wine throughout the land is Cabernet Sauvignon. In Washington and Oregon there are fantastic wineries with Pinot Noir being a premium style. In the East Coast you have New York with the famous Finger Lakes and good wine is now being produced in Virginia and Texas. Enjoy a wine experience anywhere in this great country!