The top 5 wine regions of the world
The wine market is constantly expanding and every year we discover a new country is producing wine. But did you know that around 80% of all wine production still comes from 10 particular countries? We take you through the top 5 wine regions of the world to tantalise your taste buds.
French wine is often regarded as fine wine and one of the world’s very best. There are over 10 regions throughout the country which specialise in their own type of wine, from red and white to sparkling in the region of Champagne. Popular regions include Burgundy and Bordeaux. France offers up plenty of choice when it comes to indulging in a wine-tasting tour.
Italy has only just recently gained the title of the largest wine producer in the world, and with over 20 distinctive regions across the country, it’s no surprise why. Popular areas are the beautiful Tuscany, Lombardy and Sicily each producing delicious wine for both the connoisseur and casual drinker.
Did you know that Spain is home to the largest vineyard in the world with over one million acres? Spanish wine continues to grow in popularity, and it is often regarded as a wine which can be paired with almost any meal, meaning it’s the perfect wine to bring to a dinner party.
The stunning region of Mendoza is nestled at the foot of the Andes mountains and is the largest wine-producing region in the country. Mendoza produces wine at both high and low altitudes because of its unique position. This enables a unique creation of distinctive wines with interesting flavours. Perfect for expanding your taste buds.
California is where 90% of the country’s wine is produced. Thanks to over 200 days of sunshine a year, California is home to over 3,000 wineries. Napa Valley and Sonoma are famous for their world-class wines.
The next time you buy wine from one of these top five regions, really focus on what their exceptional wines are and you will find new things you love!
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