Wine Regions

Learn about the world's major fine wine regions by reading through the profiles below. They include the regions’ key grape varieties, wine styles and winemaking methods as well as a few wines we suggest you try.

South Africa

South African wines have become some of the world’s best valued fine wines and of the highest quality.

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Bordeaux

Arguably the world’s most important wine region. Home to over 10,000 producers and divided into 57 appellations.

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Burgundy

Burgundy, also known as Bourgogne, is home to the world’s most sought-after and expensive Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.

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Champagne

Over 30,000ha of vineyards, spread over 5 main regions, produce the world’s most iconic sparkling wine.

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Rhône

Divided into the Northern and Southern Rhône. Wine lovers agree that there’s no place like the Rhône.

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Germany

Home to some of Europe’s northernmost vineyards, Germany has a long-standing tradition of wine excellence.

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Italy

With wine-growing history going back 2 millennia, Italy is the most prolific wine producer in the world.

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Loire

The Loire produces a vast selection of elegant fine wine, but the region is somewhat underappreciated and overlooked.

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Jura

Situated close to Burgundy and bordering Switzerland, Jura produces some of France’s most distinctive wines.

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Australia

With its sheer size, Australia has a vast array of climates which makes the wines a showcase of its diversity.

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Spain

As the world’s third largest wine producer, Spain has more land planted with vines than any other country.

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Languedoc-Roussilon

Producing some of the best value wines in France, Languedoc-Roussillon is well-known for its red and white blends.

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Jerez

Thanks to the natural yeast phenomenon, flor, the sherries of Jerez are much-loved for their savoury character.

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Portugal

Consistently producing delicious, high-quality wines at affordable prices, puts Portugal on the fine wine map.

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