Category Archives: Best wine regions

China is catching up to France as a Wine producing and drinking Country! How about Chinese Chardonnay?

Introduction Many people are still thinking that France is the world’s wine country number one, but in reality it has been overtaken to the left and right by neighbouring countries Spain and Italy. Recently it has been noted that China, also starring in the list of wine producing countries, is an even more serious challenger… Read More »

Germany, Wine Country Full of Surprises

Introduction Traditionally talking about German wines, many people think about simple, sweet white wines. But, for already a long time, that picture is not true any more. Today, Germany produces high quality wines, mostly dry, and certainly not just white: one in three bottles is red! There is a large variation in production areas, climate,… Read More »

Margaret River Wine Region

Introduction Margaret River, the best-known Western Australian wine region runs for about 90 km between Cape Naturaliste in the north and Cape Leeuwin to the south. On the east side it is bordered by a ridge that opens to rolling hills and on the west by the beautiful coastline on the Indian Ocean. It is… Read More »

Australia Wine Regions – Barossa Valley

Introduction Barossa Valley is regarded as the home of Australian wine. Barossa Valley produces more than 70 percent of all exports from Australia wines. It is located in South Australia, an hour northeast of Adelaide and is the most famous, oldest and with its more than 15,000 hectares of land the largest quality wine region… Read More »

Australia Wine Regions – McLaren Vale

Introduction McLaren Vale is located about 35 kilometres south of the city of Adelaide and has a width of approximately 15 kilometres. McLaren Vale has a Mediterranean climate. In the summer it is hot and dry, autumn is calm and in winter some rain falls. Spring is fresh. Approximately 60% of the vineyards must be… Read More »

Hunter Valley Wine – Chardonnay

Introduction North of Sydney lies the region Hunter Valley, Australia’s oldest wine region. The location is ideal and therefore attracts a lot of tourists that come to visit the valley in the old traditional vineyards and one or more of the 150 wineries. Wine lovers can get acquainted with the taste of Chardonnay, the sparkling… Read More »

Central Valley Wine – Chardonnay

Introduction Over 90% of Californian wines are produced in Central Valley. The area is the most productive agricultural region in the world. It is a sunny and fertile region and features constructed irrigation channels. This allows the grapes to flourish here and produce the finest wines. The Central California valley wine region lies east of San Francisco… Read More »

Sonoma County Wine – Chardonnay

Introduction Sonoma is the largest producer of Northern California’s Wine Country and situated in the San Francisco Bay Area. Sonoma County wines enjoy global recognition and have won countless national and international wine awards. Sonoma needed only a few decades to develop into one of the most important wine regions of California. It is home… Read More »

Napa Valley Wine – Chardonnay

Introduction Napa Valley is considered one of the premier wine regions in the world. Napa Valley is located between the San Francisco Bay and the west side of Mount St. Helena. Viticulture is well established. There are lots of top wines from this area, such as Chardonnay, Cabernet sauvignon and Merlot. Due to the different… Read More »