Port may be the most famous wine produced by Portugal, but it is in no way the only worthy wine. Notably, Madeira, another fortified wine like Port, is also from Portugal. Portugal also produces other varieties of red, white, and rose wines.
Rioja and Cava are popular exports from Spain but there is so much more that Spanish wines have to offer. Learn about the main regions and grapes of Spain and their designated marks of quality.
Who invented Champagne? The French say it was Dom Perignon but others have suggested that it was actually the English who invented it.
Brunello is a special wine in many ways. It can be rich and perfumed, yet brawny, and also elegant all simultaneously. You probably wouldn’t pick a Brunello for simple sipping. Depending on the producer and the style, the flavors can come out quite different. It is a complex wine.
Italy is split into numerous wine growing regions. Wine is a way of life in Italy and is served with most meals. This is a good start for navigating some of the Italian wines out there.
Navigating German wines can be intimidating at first but with these tips you will be able to decipher labels and know what you’re buying and drinking without taking any language lessons.
South Africa has a great climate for growing grapes and is recognized as a new world wine contender.
While Australia and New Zealand are both relatively new to the wine industry, they are catching up fast. Despite their remote location, they have both made an entrance on the world market with wines that demand to be noticed.
A brief look at the evolution of wines in America. Despite trouble getting vines established and prohibition pausing America’s progress in winemaking, over the past 30-40 years America has finally proven itself as a valid player with the winemaking legends of Europe.