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Getting to Know Spanish Wines and Regions

Spain is a hot, dry, mountainous country with more vineyard land than any other nation on earth. It ranks third in the world in wine production, after France and Italy. [more…]

The Dry Wine Varieties of Portugal

Portugal is justifiably famous for its great dessert wine, Port. But gradually, wine lovers are discovering the other dimensions of Portuguese wine — its dry wines, especially its reds. Most of these wines [more…]

Germany's Wines and Wine Regions

Germany has 13 wine regions — 11 regions in the west and 2 regions in the eastern part of the country. German wines are mostly white. They’re fruity in style, low in alcohol, rarely oaked, and often off-dry [more…]

Understanding Germany’s Wine Laws and Styles

Germany’s wine classification system is not based on the French AOC system, as those of most European countries are. German wines (like most European wines) are in fact named after the places they come [more…]

Wines Produced in Switzerland

Switzerland is in a perfectly logical location for growing grapes and making fine wine, nestled between Germany, France, and Italy. Switzerland's vineyards grace the country’s three faces — French-speaking [more…]

The Wines of Austria

Austria's wines come from the eastern part of the country, where the Alps recede into hills. Most of the wines come from small wineries. Austria makes less than one percent of all the wine in the world [more…]

The Re-Emergence of Hungarian Wines

Hungary has a wealth of native and international grape varieties and plenty of land suited to vineyards, with a wide range of climates, soils, and altitudes. Hungary's winemaking tradition dates back to [more…]

Wines Produced in Greece

Greece practically invented wine back in the seventh century BC, yet it is considered an emerging wine region today. Greece never stopped making wine for all those centuries, but her wine industry took [more…]

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