The Wine Regions of the World

* Books in the series

NORTH AMERICA

Canada
• Okanagan Valley

Mexico
• Valle de Guadalupe

United States* (most states have wine regions)

California
• Napa Valley

  • (Bordeaux Varietals – Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, etc.)

• Paso Robles

  • (Rhone Varietals – Syrah, Viognier, etc.)
    (Bordeaux Varietals – Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, etc.)

• Santa Barbara

  • – Santa Ynez Valley (Rhone Varietals – Syrah, Viognier, etc.)
    – Sta. Rita Hills (Pinot Noir and Chardonnay)

• Sonoma

  • – Alexander Valley (Cabernet Sauvignon)
    – Dry Creek Valley (Zinfandel)
    – Russian River Valley (Burgundy Varietals – Pinot Noir)
    – Carneros (Pinot Noir and Chardonnay)

Oregon – Willamette Valley (Pinot Noir)

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SOUTH AMERICA

Argentina *
• Mendoza (Malbec, Bonarda, Cabernet Sauvignon)
• Salta (Torrontes)
• Patagonia (Pinot Noir, Chardonnay)

Chile *
• Casablanca Valley
• Colchagua Valley
• Maipu Valley
• Maule Valley
• San Antonio Valley

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WESTERN EUROPE

France *
• Alsace
• Bordeaux (Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, etc.)
• Burgundy (Pinot Noir and Chardonnay)
• Cahors
• Champagne (Chardonnay and Pinot Noir Champagne)
• Cognac
• Languedoc Roussillon
• Loire Valley
• Provence
• Rhone Valley (Syrah, Viognier)

Germany *
• Ahr
• Baden
• Franconia
• Hessische Bergstraße
• Mittelrhein
• Mosel
• Nahe
• Palatinate
• Rheingau
• Rheinhessen
• Saale-Unstrut
• Saxony
• Württemberg

Greece
• Santorini

Italy *
• Piedmont
• Puglia
• Sicily
• Tuscany
• Umbria
• Veneto

Portugal *
• Douro Valley (the oldest marked wine region in the world) (Birthplace of Port 2000 years ago)
• Vinho Verde

Spain *
• Andalucia
• Costa Brava
• Galicia
• Priorat
• Ribera del Duero
• Rioja

United Kingdom
• England

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EASTERN EUROPE

Croatia
• Croatian Uplands & Zagreb
• Dubrovnik
• DalmatiaIstria
• Slavonia & Croatian Danube

Georgia
• Georgia

Hungary
• Tokaj

Moldova
• Moldova

Romania
• Romania

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SOUTH PACIFIC

Australia *
• Barossa Valley
• Clare Valley
• Hunter Valley
• Margaret River
• McLaren Vale

New Zealand *
• Hawke’s Bay
• Marlborough

AFRICA
South Africa *
• Franschhoek Valley
• Stellenbosch

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ASIA

China
• Beijing
• Yantai-Penglai (Largest Region – 40%)
• Zhangjiakou (in Hebei)
• Yibin (in Sichuan)
• Tonghua (in Jilin)
• Taiyuan (in Shanxi)
• Ningxia (French Ties)
• Yantai
• Yantai

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