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The best European wine regions are named

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The best wineries in Europe

Fall is the time when everything around us is dressed in golden hues and nature generously distributes its gifts. This is the perfect time to visit the countries and regions where real wine was born. Let's go on a journey together to a world where new flavors and discoveries are hidden in every glass.

In fact, such excursions have long won the hearts of Europeans. It is not only an interesting way to relax and get an unforgettable experience but also a great opportunity to try delicious drinks, learn to understand them and expand your horizons.

If you're wondering where to go to enjoy the "nectar of the gods"? To learn the secrets of its creation and taste wines under the guidance of an experienced sommelier, we offer you a selection of the most popular destinations in Europe.

The best European wine regions are named

France

One of the most famous wine-producing countries in the world. It is the birthplace of the famous champagne, cognac, armagnac, and calvados. A well-known route among travelers is the Alsace Wine Road, which is lined with endless vineyards, wineries, and attractions.

By the way, the Beaujolais Nouveau Wine Festival is held near the city of Lyon in November every year. You will get unforgettable emotions and feel the delicate bouquet of taste and aroma of this variety.

Centers and regions of France worth visiting:

  • Bordeaux;
  • Burgundy;
  • Rhone Valley;
  • Loire Valley;
  • Champagne;
  • Alsace;
  • Languedoc-Roussillon;
  • Provence.

Recommended to try:

  • White: Chablis, Côte de Beaune
  • Sweet and dessert wines: Sauternes, Cerons, Monbazillac, Vouvray
  • Red: Medoc ou Graves tegers
The best European wine regions are named

Italy

The wines of this country have been considered to be among the best in Europe. Italy grows unique grape varieties that are not found anywhere else in the world. In addition, the local cuisine, with its famous pasta, pizza, seafood, and cheeses, perfectly complements the taste of the drink. Thus, you will have a real gastronomic pleasure.

Wine regions are scattered throughout the country. Therefore, in addition to tasting, you will see beautiful landscapes and explore little-known towns and cellars with a rich history.

Wine centers of Italy:

  • Piedmont;
  • Tuscany;
  • Trentino;
  • Abruzzo;
  • Puglia;
  • Basilicata;
  • Valle d'Aosta;
  • Veneto;
  • Calabria;
  • Campania;
  • Lazio.

We recommend to try:

  • White: Moscato, Pinot Grigio, Tocai Friulano, Trebbiano.
  • Red: Amarone, Aglianico, Barbera, Dolcetto, Lambrusco.
  • Sparkling: Vermentino, Asti Martini, Prosecco.
The best European wine regions are named

Spain

The country ranks first in terms of vineyard area. And there is nothing to be surprised about. After all, the climate, a large number of sunny days a year, and the terrain are perfect for growing juicy fruits.

Traveling along the wine route in Spain will not leave anyone indifferent. There are countless wineries and cellars on the territory of the country, where expensive branded or more budget drinks are produced. In the fall, there are festivals dedicated to certain types of wine. It is at this time that you can personally participate in the harvesting and processing of grapes. You can also meet a large number of people interested in winemaking.

Wine centers and regions of Spain:

  • Andalusia;
  • Aragon;
  • Asturias;
  • Balearic Islands;
  • Basque Country;
  • Valencia;
  • Galicia;
  • Canary Islands;
  • Cantabria;
  • Catalonia;
  • Madrid.

We recommend to try:

  • White: Acta Real Blanco, Andimar Blanco, Cava Cristalino Brut, Clos Daynac Blanco, Delavina Blanco.
  • Red: Acta real Tinto, Castaneda, Clos Daynac Tinto, El Cortez, Jaume Serra Cabernet.
The best European wine regions are named

Portugal

The local "nectars" are known for their unique flavor due to the country's diverse climate and terrain. Portugal is home to exclusive grape varieties that produce wines that are unlike anything you'd find in Spain. Green wines are considered one of the most popular here. They are made from young fruits that are harvested before they have time to be saturated with sugars. We recommend that you try any dry white wine.

By the way, in the fall, Portugal hosts the annual Madeira Wine Festival. By attending this festival, you will learn more historical facts about local winemaking traditions and taste drinks that are almost never imported.

Centers and regions of Portugal worth visiting:

  • Alentejo;
  • Bairrada;
  • Vinho Verde;
  • Dao; Douro;
  • Madeira;
  • Alverca do Ribatejo;
  • Setubal;
  • Extremadura.

Recommended to try:

  • White: Alvarinho, Loureiro, Arinto, Bikal, Moskatel, and others: Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz, Baga, Touriga Franca, Trincadeira.
The best European wine regions are named

We hope that you have found a destination for your future trip that you really like. Go on a fascinating and unforgettable journey and explore this world by taste!

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