Posted on Mar 29, 2011 | Comments 0
Over the past several years one of the most popular types of trips has been to some of the world’s top wine-making areas. Many people love to take tours of wineries and their surrounding regions. These are some of the most popular and interesting ones in the world.
1. Champagne, France
Everybody has heard of this famous wine region as it’s known for exceptional consistency and quality. There are many types of famous wines produced here such as Dom Perignon, Pierre Gimonnet et Fils, Perrier Jouët, and Moet and Chandon. The region exudes class, sophistication, and elegance.
2. Napa Valley, California, USA
This was basically the first famous wine region in America to be noticed internationally. It’s now the home to some of the finest wineries in the world. The region enjoys a wonderful Mediterranean microclimate with the soil being enriched by lava ash and ancient oceanic fossils.
Some of the most famous producers of elegant wines are Robert Mondavi, Harlan Estate, and Chateau Montelena.
3. Tuscany, Italy
This beautiful area produces some of the world’s most consistent and recognizable wines. These include the likes of Chianti Classico, Carmignano, and Brunello. The area also makes interesting red blends which are called Super Tuscans. Tuscany prides itself on dedication, passion, and hard work.
4. Mosel, Germany
The Ruwer and Saar Rivers flow through the dramatic German countryside and head into the Mosel River. The fascinating background is the setting for some of the world’s most complex wines. The steep slopes gather in the warm sun and the Riesling grapes are fed minerals from the rich soil.
5. Burgundy, France
This famous region is located on receded ocean beds that are now covered in fertile soil. Some of the most popular wines produced here are Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.
The scenic hillsides soak in the sun’s rays and produce many famous vineyards such as Vosne Romanee, Domaine Romanée-Conti, and Chassagne-Montrachet.
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