Wine, The drink of the Gods that is painstakingly grown in fine vineyards around the most exotic locations in the world, wine tasting has become a niche of its own. Despite having many variants, most experts agree that the best wine in the world comes from France and Italy. The Mediterranean climate is best suited for wine growing, but that does not limit wine to just two or three places. Here are a few places apart from Europe, around the world where one can taste the best wine and have a really good time:
The United States is the fourth largest producer of wine in the world after aforementioned France, Italy and Spain. Napa Valley, Sonoma in the state of California accounts for around 89% of the wine that the USA produces. With dedicated vineyards that are suited to the hot climate, American wine is available all over the world. Baja Californian region of Mexico also houses most of Mexican wine.
In South America, one of the most famous exports of Argentina and Chile are their famous wine. The hot inland temperatures of Argentina and the arid, humid inlands of Chile’s north are perfect for healthy wine cultivation.
South African wine, dating back to the 16th century is famous for its white wine cultivation and growth. Spread all over the region, wine connoisseurs throng the region during the summer to get a taste of the sweet liquid. Constantia, near Cape Town is known to house one of the biggest vineyards in the world. South Africa is one of the wine capitals of the world.
Wine does not have the same amount of popularity in Asia as in the West, but yet there are a few vineyards spread over India, China, Vietnam, Japan and Lebanon.
Australia too has a dedicated wine cult following with amazing vineyards that are spread over regions such as Tasmania, Queensland and Western Australia.