Best Red Wine Regions in the World

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2008 at 12:00 am

Wine France regionWine connoisseurs know where to get the best wine in the world. You should too. Here are the best red wine locations in the world.

France – France is the hotbed for wine and for good reason. Bordeaux is prolific in Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, and Petit Verdot. On the other hand, Rhone Valley is known for its Syrah, while Loire Valley churns out Cabernet Franc and Pinot Noir.

Argentina – this South American country is known for its Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon.

Spain – discussion of wine would not be complete without mentioning Spain and its Tempranillo.

Italy – not to be left out also is Italy’s Barbera.

Australia – the Aussies put out good Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon.

South Africa – although more known for its white wine, South Africa also produces reds like Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon.

Chile – Chileans wines is established as one of the best in the world, specializing in French varieties Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot.