Best White Wine Regions in the World

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

wine region franceKnowing where to find the best white wine is basically locating where the best wine-making countries are. Here are the most recognized white wine producing nations.

France – one word should be enough to let people associate France with wine: Champagne. Besides that bubbly drink, the French are also known to produce Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc, and Muscadelle in Bordeaux; Viognier in Rhone Valley; Riesling in Alsace; and Chenin Blanc in Loire Valley.

Argentina – being heavily influenced by Spanish culture, the Argentines took into their tradition of making Chardonnay.

Australia – the land from down under specialize in Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Sémillon, and Riesling.

Germany – one of the world’s major producers of wine, one of its output is Riesling.

New Zeland – Australia’s next door neighbor have Sauvignon Blanc in its portfolio despite not being able to produce wine in large volumes.

South Africa – nearly all continents get represented with this African nation boasting of putting out splendid Chenin Blanc and Sauvignon Blanc.