Wine regions
This list of wine-producing regions catalogues significant growing regions where vineyards are planted. Wine grapes mostly grow between the 30th and the 50th degree of latitude, in both the Northern a...
The Bollinger Vineyard
Discover the wonderful Bollinger vineyard.
Boaters get up close to volcano eruption
TOO CLOSE FOR COMFORT: Boaters who were sailing off Messina, Sicily, got a close-up look at Stromboli island’s volcano erupting. The plume from the eruption extended more than one mile high, Italy’s ...
Meet Steven Spurrier: The Man who Changed Wine Forever
In this episode of Munchies Presents, we introduce you to Steven Spurrier, possibly the single most influential living figure in the world of wine. If it weren’t for him, the industry would still be r...
Il mare della Sicilia Occidentale
IL MARE DELLA SICILIA FRA LA RISERVA DELLO ZINGARO E I FARAGLIONI DI SCOPELLO (TRAPANI) ☀🌴🌊 MERAVIGLIA! 😍❤ Credit: Best Destinations To Travel
A Wine-Oasis in the Israeli Negev Desert
Pop open a bottle from one of these Israeli desert wineries and you will taste and feel something truly special. The desert breeze...the warm sun by day and ...
The Biggest Wine Cellar in the World: Milestii Mici Winery
http://davidsbeenhere.com In this episode, David takes us along on his tour of one of Moldova’s top attractions: the biggest wine cellar in the world, Milest...
Discover The Wines of Northern Italy
By director Jim Fitzpatrick. The LCBO takes you on journey through the wine styles of Northern Italy. In part three of a three-episode series exploring the w...
Château Rieussec | Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite)
“The wines of Sauternes are so wonderful that we wanted to have our own, and Rieussec’s vineyard is outstanding” Baron Eric de Rothschild
You'll Soon Be Able To Go To A Theme Park Completely Dedicated To Wine
Who's buying my plane ticket to this place? That is the name of a new theme park opening in Bordeaux, France on June 1. Have you ever heard of a more beautiful name for a theme park in your life?!
Climate Change: French wine producers could relocate, or abandon grapes that made their vineyards famous
Since 1980, emerging conditions in northern climes like Champagne and Burgundy, and in sun-drenched Bordeaux, have vitally altered the ‘harvest equation’ that represented these regions.
Provence's Legendary Lavender and Olives Threatened by a Changing Climate
As negotiators in Paris try to scratch out the world's first climate-change agreement, it's clear high seas won't drown France, and soaring temperatures won't make the country unlivable. But subtler c...
BBC Travel - The splendour of Sicilian antiquity
In the fertile lands of this Italian island a legacy of diverse cultures, locally-harvested food, religious celebration and myth lives on.
BBC Travel - Italy's secret chocolate town
For years, travelers have been drawn to Sicily’s intriguing history, smoking volcanoes and famed cuisine, but somehow the island’s distinctive chocolate – made in the UNESCO World Heritage town of Mod...
Italy's Etna Unleashes A Short But Spectacular Eruption
AFTER WHAT HAS been a quiet 2015, Etna saw one of its first paroxysms of the year. Over the last few weeks, the Voragina crater on Etna has been restless, with low level Strombolian activity that was ...
World's most expensive wine sold
A 200 year old white wine, which is still drinkable, is sold in London for 75,000 pounds (123,000 U.S. dollars) - a world record for a bottle of wine sold...
Wine regions of Portugal
Portuguese wine regions are grouped into three levels of classification. At the top are the Denominação de Origem Controlada (or DOCs) which are Quality Wines Produced in Specified Regions (QWpsr) und...