The world of wine has become increasingly complex over the centuries.Through modernization, anyone can go to the store and buy wine from anywhere in the world. From South America to China, it seems like every country makes wine and that is most certainly the case but the very best wine can still be found in the countries that put wine on the map. Italy, Spain and France are the top wine producers on the planet and subsequently are the best places to visit if you’re interested in wine.

Once you’ve made it to Southern Europe you’ll find that there is an incredible variety of wines produced in a wide variety of wine regions. You may be overwhelmed but fear not. This infographic by Venere has a list of wine grapes from Europe’s most famous wine regions and the flavor characteristics they lend to the wines produced there. If you’re going to travel to this mecca of wine, you might as well have a better idea of what you’re looking for.

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A Bottle of Red, A Bottle of White: Europe's Wine Regions

Irma Wallace

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders’ Zone, a construction / home improvement portal.

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