This winegrowing region in northern Spain is one of the most prominent in Europe. Its 1200 some vineyards export all over the world. To many connoisseurs, it’s the epitome of Spanish wine.
As the planet heats up, wildfires in wine country are becoming more frequent and more intense, forcing vintners to get creative. And you can taste that.
Are you drinking more than your fair share of wine? There are fewer than five bottles produced globally per person each year. The flow has been stemmed somewhat by poor weather conditions in Europe.
Stereotypical images of German bread, beer and sausages have begun to fade in Japan as imports of fine wines, quality meat and high-end chocolate and cocoa products rise. Julian Ryall reports from Tokyo.
Where is most of Germany's wine produced? Who began cultivating the vineyards? What extinct volcanoes make the Eifel a natural attraction? Test your knowledge of Rhineland-Palatinate.
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