The region of Languedoc-Roussillon is a paradise for gourmets and a great travel destination for wine lovers. It offers 300 days of sunshine, long sandy beaches and wine-tasting in old château vineyards.
Eating lunch in Italy's Bolgheri wine country, it is not hard to understand why the number of international visitors to this bucolic corner of Tuscany has doubled in five years.
The 'oldest evidence of grape wine-making' has been discovered in Georgia, according to researchers. The fermented beverage is "central to civilization," said one of the study's co-authors.
While wine-lovers uncork their newly released Beaujolais Nouveau on November 16, German wine expert Romana Echensperger discusses with DW the latest trends in wine.
Worldwide wine production is set to drop 8.2 percent from last year’s amount, the lowest level for almost 60 years. Harsh weather in Europe was to blame for the dip, but production in the Southern Hemisphere was up.
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