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.
Cheap image, flagging economy, few exports: South Africa's winegrowers are struggling with many obstacles. There is also a major issue over water.
Swiss and tourists alike are flocking to a Lake Geneva town to celebrate the region's winemakers in a once-in-a-generation spectacle. Organizers said the festival "highlights the work on the vineyard."
Global warming is fast becoming a concern for the wine industry. But while traditional wine-growing regions might only yield raisins in 30 years' time, other areas around the world are starting to embrace viticulture.
The US leader said he could tax one of France's key exports over a new digital tax on internet giants Google and Amazon. "I've always said American wine is better than French wine," said Trump, who doesn't drink alcohol.
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