Wine Countries

What countries produce wine?

  • Winegrowing began in  the Caucasus region west of the Caspian Sea near where the country of Armenia is now
  • Vitis Vinifera is the grape which started everything
  • Was expanded across Europe by the Greeks, then the Romans, then the monks, and later the new world as colonization began
  • All major wine-growing regions are between 30 and 50 degrees of latitude

What are the major wine-growing countries?

  • In order of wine produced:
  • Italy
  • France
  • Spain
  • United States
  • Argentina
  • Chile
  • Australia
  • South Africa
  • China
  • Germany
  • Portugal