• From Georgia to Lebanon: exploring the best wines of the ancient world

    1 month ago - By The Guardian

    A primer to the best drops to be found outside traditional ‘old' and ‘new' winemaking regions The world of wine is vast - literally. Vitis vinifera , the plant species whose berries form the basis of wine, can grow as far north as southern Sweden and as far south as the bottom half of New Zealand's south island, and crops up in a surprising number of places in between.
    Yet most wine drinkers, and many wine professionals, somewhat crudely divide the wine world into just two parts. There's the “old world”, which usually encompasses France, Italy, Germany, Spain and, if you're feeling a...
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