Wines of the world have never been more accessible and wine lovers have an almost endless opportunity to explore.
Here are some links to wine sites that will provide more in-depth information. Simply click the link of your choice to reach
Alsace - The official Alsace wine website.
Le Bon Vin - Wine Merchant based in Sheffield, Mark Smith is their field salesman, member of the Bingley section - happy to visit other sections
Bordeaux - Learn all about Bordeaux wines and visiting the Bordeaux region.
Burgundy Report - A personal view of Burgundy by Bill Nanson - it contains some fine maps of the region.
California - The California wine institute with information about Californian wines.
Champagne - The official Champagne site.
the world’s best wine magazine is published monthly and is bursting with authoritative panel tastings, in-depth producer profiles, restaurant reviews, auction reports, food, travel and the latest news and articles written by the most respected wine writers from around the world. Their website www.decanter.com is an invaluable resource for teachers and pupils alike. Designed for those who want to learn more about wine and winemaking, their Learning Route section covers everything from the basics on tasting and assessing wine to detailed vintage guides.
English Wine Producers - News and information about English wine producers.
Internet Wine Guide - A useful wine portal giving access to All Major Wine Sites of the World.
Italian Made - The official site of the foods and wines of Italy.
Portugal - Portugal, its wines, foods and other information.
Sandhams Wines - Sandhams Wine Merchants is a privately owned company established in 1976 and based in Caistor, Lincolnshire specialising in the supply of all types of wines, beers, spirits and liqueurs, from around the world
Somerby Wine Vineyard Initially in 2006 an acre of land was planted with 150 vines -100 red Regent, and 50 white Phoenix. The number of vines has now been increased by 60 times to over 9000 and 7 different grape varieties allow a wide range of wines to be produced
Swiss Wine - Official site of the Wines of Switzerland.
The Wine & Spirit Education Trust - The Wine & Spirit Education Trust runs courses leading to the award of Intermediate Certificate, Advanced Certificate and Diploma qualifications. WSET(®) Also conducts many events especially created for the amateur wine enthusia
Wine-Pages - Tom Cannavan's Wine-Pages. Packed full of articles, tasting notes and much more. Constantly
Wine Trails Walking, cycling, wine and gourmet holidays worldwide. Walk or bike with us in France, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Bulgaria, Hungary, Cyprus, Madeira, Switzerland and the New World
Wines From Spain - A useful and comprehensive site provided by the Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade (Instituto Español de Comercio Exterior, ICEX), the authorised governmental platform for the promotion of Spanish exports and Spanish companies' international growth.WineSite - WineSite is the longest established and most comprehensive database of the UK Wine and Spirit trade, packed with information for trade and consumer.
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More recommended sites to come.