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French wine

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What are the Five Famous Wine Regions in France?

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Wine Advice : How to Read a French Wine Label

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French Wine

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French Wines101

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The Wine Regions of Bordeaux

French wine is produced all throughout France, in quantities between 50 and 60 million hectolitres per year, or 7–8 billion bottles. France is one of the largest wine producers in the world. French wine traces its history to the 6th century BC, with many of France's regions dating their wine-making history to Roman times. The wines produced range from expensive high-end wines sold internationally to more modest wines usually only seen within France such as the Margnat wines were during the post war period.
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  • History 

  • Quality levels and appellation system 

  • Wine styles, grape varieties and ''terroir'' 

  • Labelling practices 

  • Wine regions of France 

  • Trends 

  • Organizations