Australia, Travel, Wine, Wine Regions

Wine Blog: Tasmania, Tamar Valley

Country: Australia Wine Region: Tamar Valley, Northern Tasmania Common grape varieties produced from the region: Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir (red)   Wine Facts of Tasmania Tasmanian Wine Style: mild summer and long autumn in Tasmania creates very elegant cool climate wines┬ásuch as Pinot Noir, sparkling wines, Riesling, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc. Especially Pinot Noir… Read More Wine Blog: Tasmania, Tamar Valley

California, Travel, Wine, Wine Regions

Wine Blog: Visiting Carmel Valley AVA (Central Coast California)

Country: United States State: California County: Monterey Region: Carmel Valley AVA Grape varieties and AVAs The Central Coast of California has the maritime influence from the Pacific Ocean. Cold winds blowing from the Pacific create blankets of fog to cool the coastal area. The cooling effect is good for delicate varieties such as Pinot Noir… Read More Wine Blog: Visiting Carmel Valley AVA (Central Coast California)