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Galilee, Israel - Episode #67

27/02/2019 | While Israel has several different wine-producing regions, Galilee is traditionally viewed as the one region most suited to high-quality winemaking, due to its higher elevation, cool breezes, and distinct temperature differences between day and night.

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Bekaa Valley, Lebanon - Episode #66

26/02/2019 | Today, over 90% of all wine produced in Lebanon comes from the Bekaa Valley. This wine region has seen phenomenal growth since the late 1990s, when there were only 5 wineries. Today, there are over 30 wineries in the Bekaa Valley.

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San Juan, Argentina - Episode #65

26/02/2019 | San Juan is the second-largest wine-producing region in Argentina, trailing only Mendoza. The San Juan wine region is primarily known for its premium red varietals, such as Syrah, Bonarda (also known as Douce Noir) and Malbec. In addition, the region has acquired a reputation for high-quality sherry-style wines, as well as brandies and vermouths.

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Mendoza, Argentina - Wine Regions Episode #64

26/02/2019 | The combination of the high altitude and low humidity has been a real boon for the nation’s winemakers, since it means each grape harvest has less risk of grape diseases such as insects, mold and fungi.

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Serra Gaucha, South America - Episode #63

26/02/2019 | According to the latest estimates, Serra Gaucha produces 90% of the nation’s wine, with the best wines coming from the subregion of Vale dos Vinhedos (literally, Valley of the Vineyards), which officially became Brazil’s first official appellation of origin.

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Napa Valley, California - Episode #62

09/02/2019 | Napa Valley is the most famous and iconic winemaking region in California, as well as one of the most celebrated wine regions in the world.

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Navarra, Spain - Episode #61

01/02/2019 | The Navarra wine region, located in northern Spain, has traditionally been known for its rosado (rose) wines made from grape varietals such as Garnacha.

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Hawkes Bay, Portugal - Episode #60

25/01/2019 | Hawke’s Bay is the second-largest wine producing region in New Zealand, trailing only Marlborough in terms of overall production.

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La Rioja, Portugal - Episode #59

19/01/2019 | Rioja, located in northern Spain, is the most famous winemaking region in the country.

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Lisboa, Portugal - Episode #58

12/01/2019 | Lisboa is a winemaking region located along Portugal’s Atlantic coastline. Most prominently, it is the home to the nation’s capital, Lisbon. The best vineyards are located north and west of Lisbon, and are divided into 9 different sub-zones, of the most famous are Alenquer and Bucelas.