Wine and wine-making

Wines, wine-makers, wineries; regions, countries
A comprehensive guide to wine websites, labels and wine information directories

See also: Cuisine

American wines *

Connoisseurs’ Guide to California Wines
Reviews wines from California, Oregon and Washington. Information on appellations, grape varieties and vocabulary.

The Northwest Wine Coalition
Information about production, events, and wineries of Washington, Oregon and Idaho.

Weekend Winery
Links to thousands of wineries. Also contains articles, monthly featured wines and recipes.
Lists past and upcoming release dates of the country’s wines.

Antique wines *

The Antique Wine Company
One of the world’s foremost wine merchants distributing Bordeaux Grand Cru, fine Burgundy and other exceptional wines to clients worldwide.

Australian wines *

Australia. A guide to Australian wines, wineries, regions, labels.

Australian Wines. Official Web Site of the Australian Wine Industry.

Australian Wines of Distinction.


Bordeaux Wines. An information directory.

Beaujolais wine directory.

Burgundy *


Champagne *

Champagne. A French champagne portal. 
Wine growers and Champagne houses in Champagne.

Official site 
Comité Interprofessionel du Vin de Champagne

trade association (CIVC)

Union of Champagne Houses official site

Wikipedia entry on Champagne.


Laurent-Perrier Official Site

Louis Roederer (Cristal)

Moët & Chandon


Pol Roger
Pol Roger world-renowned vintage champagnes include the Cuvee Sir Winston Churchill.


Côtes des Rhône. Cave de Cairanne, France.


Directories, guides  and search engines *

Wine Searcher
Wine-Searcher is a search engine of 9,691 wine-store price lists (a total of 3,460,575 offers).

The Wine Guide Blog
The Wine Guide offers independent wine expertise and a range of services to restaurants, bars and hotels.

The Wall Street Journal Wine Guide

Wine Travel Guides

Wine Travel Guides offer on line travel guides for wine tours in the main wine regions of France. Plan private wine tour vacations.


French wines *

Beaujolais wine directory and information site.

Official Bordeaux Wines Website

Bordeaux Wine Guide

Bordeaux Wines

Bordeaux wines Wikipedia entry.

Burgandy wines.
Directory of Burgandy wine producers.

Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite)

Château Lafite Rothschild
Wikipedia entry.

Château Lafite website.

Cave Cairanne


Foire aux Vines
allows wine connoisseurs to find their favourite wines among a wide selection of bottles. They can search the wines by name, varietal, vintage…

Events, festivals.
FrenchDuck UK
Latest updates on France, French Wine, Food, Travel, Holidays and Events.

French wine regions. 
Classification of wines, Provence Wines, Rhône wines, French wine labels, wine making (vinification), including harvesting (Vendange).

Provence. Wine regions of Provence.

German wine *

Offers information on classifications, grapes, A.P. numbers, and regions, including maps.

German Wine Page
Labels, regions, leading producers, grape varieties, history, tasting notes.
An overview of grape growing, wine making and regions.

A site for the German wine lover, with tasting notes, vintage reports, reference information and photos.
Basic introduction to the country’s wines and a gateway to a number of high-end producers; maintained by Cellars International.

Short Guide to German Wines

Verband der Deutschen Prädikats und Qualitätsweingüter
The German Wine Grower Association. Includes wineries, history, news, events, and classification information.

A directory of leading wineries.

Italian wine *

Italian wine. Vino Italiano
The Wine Report. Search for Italian wines.

A site from NaturalmenteItaliano, an international promotional campaign sponsored by the Italian Ministry of Agriculture.

Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita#Elenco di vini DOCG

List of Italian DOC wines.

Italian wine.

Contains information about wines from all regions of the country and lists contact information for producers.

South Tyrolean Wine Official Website
Information about vineyard areas and wineries in South Tyrol/Alto Adige.

Tuscan Sensations
Articles focused on Tuscan wines and producers.


New Zealand wine *

New Zealand Wine. A web guide.

Wine Online, New Zealand.

New Zealand Wines and Wineries. A guide to New Zealand’s wine regions and the very best of New Zealand wines and wineries.


Provence. Wine regions of Provence.


South American wines *

South American Wine Guide: Chilean, Argentinean and Uruguayan wine

South American Wines Online
Food-friendly wines from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Uruguay.

South American Wines
Information regarding South American wines and the major producers.

Twenty Exceptional South American Wines, from

W Wine reference database, reviews, wineries, vintner associations& wine regions.

Wine events: a country, region and city guide.

Wine-making, wine tasting *

Wine-making. technical information from Provence-Beyond.

Wine Tasting. A virtual wine tasting room.

Wine events: a country, region and city guide.