The Holy Land of Wine

French wine is often revered and is used as benchmark expressions by which all others are judged. This is because it’s the traditional home for the worlds most loved grape varieties and styles including Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir, Gamay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot, Shiraz and many more. There are 11 wine regions in France, using over 100 different grape varieties. The most famous regions include Bordeaux, Burgundy, Loire Valley, Rhone Valley and Champagne where it's quite common to see single bottles fetching over $100,000!