The France wine map shows all wine growing areas of France. This wine regions map of France will allow you to easily localize all appellations and main grape varieties in France in Europe. The France vineyards map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
France most renowned products are wines, including Champagne, Bordeaux, Bourgogne, and Beaujolais as well as a large variety of different cheeses, such as Camembert, Roquefort and Brie. Rosé wines are primarily consumed within the country, but champagne and Bordeaux wines are major exports, being known worldwide. There are more than 400 different varieties as you can see in France wine map.
France is so large and produces such a diverse array of wine that most writers, myself included, choose to handle it as several separate subregions. Bordeaux is in the western part of France as you can see in France wine map, on the banks of the Gironde river. It is renowned throughout the world for fine, rich red wine that commands a small fortune on the market. This is where the famous Chateaus are located. Bordeaux wines can actually be affordable, and they are bold, sophisticated, serious wines. They also make fine sweet dessert wines.
French wine is produced in throughout France, in quantities between 50 and 60 million hectolitres per year, or 7–8 billion bottles. French wine traces its history to the 6th century BC, with many of France regions dating their wine-making history to Roman times as its shown in France wine map. The wines produced range from expensive high-end wines sold internationally to more modest wines usually only seen within France.