French wine

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French wine is produced all throughout France, in quantities between 50 and 60 million hectolitres per year, or 7–8 billion bottles.wikipedia
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Wine

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France is one of the largest wine producers in the world, along with Italian, Spanish, and American wine-producing regions.
Wine is an alcoholic drink made from fermented grapes, and the five countries with the largest wine-producing regions are in Italy, Spain, France, the United States, and China.

Italian wine

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France is one of the largest wine producers in the world, along with Italian, Spanish, and American wine-producing regions.
In 2018 Italy accounted for 19 percent of global production, ahead of France (17 percent) and Spain (15 percent).

Spanish wine

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France is one of the largest wine producers in the world, along with Italian, Spanish, and American wine-producing regions.
Located on the Iberian Peninsula, Spain has over 2.9 million acres (over 1.17 million hectares) planted—making it the most widely planted wine-producing nation but it is the third largest producer of wine in the world, the largest being Italy and France, followed by the United States.

List of wine-producing regions

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France is one of the largest wine producers in the world, along with Italian, Spanish, and American wine-producing regions.

American wine

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France is one of the largest wine producers in the world, along with Italian, Spanish, and American wine-producing regions.
The United States is the fourth-largest wine producing country in the world, after Italy, Spain, and France.

Chardonnay

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France is the source of many grape varieties (such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Pinot noir, Sauvignon blanc, Syrah) that are now planted throughout the world, as well as wine-making practices and styles of wine that have been adopted in other producing countries.
The variety originated in the Burgundy wine region of eastern France, but is now grown wherever wine is produced, from England to New Zealand.

Appellation d'origine contrôlée

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Two concepts central to the better French wines are the notion of terroir, which links the style of the wines to the locations where the grapes are grown and the wine is made and the Appellation d'origine contrôlée (AOC) system, replaced by the Appellation d'Origin Protégée (AOP) system in 2012.
The appellation d'origine contrôlée (AOC; ; "protected designation of origin") is the French certification granted to certain French geographical indications for wines, cheeses, butters, and other agricultural products, all under the auspices of the government bureau Institut national des appellations d'origine, now called Institut national de l'origine et de la qualité (INAO).

Cabernet Sauvignon

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France is the source of many grape varieties (such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Pinot noir, Sauvignon blanc, Syrah) that are now planted throughout the world, as well as wine-making practices and styles of wine that have been adopted in other producing countries.
From France, the grape spread across Europe and to the New World where it found new homes in places like California's Santa Cruz Mountains, Paso Robles, Napa Valley, New Zealand's Hawkes Bay, South Africa's Stellenbosch region, Australia's Margaret River and Coonawarra regions, and Chile's Maipo Valley and Colchagua.

Sauvignon blanc

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France is the source of many grape varieties (such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Pinot noir, Sauvignon blanc, Syrah) that are now planted throughout the world, as well as wine-making practices and styles of wine that have been adopted in other producing countries.
Sauvignon blanc is a green-skinned grape variety that originates from the Bordeaux region of France.

Pinot noir

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France is the source of many grape varieties (such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Pinot noir, Sauvignon blanc, Syrah) that are now planted throughout the world, as well as wine-making practices and styles of wine that have been adopted in other producing countries. Grapes grown in Alsace include Riesling, Gewurztraminer, Pinot gris, Pinot blanc, Pinot noir, and Muscat
Pinot noir grapes are grown around the world, mostly in the cooler climates, and the grape is chiefly associated with the Burgundy region of France.

Syrah

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France is the source of many grape varieties (such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Pinot noir, Sauvignon blanc, Syrah) that are now planted throughout the world, as well as wine-making practices and styles of wine that have been adopted in other producing countries.
In 1999, Syrah was found to be the offspring of two obscure grapes from southeastern France, Dureza and Mondeuse Blanche.

Terroir

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Two concepts central to the better French wines are the notion of terroir, which links the style of the wines to the locations where the grapes are grown and the wine is made and the Appellation d'origine contrôlée (AOC) system, replaced by the Appellation d'Origin Protégée (AOP) system in 2012.
Terroir is the basis of the French wine appellation d'origine contrôlée (AOC) system, which is a model for wine appellation and regulation in France and around the world.

Rosé

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All common styles of wine – red, rosé, white (dry, semi-sweet and sweet), sparkling and fortified – are produced in France.
The simple mixing of red wine into white wine to impart color is uncommon, and is discouraged in most wine growing regions, especially in France, where it is forbidden by law, except for Champagne.

Carignan

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Carignan (also known as Mazuelo, Bovale Grande, Cariñena, Carinyena, Samsó, Carignane, and Carignano) is a red grape variety of Spanish origin that is more commonly found in French wine but is widely planted throughout the western Mediterranean and around the globe.

Chenin blanc

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Chenin blanc (known also as Pineau de la Loire among other names) is a White wine grape variety from the Loire Valley of France.

Mourvèdre

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Mourvèdre (also known as Mataró or Monastrell) is a red wine grape variety grown in many regions around the world including the Rhône and Provence regions of France, the Valencia and Jumilla denominaciones de origen of Spain, as well as the Balearic Islands, California and Washington and the Australian regions of South Australia and New South Wales, as well as South Africa.

Sémillon

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Sémillon is a golden-skinned grape used to make dry and sweet white wines, mostly in France and Australia.

Viognier

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It is the only permitted grape for the French wine Condrieu in the Rhône Valley.

International variety

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In fact, most of the so-called "international varieties" are of French origin, or became known and spread because of their cultivation in France.
The majority of declared international varieties are French in origin (most notably Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay), though in recent years the popularity of Spanish (such as Tempranillo) and Italian varietals (like Sangiovese and Nebbiolo) has seen an increase in worldwide plantings and these may also be considered "international varieties".

Colombard

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Colombard (also known as French Colombard in North America) is a white French wine grape variety that is the offspring of Chenin blanc and Gouais blanc.

Riesling

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Grapes grown in Alsace include Riesling, Gewurztraminer, Pinot gris, Pinot blanc, Pinot noir, and Muscat
In 2015, Riesling was the most grown variety in Germany with 23.0% and 23596 ha, and in the French region of Alsace with 21.9% and 3350 ha.

Grolleau (grape)

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Grolleau or Grolleau noir is a red French wine grape variety that is grown primarily in the Loire Valley of France.

Marselan

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Marselan is a red French wine grape variety that is a cross between Cabernet Sauvignon and Grenache.

Caladoc

Caladoc is a red French wine grape variety planted primarily in the southern wine regions such as the Languedoc.

Grenache

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It is also grown in the Italian isle of Sardinia, the south of France, Australia, and California's Monterey AVA and San Joaquin Valley.