Map of the Western Cape of South Africa and their wine regions

Directory with Wineries listed by country and regions, maps showing the various Wine producing regions and Wine related news.

Swartland Wine and Olive Route Map

Map of the Santam Swartland Wine and Olive Route Western Cape South Africa

www.wineandvinesearch.com - Map of Western Cape, South Africa

Directory with Wineries listed by country and regions, maps showing the various Wine producing regions and Wine related news.

Map of Western Cape, South Africa

Directory with Wineries listed by country and regions, maps showing the various Wine producing regions and Wine related news.

LEFT BANK VS RIGHT BANK - FRANCE, BORDEAUX - The most famous vineyards that produce red Bordeaux are separated by the river that runs through the region. Those wines produced on the left side of the river, when looking at a map, are often referred to as left bank wines, including villages such as Pauillac, St. Julien, Margaux, St. Estephe, etc. Cabernet Sauvignon is king here with most wines consisting of a majority of this grape.

LEFT BANK VS RIGHT BANK - FRANCE, BORDEAUX - The most famous vineyards that produce red Bordeaux are separated by the river that runs through the region. Those wines produced on the left side of the river, when looking at a map, are often referred to as left bank wines, including villages such as Pauillac, St. Julien, Margaux, St. Estephe, etc. Cabernet Sauvignon is king here with most wines consisting of a majority of this grape.

BORDEAUX FRANCE - The Bordeaux wine region is located in the southwest of France, straddling the Garonne River. It is one of the most famous wine producing regions in the world, and the wine of bordeaux is considered by many to be the best expression of the Cabernet and Merlot grapes anywhere. The wines of the left bank tend to have much more Cabernet while the right bank wines tend to have more Merlot.

The Bordeaux wine region is among France's best. Learn all about the Bordeaux wine region at HowStuffWorks.

Springfield map - Robertson

Springfield map - Robertson

BORDEAUX RIGHT BANK - The wines to the right of the river are known as right bank wines. Merlot is much more prominent here and make up the majority of most blends although there are notable exceptions. Most importantly, Cabernet franc is an important major component of some wines, most famously, Chateau Cheval Blanc. The two most famous appellations of the right bank are Pomerol and St. Emilion.

Bordeaux is a port city on the Garonne River in the Gironde department in southwestern France.


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