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Wine Tourism, New World Wines, South America

Wine enthusiasts recognize the importance of South American wine production to the wine industry. Regions of South America are famous for wines such as cabernet sauvignon, malbec, tannat, and carmenere. Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Uruguay are the four South American countries most recognized for their vineyards and the wine that is manufactured there. Bolivia, Ecuador, and Venezuela also form a part of South America’s viniculture and offer winery and vineyard tourist attractions. What attracts wine tourists in addition to the wine itself and the vineyards in which it is grown, produced, and bottled are the unique landscape settings in which these vineyards are located and the vibrant culture that awaits them in these regions.

Wine has been in production in South America for centuries, tracing back ...

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