The Range of French Wine
The scale of French wine
Regulating French Wine
Appellation d'Origine Controlee (AOC)
Vins Delimites de Qualite Superieure (VDQS)
Vins de Pays
Vins de Tables
Special Wines
Reading a French Wine Label
The Wine Trade In France
The Language Of France
The Essentials Of France
The Cooperatives
The Negociants

More than half a million people grow grapes for wine in France, and around 100,000 of them grow grapes for AOC wines. Not all of these growers actually make wine: some sell their grapes to larger concerns, others take their grapes to a wine-producing cooperative. Those who make wine may not sell it under their own name; they may prefer to pass on their wine in bulk to a negociant, who blends it with wine from other sources and bottles it under his own label.

Different parts of France offer wines to the consumer in varying ways.

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History of wine
Choosing Wine
Keeping Wine
Serving Wine
Tasting Wine
Wine and Food
Making of Wine
Maturing Wine
Wine Terminology
Creating A Cellar
Facts And Fallacies
Wine Glossary
Reading Wine Label
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