Southwest France wins 2017 Wine Region of the Year Award
Wines of Southwest France is delighted to announce it has been named 2017 Wine Region of the Year by the Wine Enthusiast Magazine. This outstanding distinction is given each year as part of the Wine Star Awards to the region that has made an exemplary contribution to the wine industry by adopting an innovative vision and committing to sustainable excellence.
Southwest France, a lush and hilly region with a temperate oceanic climate, has received global praise over the last few years for its wines of superior value and finesse, yet highly affordable and easy to pair. With its exceptional array of 120 native grape varieties and inspiring bouquet of aromas, Southwest France is fast becoming the preferred region for both sommeliers and consumers who are looking for high-quality wines that won’t break the bank.
“Southwest France is truly honored to be internationally recognized as 2017’s top wine region,” said Paul Fabre, Managing Director of the Interprofession des Vins du Sud-Ouest. “This award not only honors over 2,000 years of hard work selecting the region’s best grapes, but also acknowledges the passion of today’s winemakers who are creating crowd-pleasing wines that are versatile and approachable.” | Read More: Southwest France wins 2017 Wine Region of the Year Award