>>US - California
>>US - Oregon
>>US - Washington
>Well, like your cultivar question, a lot depends on criteria. Under almost any
>criteria I wouldn't include Uruguay. And sorry to our Canadian readers, but I
>don't think Canadian wines are a significant part of many non-Canadians' wine
>life (I've liked quite a few Canadian dessert wines, but I seldom see dry wines
>even in US).
>Also, even in US, I find it hard to justify a separate region for Washington
>while all of France is lumped together?
>Until recently, my wine was all stored in large bins. This was how I divided up
> Other (Jura, SW France, Languedoc,etc)
> Other (Umbria, Friuli, Verona,etc)
> Other (Oregon, Washington, NY)
>Other: South Africa, Lebanon, Chile
> Argentina, Canada
>Now, that reflects my prejudices (and I'm aware that there are differences
>between Kamptal and Wachau, Clare Valley and Barossa, MSR & Rheingau), but it
>fit my storage needs. Not that different from a lot of stores' aisle setups.
Ah, REGIONS, I missed that. Yes, I agree, having Oregon on one side
and all of Italy or France on the other did not make sense. Some of
Italy's and France's REGIONS produce more than Australia and New
Zealand put together...
Mike Tommasi, Six Fours, France