Vineyard photo: where in the wine world are we?

hillside OK just a small pic this time.

But I’m using it to set the scene for a forthcoming wine write up from the region. A wine from an unheralded grape variety…(a hint!) Post the correct answer in the comments below and win our respect and admiration!

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15 Responses to “Vineyard photo: where in the wine world are we?”


  1. The Douro and Touriga Nacional vines?


  2. Bierzo, Spain? No reason for the guess, haven’t been there or seen it, but it’s a strange region.


  3. Good guesses, both! But neither quite right…Bierzo is “warmer” (as in “hot” and “cold”–another hint!).


  4. If Bierzo is warmer, then I would think about another Spanish region, namely Priorat(o) with their fabolous garnacha.

    Over there also plantations are done on terraces, as on the picture. However, vineyards are often still in gobelet form which I do not see on this picture. So not really sure of my guess…hey, but therefore it is a guess, isn’t :-).


  5. Priorat, possibly?


  6. Aha! Another good guess, but not Priorat. Though it is the closest guess yet to the correct mountain range! (though the wrong end–another big hint!!)


  7. Hmmm…. Perhaps Collioure ?


  8. Oo, oo – Irouleguy!?


  9. Terraced vineyards. hmm! Portugal. Possibly Douro?


  10. Obviously not Douro. You already said so. Apologize for the earlier post but still think, Portugal.


  11. Montsant.


  12. Montsant seems to be a “warm” guess.


  13. Wow, thanks for all the interest and great guesses. We have a winner–Steve!! Congrats Steve on correctly identifying this out of the way place…More details to follow in a posting shortly about a great wine from there.


  14. Mosel Saar Ruwer?


  15. [...] to Steve who correctly guessed this difficult, mystery vineyard location–we’d expect nothing less from the founder of [...]


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