Interprofession Des Appellations Cidricoles (IDAC)
Interprofessional association of cider-based controlled appellations represents 300 estates and houses specializing in the production of Calvados, Pommeau, ciders and perries.
American Viticultural Area (AVA) Map Explorer
Use the Map Explorer to view the boundaries of all established and proposed AVAs. The Map Explorer has information about each AVA, including its state and county, when it was established, what other AVAs it contains or is within, and a link to its codified official boundary description. You can even plot an address on the Map Explorer to see if that location is within an AVA. You can also download "shapefiles" for the various AVAs, which you can use with geographic information system (GIS) software.
Centre de Recherche Viti-vinicole Insulaire
The CRVI promotes wines from Corsica by researching its autochthonous grape varieties, studying the impact of its terroirs, and recommending appropriate viticulture and winemaking technologies.
Champagne Special Club (Le Club Trésors de Champagne)
Each wine maker must make their champagnes entirely in his, or her, own premises and cellars. Furthermore the champagne must be made exclusively from grapes harvested in his, or her, own vineyards. Each champagne is subject to two blind tastings (once at the still wine stage before bottling and again after 3 years ageing in bottle) by a panel of passionate and distinguished oenologists and wine makers.
Represents Chile pisco producers. Chile Pisco is usually double-distilled via pot stills and sometimes aged in wood. It may be a pomace brandy but many versions are produced using wine. The main grapes are Moscatel (Muscat of Alexandria), Moscatel Rosado, Pedro Jimenez, Moscatel de Austria (Torrontes Sanjuanino), and Torntel (Moscatel Amarillo, a Paix X Muscat of Alexandria cross). The Elqui Valley of Coquimbo is the premier zone.
Agave-based spirit produced from the aguamie of the maguey Comiteco (agave Atrovirens Haw), native to the region around the city of Comitán de Domínguez, Chiapas
Confédération Nationale des AOC (CNAOC)
The National Confederation of Producers of Wine and Brandies of Wine with Appellations of Controlled Origin brings together all the wine-making syndicates of the French appellation.
French Syndicates and Interprofessional Wine Committees
INAO, OIV, CIVA, UIVB, CIVB, BIVB, CIVC, CIVC Corse, CIVG, CIVJ, CIVL, CIVP, Inter Rhône, CIVR, IVSO, InterLoire/BIVC
Grupo de Empresas Vinícolas de Rioja (Rioja Wine Company Group) is a business association that joins more than fifty ageing wineries of the Rioja Appellation of Origin of all sizes and characteristics which represent approximately two thirds of Rioja wine sales. It is the successor of Grupo de Criadores y Exportadores de Rioja and the Asociación de Empresas de la Zona Vinícola Rioja.
Interprofessional Association Sudvinbio
Formerly called Interprofessional Association of Organic Wines of Languedoc-Roussillon (AIVB-LR), the association was renamed Sudvinbio in 2012.
Loire Valley Wines
Easy to navigate website with Loire appellation details such as vineyard area, varietals, growing practices, yield, soil, climate, history, and tasting notes.
L’Associazione Produttori del Ruchè di Castagnole Monferrato DOCG
Protects and promotes the Ruchè denomination (seven municipalities of Asti: Castagnole Monferrato, Montemagno, Grana, Portacomaro, Refrancore, Scurzolengo and Viarigi)
Musée des Boissons
Alphabetical list of quality wine appellations in France
The Museum of Drinks includes all drinks (water, fruit juice, coffee, infusion, chocolate, cider, wine, beer, spirits, etc.) .
Servicio Autónomo de la Propiedad Intelectual (SAPI)
In 2003, SAPI created the rum Denominación de Origen Ron de Venezula.
Directory of Alsatian wine growers and regions
Excellent aerial, IGN (Institut géographique national), and openstreet maps of Alsace wine appellations and soils with 360° views.
Washington Wine Report
Sean P. Sullivan's Washington Wine Report is an on-line publication dedicated to the wines and wineries of the Pacific Northwest, aiming to help you select Northwest wines at a variety of price levels; to keep you up-to-date about the area's wineries, vineyards, and individuals; to help you plan trips to wine country; and to connect you to the larger wine community.
Wine Folly Wine Region Guides
Guides for several regions are available including Argentina, Bordeaux, Napa Valley, and Walla Walla Valley. Information includes Wines, Wineries, Terroir, History, Region, and Travel. A great educational resource.
Wines of Great Britain (WineGB)
Wines of Great Britain is the national association for the English and Welsh wine industry. Its mission is to to establish Great Britain as one of the world’s great quality wine regions.
Österreichische Traditionsweingüter (ÖTW)
A group of vintners formed the Traditional Austrian Wineries association in 1992 to classify the most significant Crus in the Danube region based on the logical consequence of their centuries old wine-history. Includes maps of Erste Lage vineyards.