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    Rioja, Spain: According to Wine Enthusiast, Rioja ranks as the granddaddy of Spanish wine regions. Located in northeast Spain along the Ebro River, protected to the north by the Cantabrian Mountains and anchored by the city of Logrono, Rioja boasts centuries of winemaking history.
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    Danube, Austria: Stretching from the imposing Monastery of Melk to the city limits of Vienna, the prime winegrowing areas of Wachau, Kremstal, Traisental, Kamptal and Wagram are strung like pearls along the blue Danube River, Wine Enthusiast's editors say. The region's rich art, wine and culinary traditions continue to evolve and be lived today.
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    North and South Forks, Long Island, N.Y.: Just two hours from Manhattan and fringed by sandy beaches and bustling fishing villages, rolling farmland and forest sanctuaries, Long Island wine country is unlike any region in America. Family-owned farms, artisanal food producers and small-production winemakers mingle amongst tony Hamptonites, sharing the wealth of the region's land, sea and vines.
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    Wine Enthusiast's editors say that Stellenbosch has the largest number of wineries in southern Africa, and all are accessible within a day?s drive. The region offers something for everyone, whether your interest is in the arts, culture, food, wine, hiking or surfing.
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    Monterey County, Calif.: Monterey County is one of California's premier wine-producing regions, and it has long been a destination for travelers. It has beautiful scenery, including Big Sur, the 17-Mile Drive and the Pebble Beach golf courses.
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    Vale dos Vinhedos, Brazil: The largest and most important wine region in the country, Serra Gaucha and its Denominacion de Origen, Vale dos Vinhedos, now account for almost 90% of Brazil's fine wine production. These green hills, dotted with wineries, hotels and restaurants, attract approximately 150,000 visitors per year.
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    Willamette Valley , Oregon: The Willamette Valley is a big place, and it's filled with friendly wineries, gorgeous scenery, toy towns and a dazzling array of outdoor activities. Wine Enthusiast editors suggest visitors plan to explore the countryside, not just the main towns.
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    Hunter Valley , New South Wales, Australia: As one of Australia's traditional grape-growing regions, there's plenty of history to discover, alongside vast open spaces and some terrific wines made in styles found nowhere else on the planet.
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    Douro, Portugal: You will fall in love with the Douro, promise the editors of Wine Enthusiast. Northern Portugal's claim as the most beautiful wine region in the world is supported by the grandeur of its landscape and wines.
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    Puglia, Italy: Flanked by two seas, magical Puglia is a thin peninsula packed tight with the same attributes that attracted us to Italy decades ago: It's an undiscovered land with an enviable quality of life.
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