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 Geographic areas recognized for their wine production, influenced by climate, soil, and tradition, affecting the character of the wines produced. Here are the top ten in the world: 1. Bordeaux, France 2. Napa Valley, California, USA 3. Tuscany, Italy 4. Burgundy, France 5. Rioja, Spain 6. Barossa Valley, Australia 7. Douro Valley, Portugal 8. Champagne, France 9. Piedmont, Italy 10. Marlborough, New Zealand.

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