Old World and New World Wines – How to Tell the Difference

August 13, 2018

If you are new to wine then you probably can’t tell Old World wine from New World wine.

Each time you try a different wine, you learn more about your preferences, which is why it helps to figure out whether you like wine from the Old World or prefer wine from the New World.



Here’s everything you need to know about Old World and New World wines:


Old World Wine

What comes to mind when you hear the word “wine”? Most people will imagine the lush vineyards of France and Italy and that is because these countries were some of the original winemakers.

France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Germany and several other countries in Europe were making exquisite wine long before the rest of world jumped on the bandwagon.

These countries are Old World wine regions.