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Classification of wine in France

To distinguish higher quality wines, certain regions have created a specific classification :

Bordeaux Appellations

Appellations in Burgundy

Appellations in Bordeaux

Appellations in Burgundy

In France the average yearly production is 70 million hectolitres (about 9 billion bottles!). Wines are classified in four categories, governed by very specific laws :



Vin de pays

Vin de table









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