Being so close to the Equator, Brazil Wine is not something that you immediately think of when deciding on a particular countries wines to buy.
However, now may well be the time to explore and experiment with some very interesting offerings from Brazil.
The Wineries in Brazil, although originally set up just for the production of table grapes, have now been able to produce fine wines, due to the constant temperatures of around 28c and the abundance of water for irrigation.
The actual history of wine production can be dated back to the 1500's with the arrival of the Portugese, but it wasn't until the late 1970's when some major wine producers starting investing in the areas vineyards, bringing with them much needed modern techniques and equipment.
It is widely agreed that being only 8 degrees South of the Equator, the Brazil Wine Industry is the closest to the equator, allowing it to produce 2 to 3 harvests per year!
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