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wine: Wine-producing areas

a republic in southern South America: colonized by the Spanish from 1516 onwards; gained independence in 1816 and became a republic in 1852; ruled by military dictatorships for much of the 20th century; civilian rule restored in 1983; consists chiefly of subtropical plains and forests (the Chaco) in the north, temperate plains (the pampas) in the central parts, the Andes in the west, and an infertile plain extending to Tierra del Fuego in the south (Patagonia); an important meat producer. Language: Spanish. Religion: Roman Catholic. Currency: peso. Capital: Buenos Aires. Pop: 44 271 041 (2017 est). Area: 2 776 653 sq km (1 072 067 sq miles)

wine: Wine-producing areas

a former province of W France, in the Loire valley: a medieval countship from the 10th century, belonging to the English crown from 1154 until 1204; annexed by France in 1480

wine: Wine-producing areas

a valley in Napa County in the San Francisco Bay Area of N California, noted for its wine production

wine: Wine-producing areas

a department of E central France, in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region. Capital: Dijon. Pop: 510 334 (2003 est). Area: 8787 sq km (3427 sq miles)

wine: Wine-producing areas

a state of the northeastern US: consists chiefly of a plateau with the Finger Lakes in the centre, the Adirondack Mountains in the northeast, the Catskill Mountains in the southeast, and Niagara Falls in the west. Capital: Albany. Pop: 19 190 115 (2003 est). Area: 123 882 sq km (47 831 sq miles)
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