World’s most extreme vineyards

11th June, 2014 by Lauren Eads

From craggy cliffs to explosive volcanos, there are few places in the world that winemakers fear to tread.

311Whether laying claim to being the world’s highest, coldest, most philanthropic, or smallest, the vintners of these vineyards prove there are few boundaries in the pursuit of a good wine.

Scroll through to see some of the world’s most precariously positioned vineyards…

5 Responses to “World’s most extreme vineyards”

  1. Raul says:

    You are missing the extreme slopes of Ribeira Sacra in Galicia, Spain.

  2. Zane Katsikis says:

    How about the deep volcanic ash dust of Santorini, Greece? These ‘soils’ make one of world’s finest white wines from the Asyrtico variety-grown on Santorini for at least 2500 years.

  3. Mike says:

    The craziness that is Madeira is also unrepresented.

  4. Lisa says:

    What about the basalt vineyards on Pico island in the Azores?

  5. Colin Smith says:

    and I would add the Volcano vineyard on the big island of Hawaii. The name says it all.

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