NEW OR OLD WORLD WINES? Which are really the best?!

Question: NEW OR OLD WORLD WINES!? Which are really the best!?
Is it like comparing american cars to europeam ones!? Any wine gurus out there!?Www@FoodAQ@Com

It depends on your personal preference!

Lots of aficionados prefer Old World wines due to their robustness and classic full flavour (Rioja for example)!.

But if you're just your average Saturday night wine drinker, the New World wines cater for a much more varied taste and take a 'middle of the road' approach (Casillero del Diablo Cabernet Sauvignon is my favourite red)!.

In short - if you like a nice tipple that'll go with dinner, New World is the way!
If you LIKE your wine, Old World is for you!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

As most people have said, it is not possible to say which is "best!." The best thing about wine is that it is about preference and exploration!. Generally speaking, the top end of the Old World wines are considered the most prestigious and complex and are made to withstand considerable ageing!. New World winemaking is developing at incredible pace and some of the most innovative and exciting wines can be found in South Africa, South America, California and Australasia!.

Just keep drinking and work this one out for yourself!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

The best of the European is probably better than the best of the New World, but you can get outstanding wines from either!. The worst of the Old World is probably just as bad as the worst of the New!.

I'd agree that New World wines tend toward more middling blends and some really bland drek, but you can certainly get great, complex wines from California, Oregon, Virginia and Argentina!.

So if you're exploring, don't get bogged down in France and Germany :)Www@FoodAQ@Com

Really, there is no "best" between the two!. It all comes down to what your taste is and if your having wine with your meal!? It's what tastes good for you and your meal!. I've had some semi-expensive wines and I've had boxed wine, and to me I think that I prefer the boxed wine with any meal truthfully!.
Again, I think it all depends on your taste for different wines and your budget!.
Good Luck!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

depnds on what you like and the grape/type of wine, I think you would be hard pushed to find a better savignon blanc than those that come from new zealand or chile, however when it comes to red very few do it better than the french!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

I love Australia, South African and South American wines!. I don't like French or German wine!. Only Italian wine I like is Soave and Pinot Grigio!.
I vote for New World WinesWww@FoodAQ@Com

It does in fact come down to taste!. There are great wines from both!.

However many times in value you can get a much better "old world" wine for the same price as a new!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

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