7. Portugal

Portugal is, of course, home to one of the greatest sweet wines in the world, port. But these days, it's also blooming in the dry-wine department, too. And while you can certainly find some great bottlings produced with the more well-known international varietals, it's the native ones that are really feeling the love, and that's why it makes our list of the top 10 up-and-coming wine regions. Though perhaps difficult to pronounce, grapes like Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca and Tinta Roriz are being vinified into dry reds of remarkable character. And best of all, you don't have to spend a fortune to find a great one.
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Portugal is, of course, home to one of the greatest sweet wines in the world, port. But these days, it's also blooming in the dry-wine department, too. And while you can certainly find some great bottlings produced with the more well-known international varietals, it's the native ones that are really feeling the love, and that's why it makes our list of the top 10 up-and-coming wine regions. Though perhaps difficult to pronounce, grapes like Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca and Tinta Roriz are being vinified into dry reds of remarkable character. And best of all, you don't have to spend a fortune to find a great one.

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