French Wines by Metro

I may not be an oenophile, in fact I don’t know a quality Beaujolais from Thunderbird, but I do know a cool map when I see one.

Designed by David Gissen, the Metro Wine Map harkens back to Harry Beck‘s iconic  London Underground Map from 1931. Traditional wine maps have typically been boring affairs, confusing to non-experts and definitely not fun. Gissen’s brilliant schematic map manages to help clarify the relationship between region and appellation.

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