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Below is a link to an article called 'Is your French wine made in Spain?' which is right for people with an upper-intermediate level of English.

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Article summary:

This article looks at why a lot of wine sold as French, Italian or German wine is actually Spanish. It explains why Spain (and in particular the region of Castilla-La Mancha) has to export so much of the wine it produces to be sold as the product of other countries rather than sell it as Spanish wine. It then explains what the negative consequence of doing this are on the wine industry in Spain. It ends by suggesting things it could do to change this.

Type of vocabulary used: Economics, Business, Wine