Putting together a region page for Social Vignerons is fairly straight forward, as all you need to do is explain simply what you know about your wine region.
Our readers love to learn more about where their beverages come from, the land and people that made them, hence establishing an emotional connection with the product.
This is why we invite you to put your region on the map, tell us what it’s all about.
Note that a region page published on Social Vignerons has to be original (not published anywhere else on the web).
- Brief history
- Location: region, sub-regions, appellations, anything outstanding about the location of the region and special features (e.g. lake, rivers, mountain ranges, etc.)
- Climate: overall climatology and how it affects wine growing
- Soils types found in the vineyards with summary of how it impacts the wines
- Vineyards and grape varieties: overall surface area, %age of each grape variety, link between grape varieties and terroirs (climate, soils, topography), if any
- Wineries: facts and anything outstanding about them. Total number of producers, average size of properties, top producers
- Viticulture: facts and anything outstanding about the vine growing practices: plantings density, type of pruning, training systems, irrigation, else.
- People: tell us about the region’s promotion bodies with links for further information
- Wines: overall production volumes, what are the types wines produced, styles, colors, grape varieties, price categories (what are the expensive wines made in the region, and the less expensive ones), iconic wines.
- Tourism: Summary of the main wine-related attractions and activities
Standard format for a region page is the ‘Magnum’ post format that includes:
- 750 to 1000 words
- 1 header image
- 2 content images
- 2 links to your website
But you can choose to go for an ‘Imperial’ post that will allow you to showcase:
- Unlimited words
- Up to 5 images
- Up to 5 external links to your content
- Visual links to your social media accounts
- Embedded video
Find more information about guest posts and the submission process on the Guest and Featured Posts page.
Typical social media coverage for region pages include:
- A tweet with image and comment on Twitter @SocialVignerons
- A post with image and comment on Facebook
- A post with image and comment on Google+
- Images pinned on Pinterest