Morocco's winemaking industry is relatively new yet is known for producing unique and flavorful wines that reflect the country's rich cultural heritage. The country's most popular grape varietals include Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Alicante Bouschet, Cinsaut, and Grenache. The country's wine regions include the coastal regions of Casablanca, Essaouira, and Meknes, which benefit from the cooling influence of the Atlantic Ocean. Moroccan wines are characterized by their rich, complex, and spicy flavors, with a focus on bold red wines, as well as some crisp and refreshing white wines. Wine styles range from dry to sweet, with some fortified wines also produced. The country's unique geography and climate, with its varied topography and warm, dry climate, provide ideal conditions for growing grapes with distinctive flavors.