Chardonnay is one of the most popular and widely planted white wine grape varieties in the world, known for its versatility and ability to reflect the terroir in which it's grown. Originating in the Burgundy region of France, Chardonnay has since spread to wine regions across the globe, from California to Australia, Chile, and beyond. Its adaptability to different climates and soil types has made it a favorite among winemakers and wine enthusiasts alike.