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Posted: 2019-06-17 09:18:40
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This article details how to pronounce Moët and Chandon, the name of the most famous and most prolific of all French Champagne houses. More importantly, this is why you shouldn’t pronounce it any other way. There is an eternal debate on whether you should pronounce Moë & Chandon (not pronouncing the ...
Posted: 2019-06-14 11:09:54
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Domaine Cala is a wine estate and winery located in Brignoles in the heart of the Provence wine region of France. The domaine’s vineyards cover a 600-acre surface area counting with all the typical grape varieties found in the Provence region including Grenache, Cinsault, Syrah, Carignan, Cabernet S...
Posted: 2019-06-28 18:48:52
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The wine review of this special cuvée wine of Champagne AR Lenoble Rosé called Terroirs Chouilly Bisseuil gives me here the perfect opportunity to tell you a whole lot about how Champagne rosé is made for those who are interest. This wine is not only wine, it’s a work of art. It’s a work of […...
Posted: 2019-06-27 14:17:02
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Maison Ventenac is a family-owned estate and winery located in the heart of the Cabardès AOP, near Carcassone in the Languedoc wine region of France. The area, near the medieval fortified city of Carcassone has the rare characteristic of benefitting from oceanic influences from the Atlantic Ocean ye...
Posted: 2019-06-21 08:50:27
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Founded in 2004 by Robert Dougan and Karine Ahton La Pèira en Damaisèla is a wine estate and a winery located in the Terrasses du Larzac appellation of Languedoc in the South of France. Within just a few years with the support of founder Rob Dougan, Australian composer particularly famous for the 19...
Posted: 2019-06-18 09:00:30
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Chardonnay is most-probably the most famous of all white wine grape varieties, and quite possibly the most beloved type of wine in the world. Here are the Top 10 Fun & Interesting Facts you probably didn’t know about the all notorious Chardonnay that you should have in mind to impress friends with y...
Posted: 2019-06-03 10:55:25
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The Rhône wines promotional bureau, Inter Rhône, organises on June 4th, 2019 in Avignon the 6th Rendez-Vous de l’Oenotourisme where 10 wine estates will be awarded the ‘distinctions oenotourisme‘ for their effort to improve wine tourism in the Rhône valley. The award ceremony will take place at the ...
Posted: 2019-05-30 10:31:42
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La Scolca is a winery and a vineyard estate located in the heart of the Gavi DOCG appellation. Gavi is a small town in the North-Western part of Italy, in the Piedmont region whose surroundings grown arguably some of the best white wines in Italy made from the Cortese grape variety. About La Scolca ...
Posted: 2019-05-28 09:46:04
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There are several benefits to be gained from wine lovers building their own basement wine cellar.It provides easy and direct access to a personalized collection of wine in the home. For wine lovers looking to build up a collection of vintage wine that will improve over time, a wine cellar allows you...
Posted: 2019-05-09 12:00:48
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On October 8th, 2018, the vignerons of the appellation Grés de Montpellier de Montpellier organized a tasting event in order to select the 10 ‘best wines’ of the 2016 vintage to represent, highlight and showcase the qualities of the wine production in the area. I had the honor to be one of the judge...
Posted: 2019-04-29 08:58:19
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This is course number 1 of Julien’s 3.5-Minute Wine School so we are going to start from the beginning, how to taste wine properly, or at least better. After reading though this piece, join the wine-learning journey with the full series of Julien’s Wine School on YouTube. This is more intended to pe...
Posted: 2019-04-24 09:07:11
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The name Raventós is best known as the creator of sparkling wine in Catalonia, Spain, Raventós i Blanc. Raventós i Blanc is a winery with one of the longest documented winegrowing traditions in the world, linked to the other famous cava maker Codorníu. The family farm has belonged to the Raventós fa...
Posted: 2019-07-05 12:14:28
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Score: 94/100 points   Ciavolich is a family-owned winery and wine estate located in the Abbruzzo region Italy. The roots of the Ciavolich family in the area date back to the 1500s while they founded their first winery back in 1853. Since 2004, Chiara Ciavolich is running the vineyards and winery op...
Posted: 2019-07-13 15:38:41
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Earlier this year in June, I had the opportunity to have one of my very first immersion into the wines from the Rhone Valley in the South-Eastern part of France. Wines from the Rhone has always been a great point of interest for me. The huge variety of appellations, from the Northern part of the […]...
Posted: 2019-07-31 08:48:57
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Located in the foothills of the Pyrenees and surrounded by its vineyards, Domaine Gayda is a winery and a wine estate in the Languedoc, 25km south west of Carcassonne near the village of Brugairolles. Domaine Gayda has a passion for the traditional ‘cépages’ of the Languedoc wine region in the South...
Posted: 2019-07-30 19:52:33
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This is Episode 44 of the Tasting with Julien series where we learn about different types of wines by tasting them, so we not only learn what the wines are about, but also what they actually taste like, what they’re like to drink! And today is a rather fun day as we’re talking about… blue […] The po...
Posted: 2019-07-30 11:09:47
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The Malibu Coast region is the oldest viticultural region in California. Known for its beautiful beaches, hiking, and the city just a short drive away, it’s the perfect destination for a getaway. The Malibu Coast officially received its title of AVA in 2013 after a grueling three-year application pr...
Posted: 2019-08-01 10:11:43
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These are the top facts you should know about Xynomavro, arguably the best of all Greek red grape varieties. Xynomavro is a dark-skinned red wine grape variety that is widely planted in Greece, especially the Northern part of the country and a little bit in the Macedonian Republic, the country borde...
Posted: 2019-08-06 08:21:54
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This article is an attempt to try and explain, to summarize one of the most significant but misunderstood classifications in the world of wine: the classification of the all famous Saint-Emilion wines in the Bordeaux wine region of France. This is going to take us back in time, do some math, learn s...
Posted: 2019-08-07 10:46:37
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It can seem that size of a wine bottle doesn’t matter, but often bottle size can have significant effects on the way wine tastes. The easy thing of course would just be to make every bottle exactly the same shape and size, but in reality, there are some quite notable differences between them, and fo...