If you take a walk in Champagne, you will probably hear some winemakers talk about « Clear wine ». But, do you know what it means ?
As winelovers you may be used to drinking your wine in a stemmed glass. But do you know why ? Here are some stories about this old tradition.
Bordeaux wines are famed; however we are ready to bet that we can still teach you few things about it. For instance, did you know that a cru from Bordeaux is somehow linked with with Coca-Cola’s success?
Rosé is THE hype of summer. However, we can hear a lot of mistruth about rosé wine, just like the fact that rosé wine is a combination of white and red wine, or clear rosé wines are lighter than the others. Here are few tips to understand all the shades rosé has.
When tasting wine, its "craftsperson" sometimes comes to mind when talking about the winemaker or wine grower. However, these terms are often used indiscriminately and refer to two very different occupations.
If you go to a restaurant, the waiter may suggest serving your wine with the "pay-for-what-you-drink" method. Here are a few explanations so that you are not confused by his suggestion...
Red wine always goes down well, especially at a party. As an aperatif accompanied with a cheese or charcuterie board… it is the conviviality wine par excellence.
Surely you have already heard about natural wine, which is wine without sulphites or even biodynamic wine? But what exactly is it?
What do you know about yellow wine? An iconic wine from the Jura, there is nothing like it. But why is it yellow and why does it come in different bottles? We will reveal all of the mysteries of yellow wine to you.
Today, we see "organic" everywhere. You see it in food, in cosmetic products, in some drugs, etc. and obviously, in wine!
You will most certainly be aware that France has 13 wine growing regions. You have probably also heard that with its 28,000 hectares, Burgundy is one of the largest wine growing regions in France and that it is divided into 6 sub-regions.
They are widely used in French vineyards and are often used as references to describe a wine. Here is a presentation of the wealth and personality of the largest wine growing regions in France!
Where do they come from and what do they mean? Here are 6 common wine expressions explained especially for you...
Virtually all of us know someone (a friend, uncle, neighbour, etc.) who is a wine expert. So when they bring you a really good bottle, you need to know a minimum so you don't slip up or make an error of judgement.
If you hear the words 'squash' or 'Jerusalem artichokes', one adjective should come to mind: forgotten. And can you believe it that not only are there forgotten vegetables, there are also forgotten grape varieties that in days of old were an integral part of the French wine growing landscape, but that nowadays are tending to disappear.