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Left Bank or Right Bank: It’s all Bordeaux to me!

You might have heard sommeliers or wine enthusiasts talking about their preference for Left or Right Bank Bordeaux. But what do those terms actually mean? 1. GEOGRAPHY The basic difference between these two all comes

By | March 25th, 2018|Categories: Educational Content|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Meet France’s Top Female Winemakers

You might have heard of France’s Champagne Widows, the talented young women who took over their husband’s estates on their untimely deaths and transformed them into thriving global businesses. The most famous are Madame Pommery

Bordeaux vs Burgundy: Which is the Best French Wine?

“Burgundy is for those who want to be intrigued by wine, not offered certainty in a glass” (Jasper Morris in his 2010 book Inside Burgundy). “For me, the superiority of Bordeaux comes from its naturalness:

By | February 7th, 2018|Categories: Wine Regions|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

How To Read A French Wine Label Like A Pro

Fancy a Grand Cru, Premier Cru or Premier Grand Cru Classé? Or how about a Brut Non-vintage Champagne which was mis en bouteille au domaine by the vigneron? Whether you’re just dipping your toes into

By | January 18th, 2018|Categories: Educational Content|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Joyeux Noël: What the French Drink at Christmas

CC Image by Davis With marathon Christmas meals that can last up to 6 hours, the French truly understand how to celebrate the pleasures of the table. From elegant Parisian attic apartments to grand

By | December 20th, 2017|Categories: Holidays|Tags: , , , |0 Comments
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