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Montlouis wine bar : Lise & Bertrand Jousset

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 15:31:58 +0200

Bertrand & Lise Jousset in the wine bar Husseau-Montlouis (Loire) Among the many wine bars centered on natural wine that are now popping up across the French provinces, some are opening right in the domaines' grounds like here at Lise...

Domaine du Mortier (Loire)

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 18:41:05 +0200

Fabien Boisard Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil (Loire) I met Fabien Boisard a year ago in a tasting event in Paris and I was impressed at the time by the range of true, unfiltered wines made from organic vineyards. Fabien and his brother Cyril...

Minervois La Livinière (Languedoc)

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:38:09 +0200

Minervois la Livinière - valley Narbonne, Languedoc The second day of our press trip was devoted to the Appellation communale Minervois La Livinière, also one of the exclusive high-end AOCs of Languedoc, which they call the 1er Cru du Languedoc....

Corbières Boutenac (Languedoc)

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 09:43:26 +0200

Chapelle Saint Simeon Narbonne, Languedoc The Languedoc region has so many different appellations and terroirs that it's not fair when we just refer to one of its wines by the generic term Languedoc. I was invited to a press trip...

Kenji & Mai Hodgson (Anjou, Loire)

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 09:10:33 +0200

Kenji & Mai in their vatroom Rablay sur Layon, Anjou (Loire) Kenji & Mai Hodgson (see profile made a few years ago) have moved yet again and settled in this house that is now their own and where they'll also...

Chinon wine bar : la Cabane à Vin

Fri, 09 Jun 2017 11:04:43 +0200

Emilie Riopel pouring Chinon, Loire The small town of Chinon is located between Tours and Saumur along the Vienne river (shortly before it merges into the mighty Loire) at about 2 hours 15 minutes from Paris. Until recently the town...

Wine News (69)

Mon, 05 Jun 2017 15:45:56 +0200

Everything I love... This was a couple months ago, and B. had cooked an osso bucco for which I thought a Pineau d'Aunis might be a great pairing [that's a shameless lie, I'd open Pineau d'Aunis on virtually anything] and...

New Caviste in Fleurie (Beaujolais)

Mon, 29 May 2017 15:08:01 +0200

A new caviste in town Fleurie, Beaujolais We had arrived in Villié Morgon late that day, we went to the local hotel and I hadn't had the courage to drive around for a place to eat, so we went to...

François Saint-Leger & Estelle Maitre (Loire)

Sun, 14 May 2017 14:37:26 +0200

François & Estelle in their chai Monthou-su-Cher, Touraine (Loire) This corner of Touraine is one of these very favorable places for young demanding vignerons wanting to start their domaine : pretty nice terroirs on an area that isn't rated high...

Cédric Bernard (Loire)

Mon, 01 May 2017 11:59:31 +0200

Cédric Bernard with Roxane Monthou-sur-Bièvre, Touraine (Loire) We're here just a short distance south of Les Montils, where the Puzelats brothers have their facility, a part of Touraine close to the thickly-forested Sologne with few vineyards compared to the past...