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    … I was sitting at Le Bist'Roch in Nuits the other afternoon with my friend R when he brought my attention to a photo of a nude man posted above the bar. "Hey," I said. "That looks a lot like Devendra Banhart posing nude with a three-litre bottle of red wine." Le Bist'Roch is not the sort of place where one expects to see nude…

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    Des vins de soif à boire l’été!

    … l’été! appeared first on L'Apprentie Sommelière. Tags:  Beaujolais, été, François Villard L'appel des Sereines, gamay, Jean-Paul Brun, Jean-Paul Brun Terres Dorées Moulin-à-Vent, Le sommelier fou, Les Côtes de l'Ouest Syrah, Mon P'tit Barriot, soif, syrah, Terre rouge, vin, vin de soif Del.icio.us…

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    Temples, Towers, Beaujolais? And Duché D’Uzes a New AOC: Nîmes, France (P2)

    …Part 2, Day 121, continues our visit to Nîmes: birthplace of denim (get it, de Nîmes). After last post's Roman arenas and temples, we hike to the park. Amidst Fall's colors, fountains, and walkways rests the Temple to Diana: The ruin still feels lifted, intricate, delicate: much like the following wine. Although this is Southern France, it is November, and we buy the one wine that matters: Beaujolais Nouveau. Continue reading →…

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    Back in the Saddle

    … of Beaujolais, but a special bottle - the 2011 Yvon Métras Moulin-à-Vent. This is not so easy to find here in the US, but whoa, it's worth looking for. Here's my note on the bottle: "Honestly, the finest red wine I've tasted in a while. A perfect bottle. Fragrant with fruit, flowers, stones, leaves. Beautifully expressive on the palate with complex…

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