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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 →…

    By WAYWARD WINE

    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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    More Thanksgiving Wines

    … dishes. Find great choices at 3rd Corner Wine Shop and Bistro or pick up Wine Spectator’s Top 100 Kung Fu Girl Riesling for just under $10 at Dan’s Wine Shop. Beaujolais Low in tannin and big on fruit, this French red pairs beautifully with turkey and fixin’s. Find nice selections at Dan’s Wine Shop and LA Wine Company in Palm Desert…

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