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    Loire Valley Wine: France’s Royal Wine Region (VIDEO)

    Loire Valley Wine Holds Court There are 10 main wine producing regions in France. The most famous of course are Bordeaux, Burgundy and Champagne. Loire Valley wine might not be as well known but the heart of France is holding its own. The Loire Valley is the most massive and most diverse wine producing region in France.

    5 readers - By Monique Soltani/ Wine Oh TV

    A cultivated tale of two Okanagan wineries

    Blue Mountain Vineyards Photo: (c) http://www.bluemountainwinery.com Some wine is made all in the family. These days I am particularly intrigued by the ancestral homestead turned grape-growing entity. This past summer I paid a visit to Lightfoot & Wolfville Vineyards in Nova Scotia’s Gaspereau Valley.

    5 readers - By Michael Godel/ Godello

      Wine of the Day October 14, 2014

      grapelive.com - - 4 readers - 2013 Bow & Arrow, Melon, Johan Vineyard, Willamette Valley, Oregon. Bow & Arrow Wines of Portland, Oregon are a boutique hand craft winery making some wonderfully creative wines that are inspired by the natural wines of the Loire Valley, I have been impressed and entertained by all the efforts I’ve tried to date and highly recommend sampling these innovative wines.

      Wine of the Day October 29, 2014

      grapelive.com - - 4 readers - 2012 Mathieu Coste, MC2, Coteaux du Giennois Biau, Villemoison, Loire Valley, Red, France. A new comer to the quality natural wine scene Mathieu Coste of the Loire Valley has been making his own wine for about 6 vintages now, and I recently discovered his wine at a trade show in San Francisco, not much was to be learned, but I was highly impressed with what I tasted, especial ...

      The sparkling wines of Bugey AOC (Ain, France)

      Wine -- Mise en abyme - - 3 readers - In a recent post I shared a graphic of the full scope of French AOC sparkling wine production and identified the relevant bucket into which each instance fell. One of the least known of the identified AOCs is Bugey, a small wine region within the Ain départment which, though encumbered by anonymity, has the distinction of being one of four regions (the others being Die, Gailla ...

      Wine of the Day October 12, 2014

      grapelive.com - - 3 readers - 2013 Clos du Tue-Boeuf, Cheverny “Rouillon” Loire Valley Red, France. Thierry Puzelat and his brother Jean-Marie run a small winery in the Le Montils area in Touraine, and are the Natural Wine gurus of the Loire Valley, crafting a beautiful selection of wines, including this gorgeous Pinot Noir & Gamay blend from the historic Clos du Tue-Boeuf, a 10-Hectare family estate ...

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      TasteCamp At Hudson Valley: Worthy Wines

      … (planted since the 1980s), Riesling, Traminette, Gamay and more. They have good drainage with their pea gravel soil and their primary challenge is the weather, as rain moisture can cause fungus and mildew. This year, they are only about 1 to 1.5 weeks behind on their usual harvest time. They had just picked their Tocai Friulano the week before…

      2 readers - By Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie

      Wine of the Day October 29, 2014

      … impressed with what I tasted, especially this Gamay and Pinot Noir blend from Coteaux du Giennois Biau. This tiny appellation is across the river and south of Sancerre and the hamlet of Villemoison is where Coste calls home, he was trained in Bordeaux and made wine at the Coop in Pouilly sur Loire, he got his personal break when he took over the estate…

      4 readers - By grapelive.com

      Super Rare Beaujolais

      … and if it was in the US it would be all over Instagram, Twitter and Facebook hashtagged #unicornwine. It lives up to the hype of this email. A true vin de garde that will easily age 10+ years. A treat and I am honored and excited to offer it and I am already crossing off the days in my calendar to when it comes. This is limited. Enjoy. This is on the Fass 4…

      1 readers - By Lyle Fass/ Rockss and Fruit

      What Red Wines Are Good to Drink With A Chill?

      … of an epiphany regarding chilled red wine on a recent trip to Italy. So I knew I had to have her as a guest on the podcast. I strongly suggest you tune in to KIRO Radio to hear Rachel on the Ron and Don show as well as the Ring My Belle Weekends podcast. Do it! Rachel is super quick-witted, funny, smart, and has an inquisitve cat. Other wines we enjoy…

      2 readers - By Jameson Fink/ Jameson Fink

      Clos Montmartre – A Vineyard In Paris

      … – The Parc George Brassens, Clos des Morillons (15th arrondissement) Planted in 1983 – 720 stocks of Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier and Perlette. They bottle the wine in small bottles of 50cl. The produced wine is auctioned to benefit local charities. 2 – The Parc de Bercy (12th arrondissement) Planted in 1996 – 350 stocks of Chardonnay and Sauvignon…

      By Wine Ponder

      The Wines of Beaujolais – with Château des Jacques

      … Does Beaujolais have an emotional side? Guillaume de Castelnau certainly thinks so. As Director and winemaker of Château des Jacques, Maison Louis Jadot’s beautiful Beaujolais property, Guillaume is able to easily wax poetic about both the region but especially about the Gamay grape. Located north of Lyon in eastern France, Beaujolais overlaps…

      1 readers - By GrapeRadio

      champagne harvest jacques lassaigne emmanuel

      … with charcuterie and various interesting non-commercialised cuvées. Some domaines use harvest as a press opportunity, inviting foreign sommeliers and sales representatives to share the experience. Domaine Jacques Lassaigne is not one of these domaines. Manu Lassaigne, a carefree devil at tastings, is all business when it comes to harvest. His team consisted…

      1 readers - By Aaron Ayscough/ not drinking poison in paris

      A new wine from Nicolas Chemarin

      … used at bottling. The wine itself is attractive with dark, calm flavors. It has good depth of flavor but remained dense, suggesting it should develop over the winter. At $18 this is a wine whose evolution you should follow. This wine was purchased at MacArthur Beverages. 2011 Nicolas Chemarin, Les Vignes de Jeannot, Beaujolais-Villages – $18…

      By Aaron Nix Gomez/ Hogshead - A Wine Blog

      Wine of the Day October 22, 2014

      … built a railway from Austria to the Trieste region to have the wine transported! And now Matthiasson is creating a new chapter for Refosco here in Napa Valley, and after having it for the first time recently, I think it is a success and should be celebrated! The 2012 Matthiasson Refosco starts with a Gamay meets Syrah character with an extra kick…

      1 readers - By grapelive.com

      Fourteen wines that should be on your restaurant list

      … and good persistence. This is the all-around good guy, the one with an open invitation, the bridge from Estate to Dolomite to Csv. The well-adjusted one steps up its game to help win one for the team, especially out of the convivial 2013 vintage.” Last tasted October 2014 @CaveSpring Rustenberg John X Merriman 2011, Stellenbosch, South Africa…

      By Michael Godel/ Godello

      Loire Valley Wine: France’s Royal Wine Region (VIDEO)

      … wine grapes are Chenin blanc, Cabernet franc and Gamay. The Lower Loire Muscadet region is at the mouth of the Loire River and at the entrance to the Atlantic. The Melon de Bourgogne grape prevails. The Loire Valley is the largest French area on UNESCO’S World Heritage List The Loire is France’s longest river at just over 621 miles long 3rd largest…

      5 readers - By Monique Soltani/ Wine Oh TV

      Wine of the Day October 20, 2014

      … 2013 Domaine du Vissoux, Beaujolais Vieilles Vignes, Cuvee Traditionnelle, France. Pierre-Marie Chermette’s Vissoux old vine Beaujolais is a Gamay wonderland and one of the best non Crus I’ve ever tried, this is serious and beautiful wine that offers joyous fruit and intriguing complexities. The 2013 Pierre-Marie Domaine du Vissoux Cuvee…

      1 readers - By grapelive.com

      Wine of the Day October 18, 2014

      …2013 Christian Venier, Cheverny, Les Hauts de Madon, Loire Valley Red, France. This crisp and spicy loire red is lovely and fresh with tangy red fruits, lifting acidity, mineral notes and soft fine tannins, making for a stylish and easy drinking wine. Christian Venier’s Cheverny is a cuvee of Gamay and Pinot Noir from near his home in Madon…

      2 readers - By grapelive.com
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