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Everything You Should EVER Need to Know about Beaujolais and Beaujolais Nouveau.

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  What is Beaujolais? Beaujolais [Boe-zjoh-lay] is a red wine made from a grape called Gamay. Yup! That’s where we already hit our first hurdle! There is no Beaujolais grape, contrary to what most people assume Beaujolais to be made … Continue reading

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Vincent Girardin “Emotion” Pinot Noir, Burgundy, France.

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Grapes 100% Pinot Noir   Facts When is a French Pinot not a French Pinot? When it’s the Vincent Girardin “Emotion,” of course! I consider a wine like this a timid step forward for those looking to ever-so-slowly “get their … Continue reading

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A Quick Vineyard Tour of Alsace for Rally Driver Petter Solberg. Those Poor Grapes!

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                    Rally driver Petter Solberg clearly must be more of a beer drinker, as is shown in these two videos by his blatant disregard for the delicate grapes of Alsace! The … Continue reading

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French Winemakers Fear New “Chateau” Label Law Could Ruin Reputation.

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French winemakers have their over the possibility the EU may allow US imported wines to be called “Chateau” or “Clos.” Currently in France, both these terms must only refer to an AOC wine coming only from grapes that are harvested … Continue reading

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Wine for the Blind.

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M. Chapoutier Wine Name Stolen by Chinese Clothing Manufacturer.

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Michel Chapoutier of Maison Chapoutier has vowed to fight Chinese forgers who have launched a brand of clothing using his name. This isn’t the first time Chapoutier has fallen victim to counterfeiters. His wine has been faked before, but this … Continue reading

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