French Wine

Brexit steals some of Britain's Christmas cheer

VILLEVENARD, France (AP) — Frederic Berthelot has eight hectares (20 acres) of vines on the slopes above this tiny village in France's Champagne region, his vineyard distinguishable from others in the area by the tiny rose bushes planted at the base of each vine.<p>The roses are a bellwether for …

Business

Bernard Magrez buys Château Le Sartre

Multi-millionaire Bernard Magrez has confirmed that he has bought Château Le Sartre in Bordeaux's Pessac-Léognan.<p>Magrez is already the owner of four …

France

A wine tasting tour of Bordeaux including Saint Emilion, Chateau de Sales, & Chateau de Ferrand

Bordeaux is one of the most famous wine regions in the world, and thus an obvious destination for wine lovers. While you can do your own tour of the …

Wine

John Saker: New Zealand pinot noir returns to France 10 years later

It was here, in the Burgundy region, that 10 New Zealand pinot noir producers presented their wine to the regions best wine makers.<p>Take the pinot …

New Zealand News

France Offers Chinese Primer in Mastering Wine Industry

Yixuan Hao swirls the sparkling red in her glass and dips nearer to sniff. Throughout this frigid afternoon, she has been smelling and tasting wines …

Wine

Chef Jacques Pépin’s Family Recipes | Seasonal | News & Features

“I have always cooked for my family,” writes chef Jacques Pépin in his latest cookbook. “The smell of food cooking, your mother’s or father’s voice, …

France

Anson: Why these top Oregon winery owners want a piece of Santenay

Jane Anson meets the winemaking team with high hopes for Santenay white wines in southern Burgundy, after visiting the estate there owned by Oregon's …

France

Why Crus Du Beaujolais Wines Deserve Renewed Attention

Only after music is turned down do we appreciate the beauty of background sounds.<p>‘Music’ can be compared to the once popular wave of Beaujolais Nouveau juice—released on the third Thursday of each November to a worldwide trumpet of marketing hype. This quickly macerated, just-bottled wine is made …

Wine

Vincennes Manufactory | Wine-bottle cooler (seau à bouteille) | French, Vincennes | The Met

These wine-bottle coolers (see also 1970.230.5) are among the eight produced for one of the most famous porcelain services of the eighteenth century. …

Art Museums

weekend wines – week 49 2017

<b>2015 Daniel Buland, Chiroubles</b><br>Ooh – so deep, silky dark fruit – now that’s an invitation! On the palate this is almost syrup texture, wide, supple …

France

Dinner at La Maison du Colombier, Beaune — jamie goode's wine blog

Rather daft to think that you can do a walk-in to somewhere as spectacularly good as La Maison du Columbier in Beaune, especially in the third week …

France

Portrait of a Marriage: Julia Child Captured in Paul Child’s Shimmering Photographs

One of the most significant meals of the last century occurred almost seventy years ago, on November 3, 1948, when Paul and Julia Child, two years wed, arrived in Le Havre on the S.S. America from New York. They were on their way to Paris: Paul Child, a career civil servant, had been offered a job …

France

The Small Village that Houses the World’s Best Champagne

Le Mesnil-sur-Oger, an unassuming village in the Côte des Blancs, provides Chardonnay for Krug and Champagne Salon. But what makes this region so …

France

Wine-Lover’s Cycling Tour in Burgundy, France

0 0 Edit this post<p>[post_ads_2]<p>[post_ads_2]<br>Few know wine better than the French, and Burgundy—referred to as Bourgogne by the locals—is one of the …

France

Aperitifs kir and kir royale bring French joie de vivre to even mediocre wine and champagne | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

Kir and kir royale are well estab­lished aperitifs – particularly in France – for people who wish to add a touch of élan to ordinary wines. The …

France

Bourgogne in a word: Climat

Chambertin Clos de Beze<br>photo (c) Scott Zebarth<p>Bourgogne is but a place built upon a word, of wines designed and articulated through their very own …

Wine

ViniSud and VinoVision to be held together in 2019

Two large French wine exhibitions, ViniSud and VinoVision, are to be held together at the same venue in Paris in 2019, finally giving the French …

France

a little gjpv tasting…

Tasted Friday 17 November in Ladoix…<br>Back row: Charles-Édouard Drouhin, François Berthenet, David Cachat, François Ambroise.<br>Front row: Alice Rion, …

France

Chinese owner of French vineyards causes stir with renaming - Business

The Chinese owner of four vineyards in the French winemaking region of Bordeaux has caused a stir by giving the historic chateaus new names with a …

News (China)

A couple of nice Chablis — jamie goode's wine blog

I’m a big Chablis fan, and these two bottles really hit the mark.<p><b>Sebastien Dampt Chablis 2016 Burgundy, France</b><br>12.5% alcohol<br>£19.50 Berry Bros & …

France

Alsace restaurants - Festive markets and feasts in Alsace - Travels in Wine

These range from sparkling through to lighter dry whites, from very fine pinot noir to intensely sweet dessert and contemplation wines.<p>I remember my …

France

Festive markets and feasts in Alsace - Travels in Wine - Wine World & News

The Alsace handover: visiting the estates<p>Before we dive into the December 2016 trip, Jo takes this opportunity to tell us about a tour she and former …

France

Invest in These Wines Next

Four bottles that represent quality and appreciation over time.<p>The universal principle guiding successful investment is the anticipation of future …

France

Bordeaux honours its ‘Best of Wine Tourism 2018’ award winners

Promotional feature<p>Bordeaux Best of Wine Tourism 2018 award winners<p>The ceremony took place on the 17th of October at the Bordeaux Gironde Chamber of …

Wine

Beaujolais Nouveau in Paris

Busy day for Aaron at Chez la vieille Rue Bailleul, Paris 1st arrondissement The Beaujolais Nouveau day is really a day where you'd like to be in …

France

Burgundy's Hospices de Beaune Raises $16 Million | Collecting News | Collecting

Burgundy's Hospices de Beaune charity wine auction returned to the spotlight Nov. 19, raising $16 million in its 157th year, eclipsing last year’s …

Wine

Where Burgundy meets New Zealand

Central Otago in the south of New Zealand's South Island is the only region in the world with which Burgundy has a formal vintner exchange programme, …

Wine

Bordeaux Vintner and Leader Patrick Maroteaux Dies at 67 | News | News & Features

Patrick Maroteaux, owner of Bordeaux fourth-growth Château Branaire-Ducru in St.-Julien, died Nov. 19, after a long fight with cancer. He was …

France

Branaire-Ducru owner dies in Bordeaux

Patrick Maroteaux, owner of Château Branaire-Ducru on Bordeaux's Left Bank for nearly 30 years, has died aged 67.<p>Parick Maroteaux, owner of <b>Château</b> …

France

Record sales total for Hospices de Beaune 2017 auction

See the headline results from this year's Hospices de Beaune auction held over the weekend.<p>The <b>Hospices de Beaune 2017</b> auction raised a record 13.5 …

Wine