The Beaujolais Nouveau French wine is here to stay and has been released to the public to buy. Want to learn where this festive wine originates, we’ve got the answer inside
Chef Eric had no doubt that his sommelier Frédéric would be up for the challenge when he served him up this delicious tasting menu. Frédéric comes back “en garde” to present his matching wines to delight our palettes and compliment the meal.
Ever wondered why that bottle of wine costs so much? While there are many factors that go into pricing, the weather plays a major part. See how climate change and global warming has affected winemaking in France.
Can you call it champagne if it is not from Champagne? What is the méthode champenoise? What grapes are used in making champagne? When do we drink champagne? What’s the big deal anyway? While you might know the answers to some of these, you are likely to learn something new – I did.
What does 2017 have in store for us when it comes to wine. What will be hot? What will change? What will it cost us? Our sommelier shares 3 of the trends in wine this year.
If you are looking for the perfect holiday gift idea for that lover of wines, look no further we have you covered with this top 10 list from our sommelier Frederic Duverger – and a little bonus gift idea at the end to take your passion for wine one step further.
One of the best parts of our Week in Uzès program, was took place at the beautiful Domaine de Malaïgue winery in Uzès. Don’t know it? Well you should! Check out our blog post to see what we were doing there and why it should be on your bucket list!
Are you wondering what’s the best wine choice for light meals or grilled food during those hot summer nights? Or maybe note because you always go for the rosé? Time to break the rules!
Do you marinate your meat or fish? What do you grab, cooking wine? A bit of red? A bit of white? Well if you want to ensure that you are doing justice to your food, you’ll want to read Sommelier & foodie Frédéric Duverger’s tips on wine marinades.
You’ve heard it said again and again. In fact you’ve probably said it too. “You can’t mix drinks or you risk getting a headache.” or “I’ll stick to red since that’s what I’m already drinking. I don’t want to end up with a headache.” But how much of that is true? Does mixing wines REALLY give you a headache or are we all victims of a mass delusion?