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ripening grapes in the Loire

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Wine grape harvest underway in Alsace

Across France much of the landscape and many small villages have stirred into frenetic activity ….

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Christmas Sparklers from Confit Direct

North Berwick-based French specialists Devigne Wines and Confit Direct have some interesting Christmas offers ….

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Wind, Water and Wine; Beziers, Bordeaux and Bristol

The port cities of Bordeaux and Bristol both played a distinguished role in the ….

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Cotes du Rhone explained

 

Joanna Simon in the Sunday Times (1 June 2008) helpfully provides an explanation of ….

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Camping on a Vineyard in Cabardes

We keep coming across gites and Bed & Breakfast (Chambres d’Hote) on vineyards in France, ….

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A sweet red wine from Madiran?

A surprising concoction from a respected Madiran producer, which challenges the perception of the rich ….

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Beaujolais has moved 100km south!

According to the Independent the Beaujolais region is effectively enjoying a climate equivalent to that ….

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Pacherenc du Vic Bilh AC in Top Ten Sweet wines

Jonathan Ray in The Telegraph selects his top 10 sweet wines, which includes the little-known ….

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Plaimont celebrates the French Paradox

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Jazz among the vines

In the southern Côtes du Rhône a series of Jazz concerts at vineyards is now ….

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Cheverny and Cour-Cheverny wines from Domaine des Huards

 

Domaine des Huards label

Our tastes in wine tend to be quite ….

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Champagne diet!?

It appears that Champagne is being “reinvented” by the marketing people as offering a way ….

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Rhone, Jazz and Vines

Evening Jazz concerts in the vineyards of the Southern Rhone

1 September 2007 – ….

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Wines from Domaine du Fontenay – Cote Roannaise

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Chateau Grinou wines from Bergerac

Catherine et Guy Cuisset, Chateau Grinou

One of our favourite French wine producers ….

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Burgundies from the Wine Cave

The Yorkshire Dales is one of the most beautiful regions of the UK (I used ….

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Madiran wines from Chateau Peyros

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Majestic Wine Warehouses

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Leon Stolarski Fine Wines

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Swallow Fine Wines

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