Beaujolais

‘Buried’ Beaujolais to be dug up

Several barrels of Beaujolais are to be disinterred from the soil of Brouilly where they have lain since spring last year as part of an experiment to see if a spell underground makes a difference to the ageing process.

Beaujolais hit by hail and ‘mini-tornado’

Vineyards in the north of Beaujolais – notably in Fleurie and neighbouring Chénas - were hit by hail and storms on Monday afternoon.

The week’s top 10 most read

We round up the week’s most read articles on the drinks business including the discovery of a stash of rare 18th century Madeira and a man checking in a single can of beer on a Perth-bound flight. 

Beaujolais closes in on ‘climat’ recognition

Beaujolais is closing in on officially recognised ‘climats’ as it continues to pursue geological and terroir studies, which the regional interprofession hopes will lead to ‘premier cru’ designations in the near future.

Proust Q&A: Yannick Champ

February 23rd, 2017

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