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France

Jaboulet: We need to make Hermitage sexy again

Winemaker Nicolas Jaboulet of Maison Nicolas Perrin is calling for producers in Hermitage to work together to make the Rhône appellation “sexy” again.

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016 No Comments »

Domaine Thomson launches Les Evocelles

Domaine Thomson has launched its first vintage of Gevrey-Chambertin ‘Les Evocelles’, a small parcel it acquired in 2013.

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016 No Comments »

Clos Lanson is the ‘Haut-Brion of Champagne’

Lanson’s cellar master, Hervé Dantan, considers the house’s single vineyard site Clos Lanson to be the “Haut-Brion of Champagne”.

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016 No Comments »

Paris store with no French wines wins award

Soif d’Ailleurs, a wine shop in Paris’ 3rd arrondissement that sells no French wine at all, has been named Wine Shop of the Year by a leading French gourmet guide.

Monday, April 25th, 2016 No Comments »

English fizz triumphs in Paris judgment

Sacrilege on the streets of Paris this week, as France’s top wine judges rated English sparkling higher than Champagne in a blind tasting.

Thursday, April 21st, 2016 2 Comments »

Provence in pictures

Wine writer Douglas Blyde is treated to a whistle stop trip to Domaines Ott in Provence that included a pitstop in Monte Carlo and a helicopter ride.

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016 No Comments »

French dismiss Italy’s claim to produce world’s best wine

The French president Francois Hollande has entered into a spat with his Italian counterpart after Matteo Renzi claimed his nation’s wines were the best in the world.

Monday, April 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Former Latour winemaker killed in car crash

Denis Malbec, a California-based winemaker and former cellar master of Château Latour, was killed in a car crash in Yountville early Saturday morning.

Monday, April 18th, 2016 No Comments »

EM Lyon sweeps tasting prizes

French business school EM Lyon has won both the ‘Concours de degustation inter-grandes écoles’ and Sciences Po International Tasting (SPIT).

Friday, April 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Les Grand Chais de France relaunches Languedoc wines for UK on-trade

Les Grands Chais de France is relaunching a range of wines from Château Belles Eaux into the UK on-trade, following its acquisition of the château last October.

Friday, April 15th, 2016 No Comments »

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