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Cinsault
Cinsault: Blending Sidekick and Growing Varietal Star

Cinsault is perhaps most famous as a sidekick to Grenache, Syrah, and Mourvèdre in French…

Chenin blanc
A Guide to Chenin Blanc and Its High Acidity Versatility

In recent years, there is simply no grape that has risen into stardom as quickly…

Languedoc climate plan
Old Region, New Tricks: A Languedoc AOP Climate Plan

The Languedoc AOP has worked diligently to rebrand from a region focused on value wine…

Carménère: A French-Born Chilean Wine Gem

Sometimes, it takes a drastic move for a star to earn their due. Like Arnold…

melon de bourgogne
Loire Valley Legend: Melon de Bourgogne and Its Role in Muscadet

Muscadet (pronounced ‘moos-kah-daay’) hails from an oceanic area known as Nantes, which lies in the…

Bastille Day
Celebrate Bastille Day With a Simple French Picnic Feast

Bastille Day, celebrated in France and its overseas territories, marks the anniversary of the fall…

cabernet sauvignon
Cabernet Sauvignon: The King of Red Grapes

When it comes to red grapes, there is no variety as noble, significant, and popular…

Harvest in France
Want to Work a Harvest in France? Know These 5 Things First

For some wine lovers, there comes a time when passion extends beyond the glass or…

Middle Loire Valley Wine Regions
A Definitive Guide to the Middle Loire Valley Wine Regions

The Loire is the longest river in France and a cradle of French history and…

gerard bertrand biodynamic
How Gérard Bertrand Fuses History and Nature with Biodynamics

Shifting the wine industry’s environmental impact trajectory is no easy feat. Change the way we…

Burgundy Wine Classification System
Ultimate Guide to the Burgundy Wine Classification System

There is a deep reverence for Burgundy (aka “Bourgogne”). The complexity of the Burgundy wine…

wine investing trends
4 Wine Investing Trends to Watch in 2022

This article is brought to you in partnership with Vinovest Savvy investors are always one…