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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
5 Things You Need To Know Before Working a Harvest in France

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…

Beaujolais Nouveau
6 Things to Know About Beaujolais Nouveau

Updated November 2023 Beaujolais Nouveau can spur a spectum of emotions. For those new to…

Krug Champagne
The Origin of Krug Champagne and Its Iconic Grande Cuvée

When people think of Champagne, they think of Krug. It’s one of France’s most iconic…

Grenache
Grenache: The Hero Grape of Hot Climates

Grenache is one of the most widely planted red grape varieties in the world. Approximately…

merlot
Merlot: Essential Things to Know

Merlot is one of the world’s most popular red wines. It’s a chameleon grape for…