Rockin Alsace With Pinots

Alsace is located in the northeastern corner of France. Its juxtaposition makes it a fascinating study on geography and history, as the region has switched hands between France and Germany several … [Read more...]

5 Reasons You Should Be Drinking Côtes de Bordeaux Wines

If there is one wine region in the world that everyone knows, it is Bordeaux. Bordeaux has over 6500 winegrowers and is home to some of the most illustrious Châteaux producing some of the highest … [Read more...]

The Rise of Picpoul de Pinet

Picpoul?  Picpoul de Pinet? A grape still unbeknownst to some and a favorite amongst others.  Picpoul is one of the oldest grapes of the Languedoc region in Southern France, dating back to 1618.  The … [Read more...]

Chapoutier: King of the Rhône

“Fac et Spera” – “Do and Hope” ∼ Chapoutier Family Motto I will never forget my first trip down the Rhône Valley.  Traveling from Lyon we made our first turn into Côte-Rôtie and glaring in full … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Romance with French Wines

On Valentine's Day romance, love, flowers, chocolate and wine come to mind. The French are known for romance and love.  So on this Valentine's Day take a tour with your sweetheart through four wines … [Read more...]

Staying Warm the French Way – Cassoulet and Wine

Oh baby it is cold outside.  This season the northeast has experienced  bitter cold weather and it appears that these bone chilling temperatures are here to stay.  A remedy to beat the winter blues is … [Read more...]