National Rosé day 2021

Celebrate summer, friends, and all things pink on Rosé Day! Not many people need an excuse to open a fresh bottle of rosé wine but we’ve got some great ideas on how to turn the day into a fun and memorable occasion. Held every year on the second Saturday in June, this year falling on…

Domaine des Perdrix

Let’s head to Burgundy today with a really interesting producer @domainedesperdrix . This pinot noir is produced under the Bourgogne generic appellation and for a producer of this level the price-quality ratio is unbeatable. To preserve their entirety, grapes are harvested by hand. 4 to 6 days of cold maceration before starting the alcoholic fermentation….

Emile Beyer the winery that is making Alsace cool again

Located in northeast of France between the Vosges Mountains and the Rhine River, Alsace is something of a hidden treasure that seems to be plagued with a perpetual identity crisis, it’s a cultural mishmash of French and German, having been part of both nations. In 1870 it was passed, as a trophy of war, from France to Germany,…

Drappier Brut Nature Rosé

After almost 3 years I left my second home and a lot of friends and colleagues, it’s not the end, only the beginning, and for celebrate my boss opened a great bottle of champagne. Drappier is a Champagne producer based in the Urville region of Champagne. The house, founded in 1808, produces both vintage and…

Jean-Claude Chanudet La Cuvée du Chat 2018 

Jean-Claude Chanudet is one of the movers and shakers in the natural wine world of Beaujolais. Cuvée du Chat is the result of a partnership with Mathieu Lapierre, son of the late Marcel; the wine is made with fruit from properties they own in the Morgon and Fleurie appellations. Originally classified as Beaujolais-Villages, “La Cuvée…

Domaine Clavel Mescladis Pic St-Loup 2018

Une histoire de vignerons, on pourrait dire de père en fils. Soif de bien faire et faire bon. Le Domaine Pierre Clavel est installé depuis 1986 sur le vignoble de la Méjanelle. Réparti sur les terroirs de Pic Saint Loup, de la Méjanelle, d’Assas et de Saint Christol, le domaine couvre une trentaine d’hectares. La…

Emile Beyer Eichberg Grand Cru 

The family Beyer has been an important part of the wine business in Colmar for many centuries, and has been in the village since the late 1500’s. Today there are two main branches of the family. On one of the branches are Christian Beyer and his domaine Emile Beyer, who represents the 14th generation of…

Mas Janiel Sans Soufre Rouge 2015

In a commitment to innovation and respect for consumers, Lurton produced a sulphur-free Côtes du Roussillon at the Mas Janeil winery in 2012. Far from a fundamentalist attitude or the “natural” wine movement, it is a pragmatic approach with the objective of making a more “living”, more authentic wine, that is the best possible reflection…

Domaine de l’Ecu Schistes Muscadet-Sèvre Maine 2016

Guy Bossard, a fifth-generation Muscadet Sèvre et Maine vigneron, took over his family’s Domaine in 1972. Guy is one of the appellation’s earliest pioneers of organic viticulture and adopted the nickname “The Pope of Muscadet” amongst his peers. From the start, Guy was focused on building his domain’s reputation on the principles of organic viticulture…

Château Pontet-Canet 1996

Forget everything, start afresh and erase old habits in order to re-connect with nature, be born anew … Alfred Tesseron and his team, led by Jean-Michel Comme, Pontet-Canet’s régisseur (estate manager) since 1989, have completely transformed both the vineyard and the identity of Château Pontet-Canet. Leaving behind conventional vine-growing techniques in order to embrace organic…

Château Brondelle Classic 2015

The secret of Château Brondelle is its special “terroir”, a wide gravel bank with the poor stony soil acting as extremely efficient natural drainage. Located just outside Langon on the edge of the Sauternes appellation, most of the property benefits from the Graves control of origin.  🌍 Graves, Bordeaux, France 🍇 Cabernet Sauvignon 50%, Merlot 50% Both…

Domaine de la Rectorie Argile 2017 _

🌍 Collioure, Languedoc-Roussillon, France 🍇 Grenache gris 90%, grenache blanc 10% Direct fermentation in barrels, ageing 8 months on lees, stirring every day during fermentation and once a week until December, bottled in the spring. Roussillon white wines may only account for a small part of the production of the region, but they are truly worth seeking…

Domaine Barmès Buecher Herrenweg Riesling 2017

🌍 Alsace, France 🍇 Riesling 100% (Organic) Balance, purity and respect for the Terroir: the wines from Domaine Barmès-Buecher in Alsace will appeal to the most demanding wine lovers and customers. Domaine Barmès-Buecher is located in Wettolsheim, the region’s second largest wine growing village. Maxime, Sophie and Geneviève Barmès use their skills and experience to produce characterful…

Henry Marionnet Première Vendange 2017

🌍 Touraine, France 🍇 Gamay 100% More naturally, this wine has no sulfur addition or use of select yeasts during fermentation, which is done with whole grapes. The Marionnet family has owned the Domaine de la Charmoise since 1850. The winery is nestled in the village of Soings, 30 km south of Blois, deep in the forests…

Château Puech-Haut Prestige Rosé 2017

GIVE PRESENTS WITH PRESENCE Make an extra-special impression with a perfect gift with this stylish bottle of Château Puech-Haut Prestige Rosé 2017. A Rosé for winter days that smell like spring. 🌍 Languedoc, France 🍇 60% Grenache, 40% Cinsault A Languedoc benchmark that enjoys an exceptional location on its puech haut (Provençal for “high hill”), this château…

Guy Breton Morgon 2016

“Ptit Max”, also known as Guy Breton outside of his extended Beaujolais family, took over the family estate in 1987 under the precious guidance of Marcel Lapierre. First a model student, Mr Breton developed his own style to offer Morgon wines with a definite Burgundy character, especially if you have the patience to cellar them…

Domaine de la Rossignole Sancerre 2017

The winery was founded in 1930. So far, four generations have run the estate. The estate extends over 13 ha. of limestone and calcareous clay soils: 11 ha are planted with Sauvignon Blanc and 2 ha are planted with Pinot noir. 🌍 Loire, France 🍇 Sauvignon Blanc 100% 👀 Pale yellow colour 👃notes of gingerbread and yellow fruit….

Domaine Clavel, Bonne Pioche 2016

Bonne Pioche désigne toutes choses belles et bonnes. Le Pic Saint Loup est un territoire sauvage et calcaire ; il nous donne ce vin unique et gourmand, à la robe éclatante, et aux arômes racés qui rappellent les senteurs de la garrigue odorante. Un vignoble mené en agriculture biologique (plus d’efforts, d’écoute et de risques)…

Domaine Baud Côtes du Jura Cuvée Flor 2017

🌍 Côtes du Jura, France 🍇 Chardonnay 100% The family estate, today managed by brothers Alain and Jean-Michel Baud, already owns properties on three Jura appellation, totaling 21 hectares. 👀 Light yellow color. 👃Nose of lemon and slice of green apple. 👄 A fresh palate that brings back notes of lemon and apple to a very satisfying finish.

Lalande de Château Tifayne 2010

🌍 Francs Côtes de Bordeaux, France 🍇 55% Merlot and 45% Cabernet Sauvignon Surface: 5 hectares of Castillon, Côtes de Bordeaux and 8 hectares of Francs, Côtes de Bordeaux. Soil: The grounds of Castillon, Côtes de Bordeaux, situated at Tifayne, consist of a thin clay stratum lying on a limestone rock (unless 40 cms deep). The majority…