Dawn Jones-Cooper bought a 3.5 hectare vineyard in 2005. It’s in Entre-Deux-Mer, about 40 minutes east of Bordeaux. Right away she learned the extent of neglect and disease in the vineyard. She tore it out, planted barley and applied comfrey. She is one of dozens in Bordeaux practicing Biodynamic agriculture. In fact, producers in wine regions around the world are… Read more »
Le Club Vignobles & Signatures and the French #Winophiles bring you a French style season this holiday sharing foods and wines for any table and palate.
Each month the #Winophiles gather to explore French wines through French regions, foods, and cultural traditions. Let us share our French-style season with you this month.
Falling into a habit of drinking the same wine is easy and predictable. But exploration demands something different. The #winophiles and Vignobles & Signatures are here to take the guess work out of your holiday wine selection on December 15th.
Grower Champagne is the smaller producer deciding what he or she wants to make and how. This is the essence of grower Champagne and two fourth-generation grower producers: Pierre Péters Champagne and Champagne Bourgeois-Diaz.
Many styles of rosé come in mass-produced and boutique quantities, the later are more difficult to find. Both are good, but it’s the obscure French rosé that excites me.
Champagne was not discovered in Champagne! Sorry to burst your bubble but it’s the truth. This month our French #Winophiles group is exploring Champagne, a beverage that elicits strong reactions and thoughts. It’s more than just an elegant drink for special occasions. Like wine, it’s something to enjoy often with a wide variety of foods. It was the year 1531… Read more »