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I need sunshine! It’s what the red grape variety named Mourvèdre would sing… And in Bandol in Provence its wish is satisfied. Bandol is one of the sunniest wine region in France. Facing the Mediterranean Sea and flanked on amphitheater-shaped terraces delimited by walls named “restanques”, Mourvèdre gives its best expression in terms of flavors,Continue reading “Episode 12: France’s Mourvedre hotspot is Bandol.”
It seems like we’ve really found a wine that Pierre likes! See the video underneath about Syrah in Saint Joseph! Saint Joseph AOC is a cru in the northern part of Rhône. Syrah originates here, so no wonder this part of the Rhône is world famous for its excellent Syrah wines. The northern part ofContinue reading “Episode 11: Syrah in Saint Joseph, Rhone Valley”
Le Marche is a central Italian region on the Adriatic Sea. It’s famous for one of Italy’s best white grapes, Verdicchio, but also has some really cool red grapes that are like hidden gems – just like the region they come from. Lacrima is one of those grapes. Lacrima means teardrop. This either refers toContinue reading “Episode 10: Lacrima di Morro d’Alba, cry for joy!”
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