Grape Stories from France & Italy

Episode 12: France’s Mourvedre hotspot is Bandol.

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.”

Episode 3: Two Grape Varieties in Pouilly-sur-Loire

Today you can virtually experience 2 whites from the Loire valley with Pierre Gouttenoire, French winemaker and wine lover. See how 2 different grapes work in the same terroir. In the Centre Loire valley surges amidst the vineyards a village called Pouilly-sur-Loire. In this area you’ll find two grapes giving origin to different AOCs. TheContinue reading “Episode 3: Two Grape Varieties in Pouilly-sur-Loire”


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