The Famous Château Mouton Rothschild

Mouton Rothschild is a prestigious name in the wine business. This 207 acres estate is located in Pauillac, a well known appellation in the Médoc region, near Bordeaux. A combination of factors made… Continue reading

Côte-Rôtie, Rhône Valley

One of the most impressive vineyards in the country is located in the northern Rhône Valley next to the town of Vienne : Côte-Rôtie. Not only is the scenery impressive, but so is the quality… Continue reading

Five Wines That I Recently Tasted

Within the last two years, I tried countless wines from every area in France. It is amazing to think that no matter where you go in the country, there will be vines of some… Continue reading

Bordeaux : A Glimpse of What 2014 Could Be

After a few weeks of extremely sunny and warm weather -something that doesn’t happen in June too frequently in the southwest of France- this year’s vintage definitely gets off to a much better start than… Continue reading

Château de Meursault and Its Fantastic Cellars

Last month, I spent plenty of time in four big wine making regions of France : Languedoc, Provence, Rhône Valley and Burgundy, and tasted hundreds of wines. During this amazing trip, one place really… Continue reading

Blending, the Birth of a Bordeaux Wine

Most French wines (mainly in the south) are the result of a tricky process : the blending. With the exception of Burgundy (the land of single varietals Pinot Noir and Chardonnay) the best… Continue reading