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Chateau de Fesles, Bonnezeaux AC, Loire, France, 1999, 13% abv, Edition Limitee, bottle #00235

Château de Fesles is located in the Loire Valley’s Thouarcé district in the Anjou region, very close to the tiny village of Bonnezeaux and in between the Layon (which lies 1.5km to the south) and Loire (18 km to the north) Rivers. 392 more words


Top 10 South African Chenin Blanc wines

Press release below:

The winners of the inaugural Standard Bank Chenin Blanc Top 10 Challenge have been revealed.  The announcement made in Stellenbosch this past week has again highlighted the excellence of these South African white wines. 560 more words

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feeling passionate on a tuesday morning*

i really love the definitions that pop out when you google words. i started writing about ‘passion’ this morning and decided to google the word. this came up: 910 more words

Let Your Palate (Not Your Budget) Guide You To Amazing Wines

My budget has never been able to afford the wines I’d drink if money were no object. My palate has motivated me to be a very discerning buyer, exploring wine producers and regions where I don’t have to pay for a prestigious ‘brand name.’ I want my money going to the quality of the wine in the bottle, not the décor of the tasting room at the Chateau. 354 more words

The Entertaining World Of Wine

Jean-Pierre Robinot, L'Ange Vin, Les Vignes de Fêtembulles, 2012


Another stunner from Loire legend Robinot. This guy lives natural wine- he listens to the grapes as they ferment, loving and caring for them every step of the way. 52 more words

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Huet, Le Haut Lieu, Molleux, Vouvray AC, Loire, France, 2008, 12.5% abv

During our June 2012 visit to France, we visited Domaine Huet and enjoyed a tasting and tour with Johan. Before leaving for a scrumptious lunch of local Loire specialities engineered by Chef Christophe and his wife Natalie at a nearby restaurant, we purchased two bottles. 304 more words


Vouvray Alert

Overlooking both the river and expansive hillsides of its meandering valley, 130
or so hectares of Château Moncontour make up one of the oldest estates in… 425 more words

Sparkling Wine