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Châteauneuf-du-Pape: Modernity Meets Tradition

After two whirlwind days in Catalonia, we were off to Avignon, the heart of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, to taste some incredible wines.

We are both used to traveling in Europe on a tight budget and taking public transportation everywhere. 1,545 more words


A balanced and pleasurable life

Yesterday was Bastille Day and while there is not a drop of French blood that runs though my veins (as far as I know) I couldn’t let the holiday go by unnoticed. 857 more words

Chapoutier, Chante Cigale, Coudoulet de Beaucastel, and More!

Lou and I recently gathered for an evening with mature wine.  I do not believe that mature wine need be great, rather they should be complete with additional flavors from bottle age.   846 more words

Tasting Notes And Wine Reviews

ely wines for summer 2014 #006

ely wines for summer continues, and this week we’ve chosen an outstanding Italian to drag you out of that Pinot Grigio slump, and a classic all-round red that drinks well in the sunshine but also quenches those red wine cravings that weeks of sunshine and white wine leave you with! 407 more words


Les Vignerons De L'Enclave Côtes Du Rhône 2012

I try to support independent bottleshops whenever I can, but occasionally I stray into one owned by the big chains. Usually to buy Cooper’s beer on the way home. 223 more words

Tasting Notes

The Past. Oraison- Cotes-du-Rhone 2012

This is an old, old French vineyard in Cotes-du-Rhone France. The blend of ancient vine’s grapes, Grenache, Syrah and Mourvedre. It smells immediately of black licorice, anise seeds, and red cherries. 84 more words

Wine Reviews

Mont Ventoux & the Côtes du Rhône Wine Region (Day 8)

Thursday morning, May 29th, we lost our minds and thought, “Hey! Let’s drive up the side of a mountain today!” Mont Ventoux – yes, the one from The Tour de France. 1,733 more words