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High five

It’s party time this week!!  I am celebrating the fifth anniversary of this blog – anyone fancy some bubbly??

I can’t quite  believe that I published my first post on March 7, 2012 – it seems such a long time ago!   313 more words


Wine regions of France [36x32]

Really cool map of the wine regions of France from VinMaps. These maps are printed on high quality, acid-free paper and are shipped in a hard tube which provide safe and easy transit to the buyer. 78 more words


Sorry Pasteur, you were wrong

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Two years ago I wrote an article whose title was a quote by my historical hero Louis Pasteur, “Wine is the most healthful and most hygienic of beverages.” Well my recent visit to the Languedoc gave me cause to doubt that Pasteur was wrong, in at least half of his statement. 490 more words


Walled in

Today I would like to take you on an outing to Villefranche-de-Conflent.  I hope you have the time to join me!  

Villefranche sits on the confluence of the Tet and Cady rivers, at the foot of the Pyrenees.   569 more words


French Independent Winegrowers Discoveries

Promoting the profession of vine growing and making wines with personality, the French Independent Winegrowers association, descended on London with 30 of its 7,000 members. Christina Rasmussen was there to taste and discover wines that are worth considering for your list. 832 more words



Uzès Castle – Uzès, Gard, Languedoc, France – December 2010