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La Framboisiere Cotes Du Rhone 2012 (La Framboisiere, Rhone, France)

La Framboisiere Cotes Du Rhone 2012 is a Grenache and Syrah blended red from Southern Rhone, France, where it is known for Grenache. Just like its name, it a has nice aroma and flavor of fresh raspberry 52 more words

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Le Mouxetaire .... St Joseph

May 21 2015

St Joseph.

In 1987, I think it was, I was introduced to the first two French wines that I liked: Sancerre from the Loire and Crozes Hermitage from the Rhone, so my blog will start in the Northern Rhone valley, but will focus on the western shore, opposite Crozes and the town of Tain l’Hermitage, in the area known as St Joseph. 1,427 more words


wine - 2012 E. Guigal Crozes-Hermitage Blanc


Mixed wines

A couple of weeks ago the French-Swedish online wine dealer Franska vinlistan (“French wine list”) put on a tasting of mixed wines from their range. Here my impressions of some of the wines. 733 more words


Avignon and Provence - Part 1

We decided that for the next five nights our base of operations in the south of France was to be Avignon, the city of the French popes. 588 more words

A Saturday morning in Lyon

Lyon, Cathédrale Saint-Jean

In France, the Feast of Ascension is a holiday, and since it always happens on a Thursday, most companies, administrations and other organisations generally give their employees a day off on the following Friday so that people can enjoy 4 consecutive days of holidays. 323 more words


Another season, another water level gamble

River Rhine

It seems almost inevitable. The river cruise season gets underway and then either high or low water levels due to heavy rains or lack thereof cause some disruptions. 621 more words

River Cruise