The Rose wines from the Château d’Esclans

The Rose wines from the Château d’Esclans

The Château d’Esclans domain is an exceptional site, extending itself on a hillside near to the Pennafort gorges in the Var region. The château is inspired from the grand villas of the Tuscany countryside; it was built in the middle of the nineteenth century and bought by Sacha Lichine in 2006. This wine producer of […]


The foie Gras without force-feeding

The foie Gras without force-feeding

In France the country of the foie gras “par excellence”, a good number of small producers have stopped force-feeding their geese hence halting the commercialisation of their foie gras. They now reserve them for a more restrained or family orientated consumption. Therefore you will not find in France the commercialisation of an “ethical” organic, force-fed […]


A WINE MADE EMOTION

A WINE MADE EMOTION

Whilst some announce sadly « for us its the taste », the wine lover will answer, « for us it’s the emotion ». Whatever the wine’s color, or terroir, region, or label, the emotion is always present. What would be the pleasure of tasting without the emotion? With wine all our senses are awakened. The first one to be […]


SEARCHING FOR THE HOLY GRAIL IN FRANCE’S VINEYARDS

SEARCHING FOR THE HOLY GRAIL IN FRANCE’S VINEYARDS

Where can one find « the Holy Grail » of wines in the world? Which is the wine by which, just the name is what dreams are made off? Which is the one with the most beautiful color, constituted by ever-changing shades and reflections all along its maturation process? Which is the one harboring a perfect limpidity […]


Domain Jacques-Frédéric Mugnier

Domain Jacques-Frédéric Mugnier

Frédéric Mugnier funded the domain in 1863, and it’s in 1985 that Frédéric Mugnier, the great grand son, takes over the family’s domain, giving it the final push in 2004, with the return of the Clos de la Maréchal exploitation, within the Nuits de Saint George. The wines issued from the Mugnier domain are pure […]


What women expect …

What women expect …

They wish to find the ideal wine, in other words a “woman’s” wine, but that’s not all! What could this wine be? For the young woman under thirty it would be: A rose, slightly sweet, fine and light for the aperitif or a light summer luncheon, such as a rose Bonbon from the Diables domain. […]