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The rarest wine in the world

The rarest wine in the world

The Domaine of Clos Naudin, founded in 1910 produces over 13 hectares of wonderful Vouvray. The chenin vines, The only grape allowed in this appelation, are found in the “terroir” of the Perruches. The extremely tight structure of these wines will express themselves after eight long years. The domain of the Clos Naudin, property of […]


HENS WORKING FOR THE VINEYARDS

HENS WORKING FOR THE VINEYARDS

A winemaker employed our feathered friends to take care of his vineyard. Forget horses plowing between the vines, the latest trend for maintenance of the vines is the…  hen! A producer of the Loire valley decided to introduce 250 hens on half a hectare of vines for maintenance purposes! Philippe Boucard , from the Bourgueil […]


LOIRE VALLEY: WINES TRAVELLING UNDER SAIL

LOIRE VALLEY: WINES TRAVELLING UNDER SAIL

The wines sail to England, there is nothing special you might say, but the wines sailing under sail power in the 21st century! … An old sloop rigged gaffer delivers wine from France to the English, and not just any wine, but “La coulée de Serrant” produced by Nicolas Joly. Myth or reality, this wine […]


What’s Biodynamics?

What’s Biodynamics?

Here is an article to understand what biodynamic is about and how it works. I think it’s necessary to understand what is a Biodynamic wine because we taste it every day without really understanding how they are produced, and what makes their excellence! “The only one that can make a judgment on agriculture, is he […]


THE TOP TEN WINES OF THE WORLD

THE TOP TEN WINES OF THE WORLD

The Burgundy  vineyards produce 8 of the 10 best Grands Crus in the world, and in this exclusive group there is an extraordinary wine from Mosel Germany and one from the Bordeaux vineyards. After a very serious study issued from a comparison of 30,000 worldwide merchants sites, the first ranking is not the Domaine de […]


Bottles at sea

Bottles at sea

Could the sea be the best cellar in the world? That seems to be the wish of several winemakers who are attempting the adventure. Some of them will immerse bottles in less than 60 feet of water, but for others their bottles are going for a deep dive in about 1200 and 3000 feet. The […]