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22/08/2016

What is like to be in the largest Wine Museum of the World?

Wine lovers now have another place to visit this summer. We are talking about the City of Wine or Cité du Vin, located in Bordeaux, France, and occupies no less than 140,000 square feet, a really good and considerable surface to explore and learn about wine culture through the activities they offer.

One of the reason of its importance is that, besides being very big, is...

9/12/2015

10 sparkling wines and champagnes for Christmas

What better than a sparkling wine to make a toast with your family and friends during Christmas season? From Italy to France, we would like to suggest you the best champagnes, proseccos and Spanish fizz to clink glasses. Let's celebrate!

The best Proseccos Valdo Prosecco Marca Oro Superiore

Valdo Prosecco Marca Oro Superiore: it is Italy's best-selling prosecco....

16/09/2015

Moët & Chandon, at the forefront of innovation

Moët & Chandon is one of the most expensive and glamorous champagne brands in the world. Therefore, this brand knows, more than anyone, how to bring innovation and also surprise the consumer with every new product launched.

In this case, they just introduced MCIII, a champagne flashing luxury on all four sides. With this product, consumers will feel even more...

28/02/2013

Wine consumption in France reached a record low

French producers are concerned, and rightly so, because -apart from other problems related to competition and appellations of origin- they are seeing as, in recent years, their countrymen are drinking less and less amount of wine. In fact, according to a recent study made by FranceAgriMer, under the French Ministry of Agriculture, the average consumption is just one glass a...

18/02/2013

Saint - Emillion wines new classification

The classification system of Saint - Emilion wines has the characteristic of being subject to revision. In fact, this statement is not just a simple line that thickens some kind of agreement from decades ago but a reality that has been implemented, approximately every ten years, and which has its consequences. However, after the 2006 revision there were only 5 years until the...

15/02/2013

World leaders' favorite drinks

World leaders are human. They have a favorite football team, movie, meal and even a favorite drink. Psychologists can probably get a lot from the information I will share with you in this post and they will for sure attribute all kinds of personality traits to each of these powerful leaders, based on the contents of their glass. Is it true that all beer or whisky drinkers have ...

19/11/2012

When a Château is not a Château?

According to the traditional definition, accepted as the norm, a "Château" is one of the wines of France with Controlled Denomination of Origin (Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée - AOC) elaborated exclusively with grapes from a single estate or property. So far so clear.

The problem is that from some countries, especially the United States, where there is no regulation...

15/10/2012

Beaujolais!!

Today is the day that Beaujolais wines officially go on sale and the launch has even reached the United States.

Thus, the Chamber of Commerce of France in the United States wishes to join the release, promoting the wine in Denver.

In this case, Amélie Company, Denver, has created a series of posters that combine the two countries regarding the launch, in a sort of...

3/08/2012

Wine and more from Languedoc-Roussillon

In the heart of the Pyrénées-Orientales department, between the Mediterranean and Corbières, flanked by the mountains of Canigou and Les Albères, the Languedoc-Roussillon vines grow in a variety of landscapes, soils and microclimates.

The wine producing area is crossed by three valleys and includes several types of terrain, hills, slopes and terraces, where soils of...