So many consumers are afraid of French Wine because the labels don’t tell you the names of the grape varietals on the label in most regions but instead they are labeled by the region and the village in that region. Yet with all that fear, the average consumer when asking for Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, […]Read More Don’t Be Afraid Of French Wines! You Already Know The Grapes!
Many of my customers and blog followers are regularly reaching out to me asking me which Burgundy, Which Bordeaux, Which Champagne should they buy when there are so many choices. Many parts of France like Champagne or Burgundy use the word “CRU” which means a vineyard or specific village where the grapes come from. […]Read More Learn These Words: Grand Cru !!
The days of California Chardonnay lovers being able to find what they call an “Oaky, Buttery, Chardonnay” are coming to an end. Global warming in the state of California is putting very high levels of sugar in the grapes which is leading to very high alcohol contents as discussed in previous articles on high alcohol […]Read More Do You Really Want An “OAKY” Chardonnay Or A “BUTTERY” Chardonnay?