Posts Tagged ‘wine’

Fete des Crus du Beaujolais: Wine Guide

We recently attended the Fete des Crus du Beaujolais in Chiroubles on the 25th of April. With over 300 vignerons, we did not get to try every bottle of wine, but we did try a few from each region. I will try to give you a little information on each wine region and [...]

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Sampling Various French Wines

Bought some wine back in December and thought I’d share our reviews with you.  We didn’t get to taste them all for various reasons, but here is a little information on each wine. 
2008 Fayard, Domaine de Fondrèche; like a Southern CDR, light to medium body fruity red wine
Grape varieties: 50% Grenache, 30% Syrah, [...]

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Salon des vins des vignerons independants

On Saturday 31/10, we went to a salon with some friends and tasted the afternoon away! I won’t be able to tell you exactly how each smelled and tasted, because we had so many, but I will try to tell you a little about each wine that we tried.
2007 Pouilly Fuisse from Bourgogne; Domaine les [...]

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French Wine Fun Facts

We attended a wine tasting at an Expat Expo here in Lyon last October. Not only was it tasty, but very informative. I like to think of myself as fairly knowledgeable in the world of wine, but I definitively learned a lot yesterday. So, I thought I would share some of that knowledge with you!  [...]

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Santé! A review of a Muscat Sec

This wine is so GOOD! We bought it last Saturday at Le Comptoir de l’Arc in Montpellier. I really enjoy Muscat wine. It is usually a sweet wine, but Muscat Sec is dry. Both are fabulous! This wine had such a great aroma. The bottle at the restaurant was [...]

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