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Port wine, the sweet reward for patience

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It is said that you cannot get more British than port wine. It was made like a tailored suit, precisely so that it would suit the English taste and succeed there. The truth is that Port wines are the gateway … Continuar leyendo

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The wines of Languedoc-Roussillon, Mediterranean France for everyone

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Known for being the largest table wine maker in France, the Languedoc-Roussillon region is trying to shake off the stigma of making large quantities of cheap wine so that they can show off the potential and quality of this large … Continuar leyendo

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Bordeaux wine: la Rive Gauche

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A few days ago we talked about Bordeaux wines and their significance on the international wine scene. However, we looked at only one of the regions, the Right Bank or Rive Droite of the Dordogne River. Today we are looking … Continuar leyendo

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Bordeaux wine: La rive droite

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For more than two centuries, the French region of Bordeaux has been recognized as the world’s first wine region. Bordeaux wine is sought internationally and many of the Châteaux producers are considered true legends by self-respecting wine lovers. Bordeaux is … Continuar leyendo

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A journey through the Loire Valley. – Part 2

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A few days ago we embarked on a journey through one of the most interesting and beautiful parts of France, the Loire Valley, which is the third largest wine region in terms of size. We passed through the Lower Loire … Continuar leyendo

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A journey through the Loire Valley wine

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The predominant Loire valley wine are spiced, mineral, smoked, saline white wines; refreshing rosés, fruity and subtle reds, sweet wines, sparkling wines… a whole treasure trove of excellent quality wines that are often overshadowed by those made in Burgundy, Bordeaux and Champagne. … Continuar leyendo

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