Monthly Archives: November 2012

And the Gamay says to the rabbit “No Bananas in my Beaujolais Please!”…


The slogan ‘Le Beaujolais est arrivé’or “The New Beaujolais has arrived” gets it name from an old 1978 French film by Jean-Luc Voulfow.  Thirty years ago, what seemed to be the world’s best Marketing plan brought to light for selling … Continue reading

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A Woman Winemaker in Burgundy – Anne Parent


While on a three week visit in France, Thaddeus Buggs of  The Minority Wine Report sent me an email to see if I could be free to come along. Because October is the month that starts the end of the … Continue reading

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Romain Iltis wins Best Sommelier of France 2012!


Although it was rainy, windy and even a touchdown of a mini Tornado just outside of the city, there was still no other place better than 

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