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Montlouis wine bar : Lise & Bertrand Jousset

July 25, 2017 - 6:31am
Bertrand & Lise Jousset in the wine bar Husseau-Montlouis (Loire) Among the many wine bars centered on natural wine that are now popping up across the French provinces, some are opening right in the domaines' grounds like here at Lise... Foteyes

Domaine du Mortier (Loire)

July 5, 2017 - 9:41am
Fabien Boisard Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil (Loire) I met Fabien Boisard a year ago in a tasting event in Paris and I was impressed at the time by the range of true, unfiltered wines made from organic vineyards. Fabien and his brother Cyril... Foteyes

Minervois La Livinière (Languedoc)

June 26, 2017 - 3:38am
Minervois la Livinière - valley Narbonne, Languedoc The second day of our press trip was devoted to the Appellation communale Minervois La Livinière, also one of the exclusive high-end AOCs of Languedoc, which they call the 1er Cru du Languedoc.... Foteyes

Corbières Boutenac (Languedoc)

June 22, 2017 - 12:43am
Chapelle Saint Simeon Narbonne, Languedoc The Languedoc region has so many different appellations and terroirs that it's not fair when we just refer to one of its wines by the generic term Languedoc. I was invited to a press trip... Foteyes

Corbières Boutenac (Languedoc)

June 22, 2017 - 12:43am
Chapelle Saint Simeon Narbonne, Languedoc The Languedoc region has so many different appellations and terroirs that it's not fair when we just refer to one of its wines by the generic term Languedoc. I was invited to a press trip... Foteyes

Kenji & Mai Hodgson (Anjou, Loire)

June 19, 2017 - 12:10am
Kenji & Mai in their vatroom Rablay sur Layon, Anjou (Loire) Kenji & Mai Hodgson (see profile made a few years ago) have moved yet again and settled in this house that is now their own and where they'll also... Foteyes

Kenji & Mai Hodgson (Anjou, Loire)

June 19, 2017 - 12:10am
Kenji & Mai in their vatroom Rablay sur Layon, Anjou (Loire) Kenji & Mai Hodgson (see profile made a few years ago) have moved yet again and settled in this house that is now their own and where they'll also... Foteyes

Chinon wine bar : la Cabane à Vin

June 9, 2017 - 2:04am
Emilie Riopel pouring Chinon, Loire The small town of Chinon is located between Tours and Saumur along the Vienne river (shortly before it merges into the mighty Loire) at about 2 hours 15 minutes from Paris. Until recently the town... Foteyes

Chinon wine bar : la Cabane à Vin

June 9, 2017 - 2:04am
Emilie Riopel pouring Chinon, Loire The small town of Chinon is located between Tours and Saumur along the Vienne river (shortly before it merges into the mighty Loire) at about 2 hours 15 minutes from Paris. Until recently the town... Foteyes

Wine News (69)

June 5, 2017 - 6:45am
Everything I love... This was a couple months ago, and B. had cooked an osso bucco for which I thought a Pineau d'Aunis might be a great pairing [that's a shameless lie, I'd open Pineau d'Aunis on virtually anything] and... Foteyes

Wine News (69)

June 5, 2017 - 6:45am
Everything I love... This was a couple months ago, and B. had cooked an osso bucco for which I thought a Pineau d'Aunis might be a great pairing [that's a shameless lie, I'd open Pineau d'Aunis on virtually anything] and... Foteyes

New Caviste in Fleurie (Beaujolais)

May 29, 2017 - 6:08am
A new caviste in town Fleurie, Beaujolais We had arrived in Villié Morgon late that day, we went to the local hotel and I hadn't had the courage to drive around for a place to eat, so we went to... Foteyes

New Caviste in Fleurie (Beaujolais)

May 29, 2017 - 6:08am
A new caviste in town Fleurie, Beaujolais We had arrived in Villié Morgon late that day, we went to the local hotel and I hadn't had the courage to drive around for a place to eat, so we went to... Foteyes

François Saint-Leger & Estelle Maitre (Loire)

May 14, 2017 - 5:37am
François & Estelle in their chai Monthou-su-Cher, Touraine (Loire) This corner of Touraine is one of these very favorable places for young demanding vignerons wanting to start their domaine : pretty nice terroirs on an area that isn't rated high... Foteyes

François Saint-Leger & Estelle Maitre (Loire)

May 14, 2017 - 5:37am
François & Estelle in their chai Monthou-su-Cher, Touraine (Loire) This corner of Touraine is one of these very favorable places for young demanding vignerons wanting to start their domaine : pretty nice terroirs on an area that isn't rated high... Foteyes

Cédric Bernard (Loire)

May 1, 2017 - 2:59am
Cédric Bernard with Roxane Monthou-sur-Bièvre, Touraine (Loire) We're here just a short distance south of Les Montils, where the Puzelats brothers have their facility, a part of Touraine close to the thickly-forested Sologne with few vineyards compared to the past... Foteyes

Cédric Bernard (Loire)

May 1, 2017 - 2:59am
Cédric Bernard with Roxane Monthou-sur-Bièvre, Touraine (Loire) We're here just a short distance south of Les Montils, where the Puzelats brothers have their facility, a part of Touraine close to the thickly-forested Sologne with few vineyards compared to the past... Foteyes

Noëlla Morantin spring visit

April 24, 2017 - 5:44am
Noëlla Morantin at work in a parcel Pouillé sur Cher, Touraine (Loire) It'd been quite a while I hadn't visited Noëlla Morantin and I called her to see what she was doing these days, the area, like much of France... Foteyes

Noëlla Morantin spring visit

April 24, 2017 - 5:44am
Noëlla Morantin at work in a parcel Pouillé sur Cher, Touraine (Loire) It'd been quite a while I hadn't visited Noëlla Morantin and I called her to see what she was doing these days, the area, like much of France... Foteyes

Paris wine bars : le Desnoyez

April 13, 2017 - 4:25am
Le Desnoyez Belleville, Paris Le Desnoyez is another great venue centered on natural wine and artisan food which opened just a few months ago in september 2016. Paris isn't as you know facing a shortage of bistrots & wine bars... Foteyes