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Wine at school in France

February 20, 2017 - 6:27am
Thirsty boy in summer On elementary-school programs & wine culture I recently found another old school textbook in a flea market where wine and winemaking were casually highlighted as part of the ordinary landscape, which led me to do some... Foteyes

Laurent Saillard's new chai

February 5, 2017 - 2:59pm
Laurent Saillard with Paul & Corinne Gillet Pouillé-sur-Cher, Touraine (Loire) Winter is the healthy season when growers reconnect with their vineyards months after the harvest, the time when they patiently stop at each vine to make a pruning choice that... Foteyes

Sylvain Leest (Loire)

January 24, 2017 - 6:33am
Sylvain Leest in front of his wine farm Faverolles-en-Berry, Loire The French wine landscape keeps improving year after year thanks to the many young growers and winemakers setting up shop with the aim to work organicly in the vineyard and... Foteyes

Budapest wine bar : Drop Shop

January 21, 2017 - 9:33am
Drop Shop's owner Adam Hebenstreit (left) Budapest, Hungary If you spend time in Budapest there's a nice wine bar to feel the pulse of the wine scene of the region, this is the Drop Shop wine bar. This venue, which... Foteyes

Jozsef Szentesi - the ancient varieties of Hungary

January 18, 2017 - 3:41pm
Jozsef Szentesi Budaörs, just outside Budapest (Hungary) Hungary has a long wine history and like other major wine countries like France, Italy or Spain it used to have lots of local grape varieties that were alas whipped off in the... Foteyes

Anonymous wine scenes (6)

January 4, 2017 - 2:32am
"aux Eaux Douces" August 1960 Here we go again for the treasures I found on the flea markets, brocantes and vide-greniers (sidewalk attic sales). Foraging in the old pictures showing people enjoying wine or drinks decades ago is a healthy... Foteyes

Vini di Vignaioli Paris

December 26, 2016 - 3:58pm
Italian wines in Paris Paris, 11th arrondissement This major wine tasting event took place recently at the Atelier Basfroi in the 11th arrondissement, this was the first of its kind with about 70 artisan vignaioli (vignerons) presenting their wines to... Foteyes

Wine News (68)

December 20, 2016 - 8:05am
Majestic oak tree I've got some backlog of "news" to publish, with summer views like this one which date back from already a few months, but who would frown at having a reminder of Provence's sun to start going through... Foteyes

Christophe Foucher (Loire)

December 7, 2016 - 3:08pm
Christophe Foucher in his cellar Couffy, Touraine (Loire) It's always a pleasure to meet Christophe Foucher, and we regularly see each other, albeit briefly, on the saturday market in the beautiful town of Saint Aignan when I/we spend a weekend... Foteyes

Pressing Côt at André Fouassier (Loire)

November 27, 2016 - 3:43pm
Forking the whole-clustered grapes Lye, Touraine (Loire) The other day (last weekend of october) I visted André Fouassier to see what he was doing at this time of the year, he had just finished to press a load of whole-clustered... Foteyes

Nicolas Vauthier (Burgundy)

November 20, 2016 - 11:48am
Nicolas Vauthier with Juliette (who is from Quebec) Avallon, Burgundy There are small wine regions in northern Burgundy which are still largely under the radar compared to their famous brethren beginning with Chablis almost next door, places like Irancy, Epineuil... Foteyes

Damien Menut (Loire)

November 6, 2016 - 10:04am
Damien Menut sorting his Cabernet Thésée, Touraine (Loire) I was enjoying a nice weekend along the Cher river when I stumbled upon an old 2CV Citroën fourgonnette that looked familiar to me in the main street of Saint Aignan on... Foteyes