Wine Terroirs - Wines, tastings and vineyards in France.

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Frenchtown Farms, Oregon House (California)

August 12, 2018 - 8:18am
Aaron & Cara Mockrish Oregon House, California Sierra Foothills Aaron and Cara Mockrish who now run Frenchtown Farms are of a new generation of winemakers who spend most of their attention and care in the vineyard. They're passionate about the... Foteyes

Lo-Fi Wines, Buellton (California)

August 5, 2018 - 9:26am
Mike Roth pouring Buellton, California Here is a small winery in the Santa Barbara County, Lo-Fi, it makes its wine from purchased grapes in a cooperative-style facility housing some 8 boutique wineries under its roof on the outskirts of Buellton,... Foteyes

Peter Martin Ray vineyards (California)

July 30, 2018 - 4:03am
Frédéric Ballario in the vineyard Saratoga, Santa Cruz Mountains, California Here in California it's pretty common to have the growers on one side and the winery/winemaker on the other side as because or land price it's easier for wineries to... Foteyes

Visit at Nicolas Renard (Loire)

July 16, 2018 - 8:20pm
Nicolas Renard with Alex Bernardo Amboise, Touraine (Loire) This was an impromptu visit at the cellar of Nicolas Renard, we didn't know if the elusive cult vigneron was there on a saturday but as Alex Bernardo was visiting me in... Foteyes

Vincent Bergeron, Montlouis (Loire)

July 4, 2018 - 10:22am
Vincent Bergeron with wife and son Montlouis-sur-Loire, Loire You may remember my story/profile on Frantz Saumon, the Montlouis producer, this was here a few months ago in this very house and as planned, Frantz moved since most of his winery... Foteyes

Wine News (72)

June 22, 2018 - 2:46am
Great Cabernet Sauvignon My sister had brought me this bottle which she found in Lyon or a trip in the Rhone and we waited to open the bottle, it happened to be a very enjoyable wine. It's vinifies naturally on... Foteyes

Open Doors at Christian Venier (Loire)

June 12, 2018 - 2:15pm
The courtyard at the wine farm Candé-sur-Beuvron, Loire It's been years I wanted to go at the yearly open doors of Christian Venier, it's not that far from where I stay on weekends in the Loire and Noëlla Morantin who... Foteyes

A visit at Julien Pineau, Touraine (Loire)

June 4, 2018 - 4:32am
Julien, Juliette Pineau with baby girl Mareuil-su-Cher, Touraine (Loire) I visited Julien Pineau the other day in their new home as he and Juliette were busy preparing horsetail tea for a later spraying. He and Juliette have moved on since... Foteyes

Mettler winery (Israel)

May 31, 2018 - 2:19am
Heinz Mettler checking the apex of his Petit Verdot Agur, Israel This visit was very interesting on many regards, it helped me understand how the winemaking wave has grown deep in the country, here is a very small operation with... Foteyes

Sphera winery (Israel)

May 23, 2018 - 1:05pm
Doron Rav Hon in his facility Givat Yeshayahu, Jerusalem hills This is yet another interesting winery that has appeared fairly recently on the Israeli wine scene, Sphera, which makes wines from a 3,5-hectare vineyard surface. The facility is located in... Foteyes

Psagot, Judea and Samaria (Israel)

May 17, 2018 - 1:30pm
Ya'cov Oryah, winemaker at Psagot Psagot, Jerusalem mountains Located north east of Jerusalem, the Psagot winery is one of the many wineries that have sprouted in the last few years in Judea and Samaria, and it is thriving thanks to... Foteyes

Poison D'Avril wine fair

May 3, 2018 - 7:53am
Cool wine fair Saint-Agil, Loir-et-Cher (Loire) I heard about this small wine fair through Christophe Foucher and I'm grateful that he tipped me about it, it's the 2nd year it's happening in the northern tip of the Loir-et-Cher département (I... Foteyes

Pierre Fenals tasting (Burgundy)

April 26, 2018 - 2:17am
Pierre Fenals in the wine shop Rue Daguerre, Paris I was stuck in Paris that weekend although i had other plans and I had the chance to make the best of a bad situation by jumping on the opportunity to... Foteyes