Wine Terroirs - Wines, tastings and vineyards in France.

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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

Quinta de Nápoles, Dirk Niepoort (Douro)

April 15, 2018 - 2:53pm
Dirk van der Niepoort in the barrel room Quinta de Nápoles, Douro (Portugal) I'll reprint here in big part the short introduction on Dirk van der Niepoort which I made in the previous story. We met him at one of... Foteyes

Douro wines (Portugal)

April 8, 2018 - 1:39pm
Saúde ! a press trip in the Douro Vila Real, Douro, Portugal I took part to 6-day press trip in the Douro in Portugal, this was a good opportunity to discover this small wine region at the western tip of... Foteyes

Salon des Vins de France (Villebarou, Loire)

March 24, 2018 - 6:52am
A great wine fair off the beaten path Villebarou, Loire You may not have heard about this wine event but this is possibly the first-ever wine fair centered on artisan & natural wine in France and it has just had... Foteyes

Anonymous Wine Scenes (7)

March 15, 2018 - 2:30pm
Chandeleur 1958 Here is time for another chapter in our travel-in-time pilgrimage through wine-related pictures foraged on the fleamarkets and sidewalk sales. I'll repeat my anthem that these pictures are a window into a way of being, a way of... Foteyes

On Chocolate & Champagne

February 25, 2018 - 10:41am
Pairing Champagne with real chocolate Paris, february 2018 If there's a season where you need chocolate that's obviously winter : short days, depressing cloudy & damp days (especially in Paris), It's almost a matter of survival to get your intake... Foteyes