Crash course in Burgundian wine

Many experts agree upon, that some of the most exciting wines in the world come from Burgundy, a region that begins a hundred kilometres south from Paris and reaches down to Lyon. A 360 kilometre (225 mile) long wine superhighway. The area Burgundy is an area with various soils, divided in numerous districts: Chablis, Côte d’Or (divided…

Sweet bubbles in sleek bottles

The wines from Alsace – Crisp bubbles in sleek bottles

In contrary to the rest of France – like the wines from Burgundy or Châteauneuf du Pape which focus on the appellation – the wines in Alsace are often named after the grape variety. The wine is bottled on distinctive, long-necked bottles, called Flütes d’ Alsace and this is part of the reason, why Alsatian wine is so well-known…