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A Dozen Rosés: The French Climate Divide: Northern (Oceanic) vs. Southern (Mediterranean) in Six Types by Six Producers (12-Bottle Pack $246, Tax Included)

With apologies to Mr. Shakespeare, a rosé by any other name would probably be sweeter. The fortunes of pink wine have risen and fallen with consumer tastes, especially in the United States, where rosé has endured a shunning for being…

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Posted on 2021.08.20 in Chinon, France, Bordeaux, Beaujolais, Wine-Aid Packages, Loire, Provence, Southern Rhone  |  Read more...

 

The French Rosé Climate Divide: Northern (Oceanic) vs. Southern (Mediterranean) in Six Types by Six Producers. (12-Bottle Pack $255, Tax Included)

Tastes in wine run hot and cold and so do the climates that produce them. Nearly every commercial vine on earth is grown between 30° – 50° latitude (both north and south), but that range offers an almost endless array…

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Posted on 2021.07.02 in France, Wine-Aid Packages, Languedoc-Roussillon, Loire, Provence  |  Read more...

 

Appellation Côtes du Rhône Reds from Five Top Châteauneuf-du-Pape Domaines: Just as AMBITIOUS! (10-Bottle Pack $299, All Included)

Many a storied French château can trace their origins to the Romans—far fewer can boast a heritage dating back to the Greeks. But Marseilles—founded in the Sixth Century BCE as Massalia—is a scant seventy miles south of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, and it…

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Posted on 2021.04.29 in France, Wine-Aid Packages, Southern Rhone  |  Read more...

 

Saturday Sips Review Club March 2021 Selection (6-Bottle Package, $288) Provence’s Standout Cru: Bandol with Four Masterful Producers

Charming Provence. Between olive groves and pine forests the rocky landscape is wild with the fragrant garrigue that marks its wines. This picturesque southern French region on the Côte d’Azur is famous for its rosé, but with a little bit…

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Posted on 2021.03.14 in France, Saturday Sips Review Club, Provence  |  Read more...

 

Provence’s Standout Cru: Bandol with Five Masterful Producers (6-Bottle Wine-Pack $245, All Included)

Charming Provence. Between olive groves and pine forests the rocky landscape is wild with the fragrant garrigue that marks its wines. This picturesque southern French region on the Côte d’Azur is famous for its rosé, but with a little bit…

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Posted on 2021.03.03 in France, Wine-Aid Packages, Provence  |  Read more...

 

Southern Rhône Riches: Châteauneuf-du-Pape’s Sister Cru Villages (10-Bottle Wine-Pack $325, All Included)

Châteauneuf-du-Pape is quite often the gateway region that introduces curious wine drinkers to the essence of terroir. An almost perfect union of soils, climate, and grape varieties combine to create one of the world’s great red wines that tends to…

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Posted on 2021.02.17 in France, Wine-Aid Packages, Southern Rhone  |  Read more...

 

Wine Aid: The Many Expressions and Versatility of Grenache from France and Spain — 12 Bottles for $295 (All Included)

Grenache (Garnacha, Garnatxa, Alicante, Cannonau, etc…) is one of the most widely planted red wine grape varieties in the world. It most likely originated in the region of Aragon in northern Spain and quickly spread into southern France where it…

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Posted on 2020.12.09 in France, Spain DO, Wine-Aid Packages, Languedoc-Roussillon, Catalunya, Southern Rhone, Navarra  |  Read more...

 

Saturday Sips + Saturday Sips Review (6-Pack for $200 All-Included): Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Lirac, Côtes-du-Rhône from Next-Generation Star Estate

Domaine Pierre Usseglio has risen to such prominence over the past two decades, it must be considered as not only one of the top addresses in Chateauneuf-du-Pape but in all of France. The name Usseglio is…

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Posted on 2020.11.11 in France, Saturday Sips Wines, Southern Rhone  |  Read more...

 

Saturday Sips + Saturday Sips Review Package (6-Pack for $310 All-Included): 3 Expressions of Châteauneuf-du-Pape Terroir From Exceptional Producer

If you like biodynamic wines, Châteauneuf-du-Pape, and lauded producers, you’ll find them all at this Saturday’s tasting, One of France’s most influential vignerons, Jean-Paul Daumen is the fifth-generation owner and winemaker of Domaine de la Vieille…

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2020.10.21 in France, Saturday Sips Wines, Southern Rhone  |  Read more...

 

Summer-Aid: $290 Northern & Southern Rhône “Country Wines” from Three Great Producers (12 Bottles, All Included and Delivered)

Our latest Wine-Aid box features a selection of wines that represent the value that can be found from Rhône Valley’s top producers when you dig deep into their portfolios. While these “Country Wines” are generally everyday drinkers, they all rise…

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Posted on 2020.08.26 in France, Wine-Aid Packages, Southern Rhone, Northern Rhone  |  Read more...

 


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