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Exploring the French Backcountry Along the Route of ‘Tour de France’ in Ten Stages. The ‘Tricolore’ in Red, White and Rosé. (10-Bottle Pack $291, Tax Included)

Exploring the French Backcountry Along the Route of ‘Tour de France’ in Ten Stages. The ‘Tricolore’ in Red, White and Rosé. The terrain is rough but the terroir is sweet! The Tour de France was founded in 1903—which, for the…

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Posted on 2021.07.16 in Jura, Jura, Savoie, France, Bordeaux, Burgundy, Languedoc-Roussillon, Loire, Southern Rhone, Northern Rhone  |  Read more...

 

The French Rosé Climate Divide: Northern (Continental) 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...

 

Gamay Expressed in 8 Appellations by Beaujolais’ New Generation: A Wealth of Terroir. (10-Bottle Pack $298, Tax Included.)

A few miles north of Lyon lies Beaujolais, a storied French wine appellation that overlaps both Burgundy and the Rhône, paying homage to both while owing allegiance to neither. The picturesque vineyards are planted almost exclusively to Gamay for reds…

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Posted on 2021.06.15 in France, Beaujolais, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 

Burgundy’s Alter Ego: The Singular Cru Villages of Beaujolais (10-Bottle Wine-Pack $275, All Included)

We are pleased to offer a selection of wines that represent a marriage of grapes and ground that the French regard as mystical. It’s in the sandy clay soils over granite of Beaujolais that the Gamay grape finds its truest…

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Posted on 2021.02.24 in France, Beaujolais, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 

Half-a-Dozen Wines to Pour on Thanksgiving Day (12-pack for $280 All-Included)

G.K. Chesterton wrote, “I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” Despite (or perhaps because of) the tumult of 2020, we can probably all find something to be thankful…

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Posted on 2020.11.18 in France, Saturday Sips Wines, Beaujolais, Spain DO, Penedes, Piedmont, Burgundy, Wine-Aid Packages, Rioja DOC, Italy, Alsace  |  Read more...

 

Summer-Aid: $265 “The Other Burgundy” — The Delectable Wines of Beaujolais (8 Bottles Red, 4 Bottles Rosé, All Included and Delivered)

Feast your end-of-summer senses on our latest Wine-Aid box that features a selection of wines that represent a marriage of grapes and ground that the French regard as mystical. It’s in the sandy clay soils over granite of Beaujolais that…

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Posted on 2020.09.02 in France, Beaujolais, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 

Summer-Aid: Explore 2018 Beaujolais with Two New Wine-Aid Packages (All Included and Delivered)

In a marriage of grapes and ground that the French regard as mystical, it’s in the sandy clay soils over granite of Beaujolais that the Gamay grape finds its truest expression, in the right hands producing red wines that are fresh,…

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Posted on 2020.06.23 in France, Beaujolais, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 

$270 “A Dozen Rosés” Wine-Aid Package — Crisp, Cool Climate Rosé + A Rosé Sparkler (All Included and Delivered)

“It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.” — Rainer Maria Rilke Whether you’re social-distancing with friends on the patio, grilling in the backyard, or just relaxing on a cozy chair with a…

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Posted on 2020.06.08 in France, Beaujolais, Spain DO, Burgundy, Wine-Aid Packages, Loire, Cava, South West  |  Read more...

 

Clos de Mez — Cru Beaujolais of Consequence

Vines have been in Marie-Élodie Zighera Confuron’s maternal family for four generations but she is the first of the family to produce and bottle the wines under her own name. Living in Paris as a teenager, she would travel to…

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Posted on 2020.02.27 in France, Saturday Sips Wines, Beaujolais  |  Read more...

 

Turkey Day Beaujolais

As always, our first rule for selecting Thanksgiving wine is not to freak out searching for a flawless pairing. The typical feast is far too diverse with textures, flavors, and aromas. There is no reason to kill yourself striving for…

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Posted on 2019.11.21 in France, Saturday Sips Wines, Beaujolais  |  Read more...

 


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