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28/02/2013

Wine consumption in France reached a record low

 - French producers are concerned, and rightly so, because -apart from other problems related to competition and appellations of origin- they are seeing as, in recent years, their countrymen are drinking less and less amount of wine. In fact, according to a recent study made by FranceAgriMer, under the French Ministry of Agriculture, the average consumption is just one glass a...

18/02/2013

Saint - Emillion wines new classification

 TAGS:The classification system of Saint - Emilion wines has the characteristic of being subject to revision. In fact, this statement is not just a simple line that thickens some kind of agreement from decades ago but a reality that has been implemented, approximately every ten years, and which has its consequences. However, after the 2006 revision there were only 5 years until the...

15/02/2013

World leaders' favorite drinks

 TAGS:World leaders are human. They have a favorite football team, movie, meal and even a favorite drink. Psychologists can probably get a lot from the information I will share with you in this post and they will for sure attribute all kinds of personality traits to each of these powerful leaders, based on the contents of their glass. Is it true that all beer or whisky drinkers have ...

19/11/2012

When a Château is not a Château?

 TAGS:According to the traditional definition, accepted as the norm, a "Château" is one of the wines of France with Controlled Denomination of Origin (Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée - AOC) elaborated exclusively with grapes from a single estate or property. So far so clear.

The problem is that from some countries, especially the United States, where there is no regulation...

15/10/2012

Beaujolais!!

 TAGS: TAGS:Today is the day that Beaujolais wines officially go on sale and the launch has even reached the United States.

Thus, the Chamber of Commerce of France in the United States wishes to join the release, promoting the wine in Denver.

In this case, Amélie Company, Denver, has created a series of posters that combine the two countries regarding the launch, in a sort of...

3/08/2012

Wine and more from Languedoc-Roussillon

 - In the heart of the Pyrénées-Orientales department, between the Mediterranean and Corbières, flanked by the mountains of Canigou and Les Albères, the Languedoc-Roussillon vines grow in a variety of landscapes, soils and microclimates.

The wine producing area is crossed by three valleys and includes several types of terrain, hills, slopes and terraces, where soils of...

20/06/2012

Pauillac, luxury in the Gironde left side

 TAGS:Water plays a decisive role on the development of Médoc grapes and their proximity to the Atlantic Ocean and their location, near the Gironde, set features and is probably the cause of that French wines from this region are the inspiration for all other wines of this country and some abroad. It is no coincidence that the region of Pauillac is precisely here.

It does not...

16/05/2012

Saint-julien, art in Bordeaux

 TAGS:Art in Bordeaux, so are the wines of Saint-Julien: interesting and different, unique pieces which show while getting uncorked that there is no part of their elaboration process that has been taken lightly. Everything has a meaning and, like art, it is not always fully understood, in fact it is sometimes misunderstood, but some others it can make crazy to whoever taste it for...

18/11/2010

Beaujolais!!

Eiffel in DenverFrench wine with american styleToday is the official launch of this years's beaujolais wines, even in the States!

So, The French American Chamber of Commerce in the States wants to give their support to this launching, promoting the Beaujolais wines in Denver, AZ.

Amèlie Company, from Denver, has designed a line of modern posters that blend this different countries, thanks to Beaujolais. Are you gonna try it? 

Do you...