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Oenologie - Les vins de Sauternes : « L’extravagance du superbe » - Les Grappes
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The wines of Sauternes : " The extravagance of the superb "

While the anti-LGVs have announced an appeal to the Conseil d'Etat to denounce the impact of this high-speed line on the great wines of southern Bordeaux, let's take the time to look at the situation....

Oenotourisme France - Vallée du Rhône : le Tour de France côté vins - Les Grappes
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Rhone Valley: the Tour de France on the wine side

After a beautiful breakaway in the heart of the Languedoc vineyards, the Tour de France route reserves for the riders several stages in the heart of the Rhone Valley. An ideal programme to treat yourself to a tour of the region....

Le Carménère, le cépage chilien qui monte en gamme - Les Grappes
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Carménère, the Chilean grape variety that is moving up the range

Uruguay has its tannat, Argentina its malbec and Chile its carménère. This little-known Bordeaux grape variety, which has been back on the top of the podium in recent years, is meeting with a real craze....

Oenologie - Bien choisir son vin au restaurant - Les Grappes
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Choosing the right wine in a restaurant

It is sometimes difficult to choose the right wine in a restaurant. Unlike at home, the choice of menu and wine is not necessarily made in advance. It is therefore a source of re...

Oenotourisme France - Bugey-Savoie : le Tour de France côté vins - Les Grappes
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Bugey-Savoie: the Tour de France on the wine side

After an exceptional route in the heart of the Rhone Valley, new challenges await the riders of the Tour de France before they climb the Alps. On the way to our last breakaway in the Viti...

Oenotourisme France - A la découverte de l'AOC Chénas - Les Grappes
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Discovering AOC Chénas

After Saint-Amour and Fleurie, do you know the AOC Chénas? It is one of the 10 Beaujolais Crus! Produced between the departments of Rhône and Saône-et-Loire, this red wine is a wine that can be enjoyed in a wide range of...

Oenotourisme France - Tout savoir sur les Fêtes des vendanges - Les Grappes
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All you need to know about the Fêtes des vendanges

What is the harvest festival? Historically, the grape harvest festivals are organized when the harvest ban is lifted. Raising the ban of the grape harvest means that, by prefectural stop, the int...

Oenologie - Plus le vin est vieux, meilleur il est ! Vrai ou faux ? - Les Grappes
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The older the wine, the better it is! True or false?

Wrong! Most of today's wines can and should be consumed quickly after they are purchased. Of course, some grands crus are made to be kept for several years after purchase, but ...

Oenologie - Top 5 des meilleurs livres sur le vin - Les Grappes
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Top 5 best wine books

Nowadays, enjoying the good wines you are served is no longer enough. Whether you are wine lovers, new connoisseurs or simply curious. The list of wine books that we offer can be found on our website....

Oenologie - Qu'est ce qu'un vin en biodynamic ? Les Grappes
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What is a biodynamic wine?

Well, we'll start at the beginning with a little briefing on biodynamics. It's easy! In the beginning... We owe this approach to agriculture to the Austrian philosopher, Rudolf Steiner, who ...

Oenotourisme France - Les meilleures formations en oenotourisme - Les Grappes
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The best training in wine tourism

Who are the actors of wine tourism training ? If you are passionate about wine tourism and wish to pursue a career in this sector, you will be spoilt for choice. Rather theor...

Oenotourisme France - Plongez à la découverte des Costières de Nîmes ! - Les Grappes
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Dive into the discovery of the Costières de Nîmes!

For this "Instant Vignobles de la Vallée du Rhône", Laetitia Allemand takes us to the Costières de Nîmes AOC. Tucked between the garrigues to the north and the ponds of the Petite Camargue to the south, ...