The movement towards growing grapes by organic or biodynamic methods is slowly growing in France, and there are now notable examples in Provence. These wines are still single digit in terms of overall production. However, some world famous producers, including the Domaine de la Romanée Conti and the Domaine Leflaive in Burgundy, ...
Provence tours allow you to discover a region with beautiful scenery and many touristic delights. It is also one of France’s leading wine regions, and in the production of rosé wine, Provence is a superpower! Over 80% of the area’s enormous production is rosé wine (for a total of 150 million bottles), with 15% red, [...]
Wine Tours in France: In this episode, find out more about us and our wine tours in France, what sets our tours apart. We bring you the France we love by sharing the renown wine, food and culture of France. French Wine Explorers offers guests authentic luxury experiences in France’s famed wine regions. Our exclusive [...]
St. Michaels, Md. (May 9, 2013) --French Wine Explorers has introduced two new ways for guests to celebrate France’s legendary wine regions: cycling and culinary excursions. Both bicycle and culinary tourism allow travelers a more intimate travel experience, as cooking and biking provide a most authentic glimpse into a region’s ...
When thinking of filling your wine cellar for the summer, consider Loire Valley wines. Wine cellars give you flexibility, and a spectrum of wines for your enjoyment. You choose wines when they are most available, and keep them until they are mature. That doesn’t mean that all of your wines are for long term cellaring. [...]
Please welcome Bill Eyer of Cuvee Corner for a feature on affordable Bordeaux wines. The motto of his blog is “The intersection of where great wine meets reasonable prices”. I was intrigued by his take on French wines and asked him to write an article on what he would recommend for everyday Bordeaux wines. Here [...]
When you visit the Loire Valley, France, do take the time to enjoy the region’s famous cheeses. There are 48 cheeses in France that have the protected AOC status – and six of them are in the Loire Valley. They go quite well with local wines, and all of them are goat cheeses. An interesting [...]
Do you know what can ruin your French Wine Country Tour? A miserable flight experience. It’s the first and last experience that can overshadow even the best tour experience. Here are some tips to help you avoid the dreaded experience of paying too much for too little. Air travel was, at one time, predictable. One [...]
French Wine Explorers’ tours now offer wines for purchase and shipment back to the guest’s homes, with shipping partners seamlessly coordinating wine shipments to a traveler’s home address. French Wine Explorers brings guests to Bordeaux, Burgundy, Paris, Champagne, Rhone/Provence and the Loire Valley. With these newly formed ...
I have just conducted a course in tasting French white wines from some of the most famous wine regions in France. One dozen tasters each contributed $25 to pay for the wines, and we had four sessions, three wines a week. Each tasting featured a progression of wine tastes, and enabled the tasters not only [...]