Archive for March, 2010 :
Bill Shepard, Wine Editor Sunshine, great food, and a palate of fine wines are your pleasure as you visit the Rhône Valley. This may be France’s oldest area of wine cultivation, and the tradition proudly continues today, with many lesser known wines surprisingly affordable. It is the region of Lyon (which may set the standard [...]
St. Michaels, Md. (March 23, 2010) – Luxury wine tour company French Wine Explorers has partnered with Laurie Forster, author of the award winning book The Sipping Point: A Crash Course in Wine, to offer a special 6-day wine harvest tour to the Bordeaux region of France this September. French Wine Explorers’ intimate and ...
While flipping through network TV tonight, I was happily surprised by a challenge on The Amazing Race. The Amazing Race is a competition where teams of 2 travel around the world and must complete challenges to get to the next leg, usually in a different region or country. As a consummate armchair traveler, this is [...]
Announcing our past guest Referral Program: Refer a friend and benefit from a US$150 discount for both you and your friends. We want to express our appreciation for recommending French Wine Explorers and have established a program to recognize and reward those past guests who refer new guests. The new referred guests enjoy a discount [...]
All of these terms are sometimes used loosely and in many cases have no official definition. Certified organic wines, for example, actually have different meanings depending on the country of origin. Here’s a quick guide: Culture raisonnée or lutte raisonnée: Often translated as reasoned struggle, reactive viticulture or ...
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Laurie Forster, The Wine Coach Bordeaux is steeped in tradition. Even in the old-boy network of wine regions, it’s a powerhouse, with more than 1,000 years of winemaking history and some 300,000 acres of vineyards planted. When I visited Bordeaux last fall, I thought this would be the last place to get a pulse on [...]