Discover The Chablis Wine Region

Discover The Chablis Wine Region

Chablis, the outlier of the Burgundy sub-regions and one of the most famous names in the world of fine wine This quaint little town lies roughly halfway between Paris and Beaune and is actually closer to champagne than the rest of Burgundy It’s not only geography that defines this white wine Haven though, as the Read more about Discover The Chablis Wine Region[…]

How To Read A French Wine Label

How To Read A French Wine Label

Wine labels can often be confusing when buying or drinking wine. However by learning just a few keywords and numbers, you’ll be able to understand the essential information that tells you what’s in the bottle, where it comes from and who made it. Our goal at ELICITE is to remove the confusion surrounding fine wine, Read more about How To Read A French Wine Label[…]

What Are The Wine Sub-Regions Of Burgundy?

What Are The Wine Sub-Regions Of Burgundy?

When it comes to wine regions, Burgundy is perhaps one of the trickiest terrains to track Located in the east of France, Burgundy comprises six different sub-regions spread from north to south across a hundred and fifty miles These sub regions contain an incredible total of 84 unique Appellations which all produced different styles of Read more about What Are The Wine Sub-Regions Of Burgundy?[…]

What is Beaujolais Wine? Breaking Down The Region

What is Beaujolais Wine? Breaking Down The Region

Beaujolais is located on the southern tail of Burgundy and it’s a sub region that has been talked about a lot in recent years But not always for the right reasons Located just north of the city of Lyon its picturesque vineyards sit amidst rolling hills which run alongside the river Somme when winemaking dates Read more about What is Beaujolais Wine? Breaking Down The Region[…]

Champagne Types: Blanc De Blancs Vs Blanc De Noirs

Champagne Types: Blanc De Blancs Vs Blanc De Noirs

The vast majority of champagne is white made from a blend of red and white grapes However, you may see in the term Blanc de Blanc Blanc de Noir Or even Rose on the label. All three denote a very particular style or blend of champagne. Blanc de Blanc means Made with Chardonnay which is Read more about Champagne Types: Blanc De Blancs Vs Blanc De Noirs[…]

Pinot Noir Clones in Russian River Valley | Pommard and 777

Pinot Noir Clones in Russian River Valley | Pommard and 777

>>Martin: I love to see beautiful examples in the wine industry when passion grows and grows and grows and opportunity finds a way to intercede. Welcome back to Zoetic Wines. [intro music] [intro music continues]>>Martin: Well, it’s fantastic to see you again. And I love…>>Kim: Welcome back!>>Martin: Thank you! And I love how you’ve actually Read more about Pinot Noir Clones in Russian River Valley | Pommard and 777[…]

How To Read A Champagne Label

How To Read A Champagne Label

When you want to know what’s inside your bottle of bubbles, you may often be faced with an array of abbreviations Although confusing, they can tell you a lot about what’s inside your bottle of champagne and where it comes from before you’ve even tasted it Let’s start with the type of producer that made Read more about How To Read A Champagne Label[…]

The Art Of Blending In Champagne

The Art Of Blending In Champagne

Blending different wines to produce a final product as a method which is practiced all around the world However, perhaps nowhere, does it play such a vital role as in the region of champagne Here the process of blending known as Assemblage dates back almost as far as sparkling wine itself to the Benedictine monks Read more about The Art Of Blending In Champagne[…]

Where Does Champagne Come From? | A Brief History of Champagne

Where Does Champagne Come From? | A Brief History of Champagne

Champagne the famous sparkling wine that has been a cultural icon for hundreds of years Just the pop of a champagne cork is the sound of celebration Referenced in classical music and hip hop alike champagne has been loved throughout history by everyone from Winston Churchill to James Bond The history of champagne is a Read more about Where Does Champagne Come From? | A Brief History of Champagne[…]

Chardonnay Wine 101 – A Beginner’s Guide

Chardonnay Wine 101 – A Beginner’s Guide

Whats is up guys? Julien Miquel here of Social Vignerons. Welcome back to another wine video. This is episode #10 of Julien’s 3.5 Minute Wine School. Today we are going to be learning the top 5 fun, and hopefully interesting… facts you should really know about the whole famous Chardonnay white wine grape variety. I Read more about Chardonnay Wine 101 – A Beginner’s Guide[…]