Maison Blanche: “agriculture without nature is but the ruin of man”

This week we’re taking you on a tour of the Bordelais Right Bank: Château Maison Blanche, where the Despagne family produces wonderful, practically sulphite-free biodynamic wines.

Natural wine: a passing trend or lasting phenomenon?

While nowadays it is fairly simple to understand what qualifies as ‘organic’ or ‘biodynamic’, the term ‘natural’ is much more difficult to grasp. Here, we try to help you see ...

Beaujolais, Mâconnais, Côte Chalonnaise: our 200 best picks

Explore the iDealwine team’s best picks from these magnificent regions, at very reasonable prices, starting off at €11.

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A tour of Champagne house Jacquesson

The Jacquesson house is incontestably one of the best signatures in Champagne. The story of how they started is unusual: that of a Champagne house turned winemaker.

The iDealwine team recommend their top bottles for aspiring amateurs…

Not sure of your wine taste and style preferences? Our team has lovingly picked out the best bottles to help you make the jump into the world of wine...

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Domain Dominique Piron: the fantastic terroirs of Beaujolais

We have the pleasure of presenting you with our allocation of the week: domain Dominique Piron. A telephone conversation with this celebrated vigneron.

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Instagram contest: win a bottle of Sassicaia 2014!

Given the huge success of our Foire aux vins, we’ve decided to give away a bottle of the fantastic Sassicaia 2014...

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How to store an opened bottle

There is no shortage of recommendations and tips for storing wine at home, from cellar to fridge. But what do you do when the bottle is already open?

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Auction: a Parisian enthusiast’s cellar and 3,000 fantastic lots

Explore the excellent cellar of a Burgundy enthusiast and a collection of bottles that may cause some scuffles between bidders…

20% of Petrus sold: was it a good investment?

Pomerol powerhouse: the most expensive vineyard sale on record