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Forgotten grape varieties of France: part 2

Join us as we conclude our tour de France of lesser-known grape varieties.

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Organic, biodynamic and natural wines represent more than a quarter of sales at iDealwine

The market for organic, biodynamic and natural wines is rapidly growing in France. iDealwine sets itself apart with a proportion of organic wines that is much higher than the average!

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France’s forgotten grape varieties: part 1

We recently did a tour de France of French winemaking regions and their emblematic grape varieties. This time, we take a look at the many varietals forgotten by history.

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Allocation of the week | Alexandre Bain, a firebrand in Pouilly-Fumé

(Re)discover Alexandre Bain, his commitment to the environment and his wines which diverge from the standards of the Pouilly-Fumé appellation.

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Domaine Nicolas Rossignol | alchemy in the Côte de Beaune

Fifth generation of a winemaking family in Volnay, Nicolas Rossignol’s wines are exemplars of finesse and elegance. We take a closer look at this rising star.

Domaine du Clos des Fées | Magical wines from the Roussillon

This week we take you to the heart of the Roussillon, where Hervé Bizeul produces prestigious wines with a magical touch…

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.

Mas Cal Demoura | A Parisian’s adventure in the Languedoc

Having relocated to the Terrasses du Larzac region 15 years ago, Isabelle & Vincent Goumard of domain Mas Cal Demoura produce outstanding terroir-driven wines.

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Jean-Michel Stephan: outstanding, natural Côte-Rôtie

Natural wines are something of a rarity in Côte-Rôtie. Those of Jean-Michel Stephan astounded us with their purity and sublime freshness.

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Domaine des Roches Neuves

Having developed his style, evolving towards greater precision and freshness, Thierry Germain of Domaine des Roches Neuves has become one of the great masters of the Loire valley.