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Domain Chandon de Briailles, the future star of the Côte de Beaune

Domain Chandon de Briailles is a true gem of the Côte de Beaune. We explain why this producer is the Côte de Beaune’s – and even Burgundy’s – future star.

Clos Canarelli: a beacon in the fine wines of Corsica

Our new allocation of the week calls the beautiful, rugged Corsican landscape home. A dynamic producer and a true icon of Mediterranean viticulture, it’s Clos Canarelli.

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The terroirs of Bordeaux

For some, the mere mention of “Bordeaux” – a little like “Champagne” – is simply a mark of quality, rather ...

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The iDealwine vinification glossary | Part 3: Elevage

The last instalment of our vinification glossary explains the terms used during the élevage process, the final vinification stages before bottling.

Terroir-driven champagnes from Domain Francis Boulard et Fille

Francis Boulard and his daughter Delphine come from a family of winegrowers and makers that goes back at least six generations… We cast our attention to this producer of terroir-driven ...

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The iDealwine vinification glossary | Part 2: White wine

After focusing on the technical jargon used by winemakers in the production of red wine, a little lesson on the terms thrown about in the winery while making white wine.

Domain Jean Foillard | Natural Morgon wines and the best of the Beaujolais

This discrete Beaujolais domain continues to attract wine enthusiasts from around the world – us included!

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The iDealwine vinification glossary | Part 1: Red wine

We’ve compiled a glossary of the terms used to describe the various stages of vinification. Part 1 focuses on those tricky terms used in the production of red wine.

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Champagne | Larmandier-Bernier, an exclusive interview with Sophie Larmandier

We spoke with Sophie Larmandier who, along with her husband Pierre and their son, produces delicate, direct and complex wines made for aging.

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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.