Tag: Rhône

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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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Pairing wine with lamb

Our top tips for those of you celebrating Easter with a traditional lamb dinner this weekend.

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Cornas: soaring auctions at the last moment

Cornas appellation has once again been in the spotlight in recent days, with a 1988 vintage from Marcel Judge reaching ...

Château Rayas, iconic | Auction report

Both red and white wines from château Rayas have livened up the online auction, which ended on 16th August on ...

Michel Chapoutier: the inventor of soils

He did not know much but he had wine in his blood. Michel Chapoutier, who first traveled and learned English ...

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Guigal purchases Domaine de Nalys, in Châteauneuf-du-Pape 

As in any industry, transactions are usual for the wine sector. Guigal acquired Domaine de Nalys at the end of ...

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Top 20 of Rhône wines

During the first half of 2017, wines from the Rhône represented 13% of the volumes sold at auction on iDealwine. ...

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Wine auction: fine French cellars, 8,000 fabulous bottles – CLOSED

Our recent discoveries of stunning French cellars have made it possible to dig up 8,000 treasures. This sharp, eclectic and ...

The « Pope of Condrieu » dies

The wine industry was  recently saddened to learn of the death of Georges Vernay. Fondly known as the “Pope of ...

Southern wine: from France and abroad – CLOSED

Head South with this sale featuring over 600 cuvées. Here are featured the sunny appellations from the South of France, but also ...