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. ...

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 ...

A guide to the appellations of the South of Rhône

It’s hard to miss Châteauneuf-du-Pape, one of the most famous wine appellations in the world. But have you heard of ...

Buying tips: if I like this type of wine, which appellations should I choose?

This is an easy question for wine connoisseurs, but for beginners, the multitude of French wine regions can seem overwhelming. ...

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