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Northern Rhône Wine Soirée

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Here’s the “Pepsi Challenge” my friend Sara posed to me – You’re in the middle of nowhere and want to enjoy the wines of the Northern Rhône. What can you buy for $12-40? The objective of the previous feature articles was to showcase a range of the quality wines I truly enjoyed from the Northern […]

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The Northern Rhône – Yves Cuilleron

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The Northern Rhône – Yves Cuilleron

Yves Cuilleron Verlieu, 58 RD 1086 Chavanay +33 4 74 87 02 37 www.cuilleron.com I had my first bottle of Condrieu in April 2008. I don’t know why I had never had a Condrieu prior, but I just hadn’t. I was obsessed at first taste. It was an Yves Cuilleron. Our wine sommelier appropriately called it […]

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The Northern Rhône – Demystified

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The Northern Rhône – Demystified

September 2009 Since this is the first of a series I am rolling out, here’s my game plan when I report on wine regions: Part 1: The region demystified. Some find wines intimidating. There’s absolutely no need for this. Wine is supposed to be fun and enjoyed. I think it’s critical to know what’s behind […]

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