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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 – Georges Vernay and Domaine Faury

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During our visit to the Northern Rhône, every set of hands was fervently at work with the harvest. As a result, we weren’t able to have a comprehensive tour for each of the facilities we visited, but we sat down in the tasting rooms of Georges Vernay and Domaine Faury and spent time with them […]

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The Northern Rhône – E. Guigal

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The Northern Rhône – E. Guigal

E. Guigal Ampuis, Côte-Rôtie +33-4-74-56-10-22 www.guigal.com “In certain magical places, dreams can sometimes become reality.” With an annual production of 6 million bottles, a cellar with wines dating back to 1946 and a proud family legacy, this is one of the behemoths of wine production in the Rhône Valley, and therefore, a great place to […]

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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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