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Pinot Noir

The Month of November

November 1345: Pinot Noir was first mentioned in written records. It was recorded as being grown in Burgundy. In 1470, monks from France introduced the grape to the Rheingau area in Germany, where it […]

The Ancient French Variety: Carménère

The Ancient French Variety: Carménère Carménère is an ancient red grape variety from France, specifically the region of Bordeaux. Grande Vidure is another name for it. Phylloxera, an insect pest of commercial grapevines, decimated […]

Wine Profile Series: Gamay

Wine Profile Series: Gamay  Among the red grape varieties, Gamay is the "sprinter." It sprouts early, bears large quantities of grapes, and is harvested early. Moreover, these grapes are often processed into wine relatively […]

Wine Ranking System Of Bordeaux & Burgundy And Their Exclusivity

Wine Ranking System Of Bordeaux & Burgundy And Their Exclusivity France has always enjoyed the spotlight and center stage in the winemaking industry. French wines are unique in their flavor profile, texture, body, and […]

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