Category: French Wines

  • Chablis wine

    An introductory course to Chablis Wine

    Chablis wines are often compared to having citrus accompanied with white flower aromas. The flint-like minerality and high acidity are a trait of the best Chablis wines. For the most part that is owed to the local climate, the specific structure of the soil as well as the long-lasting wine tradition of the region. Continue reading

  • Syrah Wine

    A Comprehensive Guide to Syrah Wine

    Syrah is pretty much a synonym for a dark, full-bodied red wine, with its dark fruit flavor varying from savory black olive to sweet blueberry. Winemakers often blend it with varieties such as Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon, or even the richer Mourvedre, to make it taste more complete. Continue reading

  • Sauvignon Blanc Wine

    Sauvignon Blanc Wine – A Beginners Guide

    Sauvignon Blanc wine originates from the region of Bordeaux, in France. As far as the name, many believe that it comes from the French word “Sauvage” which translates into "the wild". This is because the grape was all over the region, growing where no one would expect it, much like wild weed would do. Continue reading