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Jun 2017

Pairing Extra-Brut Champagne

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16

Feb 2017

Côte-Rôtie, Premium Rhone Valley Wine

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Côte-Rôtie, Premium Rhone Valley Wine

Côte-Rôtie is a Rhone Valley wine and is one of the smallest major French Appellations for the reds. Located in the Northern Rhône, it produces red wines with the syrah grape and Côte-Rôtie is considered as one of the best syrah reds in France and beyond. The vineyard lies on rocky steep slopes and Côte-Rôtie means “roasted slope” in French. The Appellation rules also […]

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23

Jan 2017

Pairing ceviche – Wine&Food

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Pairing ceviche – Wine&Food

Interview with Chef Marco Paz At Millesiwine, we love ceviche. Ceviche is a famous dish from South and Central America, made of raw fish, cooked in a lime-based seasoning. One of our best ceviche is prepared by Chef Marco Paz. Marco is from Mexico and offers a fusion cuisine of both Mexican and French food in Paris […]

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12

Jan 2017

Visit Vouvray vineyard – Loire Valley

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Visit Vouvray vineyard – Loire Valley

Visit and interview at Château Gaudrelle Not only Champagne produces nice sparkling wines in France. Ever heard of Vouvray wines? Some of the best chenin blanc whites are produced within this Appellation. The Vouvray vineyard is located on the right-bank of the Loire river, in the heart of the Loire Valley. Easily accessible from the […]

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5

Jan 2017

Discover Bourgueil Appellation – Loire Valley

#bourgueil #cabernet franc #red wine
Discover Bourgueil Appellation – Loire Valley

Bourgueil Appellation – Interview at Domaine des Raguenières Philippine Delachaux, Director of Domaine des Raguenières in the Bourgueil Appellation welcomes Alexis to describe the Appellation and the corresponding wines, located on the right-bank of the Loire in the West of the city of Tours. At Bourgueil, the cabernet franc grape produces some reds to be enjoyed young but […]

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4

Jan 2017

When Decanting Wine

#Bordeaux #burgundy #Rhône Valley
When Decanting Wine

Wines showing important deposit are better served after being decanted. The deposit is formed during the ageing process of many red wines, especially those with high tannins : Bordeaux best Cabernet Sauvignons for instance. Some young wines also benefit from the aeration that occurs by being decanted, though this can be done easily by swirling the […]

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17

Nov 2016

3 unexpected French whites

#Beaujolais #burgundy #chardonnay #Chenin #Chinon #white wine
3 unexpected French whites

What about surprising your French colleagues, friends or familly, by serving them some French white wine, whose existence they might probably not know ! The following three villages are famous for their reds, whereas the whites are unknown for a large majority. White Beaujolais Beaujolais region is famous for its reds, light-bodied and fruity style, […]

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23

Jul 2016

Tricks for ageing wine

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Tricks for ageing wine

« Time will kill a wine but is also necessary to make it great ! » Therefore, what is happening inside a bottle of wine during a long stay in the darkness of a wine cellar? Interaction between oxygen and wine is key to understand wine ageing. As Benjamin Wallace says in his great book « Billionnaire’s vinegar » : « Simple […]

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Apr 2016

French Appellations

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French Appellations

You need to understand the Appellation concept to understand French Wines. This will help you find where your wine comes from!

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Oct 2015

Champagne vintage specificity

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Champagne vintage specificity

The majority of Champagne wines don’t show vintages on their labels. The following video explains this specificity in France.

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