Domaine du Mortier (Loire)

Fabien Boisard Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil (Loire) I met Fabien Boisard a year ago in a tasting event in Paris and I was impressed at the time by the range of true, unfiltered wines made from organic vineyards. Fabien and his brother Cyril...

Minervois La Livinière (Languedoc)

Minervois la Livinière - valley Narbonne, Languedoc The second day of our press trip was devoted to the Appellation communale Minervois La Livinière, also one of the exclusive high-end AOCs of Languedoc, which they call the 1er Cru du Languedoc....

Corbières Boutenac (Languedoc)

Chapelle Saint Simeon Narbonne, Languedoc The Languedoc region has so many different appellations and terroirs that it's not fair when we just refer to one of its wines by the generic term Languedoc. I was invited to a press trip...

Kenji & Mai Hodgson (Anjou, Loire)

Kenji & Mai in their vatroom Rablay sur Layon, Anjou (Loire) Kenji & Mai Hodgson (see profile made a few years ago) have moved yet again and settled in this house that is now their own and where they'll also...

Wine News (69)

Everything I love... This was a couple months ago, and B. had cooked an osso bucco for which I thought a Pineau d'Aunis might be a great pairing [that's a shameless lie, I'd open Pineau d'Aunis on virtually anything] and...