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The Daily Sip™: France

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Gascony is Known for More Than the Three Musketeers

  • Aug 4, 2014

Even to people who have never visited its wide plains and rolling hills, Gascony has the ring...

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An accessible approach to an iconic wine region

  • Jul 29, 2014

Bottlenotes has long strived to help educate and entertain wine enthusiasts with cool, fun,...

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Celebrate French Independence Without Breaking the Bank

  • Jul 14, 2014

France is home to spectacular regional wines but what if you want to have the best of all...

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We’re in Love: Alsace Riesling

  • Apr 8, 2014

Riesling is the most commonly grown grape in France’s Alsace wine region for one...

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Artisanal Armagnac from the South of France

  • Dec 16, 2013

Now that evenings have turned chilly, you might be thinking of warm layers, firesides, and...

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Revelation, Flirtation, Contemplation, Oh My!

  • Jul 9, 2012

Definition: Rhôngasm (noun) – what you feel when you drink an amazing Rhône...

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Rosé Colored Glasses

  • May 7, 2012

When pale pink glasses of wine start showing up at your neighborhood bistro, it’s a sure...

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France’s Famous Grape Siblings

  • Apr 24, 2012

The primary grapes of France’s major wine regions are like elder siblings. They get all...

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Italy or France? “The Drops of God” Decides

  • Feb 16, 2012

When it comes to literary fixes, wine lovers get theirs with “ The Drops of God...

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Here’s To Everything

  • Oct 27, 2011

Bust out the bubbly because tomorrow, Friday October 28th, is global Champagne Day. We love...

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In the northern hemisphere, during which month do red wine grapes typically change from green to red?