Languedoc & Gérard Bertrand

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Where does the story begin for you in the Languedoc. I grew up at in the Corbieres area, in the middle of nowhere. When I was ten years old my father told me that it was time for me to go in the cellar and of course it was a great experience because at the […]

Red Winemaking in Bordeaux Explained

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Bordeaux, one of the oldest winemaking regions in the world and the Spiritual home of some of the world’s most noble grapes such as Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon although Bordeaux produces world-class white and sweet wines 90% of its production is its famed red wines Unlike Burgundy where wines were usually be made from one […]

How to Pronounce Pauillac? Best of 1855 Bordeaux Wine Pronuncation

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What is up guys? I’m Julien the French way making guy who makes wine videos here on YouTube yes wine video so welcome back to another wine video welcome to your new wine pronunciation video today we are looking at how to pronounce one of the most famous prestigious illustrious names in the world of […]

1855 Classification Bordeaux Château Wine Ponunciation Guide

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What is up guys? Julien Miquel here of Social Vignerons. Welcome back to another wine video. Today we are going to be looking at how to pronounce, with some information about them, the seven first growths in the 1855 classification, the famous classification of the wines of Bordeaux’ Left Bank. Well, in fact, one of […]

How To Read A Burgundy Wine Label

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Burgundy labels can appear to be some of the most daunting to understand However, with just a few key pointers it becomes a lot easier to consistently find your favourite wines First, is the producer of the wine This could be a brand, someone’s name, or the name of their estate or vineyards. With wine […]

How to Pronounce Pinot Noir? French Wine Pronunciation

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Pinot Noir is a red wine grape variety that originates from France, but that is now successfully grown all around the world Pinot Noir. How do you pronounce it? Pinot Noir. Pinot Noir. Note that the T of Pinot is definitely Silent. Pinot Noir. The typical French pronunciation? Pinot Noir. Pinot Noir. Pinot Noir or […]

Burgundy Wine Terminology

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When it comes to understanding wine terminology every country and region has its own specific terms, phrases and references Burgundy is no different. And in fact has some of the trickiest terminology to remember However, there are a few key words that every connoisseur should know. What is a Clos? So a Clos, it’s very […]

How to Pronounce Vin de Pays? French Wine Pronunciation

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What is up guys? Julien here the French winemaking guy who makes wine video here on YouTube yes one videos and we are looking at how to say and how to pronounce the name of this French wine or category of French wine that is just above the table wines but below the AOC or […]

Bordeaux Chateaux & Their Different Wines

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The word Chateau may conjure up images of a French Country Manor or castle Although by the traditional definition, this may be correct, in the wine industry a Chateau may refer to any building where wine is produced to Begin to decipher one Chateau from the next, it’s important to start with the Bordeaux classification […]

France vs New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc Wine

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… to impress people, a wine that is so fruity that everyone’s going to be interested in you know fascinated by this one because it’s got so many different facets that just explode on your palate, that everyone’s going to be like: wow! What is this? Well, go for New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc… What is […]