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Posts from the ‘Regions & Wineries’ Category

Snazzy Chablis video – Jean-Marc Brocard

Came across this snazzy little video today.  A wonderful, quick, 2 minute snapshot of the region’s unique terroir.  Hope you got a seat at the sold out Bourgogne Wines Seminar at UCLA Extension tomorrow!

Mojo as good as the juice – Saarloos and Sons

I really dig the snappy videos on this site – in particular The Moment Fruit Becomes Wine from the farmers-turned-uber-cool Saarloos and Sons in Los Olivos (click on the video at the bottom that looks like the lid of a red paint can.)  It runs through the process of draining a tank, digging out a tank and pressing the skins.

The wines are juicy but please make note – their mojo is as good as the juice.  Check out the Sermons.  You are preaching to the choir, my friend!  My favorites …

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Fuissé or Fumé?

I was updating my wine list at the restaurant I manage and I’m a little confused….. is Pouilly-Fuissé mostly Sauvignon Blanc or Chardonnay?

Pouilly-Fuissé is a wine region in Burgundy and it is named after the two villages in the district, called Pouilly and Fuissé.  It is in the Maconnais sub-region of Burgundy, which is north of Beaujolais, and must be made from Chardonnay.

Pouilly-Fumé is a wine region in the Central Loire that is centered around the town of Pouilly-Sur-Loire.  The word fumé (think of smoke) was used when …

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