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The rise in Champagne of independent winegrowers focusing on a more Burgundian notion of terroir

Terres et Vins de Champagne  © Alexandra Fox

Last week 4 different group of independent winegrowers in Champagne held an annual tasting over 3 days showing off theirs Champagnes as well as their vins clairs. “Open” vignerons vins clairs tastings are a relatively new concept started by “Terres … Continue reading

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Burgundy’s application to classify their “climats” as a Unesco World Heritage has been accepted by the French Government.

On Friday the 20th of January the French Ministry of Ecology and Culture announced that it will present Burgundy’s application to classify the vineyards of the Côte d’Or as a Unesco World Heritage Site alongside 25,000-year-old cave paintings in the … Continue reading

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