Spotlight

Champagne – A state of affairs
One of the first wine regions that thoroughly fascinated me was Champagne. This is not a coincidence as it is the closest international wine region from Brussels (sadly, Limburg or
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The Crus of Beaujolais, a tasting experience
The ten crus of Beaujolais are Juliénas, Saint-Amour, Chénas, Fleurie, Moulin-à-Vent. Morgon, Chiroubles, Regnié, Brouilly and Côte de Brouilly. For most people, these appellations won’t ring a bell, except maybe
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Le Beaujolais Nouveau est Arrivé!
Some wine regions or even entire countries are built on hypes. Unfortunately, the hype will more often than not be the downfall of a region’s reputation when it comes to
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The Beaujolais Gospel
I have a confession to make. Until a couple of years, I couldn’t care less about Beaujolais. The earliest memory I have of drinking Beaujolais was in 2006 when I
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Weingut Am Stein
The majority of Franken’s vineyards can be found surrounding Würzburg, the region’s most important city. The city was one of the principalities of the Holy Roman Empire and despite being destroyed
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Rudolf Fürst
I have a love-hate relationship with German red wines. They are either too thin, containing mere superficial fruitiness, or they are too concentrated, displaying alcohol levels up to 15% and
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Franken
If you quiz people on what, if anything, they could tell you about Franken, I’d gather that you would get a lot of blank stares. Even among winelovers, I am
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