Posts Tagged ‘vin’

Toasting Tuesday: Domaine De L’Amaurigue Rosé 2014

Rosé d’Anjou, Perfect Summer Wine

Rosé d’AnjouThe Loire Valley, often referred to as the ‘Garden of France’, is an important wine producing regionlocated between Sully-sur-Loire and Chalonnes-sur-Loire. One of the main regions here is the Anjou.
The region produces a variety of wines, but perhaps the most popular (certainly here in the Netherlands, especially since the 70s!) is the Rosé d’Anjou.

More Than the Côte-d’Or: Discovering the Great Wines of Burgundy’s Côte Chalonnaise

Côte Chalonnaise winesTo the wine connoisseur, the region of Burgundy is synonymus with the Côte-d’Or. Often referred to as the ‘golden slope’, the east-facing escarpment produces some of the world’s most prestigious wines. Think of big names such as Gevrey-Chambertin and Puligny-Montrachet. These are the giants that have made the region famous. Unfortunately, a bottle bearing such a name on its label, is not within everyone’s budget. But those who continue further down south will find the Côte Chalonnaise – a district which is similar to the Côte-d’Or yet produces wines that are significantly more affordable and certainly worth discovering.