Tag: Loire Valley

CHENIN BLANC RENAISSANCE? WHO KNEW!

    Eric Asimov, a wine columnist for the New York Times penned a recent article, published last August, in which he announced a renaissance of Chenin Blanc in the United States. Apparently a dozen new California producers have...

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IT IS CHINON WEATHER

As the days shorten and nigths get long, the mornings foggy, with cold humidity penetrating deep into our joints,  winter doldrums begin to set in. Here in Northern California we are blessed with no snow, no blizzards, no...

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IS SANCERRE THE SALMON OF WINES?

  A recent Wall Street Journal article about what it takes to be a somellier contained a number of interesting surprises. The one that especially caught my eye was mentioned as a side issue. Interviewing  a New York City...

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