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French Wine Exploration Map

Posted to Learn About Wine on September 14th.

Jumpstart your French wine knowledge with this French Wine Map and an overview of its 11 wine region – plus a 12th section to highlight up-and-coming areas!

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Available Now: Alsace Wine Map

Posted to Learn About Wine on September 9th.

The next addition to Wine Folly’s maps is here. Please welcome the region of Alsace, the 6th map in the France map series. Alsace lies on the border between France and Germany and is most famously known for its…

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A Primer to Bordeaux Wine

Posted to Learn About Wine on August 5th.

Bordeaux (“Bore-doe”) refers to a wine from Bordeaux, France. Over 90% of Bordeaux wines are red wines made with Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. This article will introduce you to Bordeaux wine including tasting notes, food pairing suggestions, and key details to know.

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Learn how to find great Alsatian wines on your own by understanding the region’s wine classification system. You’ll learn about the styles of Alsatian wines but also get to make sense of how the varied soils affect top wines including Riesling, Gewürztraminer and Pinot Gris.

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Sancerre is known for its flinty, savory Sauvignon Blanc from the Loire Valley of France. Learn about the taste and possible food pairings with Sancerre and then discover some high-quality alternatives in Sauvignon Blanc from the Loire Valley.

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This guide will present Savoie’s main grape varieties (it’s white wine heaven), outline the flavor profiles of the wines and introduce you to its 3 appellations.

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Chateau Goulaine is looking for a new owner…

By the way, this estate hasn’t been on the market for 1000 years.

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The Guide to Chablis Wine

Posted to Learn About Wine on February 25th.

Chablis (“Shah-blee”) is a Chardonnnay region in the northwest corner of Burgundy, France. Find out how to find a great bottle of Chablis with these tips.

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Loire Valley Wine Guide

Posted to Learn About Wine on February 22nd.

In this advanced guide we’ll explore the wines of the Loire Valley of France–from Muscadet to Sancerre. Figure out what’s the love and where to look for your next bottle of Loire.

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Learn a few facts about the French wine and how it’s labeled to improve your ability to find better wines (regardless of price).

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