France Wine Region Articles
Discover how a distinctly German grape became a French wine superstar. This week’s tasting challenge sips on Gewürztraminer.
Tavel Rosé will redefine pink wine when it hits your palate. Jump into this week’s tasting challenge to learn about the wine of raconteurs.
There’s a lot to consider when opening a bottle of Champagne for your celeberation. We’ve got you covered with our Handy Champagne Guide.
Discover how the Sauternes region of France can go from moldy grapes to one of the most treasured dessert wines in the world.
Do you have “Champagne taste on a beer budget?” This week’s wine tasting challenge sips an alternative to the regular bubbly: French Crémant.
For this week’s wine tasting challenge we’re sipping on Bordeaux. Discover how different grapes complement each other to make something exciting and unique.
It’s time to discover France! The French wine advent calendar includes 12 wines that span the most famous (and delicious) regions.
When it comes to AOC wine and French classifications, it can feel really complicated really fast. But if you know some basics, you’ll find that understanding comes pretty easily.
If there was French red that everyone deserves to taste it’s Châteauneuf-du-Pape. For many, CdP is the ultimate gateway drug to French wine.
Somms are nerding out over sparklers from the off-beat Champagne region of Côte des Bar. And you should be too. Here’s your guide to the wines, regions, producers and soils of Champagne’s Aube.
Want to know the secret to finding great Beaujolais wine? Learn the region. This handy little wine guide offers tricks to the region renown for its fruity Gamay-based red wines.
Let’s take a closer look at Cognac and how white wine grapes are at the core of the production of this world-renown brandy.
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!
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Northern Rhône region of France is the benchmark by which all other Syrah wines are measured. Find out the intricacies of this region and learn how to shop smart for wines from this storied region.
Vineyards are not something we associate with cities. Check out these 3 urban vineyards that show how local wines can be a lot more local than you think.
UNESCO approved 2 new World Heritage sites in wine regions within Burgundy and Champagne. Of course, getting tagged with UNESCO status has a few interesting caveats.
Discover 3 lesser known wine regions in Southern France. A map to gems including: secret values, big earthy red wines, and decadent Rosés.