Our Complete Guide to the Loire Valley

Our Complete Guide to the Loire Valley

Peruse this guide with a delicious glass of wine. And keep an eye out, this guide will be updated with more and more as we continue our journey through the Loire!
Maggie Scudder
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Guide to the Lower Loire: Muscadet and the Pays Nantais

Guide to the Lower Loire: Muscadet and the Pays Nantais

The Lower Loire is the last wine region the Loire River passes through on its way to the Atlantic ocean. Home to Muscadet -- one of the most perfect dry white wines for shellfish and more --- the Lower Loire could be the single greatest value region for white wines in the world
Joshua Cohen
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Guide to Anjou-Saumur

Guide to Anjou-Saumur

This is the last stop before we hit the Atlantic region of the Pays Nantais, and Anjou-Saumur is where you can really feel things start to shift. 
Joshua Cohen
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Guide to the Touraine

Guide to the Touraine

If France is the world’s most diverse wine country and the Loire is France’s most diverse wine region, the Touraine is the Loire Valley’s most diverse subregion.

Joshua Cohen
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Flatiron's Complete Guide to Burgundy

Flatiron's Complete Guide to Burgundy

Our complete guide to the world's most prestigeous wine region is here! Everything you need to know to become an expert in Burgundy is right inside.
Maggie Scudder
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Introduction to Chablis

Introduction to Chablis

If there’s one region we can’t get enough of, it’s Chablis. Not only does it make some of the world’s most classic white wines, it may just be the purest expression of Chardonnay.
Joshua Cohen
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The wines of the Grand Auxerrois:   Chablis’ Northern Neighbors

The wines of the Grand Auxerrois: Chablis’ Northern Neighbors

Chablis and the Grand Auxerrois are Burgundy’s northernmost wine-making regions, and among its most dynamic and promising. This is ancient winemaking country: it may date back to pre-Roman times and is still home to the César grape, which the conquerors brought with them. But the Grand Auxerrois is more than just historic: it is also a dynamic region with a very bright future.
Joshua Cohen
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Introduction to the Loire Valley

Introduction to the Loire Valley

All this diversity makes the Loire France’s most diverse region and contributes to making it France’s most exciting region. But it has also hidden the Loire’s essential unity from many wine lovers.
Joshua Cohen
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Beyond Pinot Noir and Chardonnay: The “other” grapes of Burgundy

Beyond Pinot Noir and Chardonnay: The “other” grapes of Burgundy

Burgundy is famous for two grapes: Pinot Noir (for red wines) and Chardonnay (for white). But scratch the surface and there’s lots more going on...
Valerie Pimpinelli
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Flatiron’s Guide to Burgundy’s Rosé Wines: Bourgogne Rosé in a Nutshell

Flatiron’s Guide to Burgundy’s Rosé Wines: Bourgogne Rosé in a Nutshell

Rosé from Burgundy doesn't get the hype of whites and reds from the same region. But why? The wines are delicious, ageable, and singular--everything we could ask for in great wines of terroir. Let's find some answers together!
Joshua Cohen
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The Complete Guide to Saint-Joseph

The Complete Guide to Saint-Joseph

Even putting aside those special wines, St. Joseph is able to offer something unique: a Northern Rhone Syrah that typically offers more drinkability, more vibrancy and more liveliness than its famous cousins.
Jeff Patten
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2017 Burgundy Vintage: A Follow-Up

2017 Burgundy Vintage: A Follow-Up

Jeff did this great, early review of the vintage, which now seems prescient. Today and tomorrow only, the New York store is having an online sale on 2017 Burgundies, here.

Jeff Patten
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