Tag Archives: Cotes du Rhone

On “typicity” and appellations in French wines

I always assumed that the French system of classifying wines made a lot of sense. However, recently I have realized that this system is more controversial, and potentially damaging to long-term wine quality, than I thought. Continue reading

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Photo tour of the Côtes du Rhone in winter

My brother and I recently had the pleasure of a free weekend around Orange, the center of the Côtes du Rhone wine region in and around Provence. This highly productive region is famous around the world and these wines land … Continue reading

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