Learn About Le Mas Des Flauzieres Map It
Le Mas des Flauzieres is a farm which belonged to the Entrechaux castle in the Middle Ages.
It is an old barn located at the foot of the Mont Ventoux 'The giant of Provence,' near Vaison la Romaine.
The Benoit family has owned it since the end of the nineteenth century.
Jerome Benoit, the son, on completion of his studies in agronomy and enology, decided to create his wine...
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Learn About Vacqueyras
Once just a Cotes-du-Rhone village, the wine of Vacqueyras made its mark and in 1990, gaining its own appellation. The wine is somewhat similar to its northern neighbor, Gigondas, and occasionally even more rustic. Vacqueyras wine gives off the flavors of the earth where the vines grow - wild herbs, spice and rocky soil.
Like other Southern Rhone...
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Learn About Rhone Red Blends
The Rhone region of France has a delightful selection of red varieties. There are 22 grapes allowed in the Rhone AOC, about half of them red. Most of these varieties are used as secondary blending partners, often comprising less than 10% of the blend. The primary red players of Rhone blends are Syrah, Grenache and Mourvedre. Most wines from the Southern Rhone use Grenache as their...
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