French Wine 101 – Languedoc-Roussillon and Alsace

Languedoc-Roussillon reds are great for winter meals, and Alsace whites go well with pork anytime of the year

Wine 101 Series This is one of a series of posts aimed at newcomers to wine with interest but a modest checkbook. Previous Posts Bordeaux, Burgundy & Rhone Affordable Bubbles- Crémant & More A Few Simple Rules Just the facts, no flowery language Key types of wine from a region Some help in navigating the wine … Continue reading

French Wine 101 – Affordable Bubbles- Crémant & More

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French Wine 101 – Affordable Bubbles- Crémant & More Champagne is one of the first wines which come to mind when you say French Wine. Sparkling wine for celebration, it has a long and storied history. Unfortunately, the laws of supply and demand are such that something in limited supply (Champagne) and seemingly unlimited demand … Continue reading

French Wine 101: Bordeaux, Burgundy, Rhone, & The Best Homework Ever

Affordable Bordeaux, Burgundy and Rhone wines

Why Wine 101 My young adult children have both exited the beer-only stage and have now started to enjoy wine (yay!). They also have noticed that very few of the wines I post about are in their price range. On their suggestion, I’m starting a new series aimed at newcomers to wine with interest but … Continue reading

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