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French winemakers demand action on 'incurable' grape disease devastating vines


Telegraph.co.uk - Oct 23, 2014
French wine industry leaders are urging the European Union and national governments to declare the fight against esca an international emergency and provide funding to step up research to find a cure or a preventive treatment. "We're worried that it ...
 

Bumper French wine grape harvest clouded by threat of wood decay


The Independent - Oct 14, 2014
“There's no miracle solution in sight,” said specialist Olivier Yobregat from the south-western branch of the French Wine Institute, located in Lisle-sur-Tarn. “Winegrowers want answers, but this disease is very complex. A lot of the research being ...
 

French Wine-Paired Dinner At Bistro Versailles In Greenwich


Westchester Magazine (blog) - Oct 22, 2014
French Wine-Paired Dinner At Bistro Versailles In Greenwich. Just over the Connecticut border in Greenwich, this wine-paired dinner will be worth the trip. By Philip Garrity. Photography by Bob Capazzo. Bistro Versailles (or “Bistro V,” as it's ...
 

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French Wine books

Wine For Dummies


by: McCarthy, Mary Ewing-Mulligan
The #1 wine book—now updated!

The art of winemaking may be a time-honored tradition dating back thousands of years, but today, wine is trendier and hotter than ever. Now, wine experts and authors Ed McCarthy and Mary Ewing-Mulligan have revised their popular Wine For Dummies to deliver an updated, down-to-earth look at what's in, what's out, and what's new in wine.

Wine enthusiasts and novices, raise your glasses! The #1 wine book has been updated! If you're a connoisseur, Wine For Dummies.
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Wine and War: The French, the Nazis, and the Battle for France's Greatest Treasure


by: Donald Kladstrup, Petie Kladstrup
The remarkable untold story of France’s courageous, clever vinters who protected and rescued the country’s most treasured commodity from German plunder during World War II.

"To be a Frenchman means to fight for your country and its wine."
–Claude Terrail, owner, Restaurant La Tour d’Argent

In 1940, France fell to the Nazis and almost immediately the German army began a campaign of pillaging one of the assets the French hold most dear: their wine. Like others in the French Resistance, winemakers mobilized to oppose their occupiers, but the tale of their extraordinary efforts has remained largely unknown–until now.
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The Hills of Chianti: The Story of a Tuscan Winemaking Family, in Seven Bottles


by: Piero Antinori
The head of Italy’s "first family" of winemaking reflects on the Antinoris’ six-hundred-year legacy and a life of good food and drink in the hills of Tuscany. If you know wine, you know the name Antinori. Since 1385, this noble Florentine family has produced some of Italy’s finest wines. The Hills of Chianti tells the story of the Antinoris and the Tuscany they call home, through seven iconic bottles that define their legacy. From the Tignanello that ushered in the era of Super Tuscans to limited-edition vintages, these wines embody a way of life and will excite oenophile readers and lovers of Italy alike.
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Shadows in the Vineyard: The True Story of the Plot to Poison the World's Greatest Wine


by: Maximillian Potter
Journalist Maximillian Potter uncovers a fascinating plot to destroy the vines of La Romanée-Conti, Burgundy's finest and most expensive wine.

In January 2010, Aubert de Villaine, the famed proprietor of the Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, the tiny, storied vineyard that produces the most expensive, exquisite wines in the world, received an anonymous note threatening the destruction of his priceless vines by poison-a crime that in the world of high-end wine is akin to murder-unless he paid a one million euro ransom.
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The world's greatest sommelier gives a French wine-tasting Masterclass...with a restaurant twist...


Are you confident picking wine at a restaurant? Do you know which foods go with which varieties? And do you know what you're actually supposed to be doing wh...
 

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French Wine Pronunciation


Join Travelista Teri in part one of her language series on how to correctly pronounce French wine. In this video she reviews commonly misprounounced red and ...
 

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French Wine Regions with Angela Aiello


 

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French Wine: France The French Way


France is of course well known for its fine wine... The country began producing wine in the 6th century BC and many of France's regions have a wine-making hi...
 

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#2.1 French wine regions (part1) | Wine Rendez-Vous


French sommelier Olivier Magny from WineRendezVous.com takes you on a tour through France's wine regions using a map to illustrate. (part 1)