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China's Anti-Bling Push Hits French Wine Exports


Wine-Searcher - Sep 9, 2014
The "anti-bling" policies and the anti-corruption measures of the Chinese authorities are taking a toll on French wine and spirits, with exports down more than 7 percent in the first half of the year. China has risen to become the fifth-largest foreign ...
 

Shortlist for Harpers French Wine Awards announced


Harpers Wine & Spirit Trade Review - Oct 1, 2014
The shortlist for the 2014 Harpers French Wine Awards are released today with the likes of Waitrose, Marks & Spencer, The Sampler, Daniel Lambert, Tim Atkin MW and Gerrard Basset MW MS fighting it out for the main awards. The Harpers French Wine ...
 

French wine completes round-the-world trip


DC Velocity - Oct 2, 2014
A five-continent ocean journey on CMA CGM ships will test the impact of refrigerated transport on the Burgundy wines' taste and quality. By DC Velocity Staff · Email this article Email · Print this article Print · Order reprints Reprints; Comment on ...
 

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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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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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Everything Is Bullshit: The greatest scams on Earth revealed


by: Priceonomics, Alex Mayyasi, Rohin Dhar, Zachary Crockett
Many of our society’s most cherished traditions are actually based on historical accident, the profit motives of a few companies, or the agenda of someone who died long ago. A lot of what we believe and do is bullshit, yet we walk around thinking our way of doing things is inherently correct. Why do we exchange diamond engagement rings? Why is wine so expensive? How does art become “art”? Why do so many non-profits want us to donate cars to them? Why does college cost so much? Why do so many pets die in animal shelters? Why is the world the way it is? Everything is Bullshit, by Priceonomics, is an investigation to find the answers.
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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 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)