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Sauternes Growers Fear New Train Line Will Sour Sweet French Wine



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Sauternes Growers Fear New Train Line Will Sour Sweet French Wine
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Bordeaux: Producers of Sauternes, France's world-famous sweet wine, are up in arms about a proposed high-speed train line they fear could sour their tipple. The wines, a staple with foie gras at French Christmas and holiday dinners and long a favourite ...

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Russia may ban French wine imports in retaliation to sanctions



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Russia may ban French wine imports in retaliation to sanctions
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Russia's government has raised the possibility of banning imports of French wine in retaliation to economic sanctions, in the same week that officials confiscated 3,000 litres of imported wine because it failed to meet regulations. Russia's parliament ...

 

Corruption Currents: Russia Mulls Ban on French Wine



Wall Street Journal (blog)

Corruption Currents: Russia Mulls Ban on French Wine
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Sanctions: European Union governments agreed to ban the export of jet fuel to Syria. Meanwhile, they're considering tightening sanctions on Russia. The Kremlin is considering a ban on French wine in retaliation to sanctions. (Reuters, Bloomberg, Decanter).

 

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French Wine books

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 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 Essential Bar Book: An A-to-Z Guide to Spirits, Cocktails, and Wine, with 115 Recipes for the World's Great Drinks


by: Jennifer Fiedler
A handsome and comprehensive bartending guide for professional and home bartenders that includes history, lore, and 150 recipes.

The Essential Bar Book is full of indispensable information about everything boozy that’s good to drink. This easy-to-navigate A-to-Z guide covers it all, from the tools of the trade to the history and mythology behind classic and modern drinks, and features 115 recipes for the world’s most important cocktails.
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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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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: 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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Vino Vocab: How to Pronounce French Wine Terms


Menuism's wine expert, Etty Lewensztain of Plonk Wine Merchants, discusses five French wine terms, offering definitions and a pronunciation guide. Cheers! Wa...
 

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Wine Advice : How to Read a French Wine Label


French wine labels will always list the growing region of the grapes and the negociant, which could be a single winemaker or a larger company. Understand the...
 

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Who Produces the Best French Wine in the World?


Founded in 1949 in Bordeaux by nine brothers and sisters, Castel is the largest wine company in the world with a portfolio of the finest French wines. Castel...