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Wine Week 2014: Sip on French Wine While Binging On Biryani


iDiva.com - Aug 26, 2014
For all wine enthusiasts, it's time to gear up! The All things Nice Wine Week is back with a bang. In its fourth edition, the wine week will be exploring Indian Cuisine and is all set to tantalise your taste buds with a heady mix of wine paired with ...
 

Think you're so suave? Try saying French wine names into your iPhone


Los Angeles Times - Aug 22, 2014
All of us speak pretty good French and are familiar with French wine names. But no matter how we cleared our throats, or repeated the name after the Frenchman, we couldn't do any better. The results got sillier and sillier. I began to suspect Siri had ...
 

France Looking Forward to Bigger and Better Wine Harvest


Wine-Searcher - Aug 26, 2014
The French wine industry is expecting a better harvest this year, despite drought and hail damage to some vineyards. That's good news for growers after two disastrous years, but consumers won't be getting any benefit, as the increased volumes won't be...
 

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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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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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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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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: 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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French Wine Regions with Angela Aiello


 

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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...