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Essence of Condrieu

Viognier is a difficult grape varietal to deal with. When ripening, the grapes rapidly build up high sugar levels, often before the grapes reach phenolic, or ‘flavour’, ripeness. The challenge is to achieve this phenolic ripeness before the grapes develop … Continue reading

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Primum Familiae Vini – Part 1

“A good bottle of wine is an empty one” – Christophe Brunet Primum Familiae Vini (PFV) – Latin for “The First Families in Wine” – is an exclusive association of the greatest family-owned wineries in the world. Membership is restricted … Continue reading

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